IBM 000-737 : DB2 9 System Administrator for z/OS Exam
The IBM 000-737 exam is intended for Systems Administrators who are completing the requirements for the IBM Certified System Administrator- DB2 9 for z/OS certification. This exam validates the candidate's knowledge, skills, and competency to effectively describe the architecture, and administer the steps involved with planning, managing, and tuning DB2 for z/OS environments. Certification candidates should have prior relevant work experience before taking this exam. Exam concepts will also be covered in the family of IBM training courses that correspond to this certification path.
The 60 questions on the IBM 000-737 (DB2 9 System Administrator for z/OS) exam will be categorized into six main sections. The following exam topics will be featured on this exam:
-Installation and Migration (e.g. demonstrate knowledge of processes involved and how to execute a plan with a given scenario)
-Security and Auditing (e.g. how to protect DB2 subsystem and resources, describe auditing techniques and role-based security)
-System Operation and Maintenance (e.g. how to use and manage DB2 components, DB2 commands, and how to monitor DB2 threads).
-Backup and Recovery (e.g. system level backup and recovery procedures, how to recover from system failures).
-Performance and Tuning (e.g. analyzing performance, techniques for efficient use of memory, workload manager settings for DB2).
-Troubleshooting (e.g. identifying contention problems, diagnostic utilities, resolving data sharing problems).
This is a non-exhaustive list of exam topics, therefore, candidates are responsible for being prepared to address additional content that is subject to appear on the exam. Candidates are encouraged to visit IBM's Professional Certification website for more information about associated training courses and educational resources.