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INSTRUCTOR-LED COURSE

High Availability Linux Architecture (LFS422)

Uptime is critical, and this course will teach you the concepts and tools you need to maintain an extremely high level of availability for your Linux servers, even under heavy load.

Who Is It For

This course is designed for experienced system administrators, site reliability engineers and DevOps professionals who are responsible for ensuring consistent uptime of Linux servers.
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What You’ll Learn

This course will teach you how to create and maintain systems that allow for highly-available applications and the concepts and best practices used to meet security and high availability requirements using the latest hardware technologies. You’ll also become familiar with tools that help you maintain and operate highly-available systems easily.
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What It Prepares You For

You can’t afford to have mission-critical systems go down, and this course will prepare you to ensure that your servers stand up under even the most intense pressure.
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Course Outline
Introduction
Linux Foundation
Linux Foundation Training
Linux Foundation Certifications
Laboratory Exercises, Solutions and Resources
Distribution Details
Labs
The Basics, Part 1
Course Objectives
Agenda
Mission Critical Systems
The Intel RAS Features
From Unix to Enterprise Linux
Linux distributions and commercial support
An Introduction To High Availability
Storage Options
Labs
The Basics, Part 2
Advanced Open-Source Storage Solutions
Linux Distributions’ HA Stacks
Labs
Linux HA Stacks: Part 1
Agenda
Linux High Availability Stacks
Introduction To Corosync
Labs
Linux HA Stacks: Part 2
Introduction To Pacemaker
Labs
Linux HA Stacks: Part 3
Node Fencing In Pacemaker Clusters
Labs
Linux HA Stacks: Part 4
Highly Available MySQL With DRBD And Pacemaker
Labs
Advanced Corosync/Pacemaker Clusters Part 1
Agenda
Resource Monitoring And Recovery With Pacemaker
Labs
Advanced Corosync/Pacemaker Clusters Part 2
Integrating Advanced Storage Solutions And Pacemaker
Labs
Advanced Corosync/Pacemaker Clusters Part 3
Highly Available Virtualization With GlusterFS And Pacemaker
Labs
Advanced Corosync/Pacemaker Clusters Part 4
Site Fail-Over With The Linux High Availability Cluster Stack
Labs
Advanced Corosync/Pacemaker Clusters Part 5
Cluster Maintenance And Upgrades
Labs
Automating, Monitoring And Designing HA-Clusters
Agenda
Monitoring Linux-HA Clusters
Automating Linux-HA Cluster Deployments
Designing Systems For High Availability
Additional Considerations
Labs

Learning Path
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.