CL210 – Red Hat OpenStack Administration II

Overview

Course description

Introduction to Red Hat OpenStack Platform configuration and administration of private cloud infrastructure using core OpenStack services

Red Hat OpenStack Administration II: Infrastructure Configuration for Cloud Administrators (CL210) teaches you how to implement a full-featured cloud computing environment using OpenStack. You will learn how to configure, administer, and manage Red Hat® OpenStack Platform infrastructure. The lessons and objectives taught in this course will prepare you for the Red Hat Certified System Administrator in Red Hat OpenStack exam (EX210).

This course is based on Red Hat OpenStack Platform 13.0 and Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 7.5.

The focus of this course is on managing and using the OpenStack client command-line interface and the director and dashboard graphical web user interfaces to securely manage server instances, compute and storage resources, and user identities.

Course content summary

  • Gain familiarity with overcloud service containerization technology.
  • Learn about Open Virtual Networking (OVN) enhancement to OVS.
  • Use identity service v3 (keystone) with external Red Hat IdM store.
  • Manage the core control plane, including Pacemaker.
  • Customize images, with techniques for multiple use cases.
  • Manage block and object storage.
  • Manage compute nodes, including tuning and hyperconvergence.
  • Deploy multi-container stacks.
  • Troubleshoot OpenStack.

Audience for this course

This course is intended for Linux system administrators, cloud administrators, cloud operators, and infrastructure architects interested in, or responsible for, maintaining a private or hybrid cloud.

Prerequisites for this course

CL220 – Red Hat CloudForms Hybrid Cloud Management

Overview

Course description

Manage and deploy systems in hybrid cloud environments

Red Hat CloudForms Hybrid Cloud Management (CL220) is for cloud administrators and operators who need to use Red Hat® CloudForms to manage cloud instances running on multiple cloud providers or virtualization infrastructures.

This course is based on Red Hat CloudForms 4.

In this course, students use a hybrid environment, configure Red Hat CloudForms to work with Red Hat Virtualization and Red Hat OpenStack® Platform, deploy virtual machines (VMs) with templates and customization, produce chargeback reports on VM and resource use and automations, and perform policy-based management. This course covers CloudForms tenants, interface customization, timeline and event analysis, and service provisioning.

Red Hat CloudForms Hybrid Cloud Management (CL220) can also help you in your preparation for the Red Hat Certified Specialist in Hybrid Cloud Management exam (EX220) and become a Red Hat Certified Specialist in Hybrid Cloud Management.

Course content summary

  • Configure Red Hat CloudForms 4
  • Define regions, zones, tenants, users, groups, and roles
  • Provision and manage VMs
  • Generate reports and cloud information from CloudForms analytics
  • Configure Red Hat CloudForms alerts
  • Automate tasks with CloudForms
  • Manage service catalogs
  • Use Ansible by Red Hat with CloudForms to automate system configuration

Audience for this course

  • Cloud administrators and cloud operators responsible for maintaining hybrid cloud environments
  • Cloud architects who intend to use CloudForms for management and analysis of their company’s cloud environment
  • DevOps engineers responsible for creating an environment that provides virtual machines (VMs) for developing and testing applications, building service catalogs, and automating workflows

Prerequisites for this course

CL210VT – Red Hat OpenStack Administration II: Infrastructure [...]

Overview

Course description

Introduction to Red Hat OpenStack Platform configuration and administration of private cloud infrastructure using core OpenStack services

Red Hat OpenStack Administration II: Infrastructure Configuration for Cloud Administrators (CL210) teaches you how to implement a full-featured cloud computing environment using OpenStack. You will learn how to configure, administer, and manage Red Hat® OpenStack Platform infrastructure. The lessons and objectives taught in this course will prepare you for the Red Hat Certified System Administrator in Red Hat OpenStack exam (EX210).

This course is based on Red Hat OpenStack Platform 13.0 and Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 7.5.

The focus of this course is on managing and using the OpenStack client command-line interface and the director and dashboard graphical web user interfaces to securely manage server instances, compute and storage resources, and user identities.

Course content summary

  • Gain familiarity with overcloud service containerization technology.
  • Learn about Open Virtual Networking (OVN) enhancement to OVS.
  • Use identity service v3 (keystone) with external Red Hat IdM store.
  • Manage the core control plane, including Pacemaker.
  • Customize images, with techniques for multiple use cases.
  • Manage block and object storage.
  • Manage compute nodes, including tuning and hyperconvergence.
  • Deploy multi-container stacks.
  • Troubleshoot OpenStack.

Audience for this course

This course is intended for Linux system administrators, cloud administrators, cloud operators, and infrastructure architects interested in, or responsible for, maintaining a private or hybrid cloud.

Prerequisites for this course

RH318VT – Red Hat Virtualization

Overview

Course description

Deploy, configure, manage, and migrate virtual environments

Red Hat Virtualization (RH318) teaches you the skills needed to deploy, administer, and operate virtual machines in your organization using Red Hat® Virtualization. Through numerous hands-on exercises, you will demonstrate the ability to deploy and configure the Red Hat Virtualization infrastructure and use it to provision and manage virtual machines. This offering also prepares you for the Red Hat Certified Specialist in Virtualization exam.

This course is based on Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 4.3 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux® 7.6 and 8, as well as Red Hat Hyperconverged Infrastructure for Virtualization 1.6.

Course content summary

  • Configure Red Hat Virtualization
  • Configure networking and storage for use with Red Hat Virtualization
  • Manage user accounts and access to the Red Hat Virtualization environment
  • Install and manage virtual machines in Red Hat Virtualization
  • Use templates for rapid virtual machine deployment
  • Manage virtual machine snapshots and images
  • Migrate virtual machines and explore high-availability options

Audience for this course

Linux system administrators, virtualization administrators, and hybrid infrastructure engineers interested in deploying large-scale virtualization solutions and managing virtual servers in their datacenters, based on the Red Hat Virtualization open virtualization management platform.

Recommendations for this course

CL110VT – Red Hat OpenStack Administration I: Core Operations [...]

Overview

Course description

Introduction to Red Hat OpenStack Platform and the deployment of virtual cloud servers and applications

Red Hat OpenStack Administration I: Core Operations for Cloud Operators (CL110) is designed for system administrators who are intending to implement a cloud computing environment using OpenStack. You will learn how to configure, use, and maintain Red Hat® OpenStack Platform.

This course is based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5 and Red Hat OpenStack Platform 13.0.

Course content summary

The focus of Red Hat OpenStack Administration I: Core Operations for Cloud Operators (CL110) will be managing OpenStack using both the web-based dashboard and the command-line interface, in addition to managing instances and installing a proof-of-concept environment using Red Hat OpenStack Platform (RHOSP) director. Essential skills covered in the course include configuring Red Hat OpenStack Platform (using the director UI); managing users, projects, flavors, roles, images, networking, and block storage; setting quotas; and configuring images at instantiation.

  • Launch an instance.
  • Manage projects, quotas, and users.
  • Manage networks, subnets, routers, and floating IP addresses.
  • Create and manage block and object storage in the OpenStack framework.
  • Customize instances with cloud-init.
  • Deploy scalable stacks.
  • Deploy Red Hat OpenStack Platform using RHOSP director.

Audience for this course

This course is designed for Linux system administrators, cloud administrators, and cloud operators interested in, or responsible for, maintaining a private or hybrid cloud.

Prerequisites for this course

RH318 – Red Hat Virtualization

Overview

Course description

Deploy, configure, manage, and migrate virtual environments

Red Hat Virtualization (RH318) teaches you the skills needed to deploy, administer, and operate virtual machines in your organization using Red Hat® Virtualization. Through numerous hands-on exercises, you will demonstrate the ability to deploy and configure the Red Hat Virtualization infrastructure and use it to provision and manage virtual machines. This offering also prepares you for the Red Hat Certified Specialist in Virtualization exam.

This course is based on Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 4.3 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux® 7.6 and 8, as well as Red Hat Hyperconverged Infrastructure for Virtualization 1.6.

Course content summary

  • Configure Red Hat Virtualization
  • Configure networking and storage for use with Red Hat Virtualization
  • Manage user accounts and access to the Red Hat Virtualization environment
  • Install and manage virtual machines in Red Hat Virtualization
  • Use templates for rapid virtual machine deployment
  • Manage virtual machine snapshots and images
  • Migrate virtual machines and explore high-availability options

Audience for this course

Linux system administrators, virtualization administrators, and hybrid infrastructure engineers interested in deploying large-scale virtualization solutions and managing virtual servers in their datacenters, based on the Red Hat Virtualization open virtualization management platform.

Recommendations for this course

CL310VT – Red Hat OpenStack Administration III: Networking &am[...]

Overview

Course description

Manage Red Hat OpenStack networking for performance tuning

Red Hat OpenStack Administration III: Networking & Foundations of NFV (CL310) teaches network engineers, network operators, cloud operators, and cloud administrators how to manage and tune Red Hat® OpenStack Platform for network performance.

This course can also help you prepare for the Red Hat® Certified Engineer (RHCE®) in Red Hat OpenStack exam (EX310).

This offering is based on Red Hat OpenStack version 10.0 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4.

Course summary

You will learn how to manage the OpenStack networking service (Neutron) with network functions virtualization to enhance network performance. You will configure distributed virtual routers, Open vSwitch with Data Plane Development Kit datapath, and IPv6 networking in OpenStack. You will also deploy software-defined networking with OpenDaylight.

  • Network functions virtualization (NFV)
  • Distributed virtual router (DVR)
  • Open vSwitch with Data Plane Development Kit (OVS-DPDK) datapath
  • IPv6 networking
  • Single-root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV)*
  • Software-defined networking (SDN) with OpenDaylight (ODL)
  • VLAN, VXLAN, and GRE networks

*SR-IOV is covered in the course as a lecture and a video. The specification is not covered as a hands-on exercise because it requires special hardware.

Audience for this course

This course is designed for network engineers, network operators, cloud administrators, and cloud operators.

Prerequisites for this course

CEPH125VT – Red Hat Ceph 3 Storage Architecture and Administra[...]

Overview

Course description

Learn how to deploy, manage, and scale out a Ceph storage cluster

Red Hat Ceph Storage Architecture and Administration (CEPH125) helps you provide unified storage for enterprise servers and Red Hat® OpenStack Platform with Red Hat Ceph Storage. Learn to use a Ceph storage cluster to provide servers and cloud resources with object storage compatible with the Amazon S3 or OpenStack Swift APIs, Ceph-native or iSCSI-based block storage, and file storage using CephFS.

This course is based on Red Hat Ceph Storage 3.0, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4/7.5, and Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10.0.

Course content summary

Red Hat Ceph Storage Architecture and Administration (CEPH125) is designed for storage administrators or cloud operators who intend to deploy Red Hat Ceph Storage to their production data center environment or OpenStack installation.

  • Deploying and managing a Red Hat Ceph Storage cluster on commodity servers using Ansible.
  • Creating, expanding, and controlling access to storage pools provided by the Ceph cluster.
  • Accessing Red Hat Ceph Storage from clients using object, block, and file-based methods.
  • Analyzing and tuning Red Hat Ceph Storage performance.
  • Integrating OpenStack image, object, block, and file storage with a Red Hat Ceph Storage cluster.

Audience for this course

This course is intended for storage administrators, cloud operators, and cloud developers who want to learn how to deploy and manage Red Hat Ceph Storage for use by servers in an enterprise data center or within a Red Hat OpenStack Platform environment.

Prerequisites for this course