DB2 11 for z/OS System Administration (CV852G)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

Who should attend

This is an intermediate course for system administrators, database administrators, and other technical individuals, who manage and implement DB2 10 for z/OS.


You should have:

  • an understanding of the objects (tables, indexes, databases, and so forth) used in DB2 systems, and of how those objects are created, managed, and recovered. These skills can be developed by taking the DB2 Database Administration Workshop (CF83G) / (CV830) or through equivalent experience.
  • a working knowledge of SQL. The SQL Workshop (CE120G) / (3E12G) provides that.
  • At least one year as a z/OS systems programmer or equivalent experience
  • Or, one year working with DB2 on the mainframe as a DBA on the mainframe or equivalent experience

Course Content

Administrators of DB2 11 for z/OS can acquire a view of the architecture and fundamental processes required to manage a DB2 11 for z/OS subsystem. Engage in lectures and hands-on labs to gain experience to:

  • Relate the z/OS IPL process to a DB2 subsystem
  • Explain effects of stopping and starting DB2
  • Explain how DB2 sets and use Integrated Catalog Facility (ICF) catalog names
  • The use of DSN command processor running in batch and foreground
  • Use views to minimize users ability to see into the DB2 catalog
  • See how the catalog (through grant activity) controls access to data
  • Search the catalog for problem situations
  • Use the catalog and DB2 utilities to determine data recovery requirements
  • Describe Internal Resource Lock Manager (IRLM) in a DB2 environment
  • Implement DB2 and Resource Access Control Facility (RACF) security
  • Describe DB2 program flow for all environments
  • Display normal and problem threads and database status
  • See how the SQL Processor Using File Input (SPUFI) AUTOCOMMIT option defers the COMMIT/ROLLBACK decision
  • Interpret lock displays
  • Identify and cancel particular threads
  • Describe available DB2 utilities to manage system and user page sets
Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

incl. catering
Catering includes:

  • Coffee, Tea, Juice, Water, Soft drinks
  • Pastry and Sweets
  • Bread
  • Fresh fruits
  • Lunch in a nearby restaurant

* Catering information only valid for courses delivered by Fast Lane.

Digital courseware Dates and Booking
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This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.
02/01/2017 - 06/01/2017 Frankfurt Jahresendspurt Aktionstermin
27/02/2017 - 03/03/2017 Stuttgart Jahresendspurt Aktionstermin
24/04/2017 - 28/04/2017 Hamburg
19/06/2017 - 23/06/2017 Munich
14/08/2017 - 18/08/2017 Düsseldorf
09/10/2017 - 13/10/2017 Berlin
FLEX Training

Please see below our alternative, English language, FLEX course options.

12/12/2016 - 16/12/2016 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Ljubljana
27/02/2017 - 03/03/2017 Zurich
19/06/2017 - 23/06/2017 Vienna (iTLS)

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