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Red Hat Gluster Storage Administration with Expertise exam

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

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 can help you prepare for the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Hybrid Cloud Storage exam (EX236), which is included with this course.

This course is based on Red Hat Gluster Storage 3.

Course overview

Students will learn how to install, configure, and maintain a cluster of Red Hat Gluster 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.

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

Audience and prerequisites

  • Linux system administrators and storage administrators interested in, or responsible for, maintaining large storage clusters using Red Hat Gluster Storage.

Prerequisites for this course

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

Outline for this course

Introduction to Red Hat Storage
Understand Red Hat Storage server features and terminology.
Install Red Hat Gluster Storage
Install Red Hat Gluster Storage.
Configure Red Hat Gluster Storage
Build and configure a Red Hat Gluster Storage volume.
Create Volumes
Create different volume types.
Configure Clients
Access data on Red Hat GLuster storage volumes with various clients.
Configure ACLs and Quotas
Implement POSIX ACLs and quotas.
Extend Volumes
Grow storage volumes online.
Configure IP Failover
Configure IP failover.
Configure Georeplication
Configure georeplication for disaster recovery.
Troubleshooting
Perform basic troubleshooting tasks.
Manage Snapshots
Manage volume snapshots.
Install Red Hat Gluster Storage Console
Install Red Hat Gluster Storage Console.
Manage Tiering
Manage storage tiering for a volume.
Monitor Red Hat Gluster Storage
Monitor Red Hat Gluster Storage performance.
Configure Network Encryption
Configure Network Encryption for Red Hat Gluster Storage.
Comprehensive review
Practice and demonstrate knowledge and skills learned in Red Hat Gluster Storage Administration.

Note: Course outline is subject to change with technology advances and as the nature of the underlying job evolves. For questions or confirmation on a specific objective or topic, please contact us.

Recommended next exam or course

Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Hybrid Cloud Storage exam
Demonstrate the skills and knowledge needed to implement flexible storage solutions for on-premise and hybrid cloud using Red Hat Storage Server.

Impact of this training

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