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Introduction to DB2 for zOS for Systems and Operations Personnel

Introduction to DB2 for zOS for Systems and Operations Personnel

Category: DB2


DB2 11 for z/OS beginning DBAs can develop fundamental skills or recognition through lectures and hands-on exercises of:

  • DB2 Objects
  • Structured Query Language
  • DB2 Commands
  • DB2 Utilities
  • DB2 Logging
  • DB2 Program Preparatio/li>
p>The course materials cover DB2 11 for z/OS.


This course is for beginning DB2 for z/OS database administrators who need to acquire the basic skills required to administer a DB2 database in a z/OS environment.


3 days


You should have a working knowledge of

  • z/OS, TSO, ISPF, and SDSF
  • sequential, partitioned, and VSAM data sets
  • and basic JCL



p>z/OS Prequisite Review

p>DB2 Relational Database Concepts

p>Structured Query Language (SQL) and SPUFI

p>DB2 Objects

p>The DB2 System

p>DB2 Commands and Program Preparatio/p>p>DB2 Utilities

p>DB2 Shutdown, Startup, and Recovery

p>Course Summary


p>Day 1

  • (00:15) Welcome
  • (00:30) Unit 1: z/OS Prerequisite Review
  • (00:10) Exercise 1: Connecting to z/OS and Creating Data Sets
  • (00:05) Exercise 1 Review
  • (01:15) Unit 2: DB2 Relational Database Concepts
  • (01:15) Unit 3: Structured Query Language (SQL) and SPUFI
  • (00:45) Exercise 2: SQL and SPUFI
  • (00:15) Exercise 2 Review
  • (01:30) Unit 4: DB2 Objects (Databases and Table Spaces)
  • (00:45) Exercise 3: Databases and Table Spaces
  • (00:15) Exercise 3 Review
  • (01:30) Unit 4: DB2 Objects (Tables, Indexes, and Views)
p>Day 2

  • (00:45) Exercise 4: Tables, Indexes, and Views
  • (00:15) Exercise 4 Review
  • (01:00) Unit 4: DB2 Objects (Qualified Names, Implicit Object Creation, and SQL Statements)
  • (00:30) Exercise 5: Qualified Names, Implicit Object Creation, and SQL Statements
  • (00:15) Exercise 5 Review
  • (01:30) Unit 5: The DB2 System
  • (00:45) Exercise 6: The DB2 System
  • (00:15) Exercise 6 Review
  • (02:00) Unit 6: DB2 Commands and Program Preparatio/li>
p>Day 3

  • (00:45) Exercise 7: DB2 Commands
  • (00:15) Exercise 7 Review
  • (02:00) Unit 7: DB2 Utilities
  • (01:00) Exercise 8: DB2 Utilities
  • (00:15) Exercise 8 Review
  • (01:15) Unit 8: DB2 Shutdown, Startup, and Recovery
  • (00:45) Exercise 9: DB2 Recovery
  • (00:15) Exercise 9 Review
  • (00:30) Unit 9: Course Summary


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