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IBM Certified Database Administrator - IMS

Job Role Description / Target Audience

If you are knowledgeable with IBM IMS and are capable of performing the intermediate to advanced skills required in the day-to-day administration of IMS databases, you may benefit from this certification role. 

Recommended Prerequisite Skills

  • IMS database organization
  • Basic functional components (DLI and DBRC)
  • Mainframe skills (JCL, VSAM, and z/OS general knowledge)
  • Data area definitions (Cobol copybook and PL/1 declaratives)
  • Basic programming knowledge
  • Basic assembler knowledge 
  • Basic macro knowledge
  • Database concepts including Backup and Recovery processes and utilities


This certification requires 1 test(s).

Test(s) required:

Click on the link(s) below to see test details, test objectives, suggested training and sample tests.

  1. Test C9050-548 - IBM Certified Database Administrator - IBM IMS


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