Cluster Manager Administration (SGI Management Center on SGI Altix XE)
The Cluster Manager Administration (SGI Management Center on SGI Altix XE) course provides knowledge and practice in basic cluster administration areas including: SGI Management Center software installation and configuration using the Component Media Kit (CMK)(SGI Manufacturing Image) as well as building an SGI Management center cluster from scratch. Building individual Payloads, kernels and Images will be covered. Cluster monitoring and troubleshooting will also be addressed. Note that the class hardware will be primarily SGI XE clusters. (See "Skills Addressed" below for complete details.)
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This course is available in our Virtual Classroom environment.
The virtual classroom version of this course provides remote access to an SGI Customer Education instructor and SGI lab equipment.
You will view presentation materials over the Web, listen to and interact with your instructor and classmates via teleconference, and perform lab exercises on a remote system in one of our computer labs.
Class hours vary for each offering to meet the needs of students in different geographies worldwide. The specific class hours for each offering are listed on the course schedule. You should register for the class with the schedule that best fits your needs.
The instructor will present the lecture portion of the class each day during the first 2 to 3 hours of scheduled class time. After that, you are free to complete the lab exercises at your own pace before the next day's lecture begins. Your instructor will be available to answer your questions via email during the scheduled class hours. Questions submitted outside of the scheduled class hours will be addressed at the beginning of the next lecture.
The system that you use to view the class lecture Web broadcasts must meet the following requirements:
The system that you use to participate in the remote labs must meet the following requirements: