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DB2 9 is a leading-edge hybrid data server that offers optimum storage, scalability, and availability. DB2 pureScale is a new technology primarily optimized for scale-out transactional processing clusters in an active-active manner. This succinct guide will show you how DB2 with pureScale can provide you transparent application scalability, the ability to deliver agile-like computing to your transaction systems, and extreme availability.

 

Want even more information about DB2 pureScale?  See the blog entry I wrote in August: More on DB2 pureScale.

 

Susan

Take a class: IBM solidDB Universal Cache Fundamentals

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 Kate’s blog lists all the Sunday courses that are offered this year at the IBM Information on Demand Conference, but I want to go into more detail for a few of these sessions.

 

Today I’ll mention this class:

IBM solidDB Universal Cache Fundamentals (E5903) with Marko Milek and John Seery
Discover the relational in-memory database technology and high-speed advanced replication components which comprise the solidDB Universal Cache.

First of all, this and the other pre-conference classes take place only on Sunday October 24 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. This is a special one-day offering being presented on Sunday, October 24,2010 in conjunction with the IBM Information on Demand 2010 Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. Registration for the IOD Conference is NOT required to attend this Sunday class.

This training course is designed to introduce you to the relational in-memory database technology and high-speed advanced replication components which comprise the solidDB Universal Cache. This is the industry's first relational, in-memory caching technology that accelerates industry leading databases such as DB2, Informix, Oracle, SQL Server, and Sybase. Specific focus through in-depth lecture, examples, and use cases, will be put on the following topics: in-memory architecture, administration, installation and configuration, caching, performance, high availability, monitoring, diagnostics, and troubleshooting.

 

This training is designed to introduce you to the concepts a test candidate must know in order to take and pass the IBM solidDB and IBM solidDB Universal Cache certification exam (Exam 5550). The material for this course is aligned with the 5550 exam objectives.

 

Following aspects of the solidDB product family are addressed in the course:

  • Architecture
  • Administration
  • Installation and configuration
  • Database caching
  • High-availability
  • Performance
  • Monitoring, diagnostics and troubleshooting

Space is limited, so register now!

 

Susan

MC Press’ semi-annual Scratch & Dent Sale starts TODAY

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MC Press is the publisher of DB2’s highly successful Certification Study Guide series.  Today they have started their semi-annual Scratch & Dent sale with savings of 40% to 75% off of list price.

You are the first to be made aware of this sale, so take a look!  Included in the list of books this time are several DB2 titles.

 

Here are the titles that I selfishly recommend:

Administering Informix Dynamic ServerAdministering Informix Dynamic ServerThe comprehensive resource for Informix Dynamic Server.

Administering Informix Dynamic Server
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DB2 9 for DevelopersDB2 9 for DevelopersLearn the “why” and “how” of a well-designed and well-implemented DB2 database.

DB2 9 for Developers
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DB2 9 FundamentalsDB2 9 FundamentalsPrepare for IBM Exam 730 by learning from one of the world's leading experts and an active participant in the creation of the exam.

DB2 9 Fundamentals
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DB2 9 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Database Administration Certification Study GuideDB2 9 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Database Administration Certification Study GuidePrepare for IBM Exam 731 by learning from one of the world's leading experts and an active participant in the creation of the exam.

DB2 9 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Database Administration Certification Study Guide
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DB2 9 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Database Administration Certification Upgrade Exam Study GuideDB2 9 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Database Administration Certification Upgrade Exam Study GuidePrepare for IBM Exam 736 by learning from one of the world's leading experts and an active participant in the creation of the exam.

DB2 9 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Database Administration Certification Upgrade Exam Study Guide
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DB2 9 for z/OS Database AdministrationDB2 9 for z/OS Database AdministrationPrepare for IBM Certification Exam 732 by learning from experts who helped write the exam.

DB2 9 for z/OS Database Administration
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DB2 9 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Advanced Database Administration Certification Study GuideDB2 9 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Advanced Database Administration Certification Study GuidePrepare for IBM Exam 734 by learning from two of the world's leading experts and an active participants in the creation of the exam.

DB2 9 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Advanced Database Administration Certification Study Guide
5093-dPrice: $64.95On Sale: $38.97

 

If you are interested in DB2 Certifications, and are attending the IBM Information on Demand Conference, make sure you read Kate’s blog about the FREE Certification Testing

 

Susan