EDS2 - DB2 11 for z/OS Database Administration Crammer Course

Session Number: 4294
Track: EDSEM
Session Type: Educational Seminar
Primary Presenter: Susan Lawson [YL&A]
Time: Apr 30, 2017 (09:00 AM - 05:00 PM)
Room: North Exhibit Hall Rooms B&C

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 and an IBM Analytics Champion and is the author of the IBM DB2 11 for z/OS Database Certification Review Guide 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: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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: Database Performance (DB2 for z/OS)
Objective 1: Discuss objective and formalities of the IBM DB2 for 11 z/OS Database Administrator Certification
Objective 2: Discuss the topics and objectives of the 320 DB2 11 for z/OS Fundamentals Exam
Objective 3: Discuss the topics and objectives of the 312 DB2 11 for z/OS Database Administrator exam
Objective 4: Review specific exam topics and details necessary for exam success
Objective 5: Review of new features of DB2 11 for z/OS that may be topics on the exam

Abstract:  This course is a certification preparation course intended to help you take the DB2 11 Fundamentals for z/OS (320), and DB2 11 for z/OS Database Administration exam (312). Passing of these exams will result in certification as an IBM Certified Solutions Expert - DB2 11 z/OS Database Administration. Participants are expected to have fundamental knowledge of relational principles in addition to applied working knowledge of DB2 10 for z/OS and basic knowledge of DB2 11 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 (The 320 - DB2 11 Fundamentals for z/OS and the 312 – DB2 11 Database Administrator for z/OS), providing a comprehensive review for those planning on taking the certification exams to become an IBM Certified Solutions Expert - DB2 11 for z/OS Database Administration. This course provides details about the exams and was written by one the exam authors and the author of the corresponding DB2 11 for z/OS Database Administration Certification Guide published by McPress.