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Course Catalog » Database Curriculum

Managing Db2 Operations V10

4 hours



The Managing Db2 Operations course looks at Db2 from an Operations viewpoint, describing Db2 startup and shutdown, common operator tasks, message interpretation and restart and recovery considerations. A number of commands used to analyze the status of Db2 components are discussed as well as the facilities associated with backup, recovery and restart.


Operations staff responsible for monitoring and managing Db2.


Basic knowledge of Data Processing concepts

Completion of the Db2 Fundamentals course, or equivalent knowledge


After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  • Define the general Db2 tasks performed by the Operator
  • Identify how to start and stop the Db2 subsystem
  • Display Db2 status and attributes
  • Identify how to backup, recover and restart the Db2 subsystem

Course Content

General Db2 Operations

Understanding Db2 Implementation

Db2 Startup Parameters

Common Operator Tasks

Entering Db2 Operator Commands

Interpreting Db2 Messages

Starting and Stopping Db2

Db2 Restart and Recovery Overview

Monitoring and Resolving Db2 Operational Problems

Displaying Database Status and Attributes

Starting and Stopping a Database

Displaying Buffer Pool Status

Displaying Utility Activity

Displaying Log Status

Displaying the Status of Threads

Canceling Threads

Modifying Log Defaults

Terminating Utilities

Identifying and Resolving Db2 System Problems

Db2 Problem Scenarios

Gathering Data for Problem Diagnosis

Running Db2 Dumps

Starting and Stopping Db2 Traces

Db2 Backup

Db2 Recovery Processes

Managing Db2 Operations Mastery Test

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