Quickstart for Experienced Relational DBAs Db2 11.1 Course Overview

Enroll for this 4-day training from Koenig Solutions where you will understand how to perform, basic and advanced, database administrative tasks using Db2 11.1.
Target Audience:
  • Database Administrators 
  • Systems Administrators
Learning Objectives:
  • An overview of the Db2 11.1 environment
  • Using the command line processor (CLP) and GUI
  • How to create databases and data placement
  • Creating database objects
  • Moving data best practices
  • Backup and recovery procedures
  • Locks and concurrency
  • Database maintenance, monitoring and problem determination best practices
  • Security tasks and considerations
  • Database rebuilding support
  • Db2 database and table space relocation
  • Using the Explain tools
  • Using indexes for improved performance
  • Advanced Monitoring

This is a Rare Course and it can be take up to 3 weeks to arrange the training.

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You will learn:

Module 1: Overview of Db2 11
  • Describe the system platforms supported by the Db2 Family of products
  • Compare the features available with different Db2 product editions
  • Select the appropriate Db2 client software to support application client or server systems
  • Choose a method to install your Db2 product edition and plan migrations of existing Db2 servers to the latest release
  • Compare cloud-based Db2 options to a locally installed Db2 server
  • Utilize the Db2 Command Line Processor to run Db2 commands, SQL statements and command scripts
  • Invoke the CLPPlus command line processor to connect databases and to define, edit, and run statements, scripts, and commands
  • List some of the ways IBM Data Server Manager can be used to support Db2 database administration and SQL execution with Db2 servers
  • Specify the key features of an instance
  • Create and drop a Db2 instance
  • Use db2start and db2stop commands to manage a Db2 instance
  • Display and set Db2 registry variables
  • Describe and modify the database manager configuration
  • Plan the initial storage allocations for a database including catalog tables and log files
  • Create a new database using Db2 native encryption
  • Explore the System Catalog tables and views
  • Check and update Database configuration parameter settings
  • Compare DMS and Automatic Storage management for table space
  • Differentiate between table spaces, containers, extents, and pages
  • Create and alter table spaces
  • Use Db2 commands and SQL statements to display current table space statistics and status information
  • Create schemas, tables, views, aliases, and indices
  • Review the use of temporary tables,
  • Explore the use and implementation of check constraints, referential integrity and triggers
  • Use BLU Acceleration, column-organized tables to improve analytics query performance
  • Explain the difference between system-period temporal tables and Application-period temporal tables
  • List the types of compression available for tables and indexes
  • Use the db2look utility to export database structures for future use
  • Discuss using the INSERT SQL statement to populate tables
  • Explain the differences between IMPORT and LOAD processing
  • Explain the EXPORT, IMPORT, and LOAD command options
  • Create and use Exception Tables and Dump-Files
  • Check table status using LOAD QUERY
  • Describe the ANALYZE phase of LOAD command processing used for loading BLU Acceleration, column-organized tables
  • Check the Load Pending and Set Integrity Pending status for a table
  • Use the SET INTEGRITY command
  • Discuss the db2move and db2look commands
  • Use the ADMIN_MOVE_TABLE procedure to move a table to different table spaces
  • List some of the features of the Ingest utility for continuous data ingest
  • Describe the major principles and methods for backup and recovery
  • State the three types of recovery used by Db2
  • Explain the importance of logging for backup and recovery
  • Describe how data logging takes place, including circular logging and archival logging
  • Perform a table space backup and recovery
  • Restore a database to the end of logs or to a point-in-time
  • Discuss the configuration parameters and the recovery history file and use these to handle various backup and recovery scenarios
  • Create an encrypted backup image to improve data security
  • Plan the use of RUNSTATS, REORGCHK and REORG utilities for maintaining database efficiency
  • Configure the Db2 instance to set the location for diagnostic data and message severity levels for basic problem analysis
  • Describe the methods that can be used for monitoring database and application activity including db2pd commands, Event Monitors and using SQL statements to access statistics
  • Describe the function of EXPLAIN and use this facility to assist basic analysis
  • Use the db2advis command to analyze a workload for potential performance improvements
  • Use the db2fodc command to collect diagnostic data for a system hang
  • Explain why locking is needed
  • List objects that can be locked
  • Describe and discuss the various lock modes and their compatibility
  • Explain four different levels of data protection
  • Set isolation level and lock time out for current activity
  • Explain lock conversion and escalation
  • Describe the situation that causes deadlocks
  • Create a LOCKING EVENT monitor to collect lock related diagnostics
  • Set database configuration options to control locking event capture
  • Use Db2 access control mechanisms to implement security within the database
  • Explain the tasks performed by the SYSADM user, the SECADM user and a DBADM user
  • Compare the use of database roles to user groups for security
  • Describe privileges required for binding and executing an application package
  • Describe the difference between explicit privileges and implicit privileges
  • List the methods for implementing encryption for database connections
  • List the advantages of creating a Trusted Context for a three-tier application system
  • Review the considerations of using standard Db2 database recovery options
  • Explain the capabilities of the REBUILD option for the RESTORE command
  • List the types of information included in each Db2 backup image and describe how it is used to support rebuilding a database
  • Plan for supporting database and disaster recovery scenarios using Db2 database and table space backups using the RESTORE command with a REBUILD option
  • Utilize LIST UTILITIES SHOW DETAIL to monitor progress of a RESTORE utility during database rebuilding
  • Explain the facility of the Db2 RESTORE command to recover table spaces to different containers
  • Utilize the SET STOGROUP PATHS command to change the storage paths for automatic storage tablespaces in storage groups
  • Plan the use of redirected restore as part of a disaster recovery
  • Describe two methods that can be used to convert a DMS table space to utilize Automatic Storage
  • Use the GENERATE SCRIPT option of RESTORE to set up a command script for a redirected restore operation
  • Copy schemas from one database to another using the TRANSPORT option of the RESTORE utility
  • Use db2relocatedb when moving or copying Db2 databases with non-Db2 utilities
  • Use the IBM Data Server Manager Explain tool to review access plans
  • Examine access plan detailed information using the db2exfmt reports
  • Create a set of Explain tables used by Visual Explain tools and db2exfmt
  • Set the Explain mode special register to capture the Explain data for analysis of dynamic SQL statements
  • Use the db2expln report to analyze access plans for dynamic or static SQL statements
  • Utilize the Activities Event monitor to create Explain reports that include estimated and actual row counts
  • Describe the Indexing options that can be used to improve performance:
  • Index Only Access
  • Clustered Index
  • Reverse Scans
  • Include Columns
  • Index Freespace
  • Describe the Block Indexing capability for MDC tables
  • Monitor index usage using the MON_GET_INDEX function and db2pd commands
  • Explain how multiple indexes can be combined using Index ORing and Dynamic Bitmap Index ANDing
  • Use the Design Advisor to predict performance gains from adding new indexes or using MDC tables
  • Describe the infrastructure used to support monitoring
  • Configure a database to collect the activity, request and object metrics returned by the Monitoring Table functions
  • Investigate current application activity that might indicate performance problems using SQL statements
  • Use the Db2-provided views and functions in SQL to evaluate efficient use of database memory for locks, sorting and database buffer pools
  • Check database health indicators, like log space available and table space utilization using CLP queries using Monitor functions and views
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Course Prerequisites
  • Perform basic database administration tasks on a relational database system
  • Use basic OS functions such as utilities, file permissions, hierarchical file system, commands, and editor
  • State the functions of the Structured Query Language (SQL) and be able to construct DDL, DML, and authorization statements
  • Discuss basic relational database concepts and objects such as tables, indexes, views, and joins

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