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PLI101 - Introduction to Tandem - Manager's Overview
DESCRIPTION
This course is for group and product level managers who need to learn something about the Tandem platform. This is a 1-day, no-lab overview of Tandem fundamentals, and the effect this architecture has on their development and management methodologies. They will learn about fault tolerance, parallelism, scalable systems.

Course Duration: 1 day (on-site)

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Those who will manage people who will design and develop applications, manage operations, or control databases on the Tandem system(s), but who won't necessarily have hands-on exposure.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Concept of fault-tolerant, scalable systems
  • The impact of parallelism
  • Impact on application design and thought processes
  • Database management
  • Operations management

PREREQUISITES

  • None

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COURSE DETAILS
  • Module 1 The Basics Defined:
    • Tandem History;
    • Fault Tolerance;
    • Data Integrity;
    • High Performance;
    • Scalability;
    • Continuous Availability;
    • Parallelism;
    • Interprocess Communication;
    • ServerNet;
    • Security
  • Module 2 Tandem's Operating Systems:
    • The NonStop Kernel;
    • Release Model;
    • Message-Based Operating System;
    • Processes;
    • Process IDs and the Ready List;
    • Interprocess Communication;
    • UNIX and Windows NT
  • Module 3 The Command Interpreter:
    • What is TACL;
    • Typical Commands;
    • System Information;
    • Function keys and Shortcuts;
    • Programming Capabilities in TACL
  • Module 4 Impact on Operations:
    • Operating in a 24x7 environment;
    • Customer Replaceable Components;
    • Operations tasks Impacted;
    • Database Protection, Backups, and Restores;
    • TM/MP;
    • Online Audit Trails;
    • Database Backups and Restores;
    • Remote Duplicate Database Facility;
    • System Startup & Shutdown;
    • System upgrades and OS updates
  • Module 5 Impact on Applications Design:
    • Traditional Batch Environments;
    • Online Transaction Processing;
    • Monolithic vs. Multi-Process Programs;
    • Multi-Process Implemented for OLTP;
    • Multi-Process Implemented for Batch;
    • "Marbles in a Tube"
  • Module 6 Database Impacts:
    • File Structures;
    • ENSCRIBE File Handling;
    • SQL/MP;
    • Distributed Databases;
    • Decision Support
 
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