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Administration of IBM Streams (v4.0)

GK# 4466 Vendor# DW732G

$720 - $1595 CAD

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This course enables the student to acquire the skills necessary to administer an IBM Streams system. The course covers creating Streams domains and instances, using ZooKeeper in a high availability environment, viewing the state of Streams domain and instance services, stopping and starting processing elements, viewing the jobs and processing elements that are running, and a variety of other topics. In addition it covers defining resource tags, adding a resource to a Streams domain and instance, setting the access control list for security objects to give permission to users to work with those objects, and submitting and cancelling Streams jobs.

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Course Outline:

1: IBM Streams overview and architecture

  • Describe IBM Streams and list some use cases
  • Describe the IBM Streams architecture
  • List and describe the service components of the Streams architecture
  • Explain what Apache ZooKeeper is and how it is used with Streams
  • Explain how high availability works in Streams
  • Describe the tooling included with Streams
  • Explain the REST and JMX APIs

2: Streams initial administration

  • Describe the difference between basic and enterprise domains
  • Explain embedded versus external ZooKeeper and usage within Streams
  • List the available Streams authentication mechanisms
  • Describe the Streams prerequisites and explain the Streams installation process
  • Explain post-installation tasks, including installation of Streams Studio and Microsoft Excel add-in

3: Administering domains and instances

  • Explain how to create domains and instances using the GUI and command line tools
  • Describe how to update and remove domains and instances
  • Explain how to monitor domains, instances, and resources via the command line tooling
  • Describe process to add resources to domains and instances
  • List the different tags that come with Streams and describe what each tag means

4: Working with jobs

  • Explain how to submit a Streams job using the command line and the GUI tools
  • List a variety of techniques that can be used to monitor Streams jobs
  • Describe how processing elements can be monitored within Streams
  • Explain how to capture a job topology for offline viewing
  • Explain how to change the default ports on the management API and web management services

5: Streams security

  • Describe the authentication methods that can be configured within Streams
  • List some of the Streams security objects
  • Explain what roles are and describe the default Streams roles
  • Explain how access permissions work within Streams
  • Describe job groups and how they can be used to limit who can perform job-related tasks

6: Performance, troubleshooting, recovery administration

  • Explain resource load protection and how to enable it
  • Describe the process to backup a Streams environment
  • Explain steps to take to recover from potential failures
  • Describe some techniques that can be used to administer processing elements
  • Explain where Streams log and trace files are stored and techniques to analyze them

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Prerequisites

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  • Knowledge of Linux administration.
  • Attending Programming for InfoSphere Streams V4 with SPL would provide a good foundation.

Who Should Attend

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Administrators

Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

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Receive face-to-face instruction at one of our training center locations.

Duration: 2 day

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Experience expert-led online training from the convenience of your home, office or anywhere with an internet connection.

Duration: 2 day

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