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CL451G – DB2 11 BLU Acceleration Implementation and Use

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This course is intended for Data Administrators preparing to use DB2 BLU Acceleration facilities of DB2 11.1 for Linux, UNIX and Windows systems.

The course covers concepts and facilities of the BLU Acceleration feature of DB2 11,  including loading data into column-organized tables,  and monitoring the processing of SQL statements that access the tables.

The DB2 10.5 Fix Pack 4, referred to as Cancun, added support for Shadow tables, a new type of Materialized Query Table, and also Column-organized User Maintained MQT tables.  With DB2 11.1, BLU Acceleration can be used in a clustered multiple database partition DB2 environment.

This course includes a lecture and demonstration that allows students to create a set of column-organized tables from an existing set of row-organized tables and execute and analyze the performance of BLU Acceleration in a MPP database.

The lab demonstrations are performed using DB2 LUW 11.1 for Linux.

Course Length: 2 day(s)

Course Price: $1670 CAD

Available Course Formats:

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

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Course: CL451G – DB2 11 BLU Acceleration Implementation and Use

Course Outline

Topics Covered:
- BLU Acceleration Concepts
- BLU Acceleration Implementation and Use
- Implementing Shadow Tables and BLU MQTs
- DB2 BLU MPP support

Audience:

This is an advanced course for DB2 LUW experienced database administrators who support DB2 for UNIX, Windows, and Linux databases and want to learn more about the DB2 with BLU acceleration capabilities in DB2 11.1. These skills can also be utilized to support cloud based databases using DB2 on Cloud or IBM dashDB.

Prerequisites:

Participants should have completed one of the following courses:
o DB2 11.1 Administration Workshop for Linux (CL206)
o DB2 11.1 Quickstart for Experienced Relational DBAs (CL486)

Instructor Led In Classroom

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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.