Designed especially for Oracle professionals, this two-day session covers the Oracle compatibility features in IBM DB2 9.7 and includes a demonstration of the migration process to DB2. This workshop also compares Oracle and DB2 technologies to help you understand the similarities and differences. Through this workshop, you can build skills and become certified on IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows. In fact, you may discover that your Oracle and PL/SQL knowledge can make it easy to extend your skills to DB2. This workshop is based on new features in IBM DB2 that make it easy to: Leverage existing PL/SQL knowledge Migrate applications Reduce enablement costs Support an expanded set of vendor platforms Help lower the total cost of ownership At the end of the first day, attendees can take the "M45 IBM Information Management DB2 Technical Mastery Test" at no charge. Those who have successfully passed the M45 test are also encouraged to take the "730 DB2 9 Family Fundamentals Certification Exam" during the workshop at no charge. Note that the workshop and exams presume previous knowledge and experience with PL/SQL and Oracle databases.
Event highlights DB2 basics, focusing on similarities and differences of Oracle database DB2 tools DB2 autonomic features Storage compression Application enablement with Oracle database compatibility features Data concurrency Security
Prerequisites Basic knowledge of SQL and Oracle database product and administration tasks.