Starting with the certification process itself and ending with the concept of isolation levels and locking, this guide covers everything needed to know to pass the DB2 9 Fundamentals Certification Exam (Exam 730). The prerequisite for all intermediate and follow-on DB2 certifications, XML usage, basic table creation, a rich set of sample questions, and detailed answers are all included, forming the foundation for understanding the newest version of IBM's flagship database product. Regardless of what future certification path the reader is planning on pursuing, this study guide will chart a course for proficiency in DB2 9.
About the Author
Roger E. Sanders is the President of Roger Sanders Enterprises, Inc. He has been designing and developing database applications for more than 20 years and has been working with DB2 and its predecessors since it was first introduced on the IBM PC (as part of OS/2 Extended Edition). He has written articles for publications such as Certification Magazine and IDUG Solutions Journal, authored tutorials for IBM's developerWorks Web site, presented at numerous International DB2 User's Group (IDUG) and Regional DB2 User's Group (RUG) conferences, taught classes on DB2 fundamentals and database administration (DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows), writes a regular column (Distributed DBA) in DB2 Magazine, and is the author of many books.
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