Red Hat Storage Server Administration (RH236)

Deploying scalable, flexible enterprise storage shouldn’t lock you in to high-cost proprietary solutions. Red Hat® Storage Server helps you manage the explosion of big, semi-structured, and unstructured data growth while maintaining the storage performance, capacity, and availability you need to meet demanding enterprise storage requirements.

Red Hat Storage Server Administration (RH236)

This course is for system administrators and storage administrators who are interested in deploying scalable, highly available storage on off-the-shelf hardware and in the cloud.

Students will learn how to install, configure, and maintain a cluster of Red Hat Storage servers. The course will also explore highly available common Internet file systems (CIFS) and network file systems (NFS) using CTDB, unified file and object storage, and geo-replication.

Professionals holding this certification have continually helped their companies with successful deployments and migrations.

A Candidate is able to perform the following tasks :

  • Install and configure Red Hat Storage Server.
  • Create and manage different volume types.
  • Learn about IP failover for NFS and CIFS using CTDB.
  • Explore geo-replication,
  • Practice unified file and object storage using Swift.

Hiring IT professionals who are certified as RedHat Storage Server allows many organizations to increase their ratio of servers to administrators, enabling them to be more cost effective in building out their infrastructures without needing to bring on additional resources.

Course Syllabus

  • Installation
    Install Red Hat Storage Server.
  • Basic configuration
    Build a Red Hat Storage server volume.
  • Volume types
    Understand different volume types.
  • Clients
    Access data on Red Hat Storage server volumes from different client types.
  • ACLs and quotas
    Implement quotas and Posix access control lists.
  • Extending volumes
    Grow storage volumes online.
  • IP failover
    Configure IP failover using CTDB.
  • Geo-replication
    Configure geo-replication.
  • Unified file and object storage
    Configure Swift object access.
  • Troubleshooting
    Perform basic troubleshooting tasks.

Red Hat® Certificate of Expertise in Cloud Storage Exam (EX236)

The performance-based Red Hat® Certificate of Expertise in Hybrid Cloud Storage Exam (EX236) tests your ability to configure Red Hat Storage Server and clients.

A Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Hybrid Cloud Storage is earned when an IT professional demonstrates the ability to implement storage solutions using Red Hat Storage Server and to configure clients to use this storage. To earn this certificate, you must pass the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Hybrid Cloud Storage Exam.

Benefits

Red Hat Storage Server

Deploying scalable, flexible enterprise storage shouldn’t lock you in to high-cost proprietary solutions. Red Hat® Storage Server helps you manage the explosion of big, semistructured, and unstructured data growth while maintaining the storage performance, capacity, and availability you need to meet demanding enterprise storage requirements.

What is Red Hat Storage Server?

Red Hat Storage Server is an open, software-defined, scale-out storage platform that lets you easily manage unstructured data for physical, virtual, and cloud environments. By bringing together the foremost open source technologies, like GlusterFS and Red Hat Enterprise Linux®, Red Hat Storage Server gives you cost-effective and highly available storage without sacrificing scale or performance.

Red Hat Storage Server benefits

Lower costs: Manage exponential data growth at a fraction of the cost of other storage solutions.

Streamline information access: Whether deployed on-premise, in a public cloud, or in a hybrid cloud, Red Hat Storage Server eases access information and brings freedom of choice and the benefits of an innovative community to your enterprise.

Flexible deployment options: Instantly add more capacity, performance, or availability for data access and security by deploying the same storage solution across on-premise and cloud environments, depending on what makes sense for your business.

Red Hat Storage Server solves enterprise storage challenges

 

  • Enterprise-wide file sharing with a single access point across data storage locations
  • Nearline storage for infrequently accessed data that needs to be online
  • Rich media (audio and video) content distribution with petabyte-scale storage and high-read performance requirements
  • High-performance storage for bandwidth-intensive applications like weather prediction and oil and gas exploration
  • Centralized Storage-as-a-Service to enterprise applications
  • Back-up target and archive for on-site or off-site data protection

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