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IBM InfoSphere DataStage Essentials (v11.5)

  • Tuition USD $3,300 GSA  $2,569.27
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 240 Ratings
  • Course Code KM204G
  • Duration 4 days
  • Available Formats Classroom, Virtual
KM204G - IBM InfoSphere DataStage Essentials

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IBM InfoSphere DataStage Essentials (v11.5) - SPVC (2M204G-SPVC)

This course enables the project administrators and ETL developers to acquire the skills necessary to develop parallel jobs in DataStage. The emphasis is on developers. Only administrative functions that are relevant to DataStage developers are fully discussed. Students will learn to create parallel jobs that access sequential and relational data and combine and transform the data using functions and other job components.

Skills Gained

  • Describe the uses of DataStage and the DataStage workflow
  • Describe the Information Server architecture and how DataStage fits within it
  • Describe the Information Server and DataStage deployment options
  • Use the Information Server Web Console and the DataStage Administrator client to create DataStage users and to configure the DataStage environment
  • Import and export DataStage objects to a file
  • Import table definitions for sequential files and relational tables
  • Design, compile, run, and monitor DataStage parallel jobs
  • Design jobs that read and write to sequential files
  • Describe the DataStage parallel processing architecture
  • Design jobs that combine data using joins and lookups
  • Design jobs that sort and aggregate data
  • Implement complex business logic using the DataStage Transformer stage
  • Debug DataStage jobs using the DataStage PX Debugger

Who Can Benefit

Project administrators and ETL developers responsible for data extraction and transformation using DataStage.

Prerequisites

  • Basic knowledge of Windows operating system
  • Familiarity with database access techniques

Course Details

Course Outline

1. Introduction to DataStage
2. Deployment
3. DataStage Administration
4. Work with Metadata
5. Create Parallel Jobs
6. Access Sequential Data
7. Partitioning and Collecting Algorithms
8. Combine Data
9. Group Processing Stages
10. Transformer Stage
11. Repository Functions
12. Work with Relational Data
13. Control Jobs

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

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As a vendor-authorized training partner, we offer a curriculum that our partners have vetted. We use the same course materials and facilitate the same labs as our vendor-delivered training. These courses are considered the gold standard and, as such, are priced accordingly.

Is the training too basic, or will you go deep into technology?

It depends on your requirements, your role in your company, and your depth of knowledge. The good news about many of our learning paths, you can start from the fundamentals to highly specialized training.

How up-to-date are your courses and support materials?

We continuously work with our vendors to evaluate and refresh course material to reflect the latest training courses and best practices.

Are your instructors seasoned trainers who have deep knowledge of the training topic?

ExitCertified instructors have an average of 27 years of practical IT experience. They have also served as consultants for an average of 15 years. To stay up to date, instructors will at least spend 25 percent of their time learning new emerging technologies and courses.

Do you provide hands-on training and exercises in an actual lab environment?

Lab access is dependent on the vendor and the type of training you sign up for. However, many of our top vendors will provide lab access to students to test and practice. The course description will specify lab access.

Will you customize the training for our company’s specific needs and goals?

We will work with you to identify training needs and areas of growth.  We offer a variety of training methods, such as private group training, on-site of your choice, and virtually. We provide courses and certifications that are aligned with your business goals.

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Will I get access to content after I complete a course?

You will get access to the PDF of course books and guides, but access to the recording and slides will depend on the vendor and type of training you receive.

Having never used data stage I feel that because of the depth of the course that I am ready to start using it in the real world.

I enjoyed the course and gathered new information regarding DataStage and the development of jobs within. Thank you.

Lance, the instructor, done an incredible job delivering this material in a way that was engaging and informative.

Excellent training - great documentation to take with us. Instructor was really great at answering everyone's questions even if they were work project specific.

The materials provided in the training was very helpful.

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