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DB2 10 for z/OS Implementation Workshop

Vendor# CV861G

GK# 9303

Course Overview

This course is for installers of DB2 9 z/OS and/or migration to DB2 10 for z/OS using the Install CLIST. You are involved in lectures that explain DB2 10 components and pointers, and the processes used to install or migrate from DB2 9 for z/OS. To reinforce the lectures, a series of labs are provided to give you hands-on experience installing DB2 9 for z/OS and migrating to DB2 10 for z/OS.

The hands-on labs include exercises to:

  • Install DB2 9 for z/OS subsystem
  • Verify with the sample applications
  • Perform parameter updates
  • Migrate to DB2 10 conversion mode
  • Fall back to DB2 9 for z/OS
  • Migrate again to DB2 10 conversion mode
  • Enable new function mode
  • Verify with the sample applications
  • Precompile option NEWFUN(V9)

Delivery Format Options

  • Classroom Live

    Classroom Live

    Receive face-to-face instruction at one of our training center locations.


    $3695 CAD

    5 day

  • Virtual Classroom Live

    Virtual Classroom Live

    Experience expert-led online training from the convenience of your home, office or anywhere with an Internet connection.


    $3695 CAD

    5 day

  • Private Group Training

    Private Group Training

    Train your entire team in a private, coordinated professional development session at the location of your choice.

    Receive private training for teams online and in-person.

Request a date or location for this course.

What You'll Learn

  • Prepare z/OS TSO environment to run the Install CLIST
  • Provide appropriate parameters for the Install CLIST
  • Execute the Install CLIST
  • Define DB2 10 for z/OS
  • Define VSAM catalog and alias
  • Define system data sets and databases
  • Initialize system data sets and databases
  • Define DB2 10 for z/OS initialization parameters
  • Define user authorization exits
  • Record DB2 10 for z/OS data to SMF
  • Establish subsystem security
  • Verify the installation
  • Update subsystem parameters
  • Create a new ZPARM
  • Migrate DB2 9 for z/OS to DB2 10 for z/OS Conversion Mode
  • Enable DB2 10 for z/OS New Function Mode
  • Verify migration


  • Database Administration (CV831) or equivalent Work experience in a z/OS environment
  • System Administration (CV851)

The following prerequisites are suggested:

  • The basic concepts and facilities of DB2
  • The basic concepts of Structured Query Language (SQL)
  • z/OS Time Sharing Option (TSO) and the z/OS interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
  • Defining and allocating MVS data sets using z/OS job control language (JCL) or equivalent experience

Who Needs To Attend

This intermediate course is for anyone responsible for maintaining, installing or migrating DB2 9 for z/OS to DB2 10 for z/OS, or installing DB2 10 for z/OS.

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