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DB2 11 for z/OS Database Administration: Certification Study Guide (Exam 312)

Susan Lawson


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  • DB2 11 for z/OS Database Administration: Certification Study Guide (Exam 312) is the only book available specifically for IBM DB2 11 for z/OS database administration certification. 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 is appropriate for those who simply want to master the skills needed to be an effective database administrator of z/OS mainframes.

    The 312 exam (IBM DB2 11 DBA for z/OS) is a core requirement for becoming an IBM Certified Solutions Expert for DB2 11 for z/OS Database Administration. This Certification 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.

    The book starts by introducing DB2 for z/OS, then proceeds to provide a comprehensive review of database design and implementation, applications and database functionality, environment management, data management, and performance and tuning. Sample questions are provided at the end of each chapter, along with answers and explanations. Online resource materials, including seven appendices and a reference list, are also provided.

    With DB2 11 for z/OS Database Administration: Certification Review Guide, you will:

    • Get the vital information you need to prepare for and pass IBM DB2 11 DBA for z/OS Exam 312
    • Understand DB2 11 for z/OS database administration topics
    • Be able to identify key features of DB2 11 for z/OS
    • Discover the changes to DB2 for z/OS in Version 11 that you must know about to be successful when taking Exam 312 and be able to use these database administration features
    • Receive an explanation of every objective on the test ... from a DB2 expert involved in the creation of the actual exam
    • Find 90 practice questions based on the actual exam' format and approach, with clear answers to reinforce your understanding
    • Be well prepared to become a certified DB2 11 for z/OS database administrator
  • 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 world's largest and most complex DB2 databases and applications. She also performs performance and availability audits for many clients to help them reduce their costs through proper performance tuning and ensure availability of their critical systems. Susan's 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 and an IBM Champion.

    Susan is the author of IBM DB2 for z/OS V7 DBA Certification Guide, IBM DB2 for z/OS V8 DBA Certification Guide, and IBM DB2 for z/OS V7 Application Programming Certification Guide. She is the coauthor of several DB2 books, including 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. Susan is also a Subject Matter Expert for the IBM Certification exams for DB2 z/OS Database Administration, System Administration and Fundamentals, assisting with writing and verifying questions for the exams.
  • Item Number: 5154
    Author Name: Susan Lawson
    Publication Date: July 15, 2016
    Edition: First
    Pages: 600
    ISBN-10: 1583473971
    ISBN-13: 9781583473979
    Format: Paperback
    Product Dimensions: 7 x 1.2 x 9 inches
    Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds
    Language: English

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