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Red Hat High Availability Clustering With Exam

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  • Course Code RH437

The intensive, hands-on Red Hat® High Availability Clustering (RH436) course teaches storage management, the Red Hat High Availability Add-On, and the shared storage technology delivered by Red Hat Global File System 2 (GFS2) and Red Hat Gluster Storage. Created for senior Linux® system administrators, this 4-day course strongly emphasizes lab-based activities. You'll learn how to deploy and manage shared storage and server clusters that provide highly available network services to a mission-critical enterprise environment.

Skills Gained

  • Setup and management of high-availability clustered services with Red Hat Cluster Suite
  • Providing iSCSI targets with Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Customization and control of device files with udev
  • Storage I/O multipath with device mapper
  • Using cluster Logical Volume Management (LVM)
  • Configuration and use of the Red Hat Global File System cluster file system for shared storage

Who Can Benefit

  • An experienced Linux system administrator responsible for managing shared storage across 1 or more Linux systems
  • An experienced Linux system administrator responsible for maintaining a high-availability service using cluster technology
  • An RHCE interested in earning a Red Hat Certificate of Expertise, a Red Hat Certified Datacenter Specialist (RHCDS) or a Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA) credential

Prerequisites

  • RHCE certification or equivalent experience

Course Details

Storage technologies

  • Storage Requirements
  • NAS vs. SAN

iSCSI

  • iSCSI as a shared storage device
  • Configuring an iSCSI initiator
  • Configuring an iSCSI target
  • Authentication

Kernel Device Management

  • udev features
  • udev rule configuration
  • I/O scheduler

Device mapper and multipathing

  • Mapping targets
  • Multipath device configuration

Red Hat Cluster Suite overview

  • Design and elements of clustering
  • Cluster configuration tools

Logical Volume Management

  • LVM review
  • Setting up clusered logical volumes

Global File System (GFS) 2

  • Implementation and configuration
  • Lock management
  • Planning for and growing online GFS
  • Monitoring tools
  • Journal configuration and management

Quorum and the cluster manager

  • Intracluster communication
  • Cluster tools

Fencing and failover

  • Fencing components
  • Failover domains

Quorum disk

  • Heuristic configuration

Resource Group Manager (rgmanager)

  • Resource groups and recovery
  • Hierarchical resource ordering
  • High-availability services

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

What does vendor-authorized training mean?

As a vendor-authorized training partner, we offer a curriculum that our partners have vetted. We use the same course materials and facilitate the same labs as our vendor-delivered training. These courses are considered the gold standard and, as such, are priced accordingly.

Is the training too basic, or will you go deep into technology?

It depends on your requirements, your role in your company, and your depth of knowledge. The good news about many of our learning paths, you can start from the fundamentals to highly specialized training.

How up-to-date are your courses and support materials?

We continuously work with our vendors to evaluate and refresh course material to reflect the latest training courses and best practices.

Are your instructors seasoned trainers who have deep knowledge of the training topic?

ExitCertified instructors have an average of 27 years of practical IT experience. They have also served as consultants for an average of 15 years. To stay up to date, instructors will at least spend 25 percent of their time learning new emerging technologies and courses.

Do you provide hands-on training and exercises in an actual lab environment?

Lab access is dependent on the vendor and the type of training you sign up for. However, many of our top vendors will provide lab access to students to test and practice. The course description will specify lab access.

Will you customize the training for our company’s specific needs and goals?

We will work with you to identify training needs and areas of growth.  We offer a variety of training methods, such as private group training, on-site of your choice, and virtually. We provide courses and certifications that are aligned with your business goals.

How do I get started with certification?

Getting started on a certification pathway depends on your goals and the vendor you choose to get certified in. Many vendors offer entry-level IT certification to advanced IT certification that can boost your career. To get access to certification vouchers and discounts, please contact Edu_customerexperience@techdata.com

Will I get access to content after I complete a course?

You will get access to the PDF of course books and guides, but access to the recording and slides will depend on the vendor and type of training you receive.

It would be better if the classroom had two power point screens so the instructor could have two screens shown to the class at the same time to reduce confusion switching back and forth

Concise and good to follow along. Although it is a lot to take in under a short period of time.

It is very good and very simple instructions. almost to much hand holding.

Good training material and good instruction. More time needs to be provided for the lab work.

Simply great training provider that I can go for updating/acquiring my skill sets.

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