Deploy scalable, highly available storage on off-the-shelf hardware and in the cloud

This course is for senior system administrators and storage administrators who are interested in deploying scalable, highly available storage on off-the-shelf hardware and in the cloud.

Overview

Students will learn how to install, configure, and maintain a cluster of Red Hat Storage servers. The course will also explore highly available common Internet file systems (CIFS) and network file systems (NFS) using CTDB, unified file and object storage, and geo-replication.

Audience

  • Linux system administrators and storage administrators interested in, or responsible for, maintaining large storage clusters using Red Hat Storage
  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certification or an equivalent level of knowledge is highly recommended

Prerequisites

  • RHCSA certification or equivalent experience
  • For candidates who have not earned their RHCSA, confirmation of the needed skills can be obtained by passing the online skills assessment.

Lessons

1

Introduction to Red Hat Storage

Lesson : 1 | Duration 1.5 hours

  • Understand Red Hat Storage server features and terminology
2

Explore the classroom environment

Lesson : 2 | Duration 1.5 hours

  • Gain familiarity with the classroom environment
3

Installation

Lesson : 3 | Duration 1.5 hours

  • Install Red Hat Storage Server
4

Basic configuration

Lesson : 4 | Duration 1.5 hours

  • Build a Red Hat Storage server volume
4

Basic configuration

Lesson : 4 | Duration 1.5 hours

  • Build a Red Hat Storage server volume
5

Volume types

Lesson : 5 | Duration 1.5 hours

  • Understand different volume types
6

Clients

Lesson : 6 | Duration 1.5 hours

  • Access data on Red Hat Storage server volumes from different client types
7

ACLs and quotas

Lesson : 7 | Duration 1.5 hours

  • Implement quotas and Posix access control lists
8

Extending volumes

Lesson : 8 | Duration 1.5 hours

  • Grow storage volumes online
9

IP failover

Lesson : 9 | Duration 1.5 hours

  • Configure IP failover using CTDB
10

Geo-replication

Lesson : 10 | Duration 1.5 hours

  • Configure geo-replication
11

Unified file and object storage

Lesson : 11 | Duration 1.5 hours

  • Configure Swift object access
12

Troubleshooting

Lesson : 12 | Duration 1.5 hours

  • Perform basic troubleshooting tasks
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