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Red Hat Gluster Storage Administration

Overview

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

This course is based on Red Hat Gluster Storage 3.

 

Product Description

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 Clustered Trivial DataBase (CTDB), unified file and object storage, and geo-replication. Finally, students will learn about the Hadoop plugin for Red Hat Storage, snapshots, and geo-replication.

This course can help you prepare for the Red Hat Certified Specialist in Gluster Storage Administration Exam (EX236).

Course content summary
  • Install and configure Red Hat Storage Server
  • Create and manage different volume types
  • Learn about IP failover for NFS and SMB
  • Explore georeplication
  • Configure network encryption
  • Manage tiering

Who should attend

  • 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

  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certification or equivalent experience.

Course Objectives

Impact on the organization

This course is intended to develop the skills needed to administer a software defined storage system based on commodity hardware, providing enterprise level capabilities, such as: fault tolerance, geo-replication, snapshotting, tiering and encryption, while enabling your storage infrastructure to grow at a pace that matches your business needs.

Red Hat has created this course in a way intended to benefit our customers, but each company and infrastructure is unique, and actual results or benefits may vary.

Impact on the individual

As a result of attending this course, students should be able to describe the architecture of Gluster, install and operate a Gluster cluster, and integrate it with Red Hat Storage Console.

Students should be able to demonstrate the following skills:

  • Describe the architecture of Gluster
  • Install a Red Hat Gluster Storage cluster
  • Manage operations on a Red Hat Gluster Storage cluster
  • Manage Red Hat Gluster Storage with Red Hat Storage Console

Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Red Hat Storage

  • Understand Red Hat Storage server features and terminology.

Module 2: Explore the classroom environment

  • Gain familiarity with the classroom environment.

Module 3: Installation

  • Install Red Hat Storage Server.

Module 4: Basic configuration

  • Build a Red Hat Storage server volume.

Module 5: Volume types

  • Understand different volume types.

Module 6: Clients

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

Module 7: ACLs and quotas

  • Implement quotas and Posix access control lists.

Module 8: Extending volumes

  • Grow storage volumes online.

Module 9: IP failover

  • Configure IP failover using CTDB.

Module 10: Geo-replication

  • Configure geo-replication.

Module 11: Unified file and object storage

  • Configure Swift object access.

Module 12: Troubleshooting

  • Perform basic troubleshooting tasks.

Module 13: Managing snapshots

  • Manage snapshots in Red Hat Storage.

Module 14: Hadoop plugin

  • Learn about the Hadoop plugin configuration.
E-Learning Red Hat Online Learning (RHOL)
Price
  • US$ 2,359
  • Red Hat Training Units: 8 RTU

Subscription duration: 90 days