This advanced certification validates the skills of a lead DBA in the use of DB2 products on the Linux, UNIX, and Windows platforms. The successful candidate will typically work in a job role that involves advanced tasks that include performance, security, networking, and high availability. Although there are no prerequisites, candidates should have extensive experience as a senior Database Administrator, specializing in DB2 9.7 for Linux, Windows, or UNIX.
To obtain the IBM Certified Advanced Database Administrator-DB2 9.7 Linux, UNIX and Windows certification, candidates must choose one of the two available certification paths. The first option requires the passage of three exams: Test 000-700, 000-541, 000-544. The second path option requires passing four separate exams: Tests 000-700, 000-731, 000-546, and 000-544. Candidates are encouraged to take the corresponding training courses prior to taking each individual exam. For more details, please visit the IBM Professional Certification web page.