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Mainframe: Code DB2 on COBOL Programs for Absolute Beginners

Master the DDL and DML operations on DB2. Code multiple COBOL DB2 Programs. Master the concept of Cursors on DB2

4.53 / 5.0
5762 students5 hours 37 minutes

Created by Sandeep Kumar, offered on Udemy

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This Course is NOT a DB2 DBA COURSE and is not related to Database administration 


Why should I Learn DB2  on Mainframe?

  • Most of the projects on IBM Mainframe requires DB2 Knowledge.
  • Most of the Projects uses COBOL DB2 Programs.
  • If you know DB2 , it adds value to your career and resume.

Is this Course for DB2 DBA?

No, this Course is for Developers who work on IBM Mainframe. This Course covers major DDL operations from developers point of view(not DBA's Point of view), DML Operations, Keys, Index and executing COBOL DB2 Programs.

Does this course covers any CICS?

At this moment, this course does not cover any topic related to CICS. 

Which topics are covered in this Course?

  • This Course Covers DB2 operations on COBOL programs for Mainframe Developers.
  • Students will get trained on how to execute a COBOL DB2 Program.
  • The concept of DB2 cursors are covered in detail.
  • Major DDL and DML operations are illustrated with lots of examples.
  • The concept of Keys and Indexes are covered with examples.

What you will learn

  • Create and Execute COBOL DB2 Programs with Ease
  • Master the concepts of Cursor
  • Develop and Design their own tables using DDL operations on Mainframe
  • Students will be able to perform all DML operations like INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE and SELECT on table.
  • Maximize the knowledge on SQL operations
  • Students will be trained to create Indexes and Keys


  • You must have a Mainframe id to practice DB2 on Mainframe
  • You should know the basics of TSO/ISPf, JCL and COBOL. If not, I recommend you to enroll for "Mainframe: The Complete TSO/ISPF Course from Beginner to Expert", "Mainframe: The Complete JCL Course from Beginner to Expert" and "Mainframe: The Complete COBOL Course from Beginner to Expert" first and then enroll for this course.
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  • Price: $94.99
  • Platform: Udemy
  • Language: English
  • 5 hours 37 minutes
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bestcourses score: 7.5/10

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