|About this title|
|In DB2 9 Fundamentals: Certification Study Guide, Roger E. Sanders—one of the world's leading DB2 authors and an active participant in the development of IBM's DB2 certification exams—covers everything a reader needs to know to pass the DB2 9 Fundamentals certification exam (Exam 730). This comprehensive study guide steps you through all of the topics that are covered on the test: planning; database security; database objects; SQL, XQuery, and XML; tables, views, and indexes; database concurrency; and much more. Each chapter contains an extensive set of practice questions along with carefully explained answers.|
Technical certification is becoming one of the most important trends in the IT industry today. Taking and passing the DB2 9 Fundamental certification exam (Exam 730) provides validation that you have mastered the basics of DB2 9. Passing this exam also earns you the IBM Certified Database Associate certification and is the prerequisite for all intermediate and follow-on DB2 certifications.
The book includes sample questions in each chapter plus a complete practice test of 150 questions that closely models the actual exam along with an answer key with a full description of why the answer is the correct one. No other source gives you this much help in preparing for the exam.
Whatever DB2 9 certification path you plan on pursuing, the DB2 9 Fundamentals certification exam is the first step, and this book is the best place to start.
DB2 9 Fundamentals Certification Study Guide:
- Is written specifically for the DB2 9 Fundamentals (730) certification exam
- Includes explanations of every topic on the test including all the new material included in DB2 9
- Has more questions and provides more comprehensive answers than any other source
- Is written by a member of the team that developed the DB2 9 Fundamentals certification exam
- Prepares you for taking and passing test 730 to receive an IBM Certified Database Associate for DB2 9 certification
|Roger E. Sanders —|
Roger E. Sanders is the president of Roger Sanders Enterprises, Inc., and the author of 22 books on relational database technology (21 on DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows; one on ODBC). He has worked with DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows--IBM's relational database management product for open systems—since it was first introduced on the IBM PC as part of OS/2 1.3 Extended Edition (1991), and he has been designing and developing databases and database applications for more than 20 years.
Roger authored a regular column ("Distributed DBA") in IBM Data Magazine (formerly DB2 Magazine) for 10 years, and he has written numerous tutorials and articles for IBM's developerWorks website as well as for publications such as Certification Magazine and IDUG Solutions Journal (the official magazine of the International DB2 User's Group). He has delivered a variety of educational seminars and presentations at DB2-related conferences and has participated in the development of 21 DB2 certification exams.
From 2008 to 2014, Roger has been recognized as an IBM Champion for his contributions to the IBM Data Management community; in 2010 he received recognition as an IBM developerWorks Contributing Author, in 2011 as an IBM developerWorks Professional Author, and in 2012 as an IBM developerWorks Master Author, Level 2 for his contributions to the IBM developerWorks community. (Only four individuals worldwide have received this last distinction.) Roger lives in Fuquay Varina, North Carolina.
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|From Idea to Print|
|From Idea to Print, Chapter 01: Before You Begin|
|From Idea to Print, Chapter 02: First Steps--Technical Articles|
|From Idea to Print, Chapter 03: First Steps--Technical Books|
|From Idea to Print, Chapter 04: The Publishing Agreement, the Author Questionnaire, and Working with an Editor|
|From Idea to Print, Chapter 05: Developing the First Draft|
|From Idea to Print, Chapter 06: Using Tables, Artwork, and Sidebars|
|From Idea to Print, Chapter 07: Staying Out of Trouble|
|From Idea to Print, Chapter 08: Revising for Perfection|
|From Idea to Print, Chapter 09: Soliciting Feedback|
|From Idea to Print, Chapter 10: Last Steps|