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LPIC-3 304: Virtualization and High Availability


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Upcoming Dates

Oct 4 - Oct 7, 2021
09:00 - 17:00

Nov 1 - Nov 4, 2021
09:00 - 17:00

Dec 6 - Dec 9, 2021
09:00 - 17:00

Jan 10 - Jan 13, 2022
09:00 - 17:00

  Feb 22 - Feb 25, 2022
09:00 - 17:00

LPIC-3 304: Virtualization and High Availability
4 days  (Instructor Led Online)  |  Linux Server

Course Details

The Virtualization and High Availability (LPIC-3 304) course is a lab-oriented training for Linux administrators and specialists.

During this course, we introduce the best practices of multiple virtualization techniques (Xen, KVM, OpenVZ and VirtualBox) and high availability systems configuration (e.g. cluster and load balancing, HA solutions in Red Hat Linux and SUSE Linux). The LPIC-3 304 course also provides a practical overview of virtualization and HA techniques.


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  1. Virtualization
    • Concepts, mechanisms, terminology
  2. Configuration and underlying ideas of the most common solutions
    • Xen
    • KVM
    • OpenVZ, VirtualBox, LXC ‚Äď overview
    • Libvirt and virsh
  3. Working in the cloud (introduction):
    • OpenStack
    • CloudStack
    • Eucalyptus
    • OpenNebula
  4. High availability solutions (HA)
    • Properties, design approaches, main components
    • Load balancing
    • LVS / IPVS
    • Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
    • Keepalived
    • Ldirectord
    • HAProxy
    • Pacemaker (design and components: CIB, CRMd, PEngine, LRMd, DC, STONITHd)
    • Fundamentals of HA in Red Hat Linux Enterprise and SUSE Linux Enterprise
  5. Understanding DRBD
    • Modes and management
    • Basic configuration
    • Integration with Pacemaker
    • cLVM and integration with Pacemaker
  6. Clustered File Systems
    • GFS2
    • OCFS2

Target Audience


Before attending this course, participants should have knowledge equivalent to the contents of: