Onsite, personalized training is available to help implement SRB. All classes include lab exercises and class materials with exercise solutions. The following classes are currently offered, others can be created upon request:
A short (typically 1 day) class to introduce users to Nirvana software. The class shows how Nirvana makes users' day-to-day activities more efficient and illustrates - in live sessions - how Nirvana software can save valuable time by using it for enterprise-wide discovery and simple document storage.
Topics can include: login and authentication; Web and Java Client; command-line client (i.e., Scommands); usage of SRB Gateways; data discovery; controlling data and folder access; using SRB Tickets.
A class for SRB Administrators to gain proficiency in installing, configuring, and maintaining an SRB Federation. Interactive lab exercises deepen each participant's understanding of SRB architecture. No prior knowledge of the SRB is required.
Topics can include: Understanding SRB Architecture; SRB Components; Data Retrieval Process; SRB Interfaces; SRB Installation and Incensing; MCAT Installation; Configuration of SRB Clients; SRB Server Control; SRB User Management; SRB Location Configuration; SRB Resource Configuration; Access Control and Ownership; Custom SRB Metadata Schemes; SRB Daemons; SRB Data Management; Auditing, Database Access Interface (DAI) Overview; and Getting Started With DAI, MCAT Reports.
A class for developers who would like to harness the full power of SRB. Developers will come out of this class with a profound understanding of SRB's concepts and architecture. The class is taught with many programming examples and live exercises in Java or C. Some prior knowledge of Java or C is required.
General topics can include: Understanding SRB Terminology; SRB Components; Overview of SRB Drivers; Understanding the MCAT; SRB Administration; SRB Daemons; Concurrency Considerations; Database Access Interface (DAI) Overview; Getting Started With DAI; Programming with DAI; SRB Protocol and Interaction with TCP/IP; Template Language.
Programming topics can include: Establishing a connection through SRB APIs; Data Object APIs; Collection APIs; Handling Access with APIs; Query APIs; Metadata APIs; and Metadata Query APIs.
Please contact us to schedule training sessions.