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The DB2Night Show #67: DB2 Certification Insider Secrets, Tips, & Roadmaps

January 22, 2012, 10:11 am
Posted by Scott in Cross Platform

Special Guest: Roger Sanders
Director, EMC Corporation

Destined for Top 25 of 2012!
Replays available in WMV and M4V formats!

96% of our audience learned something! Our special guest, Roger Sanders, Senior Systems Consultant and Director at EMC Corporation, shared with our audience how DB2 Certification Tests are created, road maps to various certifications (for z/OS and LUW), and provided advice on how to take the tests! If you aspire to obtain DB2 Certifications, you MUST watch this show...

Show Host Scott Hayes Commentary

I imagine most everyone in the DB2 Community knows Roger Sanders. He is a gentleman, kind, wise, and very helpful. I am honored to know him, and thrilled that we could have him as a guest on our show. I personally found it fascinating to learn how the DB2 Certification tests are developed.

In our studio audience attendee survey, we asked the question "In your opinion, do DB2 Certifications prove you know your DB2 Stuff?" Of those that completed the survey, 66% said "Yes" and 34% said "No". I suppose this means that DB2 Certification gets a passing grade. icon_wink

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WMV Format

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Episode #67, 20 January 2012, DB2 Certification Insider Secrets and Tips with guest Roger Sanders

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PDF Slides

We don't ordinarily do this, but Roger was a bit rushed near the end of his speaking time. SO, since his presentation was SO AWESOME, and since he gave us permission to provide his slides, we are providing EXCERPTS of Roger's presentation in PDF format. Now, mind you, we want you to watch the replays, so the PDF excerpt only includes the DB2 Certification Road Maps and some of Roger's Tips for Taking the Tests. For the "Insider Secrets", yes, you have to watch the replay. That said, CLICK HERE for the PDF

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