Yellowfin System Administrator

The Yellowfin System Administrator course will teach you how to manage, monitor and make your Yellowfin environment perform and scale.

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      Description

      The Yellowfin System Administrator course will teach you how to manage, monitor and make your Yellowfin environment perform and scale.

      This course is designed for Yellowfin System Administrators and covers monitoring, licence management, backup & restore, troubleshooting, migration, deployment, clustering and tuning a Yellowfin environment.

      Key Topics

      • Monitoring Use and Performance
      • Managing Licence Keys
      • Creating a Reliable Backup Process
      • Troubleshooting and log files
      • Migrating Content
      • Reporting on Usage
      • Deploying Yellowfin
      • Making Yellowfin Perform and Scale
      • Clustering
      • Monitoring, Tuning and Optimizing Performance

      Learning Objectives

      When the participant completes this course they will be able to:

      System Administration and Management

      Monitor the use and performance of a Yellowfin system.

      • Manage licence keys, sessions, and content.
      • Create a reliable backup process for the Yellowfin system
      • Configure core system and content settings
      • Perform troubleshooting, find system information and log files, and submit community tickets.
      • Migrate content between environments
      • Report on Yellowfin usage

      Making Yellowfin Perform and Scale

      • Understand the Yellowfin deployment options
      • Configure Yellowfin in a clustered environment
      • Monitor, tune and optimise Yellowfin performance

      Target Audience

      This course is designed for people whose primary use of Yellowfin is to configure, maintain, monitor and manage the Yellowfin environment.

      Prerequisites

      While not essential, it would be beneficial for attendees to complete the following courses or have the equivalent knowledge and/or skills:

      • Yellowfin Business User and Basic Analyst
      • Yellowfin Data and Security Administrator

      Delivery Format

      Each course day will involve a virtual classroom session that runs over 4 hours to maximise participant engagement
      and learning effectiveness.

      The course will be delivered using a blended learning approach that combines the following teaching methods:

      • Short pre-class reading or exercises to prepare participants for the virtual classroom sessions
      • Live virtual classroom sessions delivered using an advanced online training and collaboration platform and dedicated Slack channel.
        • Short in-class practical exercises using small virtual breakout groups of two or three participants to collaboratively practice specific skills and techniques
        • In-class mini-projects that allow participants to combine a number of specific skills and techniques to create an example of real world analytics content

      The virtual classroom sessions include frequent practical interactive sessions and short breaks. The course is taught by trainers who are experienced teachers and experts in the Yellowfin Suite and the broader analytics profession.