High Availability with Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform
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This course uses the top open source clustering and high-availability solutions on the market and provides a comprehensive plan to connect them with Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform. Students will implement each of the services in a highly available manner and test failover scenarios. Students will use Pacemaker, Corosync, CMAN tools, and HAProxy to implement cluster and other high-availability tools.
Course content summary
- High-availability basic concepts
- Comprehensive plan for a highly available cloud
- Cluster a Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform environment using high-availability designs and implementations
- Validation of the highly available cloud
- MariaDB Galera cluster for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform database
- GlusterFS for Glance and Cinder
Note: High Availability with Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform is one of our emerging technology courses. These courses focus on Red Hat’s newer, evolving technologies. Emerging technology courses are feature- and functionality-focused and are conducted like guided labs.
Audience and Prerequisites
Audience for this course
- Linux system administrators and cloud administrators interested in, or responsible for, maintaining a private cloud.
- Cloud operators interested in providing high availability for their cloud.
- RHCE certification or requisite level of knowledge is highly recommended.
Prerequisites for this course
- Deep knowledge of OpenStack services and their connectivity.
- Understanding of high-availability concepts and high-availability implementations.
Introduction to high availability
Define how high availability can secure and improve Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform services.
Deploying a high-availability cluster
Configure Pacemaker, Corosync and HaProxy for the OpenStack API services.
Configure Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform services
Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform and configure the API services.
Implement an active-passive MySQL cluster
Connect the MySQL database with the highly available architecture.
Implement an active-active Qpid broker
Set up and run a pool of message brokers to improve availability and reliability.
Testing the environment
Run a unit test protocol for every service, and review and validate the high-availability services.
Running failure scenarios
Fail various services and test high availability.
Implement an even more highly available cloud
Explore innovative ways to secure your cloud data using top open source clustering solutions like MariaDB Galera and GlusterFS, a Red Hat community storage project.
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 a training specialist online or at 1-866-626-2994.