IBM Information Management Information Server Technical Sales Mastery Test v1 v3.0

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Exam contains 49 questions

What is NLS and why is it significant for Information Server?

  • A. Name Library Specification. This is where QS obtains its rules for different countries.
  • B. National Language Support ability to handle a variety of languages, including double byte languages like Japanese and Korean
  • C. New Language Support - ability to extendQualityStage to new languages
  • D. No License Support option. Feature for open source delivery of QualityStage capabilities.


Answer : B

What is the biggest competitive advantage for all of Information Server?

  • A. Better pricing because ofthe combined offering
  • B. Complete integration of each technology into a single solution
  • C. Meta data management
  • D. Connectivity to a rich set of data sources


Answer : B

What are the investigation capabilities of QualityStage?

  • A. Word, Character, andCharacter Concat
  • B. Syllable Frequency
  • C. Numeric Sequencing
  • D. Fixed value comparison


Answer : A

Why is impact analysis,using the Metadata Workbench or DataStage, important to development teams and their organizations?

  • A. It measures how quickly data was loaded into a target system
  • B. It identifies all the assets affected by a potential change to a transformation or data model
  • C. It determines the resources used by a parallel transformation job
  • D. It measures the time a developer spends using the tools


Answer : B

How is WebSphere Information Services Director deeply integrated with the other
WebSphereSOA offerings?

  • A. It works with WebSphere Application Server
  • B. Plugins are available for WebSphere Process Server, WebSphere ESB, and WebSphere Portal that support direct integration of WISD based Information Services
  • C. WISD supports JMS and MQSeries


Answer : B

What isthe DataStage/QualityStage component that allows multiple Jobs to be controlled together as a single unit, with logic for looping, error control and fait for file options?

  • A. The DataStage Scheduler
  • B. The Job Sequencer
  • C. The DataStage Coordinator
  • D. The Job Controller


Answer : B

How does WebSphere Information Services Director (WISD) add value for your
Customers?

  • A. Because it exposes all the functionality of the platform via a Services Oriented Architecture, thus allowing anentire enterprise to share and re-use tranformation, data access and data cleansing processes (and not just the ATL teams)
  • B. Because it supports the development of new web sites
  • C. Because it let's them bring together their various J2EE architectures
  • D. Because it gives them an ideal way to learn about Web Services and SOA's


Answer : A

Does WebSphere Information Services Director (WISD) provide built-in load balancing and failover forService deployment?

  • A. No. This functionalityis provided exclusively by the Application Server
  • B. Yes, but only for incoming SOAP requests
  • C. Yes. WISD dispatches incoming requests to (if configured) multiple Information Providers, thus supporting load balancing and failover if one of theInformation Providers fails
  • D. No. This is not a requirement for SOA applications


Answer : C

How does the practice of dynamic repartitioning allows aDataStage process to run faster?

  • A. It increases memoryaccess times.
  • B. It reduces I/O bottlenecks.
  • C. It can use more CPU's.
  • D. It separates rows more quickly.


Answer : B

What statement below best describes DataStage's connectivity support?

  • A. Flat files and ODBC only
  • B. Ubiquitous connectivity to any sources and targets, including all relational databases via their native APIs, flat files, XML, and more
  • C. Networked sources
  • D. Targets that fully support parallelism


Answer : B

What types of file structures can QualityStage read from and write to?

  • A. Flat files
  • B. Anything that DataStage can get to
  • C. XML documents
  • D. DB2 and Oracle


Answer : B

Event Publisher provides real-time, brickle feed Changed Data Capture from distributed
DB2 andmainframe sources. When should you position Event Publisher?

  • A. There are no transformation requirements because the source and target schemas are identical.
  • B. When you are moving data from one XML document to another.
  • C. The target schema is very different than the source and DataStage will be used to transform and adjust the data for application to the target.
  • D. Large scale batch data movement is your goal


Answer : C

What statement below best describes what Federation Server provides?

  • A. An XML schema for all types of data
  • B. A Singlerelational view of all types of data
  • C. A parallel frameworkfor asynchronous messaging
  • D. A universal meta data solution


Answer : B

What method is commonly used to integrate DataStage/QualityStage withexternal scheduling tools?

  • A. Job Control Command Language for shellscripting or Job Control APIusing C and C++
  • B. FTP
  • C. Java messaging
  • D. XML for the industry standard scheduling protocol


Answer : A

In what situation will you have the greatest advantage over the competition?

  • A. The prospect's operating system is AIX and not Sun Solaris and the target is DB2
  • B. Data volumes are low, transformations are simple, and data integration is limited to relational- to-relational
  • C. Data volumes are huge, there is a high degree of transformationcomplexity, and the sources and targets are heterogeneous
  • D. You are selling only Business Intelligence and ETL


Answer : C

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