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Db2 for LUW fundamentals course

Db2 for Linux, Unix and Windows (Db2 for LUW in short; previously also called Db2 UDB) is a database platform of IBM. (For the IBM mainframe platform, see Db2 for z/OS fundamentals course instead.) This course is on level with version 10.5.In this the course the participant learns:

This course combined with the course SQL and relational databases fundamentals gives you a complete view on Db2 for LUW as an RDBMS and learns you the basic skills to get going with this data platform.


No public sessions are currently scheduled. We will be pleased to set up an on-site course or to schedule an extra public session (in case of a sufficient number of candidates). Interested? Please contact ABIS.

Intended for

Users and developers who are dealing (directly or indirectly) with Db2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows objects and data.

This fundamentals course can also be interesting as an introduction course for system managers and database administrators who are NOT familiar with Db2, and as such is a stepping-stone to the course Db2 for LUW DBA - Core competences.


Knowledge of concepts of relational databases and SQL (see course SQL and relational databases fundamentals) is expected. You can test your knowledge and current SQL skills by filling out the online self-test.

Main topics

Training method

Classroom instruction with exercises.


3 days.

Course leader

Koen De Backer, Kris Van Thillo.

Global score

3.9/5 (based on 82 evaluations)


goede informatieve cursus, wel veel stof voor 3 dagen (, )
uitstekende cursus, Koen geeft duidelijk en uitgebreid informatie (, )
Geeft voldoende inzicht in DB2 op Luw. (, )
Prima cursus, past goed bij fundamentals. Voorkennis van de DB2 mf en begrippen kwam wel goed uit. (, )
goede verhoudingen cursusstof en oefening (, )
Prima cursus gegeven door Koen, met kennis van zaken. (, )
prima gegeven. Lokaal was erg warm (, )
Zeer tevreden over de cursus. Geeft een redelijk volledig high-level overview. Er is duidelijk nog meer te leren, maar dat is dan voor de volgende cursus... (, )
Verhouding oefening, uitleg zou anders mogen. Docent weet veel van het onderwerp. (, )
Had graag eerder oefeningen gehad na uitleg van bepaalde theorie. Theorie was nu lang voordat er een oefening was (, )

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