Implementer Foundations Workshop

IMP860-44

The five day Implementer Foundations Workshop is designed for IT professionals who deploy AppDynamics technologies in on-premises enterprise environments. Using a hands-on case-based format, students install and upgrade the AppDynamics platform. This training was co-created with our Professional Services team and is used to train our own internal consultants as well as partners and customers. This course also provides a consistent foundation to gain the skills and experience to become an AppDynamics Certified Implementation Professional. This course isn't offered virtually.

As system environments are getting more and more complex, customized on-premise installation of AppDynamics is a task where you need to have deep knowledge of all AppDynamics key components and the relationships between them. The “AppDynamics Implementer Course” helped me to get this knowledge by first laying the required theoretical fundamentals. But the main benefit of this course is the intensive hands-on training, individual feedback and the discussions with the trainer and the other participants...

— Student Testimonial

Available Course Dates

April 16 - 20
This course is ONSITE in London, UK.

Please contact
education@appdynamics.com
to register.
June 18 - 22
This course is ONSITE in London, UK.

Please contact
education@appdynamics.com
to register.

What You Will Learn In The Implementer Foundations Workshop

This 5-day intensive workshop is designed for technical professionals who want to gain practical knowledge of how to install, configure, upgrade and troubleshoot the implementation of AppDynamics on-premises components. Presented in case-study format, students perform an installation from initial conceptualization through implementation, troubleshooting, upgrade, and hand-over. This course is focused only on installation and upgrade, and does not cover configuration of the product.

Prerequisites

  • Complete AppDynamics Essentials course (APM200)
  • Linux experience (system navigation, file and directory permissions, copying, moving, deleting files, locating services and processes, scripting, shells)
  • Using vi editor to search, view, modify files
  • Experience editing XML files
  • Windows experience (navigation, file manipulation, batch files, locating services and processes)
  • General knowledge of the usage of REST API
  • Knowledge of one or more of the following: Java, .NET, PHP, Node.js, Python
  • Knowledge of web application design, web services and common service frameworks
  • Experience troubleshooting and solving software related issues

Who is this course for?

This intensive workshop is meant for Architects, Administrators, Consultants, and Engineers. In this workshop you will install, configure, upgrade and troubleshoot on-premise installation of AppDynamics controller, agents, events service, EUM server and agents, high availability, and extensions.

Implementer Foundations Workshop Topics

  • Determining configuration parameters of controller
  • Installing controller
  • Controller installation troubleshooting tools
  • Understanding and installing agents (Java, .NET, Dynamic Agents, Machine Agent)
  • Installing and configuring Events Service
  • Installing and configuring database and analytics agents
  • Installing, configuring and troubleshooting the EUM Server
  • Upgrading controller, events server, EUM server and agents from 4.2 to 4.3
  • Working with LDAP and SAML
  • Installing High Availability
  • Controller self monitoring
  • Handing-off to the operations group

AppDynamics courses are instructor led either onsite or virtually and include student lab practice following each instructor demo. The lab exercises link theory to practice and make sure students leave the training with the ability to use AppDynamics to the fullest.

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