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Administrator Basics

Gain insight into the fundamental administrative skills and software tools needed to manage the acQuire 4 component of the GIM Suite.

Who should attend?

New and existing GIM Suite users moving into a database manager role.

Learning Outcomes
1. Discuss the administrative roles and tasks related to managing the acQuire 4 component of the GIM Suite.  

  • Explain the responsibilities of a Database Manager in acQuire 4.

2. Explain the GIM Suite licensing model. 

  • Explain the difference between server-side and client-side licences.
  • Distinguish between the different server-side licence types and methods.
  • Distinguish between the different client-side licence types and methods.
  • Explain the purpose of the acQuire Licence Administrator and how it is used to manage client-side licences.
  • Explain the purpose of an Entitlement ID (EID) and how it is used within the acQuire Licence Administrator.
  • Differentiate between checking out a floating licence online and offline.

3. Demonstrate the ability to configure an acQuire 4 workspace. 

  • Create an ODBC connection.
  • Create a new workspace.
  • Configure the workspace options.
  • Create a workspace object shortcut.
  • Use the workspace configuration tool to create and synchronise workspaces.

4. Use the acQuire 4 manage options to configure the database. 

  • Create a virtual field.
  • Apply validation and styling to a virtual field.
  • Create a derived field.
  • Create a form definition.
  • Define and create a workspace filter.
  • Create and manage grids and grid coordinate sets.
  • Manage the database through the acQuire 4 interface.

5. Discuss how to pull data from GIM Suite into third party software packages. 

  • Explain the term Application Programming Interface (API).
  • Explain the purpose of acQuire Direct.
  • Identify the third-party programs that pull data from GIM Suite using the API.
  • Demonstrate how to create a data client view.
  • Explain how a data client view allows Microsoft Excel to pull data from the GIM Suite database.

6. Discuss how to export data from GIM Suite to third-party software packages 

  • Explain how data push works.
  • Identify the different output formats that an acQuire export object supports.
  • Explain the purpose of the aggregation tool.

7. Identify methods of transferring data between GIM Suite data instances. 

  • Describe the purpose of a briefcase object.
  • Use a briefcase object to create a data package.

You can participate in this unit at one of these upcoming courses:
26 Nov 2020
Administrator Basics
Perth,
Australia
02 Dec 2020
Administrator Basics
Calgary,
Canada
13 Jan 2021
Administrator Basics
Calgary,
Canada
21 Jan 2021
Administrator Basics
Perth,
Australia
07 Apr 2021
Administrator Basics
Calgary,
Canada
Code
102
Duration
1 day
Medium
Face-to-face
Virtual Classroom
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