Appendix A. Getting Certified

Now that you’ve read this book, how can you be sure that you’ve “learned DB2 Universal Database in 21 Days”? The easiest way to verify this to yourself and the world is to take and pass one or more of the DB2 certification exams. After studying from this book, you should now be able to pass Exam 700: DB2 UDB V8.1 Family Fundamentals.

The best thing about passing Exam 700 is that it will earn you a certification. Yes, one exam, one certification. By passing Exam 700, you will earn an IBM Certified Database Associate certification.

What Is Certification?

What is certification? Certification is a tool to help objectively measure your performance on a given job at a defined skill level. The DB2 certification program consists ...

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