Data Center Planning and Design Guidelines - 01
CONTENT: Data Center overview, concepts, standards, reliability levels, redundancy, growth, next generation Data Centers, planning. Physical infrastructure, electrical, mechanical, telecommunications, security, fire protection and automation systems.
1) Understand the importance of the different stages of design and planning of a data center.
2) Determine the required infrastructure and facilities for a data center.
3) Develop familiarity with products and solutions for data centers
Risk Assessment and Site Selection: Data Center
CONTENT: Data Center overview, concepts, standards, reliability, redundancy, growth, planning.
Risk assessment: identification, analysis and evaluation. Risk management.
1) Understand the importance of the different stages of risk analysis and site selection
2) Determine risks associated to a specific Data Center location
3) Understand site selection alternatives
Energy Management and Energy Efficiency: Data Center
CONTENT: Data Center overview, standards, reliability levels, redundancy, growth, planning. 'Green' data centers, energy management, automation, monitoring and control. Metrics and benchmarking
1) Understand the importance of energy management and energy efficiency in a Data Center
2) Determine requirements for a Data Center
3) Understand different indicators associated with Data Center energy efficiency
Audits of Energy Consumption
CONTENT::Evaluation of different types of systems that consume energy in a building (power, lighting, air conditioning, motors, computers, others) and its influence on total consumption. Automation, monitoring and control. Energy consumption and billing analysis for electricity. Energy management.
1) Differentiate the systems from the point of view of energy consumption
2) Understand the importance of electricity billing rates
3) Propose alternatives for energy management
Intelligent Buildings Planning and Design Guidelines
CONTENT: Conceptualization of 'intelligent building' and its differentiation with other types of buildings. Basic infrastructure. Guidelines for design and planning. Telecommunications infrastructure. Evaluation of the degree of intelligence. Scope, limitations and recommendations. Real world examples.
1) Differentiate an 'intelligent building' from an automated building
2) Understand the importance of planning and design stages of an 'intelligent building'
3) Determine the required infrastructure for an 'intelligent building'