Delegates will learn how to
- describe the Db2 environment, and understand the use of key Db2 components such as buffer pools, the Db2 catalog and directory, logging data sets, etc.
- describe the internal structure of Db2 for z/OS databases
- understand and assess security and related requirements
- use Db2 commands to monitor and control Db2 objects, processes and operations
- understand and use the full complement of Db2 online data and recovery utilities
- understand and use the Db2 stand-alone utilities
- use Db2 traces to record performance monitoring information
- understand and interpret information in Db2PM accounting and statistics reports.
Architecture overview; Working Storage Areas; Buffer, Sort, RID & EDM pools; Buffer Pools - 64 bit addressing; EDM pool; Sort pool; RID pool; Db2 Attachments; System datasets & databases; DB2 objects; Object characteristics; SQL overview; Db2 Interactive (DB2I); Basic Db2 operations; Db2 commands; Db2i commands panel.Db2 Pagesets
Pagesets; Pageset structure; Page structure; Space map pages; Tablespace data pages; Row header information; Tablespace types; LOB and XML tablespaces; Determining tablespace type; Changing tablespace type; Index structure; Data compression.Db2 Security & Data Control Language
Authorisation identifiers; Controlling Db2 access; GRANT / REVOKE overview; Controlling cascading REVOKE; System privileges; Usage privileges; Database privileges; Table & view privileges; Package, collection & plan privileges; Distinct type or JAR privileges; Function & procedure privileges; Schema privileges; Administrative privileges; Additional administrative privileges; Install SYSADM, SYSOPR & SECADM; Using RACF for Db2 security; Mapping Db2 authorisation to RACF; Db2 objects and RACF classes; RACF profiles for Db2; Multi-level security; Security labels; Row and column access control; Defining row permissions; Defining column masks.Managing Data with Db2 Utilities - Overview
Db2 utilities; Data backup & recovery utilities; System backup & recovery utilities; Data integrity & consistency utilities; Other online utilities; Stand-alone utilities; Using online utilities; Utility control statements; Db2i utilities - main menu; Db2i utilities - Data Set Names panel; Db2i utilities - Control Statement Data Set Names panel; Controlling utilities; Using LISTDEF & TEMPLATE; Using pattern matching; LISTDEF syntax; TEMPLATE ; Data set sizing; Dataset naming variables; TEMPLATE syntax; OPTIONS syntax.Online Data Utilities
RUNSTATS utility; LOAD utility; LOAD utility - SHRLEVEL; LOAD pending states; LOAD examples; UNLOAD utility; CHECK DATA utility; CHECK DATA - SHRLEVEL; CHECK DATA - SCOPE; CHECK INDEX utility; CHECK LOB utility; REORG utility; REORG utility - SHRLEVEL; REORG utility - BUILD2 phase (DB2 Version 8); REORG utility - BUILD2 phase (DB2 Version 9); REORG utility - FASTSWITCH; STOSPACE utility; Repair utility.Online Recovery Utilities
Recovery components - historic; Recovery components - enhancements; COPY utility; COPYTOCOPY utility; MERGECOPY utility; REPORT utility; QUIESCE utility; RECOVER utility; Partial recovery - historic; Partial recovery - BACKOUT YES; Recovery and referential integrity; Recovery with large object or XML data; REBUILD INDEX utility; MODIFY utility; BACKUP SYSTEM; RESTORE SYSTEM utility.Stand-alone Utilities
Stand-alone utilities; DSN1COPY utility; DSN1PRNT utility; DSN1LOGP utility; DSN1COMP utility; DSNJU004 utility; DSNJU003 utility; DSNJLOGF utility.Performance Tuning
Trace types; Trace destination; Trace classes; IFCIDs activated; Constraints and filters; Controlling traces; Using trace data; Reports and traces (short / long); Monitoring response times; Elapsed and class 2 time distribution; Class 3 suspensions; Locking activity; Data sharing locking activity; Buffer pool activity; Group buffer pool activity; SQL activity; ROWID and RID list activity; Stored procedure, UDF and trigger activity; EDM pool activity; Subsystem services.Practical Exercises
Using data utilities; using backup & recovery utilities; using stand-alone utilities
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