IBM InfoSphere Advanced DataStage V8

IBM InfoSphere Advanced DataStage V8 Course Description

Duration: 4.00 days (32 hours)

This course is designed to introduce advanced job development techniques in DataStage V8.5.

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Intended Audience for this IBM InfoSphere Advanced DataStage V8 Course

  • » This advanced course is for Experienced DataStage developers seeking training in more advanced DataStage techniques and who seek an understanding of the parallel framework architecture.

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IBM InfoSphere Advanced DataStage V8 Course Objectives

  • » Describe the parallel processing architecture and development and runtime environments
  • » Describe the compile process and the runtime job execution process
  • » Describe how partitioning and collection works in the parallel framework
  • » Describe sorting and buffering in the parallel framework and optimization techniques
  • » Describe and work with parallel framework data types
  • » Create reusable job components
  • » Use loop processing in a Transformer stage
  • » Process groups in a Transformer stage
  • » Extend the functionality of DataStage by building custom stages and creating new Transformer functions
  • » Use Connector stages to read and write from relational tables and handle errors in Connector stages
  • » Process XML data in DataStage jobs using the XML stage
  • » Design a job that processes a star schema database with Type 1 and Type 2 slowly changing dimensions
  • » List job and stage best practices

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IBM InfoSphere Advanced DataStage V8 Course Outline

      1. Introduction to the Parallel Framework Architecture
      2. Compilation and Execution
      3. Partitioning and Collecting Data
      4. Sorting Data
      5. Buffering in Parallel Jobs
      6. Parallel Framework Data Types
      7. Reusable components
      8. Advanced Transformer Logic
      9. Extending the Functionality of Parallel Jobs
      10. Accessing Databases (start if there is time)
      11. Processing XML Data
      12. Slowly Changing Dimensions Stages
      13. Best Practices

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