z/OS and DB2 Basics for DB2 for z/OS DBA Beginners

z/OS and DB2 Basics for DB2 for z/OS DBA Beginners Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

DB2 11 for z/OS beginning DBAs can develop fundamental skills or recognition through lectures and hands-on exercises of:
- TSO/E and ISPF
- Data sets
- DB2 Objects
- Structured Query Language
- DB2 Commands
- JCL and SDSF
- DB2 Utilities
- DB2 Logging
- DB2 Program Preparation

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Intended Audience for this z/OS and DB2 Basics for DB2 for z/OS DBA Beginners Course

  • » This beginning DB2 basic course is for z/OS database administrators who need to acquire the basic skills required to administer a DB2 database in a z/OS environment.

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z/OS and DB2 Basics for DB2 for z/OS DBA Beginners Course Objectives

  • » Describe several services provided in a z/OS environment
  • » Explain workloads in the batch environment
  • » Explain workloads in the online environment
  • » Describe job roles in a z/OS environment
  • » Log On to TSO/E
  • » Navigate TSO/E and ISPF
  • » Use TSO commands
  • » Setup and utilize JCL (Job Control Language)
  • » Utilize SDSF
  • » Describe the different types of data sets in a z/OS environment
  • » Allocate data sets and list data set information and content
  • » Create and modify data set content
  • » Give an overview of the DB2 9 environment
  • » Describe and utilize DB2 Objects
  • » Describe and utilize several DB2 Utilities
  • » Describe the DB2I (DB2 Interactive Facility) environment
  • » Use SPUFI (SQL Processing Using File Input) to compose and execute SQL
  • » Setup and execute DB2 Commands
  • » Understand DB2 Logging
  • » Describe DB2 program preparation process
  • » Understand DB2 startup and shutdown
  • » Understand and utilize DB2 recovery strategies

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z/OS and DB2 Basics for DB2 for z/OS DBA Beginners Course Outline

      1. Introduction
      2. TSO/E and ISPF
        1. TSO and ISPF
        2. Review
      3. Data Sets (Data Sets and Sequential Data Sets)
        1. Sequential Data Sets
        2. Review
      4. Data Sets (Partitioned Data Sets)
        1. Partitioned Data Sets
        2. Review
      5. Data Sets (VSAM Data Sets)
        1. VSAM Data Sets
        2. Review
      6. JCL and SDSF
        1. JCL and SDSF
        2. Review
      7. DB2 Relational Database Concepts
      8. Structured Query Language (SQL) and SPUFI
        1. SQL and SPUFI
        2. Review
      9. DB2 Objects (Databases and Table Spaces)
        1. Databases and Table Spaces
        2. Review
      10. DB2 Objects (Tables, Indexes, and Views)
        1. Tables, Indexes, and Views
      11. DB2 Objects (Qualified Names, Implicit Object Creation, and SQL Statements)
        1. Qualified Names, Implicit Object Creation, and SQL Statements
        2. Review
      12. The DB2 System
        1. The DB2 System
        2. Review
      13. DB2 Commands and Program Preparation
        1. DB2 Commands
        2. Review
      14. DB2 Utilities
        1. DB2 Utilities
        2. Review
      15. DB2 Shutdown, Startup, and Recovery
        1. DB2 Recovery
        2. Review

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Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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