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DB2 10.1/10.5 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Database Administration (Exams 611 and 311)

Mohankumar Saraswatipura and Robert (Kent) Collins


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  • Much more than a simple certification study aid, this comprehensive 1,248 page book is designed to help you master all aspects of IBM DB2 database administration and prepare you to take and pass IBM's Certification Exams 611 and 311: Certified Database Administrator. Building on years of extensive hands-on experience, the authors step you through all the areas covered on the test.

    The book dives deep inside each certification topic: DB2 server management, physical design, business rules implementation, activity monitoring, utilities, high availability, security, and connectivity and networking. There is even a "crash course" chapter on DB2 10.5 features. Each chapter includes an extensive set of practice questions along with carefully explained answers. The book concludes with a complete practice test--nearly 100 questions--that closely models the actual exam, along with an answer key providing a full description of why each answer is the correct one. No other resource gives you this much help preparing for the DB2 DBA exam!

    In this book, you will find:

    • Comprehensive preparation for Exams 611 (DB2 10.1) and 311 (DB2 10.5)
    • 400+ practice questions and answers
    • 120+ "flash cards" to help you study for the exam
    • 50+ step-by-step DB2 feature-implementation procedures
  • Mohankumar (Mohan) Saraswatipura works as a database solutions architect at Kronsys, Inc., focusing on IBM DB2, Linux, UNIX, and Windows solutions. Prior to his current position, he worked as a database solutions architect at Reckitt Benckiser Group, plc (UK), focusing on IBM Smart Analytics System 5600, Siebel, SQL Server, and SAP HANA solutions. Mohan is an IBM Champion (2010-2015) and a DB2's Got Talent 2013 winner. He has written dozens of technical papers for IBM developerWorks and IBM Data Magazine. He is an IBM Certified DB2 Advanced Database Administrator, DB2 Application Developer, and DB2 Problem Determination Master. Mohan holds a Master's of Technology (M Tech) degree in computer science and an Executive MBA (IT).

    Robert (Kent) Collins, founder of Shiloh Consulting, Inc., is currently a Data Solutions Architect with BNSF Railway. He is an IBM Champion (2010-2015) and a frequent speaker at the DB2Night Show and IDUG and IOD (IBM Insight) conferences. Kent has worked continually with DB2 from its introduction to the market in 1984, amassing a wealth of knowledge and experience. He graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas with majors in mathematics and computer science. He is an IBM Certified Solutions Expert and also holds certifications in DB2, AIX, Linux, .NET, Oracle, SQL Server, Windows, and z/OS. Kent is proficient in many programming languages and, as a Java Architect, specializes in Enterprise HA/Performance systems. He lives in Dallas with his wife, Vicki; together, they have three children and one grandchild.
  • Item Number: 5141
    Author Name: Mohankumar Saraswatipura and Robert (Kent) Collins
    Publication Date: August 6 2015
    Edition: First
    Pages: 1,248
    ISBN-10: 1583473750
    ISBN-13: 9781583473757
    Format: Paperback
    Product Dimensions: 7.1 x 2.4 x 9 inches
    Shipping Weight: 3.5 pounds
    Language: English

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