Administering IBM Operational Decision Manager V8.5

Administering IBM Operational Decision Manager V8.5 Course Description

Duration: 4.00 days (32 hours)

This course introduces administrators to IBM Operational Decision Manager (ODM) V8.5. You learn the concepts and skills that are necessary to install, configure, and manage Decision Server Rules, Decision Server Events, and Decision Center.

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Intended Audience for this Administering IBM Operational Decision Manager V8.5 Course

  • » This intermediate course is designed for administrators who install, configure, and administer Operational Decision Manager.

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Course Prerequisites for Administering IBM Operational Decision Manager V8.5

  • » Basic knowledge of database management
  • » Familiarity with source code control (SCC) mechanisms
  • » Basic knowledge of Ant and the Java programming language
  • » Knowledge of WebSphere Application Server
  • » Knowledge of Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java E

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Administering IBM Operational Decision Manager V8.5 Course Objectives

  • » Describe the IBM Operational Decision Manager technical architecture
  • » Define installation tasks
  • » Explain topology options for clustered environments
  • » Complete basic configuration of Decision Server Rules, Decision Server Events, and Decision Center
  • » Manage user and group authentication and authorization
  • » Synchronize projects across business and development environments
  • » Manage project deployment from Rule Designer and Decision Center
  • » Audit decisions through Decision Warehouse
  • » Manage versions, baselines, and multiple releases in Decision Center
  • » Provide strategies for enhancing performance
  • » Troubleshoot server environments with administration consoles
  • » Monitor business event processing with Performance Monitoring Infrastructure (PMI) tools and event widgets

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Administering IBM Operational Decision Manager V8.5 Course Outline

      1. Course introduction
      2. Introducing Operational Decision Manager for administrators
      3. Exercise: Exploring the Operational Decision Manager installation
      4. Configuring Operational Decision Manager
      5. Exercise: Configuring Rule Execution Server on WebSphere Application Server
      6. Exercise: Configuring Decision Center on WebSphere Application Server
      7. Exercise: Using a profile template to configure Rule Execution Server
      8. Managing user roles and permissions
      9. Exercise: Customizing user access and enforcing security in Decision Center
      10. Synchronizing across environments
      11. Exercise: Synchronizing across business and development environments
      12. Managing deployment
      13. Exercise: Managing deployment
      14. Administering Rule Execution Server
      15. Exercise: Exploring the Rule Execution Server console
      16. Using Decision Warehouse to audit ruleset execution
      17. Exercise: Auditing ruleset execution through Decision Warehouse
      18. Monitoring execution and performance
      19. Exercise: Monitoring rule execution and performance
      20. Managing baselines and multiple releases
      21. Exercise: Managing baselines and multiple releases
      22. Configuring Decision Server Events
      23. Exercise: Configuring Decision Server Events
      24. Administering Decision Server Events
      25. Exercise: Administering Decision Server Events
      26. Monitoring event execution
      27. Exercise: Monitoring event execution
      28. Course summary

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