dSeries(DE) for Administrators

Course Description

This fast-paced, 1-day, hands-on course equips you with the skills and competence to confidently and proficiently Administer dSeries(DE).

Intended Audience

The course is designed to offer a "first sight" of dSeries(DE) Administrators.

Attendance of our dSeries(DE) User Course is a pre-requisite.

Key Skills

After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Install
  • Upgrade
  • Monitor
  • Housekeep

Course Outline

  1. dSeries(DE) Environment
    • dSeries(DE) environment
    • How dSeries(DE) works
    • Supported versions
    • Logical/Function Diagrams
    • Software component dependencies.
    • Failover and High Availability components
  2. Connecting to dSeries(DE)
    • Connecting with dSeries(DE) Desktop Client
    • Admin perspective (Creating roles)
  3. Resources and Alerts
    • Resource types
    • Defining alerts
  4. Administering dSeries(DE)
    • Housekeeping
    • Forecasting
    • Generating reports
  5. Installation Workshop
Daniel Chidgey

Daniel Chidgey

Course Instructor

Daniel is a CA Certified dSeries Subject Matter Expert. He has specialised in CA Workload Automation consultancy since 2009, regularly representing CA Technologies as a Senior Services Consultant and Education Instructor. A regular guest speaker at CA Workload Automation events and User Groups since 2012, Dan has presented on varied topics including Upgrade Strategies, Managing Service Level Agreements and Software Development Lifecycle Management. Dan has in-depth knowledge of dSeries r11.1 and r11.3 and is a committed contributor to CA's dSeries Beta programme. Dan is responsible for co-writing Extra Technology's dSeries Education Courses. He also produces and scripts Extra Technology’s ‘How To’ videos. This year Daniel is co-writing and presenting an iDash Pre-Conference Education course at CA World in Las Vegas - covering Workload Automation Analytics, Service Level Assurance, Critical Path Management and Workload Service Visibility.