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IBM Cloud Pak for Data: Administration eLearning

  • Tuition USD $99
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 4733 Ratings
  • Course Code 6XA100G-WBT
  • Duration 6 hours
  • Available Formats Self Paced

This IBM Web-Based Training (WBT) is Self-Paced and includes:
- Instructional content available online for duration of course
- Visuals without hands-on lab exercises

The course takes the learner through the journey of learning about Kubernetes and OpenShift as the platform for Cloud Pak for Data. The course focuses on the Day 2 Operations of managing the Cloud Pak for Data platform once it has been installed. The course goes through the administration of the OpenShift web console, the Cloud Pak for Data web client and the cluster, including scaling services, backup and restore, and disaster recovery. Additional Day 2 Operations include troubleshooting the components of the cluster, monitoring, and metering.  

The scope of this course is the administrative capabilities of Cloud Pak for Data and the related OpenShift capabilities required to perform those functions.  For deeper learning on OpenShift administration, refer to the Red Hat OpenShift Administration course.  

 

NOTE: This offering is part of the Digital Learning Subscription and provides the learner with the course content as soon as they are developed. The course is divided into units, which are released as soon as they are ready allowing for immediate learning. The learner can subscribe to the course forum to be notified when a new unit is released.

Skills Gained

- Introduction to Kubernetes and Red Hat OpenShift 
- Perform administration tasks in the Cloud Pak for Data web client 
- Perform basic administration tasks in the Red Hat OpenShift web console 
- Perform administration tasks on the Cloud Pak for Data Cluster 
- Troubleshoot Cloud Pak for Data cluster problems 
- Perform monitoring and metering operations on the Cloud Pak for Data cluster

Who Can Benefit

Cloud Pak for Data Administrators

Prerequisites

Foundational knowledge of IBM Cloud Pak for Data or you have taken the IBM Cloud Pak for Data: Foundations course. 

Course Details

Course Outline

Introduction to Kubernetes and Red Hat OpenShift 
- Describe the basic concepts of Kubernetes and OpenShift 
- Explain the overall OpenShift architecture  
- Describe the components of the architecture 
- Describe the difference between resource quotas, limits and requests 
- Identify the Day 2 Operations 

Perform administration tasks in the Cloud Pak for Data web client 
- Manage users, roles and permissions 
- Manage and monitor resource deployments on the cluster 
- Manage pods 
- Gather diagnostic information for troubleshooting and support 
- Manage Watson Studio environments and notebooks 

Perform basic administration tasks in the Red Hat OpenShift web console 
- Overview of the web console 
- Access the web console and view cluster information 
- Manage Pods 
- Manage Routes 
- Manage Nodes 

Perform administration tasks on the Cloud Pak for Data Cluster 
- Scale services on the cluster 
- Backup, restore, and disaster recovery operations 
- Add nodes to a cluster (OpenShift) 
- Migrate Cloud Pak for Data metadata and clusters 

Troubleshoot Cloud Pak for Data cluster problems 
- Verify nodes' health 
- Troubleshoot pods and image registry 
- Inspect Portworx volumes 
- Obtain utlilization metrics 
- Troubleshoot cluster operators 
- Restart OpenShift clusters 

Perform monitoring and metering operations on the Cloud Pak for Data cluster 
- Perform monitoring and metering operations on the OpenShift Console 
- Configure OpenShift Monitoring 
- Enable email alerts 
- Describe the Container Licencing and Licence Service 
- Audit Cloud Pak for Data

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.

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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?

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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.

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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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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.

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