This book provides an in-depth review of the skills required to pass IBM’s DB2 11 for z/OS System Administration exam 317 certification exam. This book addresses the changes in this new release of the DB2 11 for z/OS System Administration certification test, specifically for the latest version of DB2 for z/OS, version 11. Each section of the exam addresses a detailed set of skills that a DB2 system administrator on DB2 11 for z/OS should have. This book takes those sections, chapter by chapter, and provides the information a DB2 for z/OS system administrator will need to know to pass the certification exam. Practice questions and answers follow each chapter. A new practice final exam has been added to the book. The reader will come away being fully prepared to pass exam 317 and acquire certification, an important milestone showing significant academic and/or professional achievement.
Written primarily for database administrators who work on z/OS and who are taking the IBM DB2 11 for z/OS Database Administration certification exam (Exam 312), this resource also appeals to those who simply want to master the skills needed to be an effective database administrator of z/OS mainframes. This study guide is designed to provide those seeking certification with an intense overview of DB2 11 for z/OS and all topics covered on the exam. Sample questions are provided at the end of each chapter, along with answers and explanations.
The key to mastering IBM's DB2 for z/OS Written primarily for database administrators who work on z/OS and who are taking the IBM DB2 10 for z/OS Database Administration certification exam (Exam 612), this resource also appeals to those who simply want to master the skills needed to be an effective database administrator of z/OS mainframes. The guide covers all the topics on the exam, including database design and implementation, operation and recovering, security and auditing, performance, and installation and migration. Complete with sample questions and detailed answers as well as a full-length practice exam this study guide serves as an essential tool. Programmers will learn how to create, maintain, and administer DB2 10 databases on the z/OS platform and how to implement XML with a DB2 10 database, making them successful database administrators after they pass certification.