DB2(R) Universal Database for OS/390 V7.1 Application Certification Guide (IBM DB2 Certification Guide Series) - page 2


 
   
   
  Table of Contents
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DB2 Universal Database for OS/390 v7.1 Application Certification Guide
By Susan Lawson
 
Publisher : Prentice Hall PTR
Pub Date : November 26, 2002
ISBN : 0-13-100771-8
Pages : 624
Slots : 2  


IBM's definitive DB2 UDB V7.1 application development reference and exam study guide for the OS/390 and z/OS platforms.

  • An official IBM self-study guide for the DB2 UDB V7.1 Family Application Development Exam (#514)

  • Expert DB2 programming tips, techniques, and guidelines from application development experts

  • Covers data structures, SQL, stored procedures, programming/language environments, debugging, tuning, and more

  • CD-ROM contains complete DB2 application development sample exam

  • The definitive, authoritative guide to DB2 OS/390 application development certification

  • Covers data structures, SQL, stored procedures, programming/language environments, debugging, tuning, and much more

  • Includes a full section on object-relational programming and other advanced techniques

  • Sample test questions help you prepare for the IBM DB2 UDB V7.1 Family Application Development Exam (#514)

IBM DB2 UDB Version 7.1 for OS/390 and z/OS delivers unparalleled performance, scalability, and reliability in today's enterprise business environments. Now, there's a complete, authoritative guide to developing applications with DB2 UDB V7.1 in both OS/390 and z/OS environmentsand preparing for the IBM DB2 UDB V7.1 Family Application Development Exam (#514).

This comprehensive day-to-day guide to DB2 UDB application development is also the only book that delivers the depth of knowledge professionals need to pass IBM's challenging application development exam for the OS/390 and z/OS platforms.

IBM Gold Consultant Susan Lawson presents hundreds of useful tips, practical techniques, and expert guidelines for every facet of DB2 UDB application development and every stage of the development process for both OS/390 and z/OS platforms. Coverage includes:

  • Foundations for effective DB2 development, including an overview of the DB2 UDB product family and DB2 for OS/390 data structures

  • SQL: basic concepts and coding techniques through advanced OLAP features, star schemas, and star joins

  • Stored procedures, including the SQL procedure language and IBM's Stored Procedure Builder

  • Best practices for application testing, debugging, and performance tuning

  • The full range of DB2 development tools, including ODBC/CLI, Java(tm), COBOL, C, C++, REXX, CAF, CICS, and RRSAF

  • Object-relational programming, including user-defined functions, user -defined data types, and triggers

  • In-depth coverage of locking and concurrency

Whether you're developing for DB2 UDB V7.1 in an OS/390 or z/OS environment, managing DB2 UDB V7.1 application development, preparing for DB2 UDB V7.1 Family Application Development, or all three, DB2 UDB for OS/390 Version 7.1 Application Certification Guide will be your single


 
   
   
  Table of Contents
  Index
  Examples
DB2 Universal Database for OS/390 v7.1 Application Certification Guide
By Susan Lawson
 
Publisher : Prentice Hall PTR
Pub Date : November 26, 2002
ISBN : 0-13-100771-8
Pages : 624
Slots : 2   Copyright
    IBM DB2 Certification Guide Series
    Acknowledgments
    Preface
      Part 1: Introduction to DB2 UDB for OS/390 and z/OS
      Part 2: Structured Query Language
      Part 3: Developing Applications
      Part 4: Programming and Language Environments
      Part 5: Advanced Programming Functions
    Part 1.  Introduction to DB2 UDB for OS/390 and z/OS
      Chapter 1.  Product Overview
      DB2 and E-Business
      DB2 Universal Database
      DB2 Middleware and Connectivity
      DB2 Application Development
      DB2 Administration
      Data Management Tools
      Summary
      Additional Product Resources
      Chapter 2.  Database Objects
      Understanding Data Structures
      Managing Database Objects
      Database Design and Implementation
      Access to DB2 Objects
      Summary
      Additional Resources
    Part 2.  Structured Query Language
      Chapter 3.  Basic SQL Coding
      Data Retrieval
      Data Modification
      Summary
      Additional Resources
      Chapter 4.  Advanced SQL Coding
      Subqueries
      Unions
      Nested Table Expressions
      Joins
      CASE Expressions
      Row Expressions
      OLAP Features
      Summary
      Additional Resources
    Part 3.  Developing Applications
      Chapter 5.  Using SQL in an Application Program
      DB2 Application Development Environment
      Delimiting SQL in a Program
      Declaring Table and View Definitions
      Host Variables and Host Structures
      SQL Execution Validation
      Using Cursors
      Using Dynamic SQL
      Summary
      Additional Resources
      Chapter 6.  Binding an Application Program
      Precompile and Bind
      Plan or Package Ownership
      Summary
      Additional Resources
      Chapter 7.  Application Program Features
      Application Program Features
      Commit, Rollback, and Savepoint
      Global Transactions
      Global Temporary Tables
      Fetch for Limited Rows
      Identity Columns
      Chapter 8.  Stored Procedures
      Stored Procedures
      Benefits
      Writing Stored Procedures
      Defining Stored Procedures
      Execution Environments
      SQL Procedure Language
      Stored Procedure Builder
      Summary
      Additional Resources
      Chapter 9.  Testing and Debugging Applications
      Establishing a Test Environment
      Debugging Application Programs
      Locating the Problem
      Testing and Debugging Stored Procedures
      Summary
      Additional Resources
      Chapter 10.  Accessing Distributed Data
      Distributed Data
      Coding Methods for Distributed Data
      Programming Considerations
      Remote Query Performance
      Summary
      Additional Distributed Resources
    Part 4.  Programming and Language Environments
      Chapter 11.  ODBC/CLI Programming
      Embedded Dynamic Versus Call-Level Interface
      The DB2 ODBC Environment
      Handles
      Database Connections
      Transaction Control
      Executing SQL Statements
      Retrieving Results
      ODBC Stored Procedures
      Error Handling and Problem Determination
      Sample Program
      Summary
      Additional Resources
      Chapter 12.  DB2 Traditional Programming
      COBOL
      C and C++
      REXX
      Summary
      Additional Resources
      Chapter 13.  Java Programming
      DB2 and Java
      JDBC
      SQLJ
      Design Guidelines for Applications
      Java Stored Procedures and UDFs
      Summary
      Additional Resources
      Chapter 14.  Attachment Programming
      Attachments
      TSO
      CICS
      IMS
      Call Attachment Facility
      RRSAF
      Summary
      Additional Resources
    Part 5.  Advanced Programming Functions
      Chapter 15.  Object-Relational Programming
      Triggers
      Object-Relational Extensions
      Extenders
      LOB and Extender Usage
      Enabling Extenders
      Summary
      Additional Resources
      Chapter 16.  Locking and Concurrency
      Locking Data
      Avoiding Locks
      System Parameters
      Claims and Drains
      Locking Issues and Problems
      Summary
      Additional Resources
      Chapter 17.  Application Performance and Optimization
      Elements of Performance
      Tuning Guidelines
      Access Paths and Optimization
      Designing Indexes for Performance
      Query Parallelism
      Database Monitoring
      Tracing Problems in DB2
      Using DISPLAY Commands
      Summary
      Additional Resources
      Appendix A.  IBM Certified Solutions ExpertDB2 UDB Family Application Development
      Certification Test Objectives
      Sample Test
      Chapter B.  Resources
      DB2 Universal Database Server for OS/390 v7 Product Libraries
      Chapter C.  DB2CERT Database DDL
    Index

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