DBT544 - DB2

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Subject Title

Subject Description
This subject provides an in-depth look at DB2 Universal Database for the AS/400, the most widely used multi-user relational database in the world. This subject will start with a brief look at the native interface which includes logical, physical and field reference files and then focus on the SQL/400 interface which includes Data Definition Language, Data Manipulation Language, Embedded SQL/400, Stored Procedures and the SQL Procedure language, Journaling and Commitment Control and ODBC. Advanced topics include Database Constraints, File Overrides, Trigger Programs, Database security, Backup and Recovery, the Universal Database and Operations Navigator.

Credit Status
1 credit in the CPA Programs.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Create a User Defined Function

2. Create and use field reference files

3. Create files with Data Description Specifications and SQL

4. Use Operations Navigator to manage objects in a database

5. Access Database files from a COBOL program or RPGIV program

6. Use security mechanisms to control access to a DB2/400 Database

7. Embed SQL/400 DML statements in a program

8. Code a COBOL or RPGIV trigger program

9. Preserve transaction integrity in a multi-user DB environment using table and row locking and Commit/Rollback techniques

10. Use Interactive SQL on the AS/400

11. Work with journalling, Backup and Recovery

12. Use SQL Procedural Language and Create a Stored Procedure

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