GemFire Administrator Training | Learn to Install, Configure & Manage GemFire

GemFire Administration Course Description

This course is designed to provide training in the installation, configuration, and management of GemFire. Students will learn how to define configurations based on desired topologies and region requirements, as well as how to manage a running GemFire cluster. This course will provide hands-on experience with defining different cluster configurations, stopping and starting members, troubleshooting problems and more. This course is designed to provide the necessary combination of technical concepts and hands-on experience to enable administrators to effectively manage their deployments. This course prepares students for the GemFire Administrator certification exam.

GemFire Administrator Course Learning Outcomes

  • Understand GemFire topology options 
  • Understand the detailed installation and configuration process 
  • Understand the use of Disk Stores and their configuration 
  • Gain Hands-on experience using tools for management and monitoring of GemFire 
  • Clusters 
  • Learn troubleshooting methodologies for locating and correcting issues

GemFire Administration Training Training - Suggested Audience

This training is aimed at professionals responsible for the installation, configuration and day to day management of GemFire. Anyone wanting an deeper understanding of how GemFire is configured, how to operationalize GemFire or how to troubleshoot problems that may arise in the GemFire cluster. Suggested attendees are:
  • Software Developer
  • Software Architects
  • IT Consultants
  • System Administrators
  • System Engineers
  • IT Professionals

GemFire Administration Training Duration

  • Open-House F2F (Public): 3 days
  • In-House F2F (Private): 3/4 days, for commercials please send us an email with group size to hello@pincorps.com

GemFire Administration Training - Prerequisites

  • Basic understanding of GemFire

This GemFire Administration training course outline includes:

1. ARCHITECTURE REVIEW
  • High-level architecture of GemFire
  • Review of regions
  • Use cases for GemFire

2. BASIC INSTALLATION/CONFIGURATION
  • Review of packaging
  • System requirements and installation
  • Configuration options
  • Rolling upgrades

3. CLIENT/SERVER CONFIGURATION
  • Client/Server overview & configuration
  • Distributed System and peer location
  • Member groups, redundancy zones and virtualization
  • Client Server data flow
  • Introduction to gfsh

4. REPLICATION AND PARTITIONED REGIONS
  • Replicated regions
  • Partitioned regions
  • Hardware failures scenarios
  • Region Compression

5. MANAGEMENT BASICS
  • Using gfsh
  • Starting and stoping members
  • Obtaining other statistics
  • Adding regions and deploying JAR files
  • Operationalizing

6. CLUSTER CONFIGURATION
  • Cluster Configuration Overview
  • gfsh and Cluster Configuration
  • File storage and troubleshooting

7. ADDITIONAL MANAGEMENT TOOLS
  • JMX management overview
  • Pxulse
  • JConsole
  • VSD and statistics in-depth

8. NETWORK ARCHITECTURE
  • Membership overview
  • Network partitioning & split brain
  • System members & member weighting
  • Configuration guidelines

9. DISK STORES
  • Disk Store overview
  • Usage and configuration
  • OpLog rolling and compaction
  • Cache Management – expiration, eviction and overflow

10. BACKUP AND RESTORE
  • Configuration for online backup
  • Full backup vs Incremental backup
  • Performing online backup and restore
  • Offline backup and restore
  • Snapshots overview
Keny White

Professor

Keny White is Professor of the Department of Computer Science at Boston University, where he has been since 2004. He also currently serves as Chief Scientist of Guavus, Inc. During 2003-2004 he was a Visiting Associate Professor at the Laboratoire d'Infomatique de Paris VI (LIP6). He received a B.S. from Cornell University in 1992, and an M.S. from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Bachelor

After working as a software developer and contractor for over 8 years for a whole bunch of companies including ABX, Proit, SACC and AT&T in the US, He decided to work full-time as a private software trainer. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Rochester in 2001. "What I teach varies from beginner to advanced and from what I have seen, anybody can learn and grow from my courses".

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