IDUG DB2 Tech Conference in Denver, Colorado, USA 2012
Denver Colorado Convention Center, Denver, Colorado
May 14-18, 2012

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DB2 10 for z/OS DBA Certification Crammer Course

Session Number: 107
Track: Educational Seminars
Session Type: Podium Presentation
Primary Presenter: Susan Lawson [YL&A]

Room 110 => Mon, May 14, 2012 (08:30 AM - 05:30 PM)

Speaker Bio: Susan Lawson is an internationally recognized consultant and lecturer with a background in system and database administration. She currently works with several large clients to help develop, implement and tune some of the worlds’ largest and most complex DB2 databases and applications. She also performs Performance and Availability Audits for many clients to help reduce costs through proper performance tuning and to help ensure availability. Her other activities include authoring articles and white papers, presenting at user group meetings, and teaching a variety of DB2 courses. She is an IBM GOLD Consultant for DB2 and z/Series, and an IBM Information Champion and has authored the IBM ‘DB2 for z/OS V8 DBA Certification Guide’ and the IBM ‘DB2 for z/OS V7 Application Programming Certification Guide’. She is also the co-author of several DB2 books including the IBM ‘DB2 10 for z/OS DBA Certification Guide’, IBM ‘DB2 9 for z/OS DBA Certification Guide’, ‘DB2 High Performance Design and Tuning’ and ‘DB2 Answers’. She is also a SME(Subject Matter Expert) for the IBM Certification exams for DB2 z/OS Database and System Administration assisting with writing and verifying questions for the exams.
Audience experience level: Intermediate
Presentation Category: Data Management
Presentation Platform: DB2 for z/OS
Audiences this presentation will apply to: Database Administrators
Technical areas this presentation will apply to: New Release (DB2 for z/OS)
Objective 1: 730 and 612 Exam Details
Objective 2: DB2 Products and Tools
Objective 3: 612 Exam DB2 10 for z/OS Database Administration
Objective 4: DB2 Objects, Security, Administration, Utilities, Data Sharing, SQL and Applications
Objective 5: Sample Exam Questions

Abstract:  This course is a certification preparation course intended to help you take DB2 9 Family Fundamentals exam (730) and DB2 10 for z/OS Database Administration exam (612). Passing of these exams will result in certification as an IBM Certified Solutions Expert - DB2 10 z/OS Database Administration. Participants are expected to have fundamental knowledge of relational principles in addition to applied working knowledge of DB2 9 for z/OS and basic knowledge of DB2 10 features. This will be a lecture-only class with no labs.

This session offers an intense, overall review of all areas that will be on the certification exams (both the 730 – DB2 9 Family Fundamentals and the 612 – DB2 10 for z/OS), providing a comprehensive review for those planning on taking the certification exams to become an IBM Certified Solutions Expert - DB2 10 for z/OS Database Administration. This course provides details about the exams and was written by two of the exam authors and the authors of the corresponding DB2 10 for z/OS Database Administration Certification Guide published by IBM Press.

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