Db2 12 for z/OS Basic Database Administration (CV844G)

Db2 12 for z/OS Basic Database Administration (CV844G)

Overview

Duration : 3 Days

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.

Objectives

Please refer to course overview

Course Outline

Unit 1 - Db2 Relational database concepts

  • Relational Database design
  • Data access
  • Interacting with Db2
  • Catalog and directory

 

Unit 2 - SQL and SPUFI

  • SQL SELECT statement review
  • SQL INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE review
  • SQL COMMIT and ROLLBACK review
  • Joining tables
  • Executing SQL using SPUFI

 

Unit 3 - Db2 objects (Storage groups, databases, and table spaces) 

  • Object concepts
  • Storage Groups
  • Databases
  • Table Spaces

 

Unit 4 - Db2 Objects (Tables, indexes, and views) 

  • Tables
  • Aliases
  • Table constraints
  • Primary key
  • Foreign key
  • Check
  • Referential integrity
  • Indexes
  • Views
  • Qualified names
  • Implicit object creation

 

Unit 5 - Utilities

  • Utility Categories
  • Load Utility
  • Check Data Utility
  • Unload Utility
  • Runstats Utility
  • Reorg Utility

 

Unit 6 - Commands and program preparation

  • Db2 Command Structure
  • Display Command
  • Archiving Logs
  • Stop and Start Commands
  • Executing Commands
  • Program Preparation

 

Unit 7 - The Db2 system

  • System Parameters (zParms)
  • Address Spaces
  • System Databases
  • Buffer Pools
  • Logging
  • Integrity
  • Security

 

Unit 8 - Db2 Shutdown, startup, and recovery

  • Start and Stop Commands
  • Db2 Shutdown Process
  • Db2 Startup Phases
  • System Recovery
  • Object Recovery
  • Copy Utility
  • Recover Utility

 

Appendix A - Demonstration solutions

  • 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
Course ID:
CV844G


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