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Certified Data Centre Professional (CDCP®)

Certified Data Centre Professional (CDCP®)

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The course will address how to setup and improve key aspects such as power, cooling, security, cabling, safety, etc.

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TARGET AUDIENCE

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.

COURSE OUTLINE

1 - THE DATA CENTRE, IT’S IMPORTANCE AND CAUSES FOR DOWNTIME

2 - DATA CENTRE STANDARDS AND BEST PRACTICES

3 - 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

4 - 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

5 - LIGHT

Standards

Light fixture types and placement

Emergency lighting, Emergency Power Supply (EPS)

6 - 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

7 - 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

8 - EQUIPMENT RACKS

Rack standards, properties and selection criteria

Security considerations

Power rail/strip options

9 - 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

10 - WATER SUPPLY

Importance of water supply and application areas

Backup water supply techniques

11 - 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

12 - 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

13 - DATA CENTRE MONITORING

Data centre monitoring requirements

EMS versus BMS

Water leak detection systems

Notification options and considerations

14 - OPERATIONAL SECURITY AND SAFETY PRACTICES

Data centre security layers

Physical, infrastructure and organisational security

Safety measures and essential signage

15 - LABELLING

Choosing a labelling scheme

Recommended labelling practices

Network labelling

16 - DOCUMENTATION

How to setup proper documentation

Document management policies and procedures

17 - CLEANING

Cleaning practices for the data centre

18 - MTBF/MTTR

Standards and definitions

Calculation models

The ‘real’ value

19 - MAINTENANCE CONTRACTS/SLA/OLA

20 - EXAM: CERTIFIED DATA CENTRE PROFESSIONAL

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