I'm interested in doing certification in DB2 administration for OS/390. I would like to master the subject, not just get the certification.
Well, the best way to master any subject is by doing it. So, with that in mind, you should secure a position where you have access to
and need to work with it to perform your job. But, I'm guessing that your objective is to get a job and that you are looking to get certified to obtain one.
If that is the case, then there are some steps you can take. First of all, consider obtaining the following books for study and reference:
DB2 Developer's Guide, 5th edition by Craig S. Mullins
Db2 For The Z/os Version 8 Certification by Susan Lawson
DB2 Universal Database for OS/390 v7.1 Application Certification Guide by Susan Lawson
You should also download, and review, all of the DB2 for z/OS manuals from the
IBM Web site
. Additionally, regularly review the in-depth technical articles published by IBM at its
Other good Web sites to bookmark and review include
DB2 for OS390
Regarding your final question, I would say that the best way to obtain my
DBA book is via amazon.com
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