Administering Liferay Systems

Administering Liferay Systems Course Description

Duration: 3.00 days (24 hours)

Learn the ins and outs of a Liferay installation with the Administering Liferay Systems. Learn how to setup and prepare a successful Liferay deployment, and explore the tools needed to improve performance. This course covers single instances, clusters, managing plugins and to prepare you for effective system management.

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Administering Liferay Systems Course Objectives

  • » Installing Liferay from a bundle
  • » Installing Liferay on an existing server
  • » Configuring Liferay through properties
  • » Connecting Liferay to external databases and mail servers
  • » Setting up Liferay in a clustered environment
  • » Integrating document repositories
  • » Providing document previews, conversion and inline audio/video
  • » Integrating Liferay with SSO systems
  • » Integrating Liferay with LDAP
  • » Tuning an installation for performance
  • » Backing up an installation of Liferay
  • » How to upgrade Liferay
  • » Maintaining Liferay using the patching tool

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Administering Liferay Systems Course Outline

      1. INSTALLATION
        1. Installing a Liferay Bundle
        2. Connecting to External Databases and Mail Servers
        3. Installing Liferay Manually on an Existing Application Server
      2. CONFIGURING LIFERAY
        1. Server Administration through the Control Panel
        2. Plugin Management
        3. Liferay Marketplace
        4. Configuring Liferay--s Services Oriented Architecture CLUSTERING
        5. Introduction to Cluster Design
        6. Creating a Liferay Cluster
        7. Principles of Liferay Clustering
        8. Configuring Quartz for Job Scheduling
        9. Syncing the Database Cache Across Your Cluster
        10. Clustering Documents and Media
        11. Syncing Search Indexes
        12. Setting up a Solr Server
        13. Session Replication
        14. Load Balancing Using Apache
        15. Deploying Plugins Across a Cluster
      3. EXTERNAL SERVICES
        1. Using External Services for Document Previews
        2. Setting up ImageMagick Higher Quality Image Previews
        3. Setting up LibreOffice for Document Conversion
        4. Configuring Xuggler for Audio/Video Previews
        5. Setting up Liferay as a WSRP Producer and Consumer
      4. INTEGRATING LDAP & SSO
        1. Using LDAP and SSO
        2. Setting up an LDAP Server
        3. Configuring Liferay with an LDAP Server
        4. Importing User Information from LDAP
        5. Integrating an SSO Solution with Liferay
        6. Setting up OpenSSO/
      5. OpenAM
        1. Authenticating in Liferay Against an SSO Server
      6. PERFORMANCE TUNING OVERVIEW
        1. Load Testing
        2. Profiling
        3. Memory Management
        4. Garbage Collection
        5. Cache Optimization
        6. Optimizing Lucene
        7. Configuring a Content Delivery Network
        8. Database Sharding
      7. MAINTAINING LIFERAY
        1. Liferay Monitoring
        2. Backing Up a Liferay Installation
        3. Log Levels
        4. Upgrading Liferay
        5. Installing Fix Packs Using the Patching Tool

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Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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Award winning, world-class Instructors

Sam K.
Career Highlight - Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering at Cooper Union where he teaches signal processing, communications, and network courses. - PhD in Electrical Engineering from Boston University, where he focused his research efforts on devising cross layer techniques to resolve collisions in wireless random access networks. - Research interests include wireless communication, networks, cross layer design, signal processing and machine learning. - Received an interdisciplinary certificate in computational science from Center for Computational Science. Biography: Worked for Mathworks Inc. as a communications software engineer and implemented a suite of block diagram based adaptive equalizers for use in a communications systems simulation. Assistant Professor at Western New England College in Massachusetts where he taught coursework in C C++, software engineering, digital signal processing and supervised lab work in circuit theory and logic design. Author of a variety of professional articles in the areas of wireless communications and signal processing. A key contributor to the open-source Pattern Recognition Toolbox for MATLAB.

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