IBM Academic Initiative is a program which selects institutes and colleges based on meritorious criteria, post which it engages with the same to enable the faculty and students on select IBM Software (Training and Certification) at no charge.
If you are a faculty or student of an engineering college and are interested in the Training & Certification program, please have your HOD/Principal write to us. Under this initiative we currently offer IBM DB2 training. A minimum number of 60 students of 3rd and 4th year of Engineering are required for us to conduct this training with a commitment to up-front include DB2 in its curriculum and labs as an add on learning module of technology. If interested, you could write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
DB2 9.7: IM 302
Objective: The new DB2 Academic Associate certification is an entry level DBA or a user of any of the DB2 family of products. A DB2 Associate Certified professional is knowledgeable about the fundamental concepts of DB2 9. The database academic associate should have an in-depth knowledge of the basic to intermediate tasks required in day-to-day administration, relational database fundamentals as well as SQL, Database administration tasks, and Data Studio and programming interfaces.
The DB2 9.7 test covers various topics on Compression enhancements, manageability enhancement (MDC tables), PurXML enhancement, High availability, backup, logging, resiliency, recovery enhancement, performance enhancement(Cursor Stability isolation level), workload management, SSL connection, SQL PL enhancement with basic concepts like Working with Databases, Working with SQL, Tables, Views and Data Concurrency