IBM Academic Initiative provides Training and Certification for the following courses at GIFT:
Objective: The new DB2 Academic Associate certification is an entry level DBA or a user of any of the DB2 family of products. A DB2 Associate Certified professional is knowledgeable about the fundamental concepts of DB2 9. The database academic associate should have an in-depth knowledge of the basic to intermediate tasks required in day-to-day administration, relational database fundamentals as well as SQL, Database administration tasks, and Data Studio and programming interfaces.
The DB2 9.7 test covers various topics on Compression enhancements, manageability enhancement (MDC tables), PurXML enhancement, High availability, backup, logging, resiliency, recovery enhancement, performance enhancement(Cursor Stability isolation level), workload management, SSL connection, SQL PL enhancement with basic concepts like Working with Databases, Working with SQL, Tables, Views and Data Concurrency
Objective: This certification involves a stand-alone entry level test. The Associate Developer provides application development services related to design, implementation, testing, debugging, and deployment of J2EE Web applications and Java applications. The applications typically make use of Servlets, Java Server Pages (JSPs), HTML, and JDBC technology. The Associate Developer applies object-oriented analysis and design techniques, makes proper use of the IBM Rational Web Developer or IBM Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software V6.0 products, and exhibits the ability to use the Java language to develop simple Web applications.
This RAD Certification widely covers topics of Java development, Web Development, Connection with Databases, Debugging and Testing of applications.