Ready to validate your skills and demonstrate your IBM DB2 9 proficiency with Information Management Professional Certification? The IBM DB2 9 Application Developer Exam (733) is now ready for you to take to prove to yourself and others that your skills are current. Here are some crucial details about the exam:
Length: 70 questionsPassing score: 55%Duration: 90 minutes
Job Role Description:An IBM Certified Application Developer is an intermediate or advanced level application developer specializing in creating applications that run on any of the DB2 platforms: Linux, UNIX (including AIX, HP-UX, and Sun Solaris), and Windows, z/OS, s/390, and iSeries. This individual has strong skills in all common programming tasks as well as strong skills in one or more of the specialty areas: embedded SQL programming, ODBC/CLI programming, .NET programming or Java programming.
Prerequisites:To attain the IBM Certified Application Developer – DB2 9 certification, candidates must pass two exams (730 and 733) or be certified as an IBM Certified Database Associate - DB2 Universal Database V8.1 (exam 700) and pass exam 733.
* section 1 Database objects and Programming Methods 16% * section 2 Data Manipulation 26% * section 3 XML Data Manipulation 10% * section 4 Embedded SQL Programming 4% * section 5 ODBC/CLI Programming 4% * section 6 .NET Programming 7% * section 7 Java Programming 7% * section 8 Advanced Programming 14% * section 9 User Defined Routines 12%
Study Materials:Self Study Preparation TutorialsOn-line Professional Certification Assessment ExamsTake an IBM Exam at Thompson PrometricTake an IBM Exam at Pearson VUE
Suggested Redbooks that can help prepare for specific areas of the exam:
* DB2 9 pureXML Guide
* DB2 Express-C: The Developer Handbook for XML, PHP, C/C++, Java, and .NET
* DB2 UDB for z/OS Version 8: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know, ... and More
* DB2 for z/OS Stored Procedures: Through the CALL and Beyond
For additional information, see the Information Management Certification website.