DCIE – Data Center Infrastructure Expert

  • Network professionals
  • Storage professionals
  • System engineers
  • Telecom professionals
  • Electrical professionals
  • Mechanical professionals
  • Civil engineers
  • Architects
  • Software and application specialists
  • Virtualization professionals
  • Cabling professionals
  • IT security professionals
  • Physical security professionals
  • Sales professionals
  • Marketing professionals
  • Finance managers
  • HR professionals
  • CXOs

Prerequisite
Please contact us for information about prerequisites.

Expected Duration
5 day

Description

This course combines DCIS and DCES into a five-day course.

You will learn about end-to-end coverage of the mission critical infrastructure systems that support typical data centers and environments with high availability requirements. The course will provide full understanding of the main components that comprise the data center build, highlighting benefits of each, to allow for the most appropriate system and component selection.

Additionally, this course will enhance the awareness of stakeholders and enable the precise appraisal of their data center investments through value engineering (VE), leading to higher availability, reliability, efficiency, reliance, security, safety, and capacity at optimized costs.

Objective

1. Data Center Overview

  • Data Center History
  • Data Center Definitions
  • The Data Center Beast
  • Data Center Downtime and Outage
  • Present Data Center Standards
  • Future of Data Center Standards

2. The Infinity Paradigm

  • Application Ecosystem (AE)
  • Core and Pyramid Models
  • The Organization
  • The Seven Abstraction Layers
    • Application Layer
    • Platform Layer
    • Compute Layer
    • ITI Layer
    • SFI Layer
    • Site Layer
    • Topology Layer
  • Application Delivery Model (ADM)
  • Application Delivery Infrastructure (ADI)
  • Data Center Node (DCN)
  • Logical Infrastructure
  • Physical Infrastructure

3. Grading Systems

  • Data Center Tiers and Classes
  • Data Center Grade Levels
  • AER, OER, EER, RER, SER
  • Efficacy Score Rating

4. Data Center Development

  • Data Center Tiers and Classes
  • Data Center Development Process
  • Data Center Phases

5. Site, Civil, and Architecture

  • Data Center Site Selection and Criteria
  • Data Center Site Proximity
  • Hazard and Risks
  • Data Center Topology
  • Data Center Structure
  • Data Center Construction
  • Data Center Interior Fit-Out
  • Data Center Space Relationships
  • Data Center CR, ER, MDA, HDA, and ZDA
  • Data Center Raised Floor System
  • Data Center Grounding and Bounding
  • Data Center Earthing

6. Power Systems

  • Data Center Site Selection and Criteria
  • Logical Electrical Flow
  • DC, AC, W, AV Rates, and Concepts
  • Utility Service
  • High Voltage Systems
  • Switchgear
  • Transformers
  • Low Voltage Systems
  • Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) Systems
  • UPS Configurations
  • Battery and Battery Types
  • Generators
  • Fuel Tanks
  • Power Distribution
  • ATS, STS
  • Power Cabling
  • Busbar Trunking System (BTS)
  • EPO
  • Grounding
  • Lightning Protection System
  • Alternative Power Sources
  • EF, MF, EMF, EMI
  • EMF and EMP Shielding

7. Data Center Cooling

  • Environmental Air
  • Cooling Capacity
  • Precision Cooling
  • Direct Expansion (DX) Systems
  • Non-DX Systems
  • Cooling Methodologies
  • Cold-Aisle / Hot-Aisle
  • CRAC/CRAH
  • Cooling Topologies:
    • Open CRAC Systems
    • Aisle Containment (Cold and Hot)
    • In-Row Cooling
    • In-Rack Cooling
  • Cooling Towers
  • Chillers
  • Data Center Water Supply

8. Fire Protection

  • Fire Types and Classes
  • Smoke and Heat Detection
  • Aspiratory Detection and Sensing
  • Sprinkler Systems
  • Gas Suppression Systems and Agents (FM200, Novec, etc.)
  • Fire Prevention Technology
  • Data Center Safety

9. Data Center Security

  • Physical Infrastructure Security
  • CCTV
  • Access Control
  • Mantraps
  • Barbwires
  • Security Protocols and Procedures
  • IT Infrastructure Security

10. Data Center Structured Cabling

  • Cabling Layout
  • Patching and Termination
  • Labeling
  • Intelligence

11. IT Infrastructure

  • System
  • Storage
  • Networks
  • Virtualization and Cloud
  • External Telecom Connectivity
  • High Availability Designs

12. Data Center Efficiency

  • Cost of Energy
  • Power Usage
  • Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE)
  • Data Center Infrastructure Efficiency (DCIE)
  • Applications and Hosting Models
  • Applications
  • Application Delivery Architecture
  • App Tiers
  • Colo vs. Managed Hosting
  • ASP Hosting
  • Public and Private Clouds

13. Monitoring and Management

  • MMS, EMS, EPMS, BMS
  • Temperature Monitoring
  • Leak Detection
  • Integration

14. Network Operation Center (NOC)

  • Systems
  • Procedures
  • Control

15. Data Center Trends

  • Latest Data Center Technology Trends
  • Latest Data Center Industry Trends

16. Introduction to Data Center Engineering

  • Engineering Importance
  • Data Center Components
  • Data Center Key players
  • Tools and Techniques
  • How and Where to Get Help

17. Data Center Engineering Process

  • The Data Center EPS
  • Phased Process
  • Adaptive Need Conversion
  • Understanding Application
  • App Architecture
  • ETT, TPS, Load and Complexity Factor

18. Data Center Classification

  • Data Center Tiers and Classes
  • Data Center Grade Levels
  • Data Center Definitions and Options
  • The Infinity Paradigm Review
  • Standard Requirements
  • Designing with Limitations

19. Data Center Availability Engineering

  • Operational Effectiveness
  • Types of Availability
  • Common Availability Figures
  • Calculating Availability
  • Redundancy
  • Design Efficiency

20. Data Center Site and Building

  • Site Selection Considerations
  • Architectural
  • Building Systems
  • Walls, Structural Ceiling, and Floor Systems

21. Data Center Power Systems

  • Electrical Systems (Macro View)
  • Power System Goals
  • Electrical Concepts: PF, KW, KVA, KVAR
  • 3-Phase Power
  • Single Line Diagram (SLD)
  • Power Transmission
  • Utility Power
  • Power Feed Classifications
  • Break before Make
  • Make before Break
  • Topologies
  • Unit Substations
  • Circuit Breakers
  • Switchgear
  • Arc Flash
  • Standby Generator
  • Transfer Switches (ATS, STS, etc.)
  • UPS Systems
  • Power Distribution Unit (PDU)
  • Busbar Trunking System (BTS)
  • Calculating Power Requirements and Load
  • Important Considerations
  • Data Center Lighting Systems

22. Data Center Grounding System

  • Effective Grounding System
  • Equipment and Materials
  • Methods and Disciplines

23. Data Center Cooling and Mechanical Systems

  • Mechanical Systems Overview
  • Latent vs Sensible Cooling
  • Sensible Heat Ratio
  • Cooling Cost Engineering
  • Humidity Cost Engineering
  • Heat Transfer Principles
  • Environmental Design Conditions
  • HVAC
  • Cooling System Topologies
  • Precision Air Cooling
  • Chilled Water Cooling
  • Direct Expansion (DX)
  • Comparing Solutions and Designs
  • Heat Transfer Fluids
  • Temperature Differential
  • CAV vs. VAV Systems
  • Cooling Measurements
  • Cooling Layouts
  • Cooling Efficiency

24. Data Center Fire Protection

  • Physical Infrastructure Security
  • General Considerations
  • Detection Systems
  • Prevention Systems
  • Suppression Systems
  • Fire Concepts
  • Fire Classifications
  • VESDA and HSSD
  • Halocarbon vs. Inert Agents
  • Fire Suppression Sizing and Calculations
  • Water-based Systems

25. Data Center Structuring Cabling

  • Connectors
  • UTP, FTP, STP Cables
  • Singlemode vs. Multimode Fiber
  • Data Center Cabling Topology
  • Horizontal Cabling
  • Backbone Cabling
  • Cabling Security
  • Structured Cabling Considerations

26. IT Infrastructure

  • Data Center Telecommunication
  • Data and Data Transmission
  • DSx vs. Tx
  • Telecom Categories and Capacities
  • Optical Carrier
  • SONET, OC, STS, SDH, STM
  • Signal Hierarchy
  • Dark Fiber

27. Information Technology

  • Server Types and Components
  • Storage Types and Media
  • Storage Engineering
  • RAID Methods
  • Network Infrastructures
  • Network Topologies
  • Routing and Switching Protocols
  • IGP, BGP, OSPF, VRRP, MPLS, ATM, Frame Relay
  • IPv4 vs. IPv6
  • OSI Model
  • Load Balancing Types and Methods
  • Six-Pack Architecture
  • Firewalls and Intrusion Detection
  • Virtual Private Networks
  • VPN Protocols: IPsec, L2TP, PPTP, SSL
  • Virtualization Types and Methods
  • Cloud Infrastructure
  • OpenStack

28. Data Center Safety and Security Systems

  • CCTV, DVR, NVR, etc.
  • Access Control Systems
  • Mantraps and Airlocks
  • Tracking and Tracing
  • The Security Office
  • IT Security
  • Safety Principals

SUBSCRIPTION COST


$6,050.00

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