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IBM Certified System Administrator - DB2 10 for z/OS

Job Role Description / Target Audience

Note: This certification will be withdrawn on 04/30/2016.   The most current certification is: IBM Certified System Administrator - DB2 11 for z/OS

This certification exam certifies that the successful candidate has important knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to describe the architecture and administer the processes required to plan, install, manage, tune and secure DB2 for z/OS environments.

Recommended Prerequisite Skills

  • Working knowledge of DB2 z/OS in a system administration capacity
  • Support of DB2 on a z/OS environment
  • Knowledge of DB2 data sharing environment
  • Knowledge of DSNZPARMs
  • Knowledge of z/OS architecture
  • (Rudimentary knowledge of SMPE)


This certification requires 2 test(s).

Test(s) required:

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  1. Test C2090-617 - DB2 10 System Administrator for z/OS

  2. Any 1 of the following tests:

    1. Test C2090-730 - DB2 9 Family Fundamentals

    2. Test C2090-610 - DB2 10.1 Fundamentals

    3. Test C2090-320 - DB2 11 Fundamentals for z/OS


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