Advanced Platform Operator Workflows

Overview

The course covers advanced Platform Operator (platform regulation and management) workflows.

Audience Platform Operators, IT Professionals
Delivery Method Instructor led (classroom or on-site for up to 10 attendees)
Length 1 day 
Language English
Prerequisites Introduction to the Apprenda Cloud Platform
Required Materials Laptop with an internet connection (for participation in lab activities)

Objectives

Attendees who successfully complete this course will be able to:

  • Locate and manage Platform infrastructure through the SOC
  • Understand the application controls and overrides available to Platform Operators
  • Manage development team creation, SOC access, and user/tenant controls
  • Use the SOC's configuration controls for security, the cache, and the Platform repository
  • Describe the ways that the Platform can be extended and customized

Description

Although our instructor-led courses may be customized to specific training needs, this course typically consists of the following:

Module 1: Infrastructure Management

Typical Lesson Plan:

  • Server and DB Information
  • Maintenance Mode
  • Server Health Checks
  • Platform Healing
  • The Router Control Panel

Module 2: Application Management

Typical Lesson Plan:

  • Viewing Deployed Workloads
  • Manually Deploying Workloads/Overriding Developer Scale Settings
  • Service Level Options
  • Advanced Resource Policy Management
  • Resource Utilization Tracking

Lab: Managing Applications and Deployments

Module 3: Access, Licensing & Configuration Controls

Typical Lesson Plan:

  • Platform Access
  • Licensing
  • Security Controls
    • SSL enforcement
    • Certificates
    • Brief overview of federation/EUS options
  • Java Hosting
  • Cache & Repository Browsers

Module 4: Extending the Platform

Typical Lesson Plan:

  • Extensions
  • Add-ons
  • Bootstrap Policies

Required Materials

Attendees who wish to participate in the lab sections of this course should bring a laptop with internet access; the instructor will provide access to an Apprenda Cloud Platform training environment. As determined by available resources, attendees may be asked to work in pairs or groups for portions of this course.