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Need Cross-Platform Data Access? This Book Can Help

by Anne Grubb May 30, 2018 0 Comments

Extract, Transform, and Load with SQL Server Integration Services, now available from MC Press, shows you how to build a handy, reusable cross-platform data access solution using familiar software tools—SSIS, Visual Studio, and others—to access data on SQL Server, IBM Db2, Oracle, or any platform that supports OLE DB or ODBC.

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What's New: DB2 12 for z/OS--The #1 Enterprise Database

by Anne Grubb October 18, 2016 0 Comments

Preview the next version of IBM DB2 for z/OS--DB2 12! Written by technical experts on IBM's DB2 for z/OS team, DB2 12 for z/OS--The #1 Enterprise Database provides a high-level tour of DB2's new capabilities, especially in enterprise analytics, mobile, and cloud, and performance.

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Book Review: Database Design and SQL for DB2

by Anne Grubb August 08, 2016 0 Comments

If you have time for just one book to begin your journey into SQL on the IBM i, Database Design and SQL for DB2 is that book. It provides everything an IBM i programmer needs in order to become productive with SQL, particularly in an ILE RPG environment.

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Book Review: DB2 10.5 Fundamentals for LUW--Certification Study Guide (Exam 615)

by Anne Grubb August 02, 2016 0 Comments

DB2 10.5 Fundamentals for LUW: Certification Study Guide (Exam 615), by DB2 expert Roger Sanders, will be extremely valuable to IBM DB2 database administrators who are preparing to take IBM test C2090-615: DB2 10.5 Fundamentals for LUW. It is a also a useful DB2 for LUW reference book.

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What's New: DB2 11 for z/OS Database Administration--Certification Study Guide (Exam 312)

by Anne Grubb July 19, 2016 0 Comments

Are you a DB2 11 for z/OS DBA who will take IBM certification exam 312? Then you'll want this must-have new test prep book by Susan Lawson. DB2 11 for z/OS Database Administration--Certification Study Guide (Exam 312) is an essential guide that covers the 6 key areas every DB2 for z/OS DBA must to know to pass IBM Professional Certification Program test C2090-312.

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What's New: DB2 10.5 DBA for LUW Upgrade from DB2 10.1--Certification Study Notes (Exam 311)

by Anne Grubb July 14, 2016 0 Comments

The newest title in MC Press' DB2 Certification series is a concise, budget-friendly option for DB2 professionals who are preparing for IBM DB2 certification exam 311. The book--DB2 10.5 DBA for LUW Upgrade from DB2 10.1--Certification Study Notes (Exam 311)--is by DB2 expert Roger E. Sanders, who has helped develop 23 DB2 certification exams. In the book, you'll find a thorough review of all the key areas covered on the exam: DB2 10.5 overview, DB2 server management, physical design, and more.

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Book Review: DB2 10.1/10.5 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Database Administration: Certification Guide

by Anne Grubb May 09, 2016 0 Comments

If you’re looking for a book that presents a well-rounded overview of DB2 for LUW and you’d like to know what’s new in versions 10.1 and 10.5, look no further. DB2 10.1/10.5 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Database Administration: Certification Study Guide (Exams 611 and 311) can serve as a training guide for a beginner, a DB2 certification preparation tool for an advancing professional, or a reference guide for a database expert.

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What's New: DB2 10.5 Fundamentals for LUW Certification Study Guide

by Anne Grubb May 03, 2016 0 Comments

New from MC Press: The latest DB2 Certification Study Guide, by Roger E. Sanders. For DB2 for LUW DBAs who want to pass exam 615 in IBM's certification program, this book is the most complete exam preparation resource available.

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