z/OS and DB2 Basics for DB2 for z/OS DBA Beginners Global Knowledge Egypt

Course details

DB2 11 for z/OS beginning DBAs can develop fundamental skills or recognition through lectures and hands-on exercises of:

  • TSO/E and ISPF
  • Data sets
  • DB2 Objects
  • Structured Query Language
  • DB2 Commands
  • JCL and SDSF
  • DB2 Utilities
  • DB2 Logging
  • DB2 Program Preparation

The course materials cover DB2 11 for z/OS.

Target Audience:

  • This beginning DB2 basic course is for z/OS database administrators who need to acquire the basic skills required to administer a DB2 database in a z/OS environment.


  • Describe several services provided in a z/OS environment
  • Explain workloads in the batch environment
  • Explain workloads in the online environment
  • Create and modify data set content
  • Give an overview of the DB2 9 environment
  • Describe and utilize DB2 Objects
  • Describe job roles in a z/OS environment
  • Describe and utilize several DB2 Utilities
  • Log On to TSO/E
  • Describe the DB2I (DB2 Interactive Facility) environment
  • Navigate TSO/E and ISPF
  • Use SPUFI (SQL Processing Using File Input) to compose and execute SQL
  • Use TSO commands
  • Setup and execute DB2 Commands
  • Setup and utilize JCL (Job Control Language)
  • Understand DB2 Logging
  • Describe DB2 program preparation process
  • Describe the different types of data sets in a z/OS environment
  • Understand DB2 startup and shutdown
  • Allocate data sets and list data set information and content
  • Understand and utilize DB2 recovery strategies


There are no formal prerequisites for this course.

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