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Managing InterSystems Servers Essentials

Learn to configure, manage, and monitor system operations through the lifecycle of InterSystems Data Platform technology

3 days, private only

In-person private classroom: $8,400/class (an 18% discount!)
Virtual private classroom: $10,200/class

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Available as a private classroom course only. To ensure each student has the best experience, a private classroom course can be either an in-person classroom course, or a virtual classroom course. A class cannot be a mix of in-person and virtual attendees.

InterSystems IRIS, Caché, Architecture, Security, Roles, Resources, Users, System Diagnostics, Backups, High Availability, Performance

    This 3-day course teaches system and database administrators the essential information necessary to configure the InterSystems® server data platform, perform regular database tasks such as backups, monitor and troubleshoot at the database level, and control database user access.
    Some administrators may want to consider the five-day Managing InterSystems Servers course that includes the topics of the Essentials course in greater detail as well as certain topics not covered, such as encryption and distributed caching.

    This course is applicable to both InterSystems IRIS® and InterSystems Caché®. Although most course content is platform independent, students complete the exercises using Windows.


    There are no prerequisites for Managing InterSystems Servers Essentials.

    Preparing for Class

    Online courses that will help you familiarize yourself with material covered in class but are not required are:

    Course Agenda


    • Overview of the results of installing InterSystems IRIS or Caché
    • Licensing Basics

    • Databases
    • Namespaces
    • Routines
    • Globals

    • Memory allocations
    • Creating Namespaces and Databases
    • Global, Routine and Package Mappings
    • Configuration Files

    • Write Image Journaling
    • Journal Files
    Regular Operations

    • Backups
    • Integrity Checks
    • Database Free Space and Expansion
    • Task Scheduler
    • Managing Processes
    System Monitoring

    • Performance Statistics
    • Monitoring and alerting
    • System Logs
    Troubleshooting Basics

    • Diagnostic Report
    • System Hang
    • Process Problems
    Security Basics

    • Auditing Overview
    • Authentication Overview
    • Authorization Overview
    • Creating Users and Roles

    Cancellation Policy

    Rescheduling and Cancellation

    InterSystems reserves the right to cancel or reschedule a class at least 10 business days prior to the announced start date. We will usually cancel a class if there are fewer than five registrants. In the event of cancellation by InterSystems, we will refund any payment made for the canceled course.

    Tuition is fully refundable if a registrant notifies InterSystems at least 10 business days prior to the announced start date. For cancellation received afterward, we will provide a credit toward a future class.