Data Center Expert®

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Data Center Expert®

8 Days, 5 Professional Certifications

This course is aimed for Data Center Experts who desire to posses the right skill sets for architecting, engineering, designing and planning data center across industries.

8 Days Classroom Session
5 Professional Certifications Available
Private Organization Training Available

Course Description

This course is aimed for Data Center Experts who desire to posses the right skill sets for architecting, engineering, designing and planning data center across industries. It covers power, cooling, safety, security, ICT, application and standardization parameters in developing, designing and building of the Data Center. The DCE® equips infrastructure experts with technology roadmaps, to aid in the design & appraisal of Data Centers, to ensure modularity and flexibility for growth and enhancement of sustainable reliability, efficiency and availability.

Who should take this course?

  • Sales Professionals
  • Executives
  • Operators
  • Infrastructure Architects
  • Designers
  • Consultants
  • Auditors
  • Facility Operators
  • IT Managers
  • Application Managers
  • Engineers

what you study

The DCM® course focuses on best practices to be applied, and mechanisms and methodologies to enhance the long-run objectives as well as the daily operations of Data Centers.

Learning Outcomes

This course teaches how to streamline processes, increase efficiency and productivity whilst maintaining high availability. The core concepts are based on demonstrated principles, which are optimized from lessons learned from Data Center front-runners.

Prerequisites

  • None.

Course Features

  • Course Code DCE
  • Sessions 8
  • Duraion 8 Days
  • Track Expert
  • Language English
  • Public Yes
  • Virtual Availability Yes
  • Private Availability Yes
  • Certificate Yes
  • Assessment Yes

    Day 1

    Data Center Overview

    • Data Center History
    • Data Center Definitions
    • The Data Center Beast
    • Data Center Downtime & Outage
    • Present Data Center Standards
    • Future of Data Center Standards

    The Infinity Paradigm®

    • Application Ecosystem (AE)℠
    • Core & Pyramid Models
    • The Organization
    • The 7 Abstraction Layers
      • Application Layer
      • Platform Layer
      • Compute Layer
      • ITI Layer
      • SFI Layer
      • Site Layer
      • Topology Layer
    • Application Delivery Model (ADM)
    • Application Delivery Infrastructure (ADI)
    • Data Center Node (DCN)
    • Logical Infrastructure
    • Physical Infrastructure

    Grading Systems

    • Data Center Tiers & Classes
    • Data Center Grade Levels
    • AER, OER, EER, RER, SER
    • Efficacy Score Rating

    Data Center Development

    • Data Center Tiers & Classes
    • Data Center Development Process
    • Data Center Phases

    Site, Civil & Architecture

    • Data Center Site Selection & Criteria
    • Data Center Site Proximity, Hazard & Risks
    • Data Center Topology
    • Data Center Structure
    • Data Center Construction
    • Data Center Interior Fit-out
    • Data Center Space Relationships
    • Data Center CR, ER, MDA, HDA and ZDA
    • Data Center Raised Floor System
    • Data Center Grounding & Bounding
    • Data Center Earthing

    Power Systems

    • Data Center Site Selection & Criteria
    • Logical Electrical Flow
    • DC, AC, W, AV Rates and Concepts
    • Utility Service
    • High Voltage Systems
    • Switchgear
    • Transformers
    • Low Voltage Systems
    • Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) Systems
    • UPS Configurations
    • Battery and Battery Types
    • Generators
    • Fuel Tanks
    • Power Distribution
    • ATS, STS
    • Power Cabling
    • Busbar Trunking System (BTS)
    • EPO
    • Grounding
    • Lightning Protection System
    • Alternative Power Sources
    • EF, MF, EMF, EMI
    • EMF & EMP Shielding

    Day 2

    Data Center Cooling

    • Environmental Air
    • Cooling Capacity
    • Precision Cooling
    • Direct Expansion (DX) Systems
    • Non-DX Systems
    • Cooling Methodologies
    • Cold-Aisle / Hot- Aisle
    • CRAC/CRAH
    • Cooling Topologies:
      • Open CRAC Systems
      • Aisle Containment (Cold & Hot)
      • In-Row Cooling
      • In-Rack Cooling
    • Cooling Towers
    • Chillers
    • Data Center Water Supply

    Fire Protection

    • Fire Types and Classes
    • Smoke and Heat Detection
    • Aspiratory Detection and Sensing
    • Sprinkler Systems
    • Gas Suppression Systems & Agents (FM200, Novec, etc.)
    • Fire Prevention Technology
    • Data Center Safety

    Data Center Security

    • Physical Infrastructure Security
    • CCTV
    • Access Control
    • Mantraps
    • Barbwires
    • Security Protocols & Procedures
    • IT Infrastructure Security

    Data Center Structured Cabling

    • Cabling Layout
    • Patching & Termination
    • Labeling
    • Intelligence

    IT Infrastructure

    • System
    • Storage
    • Networks
    • Virtualization & Cloud
    • External Telecom Connectivity
    • High Availability Designs

    Data Center Efficiency

    • Cost of Energy
    • Power Usage
    • Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE)
    • Data Center Infrastructure Efficiency (DCIE)
    • Applications and Hosting Models
    • Applications
    • Application Delivery Architecture
    • App Tiers
    • Colo vs Managed Hosting
    • ASP Hosting
    • Public & Private Clouds

    Monitoring and Management

    • MMS, EMS, EPMS, BMS
    • Temperature Monitoring
    • Leak Detection
    • Integration

    Network Operation Center (NOC)

    • Systems
    • Procedures
    • Control

    Data Center Trends

    • Latest Data Center Technology Trends
    • Latest Data Center Industry Trends

    Examination

    Day 1

    Intro to Data Center Engineering

    • Engineering Importance
    • Data Center Components
    • Data Center Key players
    • Tools and Techniques
    • How and Where to Get Help

    Data Center Engineering Process

    • The Data Center EPS
    • Phased Process
    • Adaptive Need Conversion
    • Understanding Application
    • App Architecture
    • ETT, TPS, Load and Complexity Factor

    Data Center Classification

    • Data Center Tiers and Classes
    • Data Center Grade Levels
    • Data Center Definitions and Options
    • The Infinity Paradigm® Review
    • Standard Requirements
    • Designing with Limitations

    Data Center Availability Engineering

    • Operational Effectiveness
    • Types of Availability
    • Common Availability Figures
    • Calculating Availability
    • Redundancy
    • Design Efficiency

    Data Center Site and Building

    • Site Selection Considerations
    • Architectural
    • Building Systems
    • Walls, Structural Ceiling & Floor Systems

    Day 2

    Data Center Power Systems

    • Electrical Systems – Macro View
    • Power System Goals
    • Electrical Concepts: PF, KW, KVA, KVAR
    • 3-Phase Power
    • Single Line Diagram (SLD)
    • Power Transmission
    • Utility Power
    • Power Feed Classifications
    • Break before Make
    • Make before Break
    • Topologies
    • Unit Substations
    • Circuit Breakers
    • Switchgear
    • Arc Flash
    • Standby Generator
    • Transfer Switches (ATS, STS, etc.)
    • UPS Systems
    • Power Distribution Unit (PDU)
    • Busbar Trunking System (BTS)
    • Calculating Power Requirements & Load
    • Important Considerations
    • Data Center Lighting Systems

    Data Center Grounding System

    • Effective Grounding System
    • Equipment & Materials
    • Methods and Disciplines

    Data Center Cooling & Mechanical Systems

    • Mechanical Systems Overview
    • Latent vs Sensible Cooling
    • Sensible Heat Ratio
    • Cooling Cost Engineering
    • Humidity Cost Engineering
    • Heat Transfer Principles
    • Environmental Design Conditions
    • HVAC
    • Cooling System Topologies
    • Precision Air Cooling
    • Chilled Water Cooling
    • Direct Expansion (DX)
    • Comparing Solutions and Designs
    • Heat Transfer Fluids
    • Temperature Differential
    • CAV vs VAV Systems
    • Cooling Measurements
    • Cooling Layouts
    • Cooling Efficiency

    Day 3

    Data Center Fire Protection

    • Physical Infrastructure Security
    • General Considerations
    • Detection Systems
    • Prevention Systems
    • Suppression Systems
    • Fire Concepts
    • Fire Classifications
    • VESDA and HSSD
    • Halocarbon vs Inert Agents
    • Fire Suppression Sizing & Calculations
    • Water-based Systems

    Data Center Structured Cabling

    • Connectors
    • UTP, FTP, STP Cables
    • Singlemode vs. Multimode Fiber
    • Data Center Cabling Topology
    • Horizontal Cabling
    • Backbone Cabling
    • Cabling Security
    • Structured Cabling Considerations

    IT Infrastructure

    • Data Center Telecommunication
    • Data and Data Transmission
    • DSx vs. Tx
    • Telecom Categories and Capacities
    • Optical Carrier
    • SONET, OC, STS, SDH, STM
    • Signal Hierarchy
    • Dark Fiber

    Information Technology

    • Server Types and Components
    • Storage Types and Media
    • Storage Engineering
    • RAID Methods
    • Network Infrastructures
    • Network Topologies
    • Routing & Switching Protocols
    • IGP, BGP, OSPF, VRRP, MPLS, ATM, Frame Relay
    • IPv4 vs. IPv6
    • OSI Model
    • Load Balancing Types & Methods
    • 6-Pack Architecture
    • Firewalls and Intrusion Detection
    • Virtual Private Networks
    • VPN Protocols: IPsec, L2TP, PPTP, SSL
    • Virtualization Types & Methods
    • Cloud Infrastructure
    • OpenStack

    Data Center Safety & Security Systems

    • CCTV, DVR, NVR, etc.
    • Access Control Systems
    • Mantraps & Airlocks
    • Tracking & Tracing
    • The Security Office
    • IT Security
    • Safety Principals

    Examination

    Day 1

    Data Center Building Technologies

    • Technology Description, Comparisons and Options for:
      • Construction (pre-fab, modular, on-site, etc.)
      • Building frames
      • Ceilings
      • Floors (Solid, Perforated, Hybrid)
      • Walls
      • Doors
      • Service Elevators/Lifts
      • Loading Docks
      • Trays
      • Earthing
      • Racks / Cabinets

    Data Center Power Technologies

    • Technology Descriptions, Comparisons and Options for:
      • UPS
      • Generator
      • Switchgear
      • Transfer Switches
      • Power Distribution
      • PUDs
      • Power quality management and control
      • Energy efficiency
      • Electrical wiring
      • Busbars
      • Lighting
      • EPO
      • EMF/EMP Mitigation

    Day 2

    Data Center Cooling Technologies

    • Technology Descriptions, Comparisons and Options for:
      • DX Cooling
      • Chiller-based cooling
      • Natural Cool Sourcing
      • Free Cooling
      • Hybrid
      • CRAC/CRAH
      • Liquid submerged cooling
      • Containment solutions
      • In-Row
      • In-Rack
      • Cooling efficiency

    Data Center IT Technologies

    • Technology Descriptions, Comparisons and Options for:
      • Network infrastructure
      • Servers
      • Storage
      • Virtualization
      • Cloud
      • Backup and DR
      • Software Architecture

    Day 3

    Data Center Structured Cabling Technologies

    • Technology Descriptions, Comparisons and Options for:
      • Cables
      • Patch panels
      • Cable distribution
      • Cabling Intelligence

    Data Center Safety Technologies

    • Technology Descriptions, Comparisons and Options for:
      • Fire protection
      • Seismic protection
      • Flood protection
      • Ingress Protection

    Data Center Security Technologies

    • Technology Descriptions, Comparisons and Options for:
      • Physical security
      • Gates, Barriers, Fences
      • Checkpoints
      • Authentication
      • Surveillance
      • Network security
      • Firewalls
      • IDS
      • IPS
      • Security Testing

    Data Center M&M Technologies

    • Technology Descriptions, Comparisons and Options for:
      • EMS
      • BMS
      • DCIM
      • NOC
      • SOC

    Testing and Analysis Tools

    Data Center Authority (DCA) Roadmap

    • DCA Achievement, Steps & Briefing
    • DCA Q&A

    Examination

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