IBM United States
Software Announcement 201-204
July 3, 2001

Developer Marketing: NETg Delivers Course Enhancements to IT Education Offerings

 ENUS201-204.PDF (25KB)


At a Glance

Through this series of curricula from National Education and Training Group, Inc. (NETg):

  • Understand e-commerce concepts
  • Become familiar with relational databases and the Structured Query Language (SQL) and PL/SQL programming languages
  • Study basic administration tasks for an Oracle Database Administrator (DBA)
  • Gain certification as an Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)

Overview

This new series of curricula from National Education and Training Group, Inc. (NETg) offers insight in e-commerce, relational databases, administrative tasks, and Oracle training. Curriculum CD titles include:

  • e-Commerce Curriculum (Version II)
  • Introduction to Oracle: SQL and PL/SQL Using Procedure Builder Curriculum (Version III)
  • Complete Oracle8 Certified Database Administrator Curriculum (Version III)
  • Complete Oracle Certified Application Developer Track for Developer/2000 Release 2 Curriculum (Version IV)

The products in this announcement are available as part of the IBM National Remarketing Program. Product information has been provided by the program supplier, NETg.

For a brief description of these products, call IBM Learning Services at 800-IBM-TEACH (426-8322), or visit the IBM Learning Services Web site at:

Key Prerequisites

  • IBM-compatible PC with:
    • A 133 MHz Pentium™, or higher, processor
    • A CD-ROM drive
    • An SVGA 256-color display
  • Windows® 3.1, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows NT®, or Windows Me

Planned Availability Date

July 5, 2001

Description

e-Commerce Curriculum (Version II) (5620-FCQ)

Become familiar with the state of e-commerce today. This curriculum defines e-commerce and its elements. Also addressed are issues and technologies available for companies wishing to engage in e-commerce. Understand the relationship between costs and benefits.

This curriculum consists of five Skill Builder courses:

  • Introduction to e-Commerce
  • Evaluating e-Commerce Options
  • e-Commerce Security
  • e-Commerce Implementation Issues
  • Building an e-Commerce Business Case

Audience: Managers and technical staff in a position to provide e-commerce recommendations to executives

Total Learning Time: 30 to 40 hours

Prerequisites: Learners should be familiar with:

  • Business principles
  • Browsers

Introduction to Oracle: SQL and PL/SQL Using Procedure Builder Curriculum (Version III) (5620-FCR)

Gain expertise in relational databases and the SQL and PL/SQL programming languages. Learn how to create and maintain database objects and to store, retrieve, and manipulate data. In addition, create PL/SQL blocks of application code that can be shared by multiple forms, reports, and data-management applications.

This curriculum consists of four Skill Builder courses:

  • Oracle SQL: Basic SELECT Statements
  • Oracle SQL: Data Retrieval Techniques
  • Oracle SQL: DML and DDL
  • Oracle PL/SQL: Basics

Audience

  • Application developers
  • Database administrators
  • Designer/developers
  • Technical support professionals

Total Learning Time: 24 to 32 hours

Prerequisites: Learners should be familiar with:

  • GUI
  • Data processing concepts and techniques
  • Programming

Complete Oracle8 Certified Database Administrator Curriculum (Version III) (5620-FCS)

This curriculum is specifically for the DBA. Learn about the concepts of relational databases and the SQL and PL/SQL programming languages. Become proficient at planning and implementing database backup and recovery strategies. The tuning steps can be used to improve the performance of the Oracle8 Server, the architecture of Net8, and the steps in which connections are established between peers.

This curriculum consists of sixteen Skill Builder courses:

  • Oracle SQL: Basic SELECT Statements
  • Oracle SQL: Data Retrieval Techniques
  • Oracle SQL: DML and DDL
  • Oracle PL/SQL: Basics
  • Oracle8 Backup and Recovery — Strategies and Backups
  • Oracle8 Backup and Recovery — Troubleshooting and Recovery
  • Oracle8 Database Administration — Manage an Instance
  • Oracle8 Database Administration — Create Databases
  • Oracle8 Database Administration — Manage Data Storage Structures
  • Oracle8 Database Administration — Manage Data Storage
  • Oracle8 Database Administration — Manage Security
  • Oracle8 Network Administration — Net8 Architecture and Strategy
  • Oracle8 Network Administration — Net8 Additional Configuration and Troubleshooting
  • Oracle8 Performance Tuning — Architecture and Strategy
  • Oracle8 Performance Tuning — Managing Memory and Disk I/O
  • Oracle8 Performance Tuning — Optimizing Sorts and Minimizing Contention

Audience

  • Database administrators
  • System administrators
  • Network administrators
  • Technical support professionals

Total Learning Time: 96 to 128 hours

Prerequisites: Be familiar with SQL and PL/SQL using Procedure Builder, or have taken Introduction to Oracle: SQL and PL/SQL Using Procedure Builder Curriculum (Version III)

Complete Oracle Certified Application Developer Track for Developer/2000 Release 2 Curriculum (Version IV) (5620-FCT)

The courses in this curriculum introduce:

  • Relational database principles and Oracle concepts
  • Planning and implementing database backup strategies
  • The use of Oracle database administration tools
  • Trends and problems associated with business networking and the various solutions required to address these problems
  • Tools and techniques used to improve the performance of the Oracle8 server

This curriculum consists of fifteen Skill Builder courses:

  • Oracle SQL: Basic SELECT Statements
  • Oracle SQL: Data Retrieval Techniques
  • Oracle SQL: DML and DDL
  • Oracle PL/SQL: Basics
  • Oracle PL/SQL: Procedures, Functions, and Packages
  • Oracle PL/SQL: Database Programming
  • Oracle Form Builder: Forms Fundamentals
  • Oracle Form Builder: Enhancing the User Interface
  • Oracle Form Builder: Writing and Debugging Code
  • Oracle Form Builder: Managing Module Types
  • Oracle Form Builder: Handling Multiple Object Relationships
  • Oracle Form Builder: Including Reusable Oracle Components
  • Oracle Report Builder: Report Fundamentals
  • Oracle Report Builder: Enhancing Reports
  • Oracle Report Builder: Controlling Reports

Audience: This curriculum is designed for:

  • Application developers
  • Database administrators
  • System analysts
  • Technical support professionals

Total Learning Time: 96 to 120 hours

Prerequisites: Familiarity with:

  • GUI
  • Data processing concepts and techniques
  • Programming, preferably SQL and PL/SQL

Accessibility by People with Disabilities

These are third-party products, not IBM products. Contact NETg with any questions regarding accessibility by people with disabilities.

Trademarks

 
Pentium is a trademark of Intel Corporation.
 
Windows NT and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.
 
Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

Technical Information

Primary Industry: Cross industry

PC (stand-alone) and LAN (network) Versions

  • 486DX 133 MHz processor, or higher, required to adequately support audio playback
  • Windows® 3.1, Windows 95, Windows 98, or Windows NT® 3.51, or later, Windows 2000, or Windows Me
  • At least 8 MB RAM
  • Microsoft™-compatible mouse
  • VGA graphics capability with a minimum 512 K video RAM (1 MB video RAM recommended)
  • 2x, or faster, CD-ROM drive
  • MPC-compliant sound card with attached speakers or headphone is recommended
  • Network card, if courses are to be stored on a network server

Hardware Requirements: Hardware and software requirements for each course are on the Internet at:

Support

Training, Education, and On-Site Installation: These are self-study courseware products, employing a straightforward user interface. Installation is simple, requiring little interaction with the user, and student navigation within the course is accomplished by an easily learned graphical interface. Formal training is therefore not required. Technical assistance for installation and usage, if required, is provided by the IBM Learning Services Help Desk at 770-644-5050.

Program Support: NETg software includes a 90-day defect warranty.

Packaging: The products are packaged on CD-ROM. Media and documentation are shipped from IBM Learning Services.

Ordering Information

New Licenses: Orders for new licenses are accepted now and scheduled for shipment by IBM Learning Services now.

To order a basic license:

  • Specify the program number (5620-nnn)
  • Feature number of the desired course
  • Feature number 9001 for asset registration
  • Quantity (maximum 250) corresponding to the number of copies
  • Feature number of the distribution medium: 5809 for PC (stand-alone) or LAN (network)

The following NETg e-Commerce Curriculum (Version II) title is available with the following one-time charge (OTC) feature numbers (Single-Learner Perpetual License).

In addition to the Single-Learner Perpetual (OTC) license, NETg offers a 5-, 10-, and 25-User Perpetual license. For ordering and pricing at these levels, contact IBM Learning Services at 800-IBM-TEACH (426-8322) and ask for extension LIBRARY.

License Feature Number

Single-Learner Perpetual License

                                             Program
Description                                  Number
 
OTC Feature Number:  0001
 
e-Commerce Curriculum (Version II)           5620-FCQ
 
Introduction to Oracle: SQL and PL/SQL       5620-FCR
  Using Procedure Builder Curriculum
  (Version III)
 
Complete Oracle8 Certified Database          5620-FCS
  Administrator Curriculum (Version III)
 
Complete Oracle Certified Application        5620-FCT
  Developer Track for Developer/2000
  Release 2 Curriculum (Version IV)

Basic Machine-Readable Material: To order, select the feature number of the distribution media.

                         Medium
                         Feature        Media
Environment              Number         Type
 
PC or LAN                5809           CD-ROM

Terms and Conditions

Licensing: Products presented under the IBM National Remarketing Program are licensed and distributed by the program supplier. With the exception of billing and payments terms, terms and conditions are as provided by the program supplier. The IBM Customer Agreement (ICA) must be in effect.

For a Single-Learner Perpetual License and Perpetual Network License, the software is licensed to the end users for a one-time licensing charge for their exclusive use. They cannot sell it, transfer it, or otherwise make it available to any other entity.

Prices: Prices listed and payment terms are as provided by IBM.

Pricing Allowance: Products are not eligible for volume, educational, or other discounts.

Disclaimer of Warranty: The information in this document concerning non-IBM products was obtained from the program supplier or from their published announcements. IBM has not tested the program supplier's products and cannot confirm the accuracy of performance, compatibility, or any other claims related to the program supplier's products. Questions on the capabilities of the program supplier's products should be addressed to the program supplier.

The program supplier's products are not warranted by IBM. Warranty, if any, is as provided by the program supplier. IBM makes no warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of the merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Address any questions pertaining to warranty to the program supplier.

Trial Period: None

Test Period: None

Technical Assistance: Technical assistance, installation, and usage support, if any, are as provided by the IBM Learning Services Help Desk at 770-644-5050.

Program Services: Program services, if any, are as provided by the IBM Learning Services Help Desk at 770-644-5050.

Prices

The prices provided in this announcement are suggested retail prices for the U.S. only and are provided for your information only. Dealer prices may vary, and prices may also vary by country. Prices are subject to change without notice. For additional information and current prices, contact your local IBM representative.

Single-Learner Perpetual License Charges

                                      Program
Description                           Number        OTC
 
OTC Feature Number:  0001
 
e-Commerce Curriculum                 5620-FCQ      $  516
  (Version III)
 
Introduction to Oracle:               5620-FCR         516
  SQL and PL/SQL Using
  Procedure Builder
  Curriculum (Version III)
 
Complete Oracle8 Certified            5620-FCS       1,375
  Database Administrator
  Curriculum (Version III)
 
Complete Oracle Certified             5620-FCT       1,750
  Application Developer
  Track for Developer/2000
  Release 2 Curriculum
  (Version IV)

Trademarks

 
Microsoft is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation.
 
Windows NT and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.
 
Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.