High Availability Linux Architecture (LFS422) Training

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Course Description

This course will teach you how to ensure that your servers stand up under even the most intense pressure. Developed for some of the largest Linux deployments in the world, this course will teach you: How to create and maintain systems that allow for highly-available applications. The concepts and best practices used to meet security and high availability requirements using the latest hardware technologies. You will also become familiar with tools that help you maintain and operate highly-available systems easily. This course is designed to work with a wide range of Linux distributions, so you will be able to apply these concepts regardless of your distro.
Course Length: 4 Days
Course Tuition: $2200 (US)


This course is designed for IT managers, system administrators, DevOps, and technical personnel operating highly-available mission-critical Linux systems. Students should have a good working knowledge of fundamental operating system and hardware concepts and experience with network addressing and topologies. A basic foundation in mission critical deployments will also be beneficial.

Course Outline

1. Introduction
Linux Foundation
Linux Foundation Training
2. Day 1: The Basics
Course Objectives
Mission Critical Systems
The Intel RAS Features
From Unix to Enterprise Linux
Linux distributions and commercial support
An Introduction To High Availability
Storage Options
3. Day 1: The Basics, Part 2
Advanced Open-Source Storage Solutions
Linux Distributions' HA Stacks
4. Day 2: Linux HA Stacks
Linux High Availability Stacks
Introduction To Corosync
5. Day 2: Linux HA Stacks, Part 2
Introduction To Pacemaker
6. Day 2: Linux HA Stacks, Part 3
Node Fencing In Pacemaker Clusters
7. Day 2: Linux HA Stacks, Part 4
Highly Available MySQL With DRBD And Pacemaker
8. Day 3: Advanced Corosync/Pacemaker Clusters
Resource Monitoring And Recovery With Pacemaker
9. Day 3: Advanced Corosync/Pacemaker Clusters, Part 2
Integrating Advanced Storage Solutions And Pacemaker
10. Day 3: Advanced Corosync/Pacemaker Clusters, Part 3
Highly Available Virtualization With GlusterFS And Pacemaker
11. Day 3: Advanced Corosync/Pacemaker Clusters, Part 4
Site Fail-Over With The Linux High Availability Cluster Stack
12. Day 3: Advanced Corosync/Pacemaker Clusters, Part 5
Cluster Maintenance And Upgrades
13. Day 4: Automating, Monitoring And Designing HA-Clusters
Monitoring Linux-HA Clusters
Automating Linux-HA Cluster Deployments
Designing Systems For High Availability
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