DB2  DBA  

  • What will you learn
  • Audience
  • Course Topic
  • Course Objective


This course provides you with information about the functions of IBM's DB2, a relational database manager which may be installed under a variety of operating systems on many hardware platforms. DB2 runs under the z/OS, VM, Linux, UNIX, and Windows operating systems, to name a few. The course includes discussion of how the DB2 products provide services. The focus is on the services DB2 provides and how we work with DB2, not on its internal workings.

  • List and describe the major components of IBM's relational database, DB2
  • Explain the characteristics of a DB2 table
  • Relate the basic concepts of data modeling
  • Comprehend the processing instructions given to DB2 via simple SQL statements
  • List and describe steps needed to imbed SQL statements in an application program
  • Explain some of the functions performed by, and the responsibilities of, database and system administrators
  • Establish a base for more specialized DB2 education
  • Any Graduates(B.A,B.Com,B.Sc)
  • Engineering Students(B.Tech, B.E, M.Tech)
  • Any Diploma Holder
  • Any Working Professionals
  • Data Warehouse Administrators
  • Database Administrators
  • Software Tester
  • Project Manager
  • MIS Support


Curriculum based on Real time DBA activity

  • DB2 Introduction
  • DB2 Database Architecture
  • DB2 installation
  • Database creation – Lab Work

Creation and Identification of DB2 database objects – Lab Work

  • Table
  • Index
  • View
  • Tablespace

Buffer pool Concept

  • Create
  • Alter
  • Drop

Database diagnostics and administrator notification Log

Overview of Database Transaction – Lab Work

  • Select
  • Insert
  • Update
  • Delete

Important Database Parameters

STMM Concept

Tablespace State

Automatic Storage Concept

Database Granularity and Locking

Brief Overview of SQL

Database Utilities– Lab Work

  • Import
  • Export
  • Load

Database Tools– Lab Work

  • Db2pd
  • Db2look
  • Db2tops

Introduction to Database security – Lab Work

  • DB2 authorizations and privileges
  • security administrator role
  • Audit facility
  • trusted context
  • row column access control (RCAC)
  • LBAC

Introduction to database Logging

  • Circular Logging
  • Archival Logging
  • Infinite Logging

Overview of Database logs

  • Active Log
  • Archive Log

Introduction to database Backup – Lab Work

  • Offline Backup
  • Online Full Backup
  • Incremental Backup
  • Delta Backup

Database Recovery – Lab Work

  • Database restoration
  • Roll forward recovery
  • Crash Recovery

Overview of REORG – Lab Work

  • Offline Reorg
  • Online Table Reorg
  • Online Index Reorg
  • Online Table movement

Overview of RUNSTATS – Lab Work

HADR Replication:

  • HADR Concept
  • HADR State and Stages
  • HADR building

Database Fix-pack Update – Lab Work

  • Process and Concept

Database Migration – Lab Work

  • Process and Concept

Database Mirroring Concept

Database Ingest Utility

MDC and ITC table concept

Database Compression concept

  • Row Compression
  • Deep Compression
  • Adaptive Compression

Database Performance Tuning

  • INSERT TIME tuning
  • Backup Time tuning