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IBM Associate Certified DBA – Db2 12 for z/OS Fundamentals

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IBM is pleased to announce the release of a new certification – IBM Associate Certified DBA – Db2 12 for z/OS Fundamentals.

This Associate DBA certification is an entry level exam for a user of Db2 12 for z/OS. This individual is knowledgeable about the fundamental concepts of Db2 12 for z/OS through either hands-on experience or formal and informal education. They should have an in-depth knowledge of the basic to intermediate tasks required in day-to-day administration, basic SQL (Structured Query Language), understand how to create databases and database objects, and have a basic knowledge of database security and transaction isolation.

To attain the IBM Associate Certified DBA – Db2 12 for z/OS Fundamentals certification, candidates must pass C1000-122, Db2 12 for z/OS DBA Fundamentals.

This exam consists of the seven sections:

  • Planning
  • Working with SQL and XML
  • Security
  • Operations
  • Data Concurrency
  • Application Design
  • Working with Database Objects

Thank you to all the subject matter experts who worked on the development of this exam.

For more information regarding this exam, visit the IBM Associate Certified DBA – Db2 12 for z/OS Fundamentals certification web page.

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