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Test C2090-730: DB2 9 Family Fundamentals


It is highly recommended that you use a variety of resources to prepare for certification exams. 

Courses and publications are offered to help you prepare for the certification tests. The courses are recommended, but not required, before taking a certification test. When preparing for the certification test, keep in mind that real world experience is required to stand a reasonable chance of passing the certification test.  Courseware does not replace the requirement for experience.  Please note that course offerings are continuously being added and updated.  If you want to purchase a training course, feel free to contact an IBM Global Training Provider.

Study Guide for the certification test.


All Course Formats


Course title: DB2 Family Fundamentals

Course duration: 2 days

Course number: CE031G

Alternative Option - Web Based Training: DB2 Family Fundamentals

Abstract: This course provides you with information about the functions of IBM's DB2, a relational database manager which may be installed under a variety of operating systems on many hardware platforms. DB2 runs under the z/OS, VM, Linux, UNIX, and Windows operating systems, to name a few. The course includes discussion of how the DB2 products provide services. The focus is on the services DB2 provides and how we work with DB2, not on its internal workings.


Course title: DB2 SQL Workshop

Course duration: 2.0 Days

Course number: CE121G or 1E121G or 2E121G

Alternative Option - Web Based Training: DB2 SQL Workshop

Abstract:

This course provides an introduction to the SQL language.

This course is appropriate for customers working in all DB2 environments, that is, z/OS, VM/VSE, iSeries, Linux, UNIX, and Windows. It is also appropriate for customers working in an Informix environment.

This basic course is for everyone needing to write, support, or understand SQL queries. This includes but is not limited to end-users, programmers, application designers, database administrators, and system administrators who do not yet have knowledge of the SQL Data Manipulation Language (DML).


Online course


Course title: DB2 9 Fundamentals Exam 730 Certification Preparation Tutorial Series

Course duration: 7 hours

Course number: Exam 730

Abstract:

The Fundamentals tutorial series provides an introduction to SQL (Structured Query Language) and covers how DB2® 9 is packaged and installed, how to create databases and database objects, and the basics of database security and transaction isolation. These tutorials provide a solid base for each section of the exam. However, you should not rely on these tutorials as your only preparation for the exam. After a quick registration, you can begin a tutorial. Each tutorial should take about an hour to complete. You can take the tutorials online, or download a PDF or zip file.


Retail Book

This book written by Roger E. Sanders, 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.


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