In DB2 9.7 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Database Administration: Certification Study Notes, Roger E. Sanders—one of the world's leading DB2 authors and an active participant in the development of 17 DB2 certification exams—covers everything you need to know to pass the DB2 9.7 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows DBA Certification exam (Exam 541). Constructed from presentation material used to teach the DB2 9.7 LUW DBA Certification Exam Crammer Course offered each year at the IBM Information On Demand (IOD) Conference, these study notes address all the topics covered on the 541 exam, including DB2 Server Management, Physical Design, Business Rules Implementation, Monitoring DB2 Activity, Utilities, High Availability, Security, and Connectivity and Networking.
Passing Exam 541 provides validation that you have mastered DB2 9.7. It also earns you the IBM Certified Database Administrator certification—provided you have met the other requirements needed for this certification.
Written as a supplement to Roger's study guide for Exam 731—DB2 9.7 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Database Administration: Certification Study Guide (MC Press, 2007)—this book is the only resource available developed specifically for the 541 exam, and it gives you everything you need to pass this test.
With the DB2 9.7 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Database Administration: Certification Study Notes, you will:
Gain the knowledge necessary to pass the DB2 9.7 for LUW DBA Certification exam (Exam 541)
Learn how to effectively implement and administer a DB2 9.7 database
Find information on every topic covered on the 541 exam…developed by someone involved in the creation of the actual exam
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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Part 1: DB2 Server Management
Part 2: Physical Design
Part 3: Business Rules Implementation
Part 4: Monitoring DB2 Activity
Part 5: Utilities
Part 6: High Availability
Part 7: Security
Part 8: Connectivity and Networking
Exam 541 Summary