IBM 000-611 : DB2 10.1 DBA for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Exam
Those exam candidates who have familiarity with DB2 10.1 and who have the ability to perform intermediate to advanced level skills in daily administration of DB2 instances and databases may take the IBM 000-611 (DB2 10.1 DBA for Linux, UNIX, and Windows) exam. The test contains 59 questions, which must be completed within 90 minutes. The lowest possible passing score is a 61%.
The largest portion of the IBM 000-611 exam is devoted to physical design. This section requires the candidate to demonstrate abilities in creating a database, as well as an ability to manipulate DB2 objects. Concepts such as XML data objections, new table features, and multi-temperature data features also make up this portion of the exam. The remaining seven sections of the exam cover DB2 server management, business rules implementation, monitoring DB2 activity, utilities, high availability, security, and connectivity and networking.
Six instructor-led courses are available to help a candidate prepare for the IBM 000-611 exam. The instructor-led courses can be taken either in a classroom setting or online. For the candidate who would rather practice self-study, the Redbook publications, "Up and Running with DB2 on Linux, " and "Best practices for DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows" are recommended.