This course will expose the beginning z/OS DBAs (Database Administrators) to fundamentals of Database Administration for a Db2 12 for z/OS. This course will teach the students how to physically implement a logical database design using DDL, and teaches considerations of referentially related tables. This course discusses the use of basic utilities, program preparation, serialization, and basic database security. This course does not cover distributed data processing, nor does it cover data sharing.
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- Students who will be performing the role of Db2 for z/OS database administrators who need to acquire the basic skills required to administer a Db2 database.
- Familiarity with the z/OS operating system, including TSO, ISPF, and SDSF
- Familiarity with SQL data manipulation statements (SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE, and DELETE) to access and change the contents of Db2 tables
Preface• Course Overview• Intended Audience• Course Objectives• PrerequisitesUnit 1 – Db2 Relational database concepts• Relational Database design• Data access• Interacting with Db2• Catalog and directoryUnit 2 – SQL and SPUFI• SQL SELECT statement review• SQL INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE review• SQL COMMIT and ROLLBACK review• Joining tables• Executing SQL using SPUFIUnit 3 – Db2 objects (Storage groups, databases, and table spaces)• Object concepts• Storage Groups• Databases• Table SpacesUnit 4 – Db2 Objects (Tables, indexes, and views)• Tables o Aliases• Table constraints o Primary key o Foreign key o Check o Referential integrity• Indexes• Views• Qualified names• Implicit object creationUnit 5 – Utilities• Utility Categories• Load Utility• Check Data Utility• Unload Utility• Runstats Utility• Reorg UtilityUnit 6 – Commands and program preparation• Db2 Command Structure• Display Command• Archiving Logs• Stop and Start Commands• Executing Commands• Program PreparationUnit 7 – The Db2 system• System Parameters (zParms)• Address Spaces• System Databases• Buffer Pools• Logging• Integrity• SecurityUnit 8 – Db2 Shutdown, startup, and recovery• Start and Stop Commands• Db2 Shutdown Process• Db2 Startup Phases• System Recovery• Object Recovery• Copy Utility• Recover UtilityAppendix A – Demonstration solutions
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