Certified Data Centre Professional (CDCP)

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Duration

2 Days

12 CPD hours

This course is intended for

The primary audience for this course is any IT, facilities or data centre professional who works in and around the data centre and who has the responsibility to achieve and improve the availability and manageability of the data centre.

Overview

After completion of the course the participant will be able to:? Choose an optimum site for mission-critical data centre based on current and future needs? Describe all components that are important for high availability in a data centre and how to effectively setup the data centre? Name and apply the various industry standards? Describe the various technologies for UPS, fire suppression, cooling, monitoring systems, cabling standards, etc, and to select and apply them effectively to cost-efficiently enhance the high-availability of the data centre.? Review the electrical distribution system to avoid costly downtime? Enhance cooling capabilities and efficiency in the data centre by using existing and new techniques and technologies for the increased cooling requirements of the future? Design a highly reliable and scalable network architecture and learn how to ensure installers apply proper testing techniques? Create effective maintenance contracts with equipment suppliers ensuring the best return on investment? Setup effective data centre monitoring ensuring the right people get the right message? Ensure proper security measures, both procedural and technical, are established to safeguard your company's valuable information in the data centre

Description

The course will address how to setup and improve key aspects such as power, cooling, security, cabling, safety, etc., to ensure a high available data centre. It will also address key operations and maintenance aspects.

The Data Centre, it?s Importance and Causes for Downtime
Data Centre Standards and Best Practices
Data Centre Location, Building and Construction
  • Selecting appropriate sites and buildings and how to avoid pitfalls
    Various components of an effective data centre and supporting facilities setup
Raised Floor/Suspended Ceiling
  • Uniform, concentrated and rolling load definitions
    Applicable standards
    Raised Floor guidelines
    Signal Reference Grid, grounding of racks
    Disability act and regulations
    Suspended ceiling usage and requirements
Light
  • Standards
    Light fixture types and placement
    Emergency lighting, Emergency Power Supply (EPS)
Power Infrastructure
  • Power infrastructure layout from generation to rack level
    ATS and STS systems
    Redundancy levels and techniques
    Three-phase and single-phase usage
    Power distribution options within the computer room
    Power cabling versus bus bar trunking
    Bonding versus grounding
    Common Mode Noise and isolation transformers
    Distribution boards, form factors and IP-protection grades
    Power quality guidelines
    Real power versus apparent power
    How to size and calculate load in the data centre Generators
    Static and dynamic UPS systems, selection criteria, how they operate and energy efficiency option
    Battery types, correct selection and testing
    Thermo-graphics
Electro Magnetic Fields
  • Electrical fields and magnetic fields definitions and units of measurements
    Sources of EMF
    Effects of EMF on human health and equipment
    (H)EMP
    Standards
    EMF shielding solutions
Equipment Racks
  • Rack standards, properties and selection criteria
    Security considerations
    Power rail/strip options
Cooling Infrastructure
  • Temperature and humidity recommendations
    Cooling measurement units and conversion rates
    Sensible and latent heat definitions
    Differences between comfort and precision cooling
    Overview of different air conditioner technologies
    Raised floor versus non-raised floor cooling
    Placement of air conditioner units and limitations to be observed
    Supplemental cooling options
    Cold aisle/hot aisle containment
Water Supply
  • Importance of water supply and application areas
    Backup water supply techniques
Designing a Scalable Network Infrastructure
  • The importance of a Structured Cabling System
    Planning considerations
    Copper and Fiber cable technology and standards
    ANSI/TIA-942 Cabling hierarchy and recommendations
    Testing and verification
    SAN storage cabling
    Network redundancy
    Building-to-building connectivity
    Network monitoring system requirements
Fire Suppression
  • Standards for fire suppression
    Detection systems
    Various total flooding fire suppression techniques and systems, their benefits and disadvantages
    Handheld extinguishers
    Signage and safety
    Regulatory requirements and best practices
Data Centre Monitoring
  • Data centre monitoring requirements
    EMS versus BMS
    Water leak detection systems
    Notification options and considerations
Operational Security and Safety Practices
  • Data centre security layers
    Physical, infrastructure and organisational security
    Safety measures and essential signage
Labelling
  • Choosing a labelling scheme
    Recommended labelling practices
    Network labelling
Documentation
  • How to setup proper documentation
    Document management policies and procedures
Cleaning
  • Cleaning practices for the data centre
MTBF/MTTR
  • Standards and definitions
    Calculation models
    The ?real? value
Maintenance Contracts/SLA/OLA
EXAM: Certified Data Centre Professional
Training Insurance Included!

When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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