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Course Duration : 40 Hours
Course Delivery : Classroom, Online, Weekends

Course Content

Overview of DB2 9.7 on Windows
• Contrast the DB2 Family of products
• Identify the DB2 Tools
• Functions of DB2 components
• Explore installation and parameters
Command Line Processor (CLP) & GUI Usage
• Use the Command Line Processor
• Explore the GUI environment
• Describe the DAS role with GUI tools
The DB2 Environment
• Key features of an Instance
• Create and drop an Instance
• Use db2start and db2stop
• Distinguish b/w types of Config.
• Describe and modify the Database Manager Configuration
Creating Databases and Data Placement
• Creating a Database.
• Explore system Catalog tables, views
• Compare DMS Vs SMS table Spaces.
• Database with Automatic Storage.
• Differentiate between table spaces, containers, extents, and pages
• Define table spaces
• Get snapshot for table spaces
• Explore Database Config. Parameter.

Creating Database Objects
• List DB2 object hierarchy and physical directories & files
• Creating objects: Schema, Table, View, Alias, and Index
• Explore the use of table partitioning
• Review the use of Temporary Tables
• Implementation of Check Constraints, Referential Integrity and Triggers
• Exploring the use of Large Objects
Moving Data
• Discuss the INSERT statement and Recognize its limitations
• Explain the differences between IMPORT and LOAD
• Explain the EXPORT, IMPORT, and LOAD syntax
• Create and use Exception Tables and Dump-Files
• Distinguish and Resolve Table States: Load Pending and Set Integrity Pending
• Use the SET INTEGRITY command
• Discuss the db2move and db2look commands
Backup And Recovery
• Describe the major principles and methods for backup and recovery
• State the three types of recovery used by DB2
• Explain the importance of logging for backup & recovery
• Describe how data logging takes Place –circular & archival logging
• Use the BACKUP, RESTORE, and ROLLFORWARD commands
• Perform a table space backup and recovery
• Restore a database to the end of logs or to a point-in-time
• Backup and recovery scenarios

Locking And Concurrency
• Explain why locking is needed
• List objects that can be locked
• Describe and discuss the various lock modes and their compatibility
• Explain four different levels of data protection
• Set isolation level and lock time out for current activity
• Explain lock conversion & escalation
• Describe causes of Deadlocks
Problem Determination
• Collect information for problem analysis and resolution
• Use error logs for basic problem analysis
• Describe four types of monitors: Snapshot Monitor, Event Monitor, Activity Monitor and Health Monitor
• Basic commands to better work with connections and Sessions
• Retrieve statistics and information from a running DB2 instance
Application Issues and Performance
• Prepare applications that access DB2 data for execution
• Describe the application alternatives available to access DB2 data
• Define the concept of clustering, and determine the proper cluster sequence
• Use RUNSTATS, REORGCHK, and REORG to enhance application performance
• Work with the EXPLAIN facility
• Use Access Control Mechanisms to implement database security
• Use group IDs to create a control hierarchy
• Describe Label Based Access Control
• Describe privileges within a database
• Describe privileges required for binding and executing a package
• Describe the difference between explicit privileges & implicit privileges
• Describe the different level of authorization