Red Hat CEPH Storage Architecture and Administration(CEPH125)

Red Hat Ceph Storage Architecture and Administration (CEPH125) helps you provide unified storage for enterprise servers and Red Hat® OpenStack Platform with Red Hat Ceph Storage. Learn to use a Ceph storage cluster to provide servers and cloud resources with object storage compatible with the Amazon S3 or OpenStack Swift APIs, Ceph-native or iSCSI-based block storage, and file storage using CephFS.
Course Overview
Red Hat Ceph Storage Architecture and Administration (CEPH125) is designed for storage administrators or cloud operators who intend to deploy Red Hat Ceph Storage to their production data center environment or OpenStack installation.

Course content summary

  • Deploying and managing a Red Hat Ceph Storage cluster on commodity servers using Ansible.
  • Creating, expanding, and controlling access to storage pools provided by the Ceph cluster.
  • Accessing Red Hat Ceph Storage from clients using object, block, and file-based methods.
  • Analyzing and tuning Red Hat Ceph Storage performance.
  • Integrating OpenStack image, object, block, and file storage with a Red Hat Ceph Storage cluster.

Audience for this course

  • This course is intended for storage administrators, cloud operators, and cloud developers who want to learn how to deploy and manage Red Hat Ceph Storage for use by servers in an enterprise data center or within a Red Hat OpenStack Platform environment.
  • Be certified as a Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA), or demonstrate equivalent experience.
  • Some experience with storage administration is recommended, but not required.

Course outline

Course content summary
Chapter 1: Prepare for Red Hat Ceph Storage
  • Identify challenges faced by traditional storage and explain how Ceph addresses them.
Chapter 2: Deploy Red Hat Ceph Storage
  • Deploy and expand the storage capacity of a new Red Hat Ceph Storage cluster.
Chapter 3: Configure Red Hat Ceph Storage
  • Manage how Ceph stores data with pools, configure Red Hat Ceph Storage using its configuration file, and configure users for Ceph clients that may access the Ceph storage cluster.
Chapter 4: Provide block storage with RBD
  • Configure Ceph to provide block storage for clients by using RADOS block devices (RBDs).
Chapter 5: Provide object storage with RADOSGW
  • Configure Ceph to provide object storage for clients by using a RADOS gateway (RADOSGW or RGW).
Chapter 6: Provide file storage with CephFS
  • Configure Ceph to provide file storage for clients using the CephFilesystem (CephFS).
Chapter 7: Tune and troubleshoot Red Hat Ceph Storage
  • ?Identify the key performance metrics for a Ceph cluster and use them to help tune and troubleshoot the operating system and Ceph software for optimal performance.
Chapter 8: Integrate Red Hat Ceph Storage with OpenStack
  • Configure an OpenStack cloud to use Ceph to provide image, block, object, and file storage.

After the course

Red Hat Certified Specialist in Ceph Storage Administration Exam (EX125)