Highly Available Cloud Storage with DRBD

OpenStack makes up the majority of the Open Source Cloud in today's enterprise market. You can now add highly available volumes to your cloud instances using DRBD integration with Cinder, enabling you to deploy your own cloud storage solutions.
Course info
Level
Advanced
Updated
September 12, 2017
Duration
3h 45m
Table of contents
Course Overview
Introduction to LINBIT and DRBD
Creating the OpenStack Lab Environment
Deploy OpenStack Using DevStack
Deploying DRBD 9
Deploy Volumes with DRBD Manage
Cinder Configuration and Backends
Troubleshooting Cinder and DRBD
Description
Course info
Level
Advanced
Updated
September 12, 2017
Duration
3h 45m
Description

With the prevalence of OpenStack and virtual machines creeping evermore into your enterprise, you have to cater for providing highly available cloud instances. The last thing you want to do is have to alter each instance to support HA, so being able to provision this as a cloud service is paramount. In this course, Highly Available Cloud Storage with DRBD, you'll cover how to utilize highly available cloud instances. First, you'll begin by learning how to build up your multi-node cloud environment using DevStack. Next, you'll explore how to manage Cinder, the cloud volume service and how storage backends are configured. Finally, you'll discover how to use DRBD and integrate highly available storage devices into your cloud. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge needed to deploy your own cost-effective cloud storage solutions. Software required: Ubuntu 16.04.

About the author
About the author

Andrew is a committed evangelist of the Linux Operating System and the concept of community and freedom that it provides. He has worked as a technical trainer since 1995 and has taught throughout the world, including Australia, the US, Germany and Eastern Europe. Andrew started teaching Linux in 2004 when Novell acquired SUSE and has been a long time supporter of Novell and provides SYSOP support the the Certifed Novell Instructor community on Linux. Andrew founded theurbanpenguin and has been submitting video training material to his YouTube channel since 2009 and currently has over 8,500 subscribers and 1.6 Million views. Andrew has had two publications with Packt: Citrix Access Gateway VPX Essentials (2012) and Citrix XenApp (2013).

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