Red Hat High Availability Clustering (RH436)


Who should attend

RH436 is aimed at senior Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administrators and other IT professionals working in enterprise environments and mission-critical systems.


Participants in RH436 should already be familiar with Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Recommended minimum competency level is completion of the RHCE or equivalent knowledge.

Course Objectives

RH436 is designed to train people with RHCE level competency on skills required to deploy and manage highly available storage data to the mission-critical enterprise computing environment. Complementing skills gained in !RH-401, this course delivers extensive hands-on training with storage management, Red Hat Cluster Suite, and the shared file system, GFS.

Course Content

RH436 Red Hat Enterprise Clustering and Storage Management provides intensive hands-on experience with storage management, Red Hat Cluster Suite, and the Shared Storage technology delivered by Red Hat Global File System™ (GFS). This 4-day course has a strong emphasis on hands-on lab activities using enterprise-class storage, server, and auxiliary equipment.

Unit 1 - Review Red Hat Enterprise Clustering and Storage Management Technologies
Unit 2 - Linux Dynamic Device Management
  • udev Features
  • udev Rule Configuration
Unit 3 - iSCSI
  • iSCSI as a Shared Storage Device
  • Configuring an iSCSI initiator
  • Configuring an iSCSI target
  • Authentication
Unit 4 - Advanced Software RAID
  • Types and Differences
  • Monitoring
  • Optimization Techniques
  • Growth and High Availability
Unit 5 - Device Mapper and Multipathing
  • Mapping Targets
  • LVM2 Snapshots
  • Multipath Device Configuration
Unit 6 - Cluster Technology
  • Common Cluster Hardware
  • Shared Storage Alternatives
Unit 7 - Cluster Suite Overview
  • Design and Elements of Clustering
  • Cluster Configuration Tools
  • Clustered Logical Volumes and Lock Management
Unit 8 - Quorum and the Cluster Manager
  • Intracluster Communication
  • Cluster Tools
Unit 9 - Fencing and Failover
  • Fencing Components
  • Failover Domains
Unit 10 - Quorum Disk
  • Heuristic Configuration
Unit 11 - Service Manager
  • Resource Groups and Recovery
  • Hierarchical Resource Ordering
  • High Availability Services
Unit 12 - Global File System (GFS)
  • Implementation and Configuration
  • Lock Management
  • Planning For and Growing On-line GFS
  • Monitoring Tools
  • Journal Configuration and Management
Classroom Training

Duration 4 days

  • Singapore: 4,200.- SGD
Online Training

Duration 5 days

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Asia Pacific
17/02/2020 - 20/02/2020 Munich Enroll
22/06/2020 - 26/06/2020 Online Training Time zone: Europe/London Course language: English Enroll
04/11/2019 - 07/11/2019 guaranteed date! Paris Enroll
10/02/2020 - 13/02/2020 Paris Enroll
26/08/2019 - 29/08/2019 Milan Enroll
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14/10/2019 - 17/10/2019 Ljubljana Course language: English Enroll
United Kingdom
18/11/2019 - 21/11/2019 London Enroll
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