DB2 9 System Administration for z/OS: Certification Study Guide: Exam 737
by Judy N. Hall

DB2 9 System Administration for z/OS: Certification Study Guide: Exam 737<br>by Judy N. Hall
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Certification is an important milestone showing significant academic and/or professional achievement. In order to become an IBM Certified System Administrator - DB2 9 for z/OS, you must pass two exams. The first is your choice of either Exam 700 (DB2 Version 8.1 Family Fundamentals Exam) or Exam 730 (DB2 9 Family Fundamentals Exam). Following this is Exam 737 (DB2 9 System Administrator for z/OS Exam), the one that anyone pursuing this certification path must pass and the focus of this book.

A system administrator possesses not only the knowledge of a database administrator (DBA), but also a thorough understanding of the z/OS operating system, as well as in-depth knowledge of DB2. This specialized study guide covers every topic that you need to know in order to pass Exam 737.

Inside this comprehensive guide, you’ll find an extensive set of practice questions in each chapter that closely model the actual exam, along with an answer key with a description of why the answer is the correct one. In fact, no other source gives you this much help in passing the exam. It is truly the only book you’ll need.

Each time a new release of DB2 comes out, users want to know what new features and new methods are available. These new release features of DB2 9 for z/OS are summarized inside. You’ll also find essential system administration information to install and maintain DB2 9 environments, making this book a one-stop reference for DB2 System Administrators.

With the DB2 9 for z/OS System Administration: Certification Study Guide, you will:

  • Discover the changes to DB2 9 that you'll need to know in order to be successful when taking the exam
  • Receive an explanation of every objective included on the test
  • Find sixty (60) practice questions based on the actual exam's format and approach, along with comprehensive answers to the test questions to help you gain understanding
  • Become aware of techniques in managing DB2 9 subsystems in a z/OS operating system environment
  • Provide a day-to-day reference for DB2 9 system administration

  • Chapter 1: Introduction to DB2 9 for z/OS
  • Chapter 2: DB2 for z/OS Overview
  • Chapter 3: Installation and Migration
  • Chapter 4: Security and Auditing
  • Chapter 5: System Backup and Recovery
  • Chapter 6: Performance and Tuning
  • Chapter 7: Systems Operations and Troubleshooting
  • Appendix A: DB2 Message Numbers
  • Appendix B: References
  • Appendix C: Answers to the Practice Questions

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    Publisher: MC Press
    Page Count (est.): 412
    ISBN10: 1583470964
    ISBN13: 9781583470961
    Cover: Paperback
    Pub Date: 7/24/2010