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KM520G – IBM InfoSphere DataStage engine Administration for Information Server

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This course teaches Information Server and/or DataStage administrators to configure, manage, and monitor the DataStage Engine which plays a crucial role in Information Server.  It not only runs high performance parallel ETL jobs designed and built in DataStage.  It also supports other Information Server products including Information Analyzer, QualityStage, and Data Click.  After introducing DataStage parallel jobs and the Engine that runs them, the course describes DataStage project configuration, the Engine’s development and runtime environments, and the Engine’s data source connectivity.  In addition the course explains how to import and export DataStage objects, how to run and monitor DataStage jobs through the command line and GUI, and how to use some important Engine utilities.

Course Length: 1 day(s)

Course Price: $800 CAD

Available Course Formats:

  • In-class
  • Instructor Led Online
  • Self-Paced Virtual Classroom

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Course: KM520G – IBM InfoSphere DataStage engine Administration for Information Server

Unit 1: Introduction to the Information Server (DataStage) Engine

  • Information Server architecture
  • How the DataStage Engine is used in Information Server
  • DataStage Engine features

Unit 2: Elements of a DataStage job

  • Anatomy of a DataStage parallel job
  • Explore the elements of an example DataStage job, including its stages and job parameters
  • Understand the OSH that is generated by the job during compile

Unit 3: Engine architecture

  • Partition parallelism
  • Runtime architecture
  • Configuration files
  • The “Score”

Unit 4: Engine project configuration

  • DataStage project authorizations
  • Runtime Column Propagation (RCP)
  • Environment variables

Unit 5: Configuring database connectivity

  • Configuring ODBC data sources
  • Configuring native database connections

Unit 6: Running DataStage jobs

  • Running jobs from the command line
  • Monitoring jobs in Director and the Operations Console
  • Workload management
  • Starting and stopping the Engine

Unit 7: Engine utilities

  • Data set utilities
  • Multiple job compile
  • Resource estimation tool

Unit 8: Importing and exporting DataStage objects

  • DataStage Designer exports and imports
  • Command line exports and imports

Audience

This course is recommended for those who will be administering Information Server and DataStage.

Prerequisites

It is recommend that students take KM510 “IBM InfoSphere Administrative Tasks for Information Server v11.5” course.

Instructor Led In Classroom

Newcomp can directly deliver  IBM Business Analytics courses for Business Intelligence, Performance Management, and IBM Advanced Analytics through the use of in-class training facilities.

Currently,  in-class courses are offered in Markham, Ottawa, Vancouver, Halifax, and Edmonton. Please note that classes can be added to new areas based on demand.

Instructor Led Online

Students receive the same quality as an in-class course, with a live instructor and the ability to participate in hands-on labs through real-life examples

ILOs help cut costs by reducing time and travel as they can be taken from home or the office and require only the use of a computer, high-speed wired internet and a headset.

Self Paced

Students can receive the same high-quality training, with the same courseware at their own speed and schedule with SPVC.  Individuals with busy schedules can complete a course over a 30-day timeframe at a lower price than in-class or ILO courses. Please note that there is no live interaction with an instructor in this format.