Ceph Distributed Storage Fundamentals

873,75 incl. VAT

The Ceph Distributed Storage Fundamentals module is our technical deep dive into the Ceph distributed storage platform. This course is designed to provide an in-depth understanding of Ceph’s architecture, design, and implementation.

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Description

About This Course

The Ceph Distributed Storage Fundamentals module is our technical deep dive into the Ceph distributed storage platform. This course is designed to provide an in-depth understanding of Ceph’s architecture, design, and implementation.

This course contains a total of 27 lessons including 12 hands-on labs. You can expect to spend about 30-60 minutes on each lesson.

Important notice

We provide all our courses as monthly course runs to ensure that the course content and labs are continually updated, and constantly quality checked. When you purchase a course seat, you will be automatically invited to the current course run, i.e., the June course run, July course run, etc., regardless of when you make your purchase.

Much like a printed book, the course content will remain available in your City Cloud Academy account, but your access to labs expires on the 7:th of the following month, i.e. July 7 for the June course run, August 7 for the July course run, etc.

Please plan your seat purchase to ensure that you have enough time to complete the course and labs before access to the labs expires.

Objectives

At the end of the class you will

  • Know and understand the design and architecture of the Ceph platform;
  • Understand the relative strengths and weaknesses, stability, and suitability for production of various Ceph components;
  • Be able to design and deploy a Ceph cluster in a production environment;
  • Understand the Ceph object store (RADOS), RADOS Block Device (RBD), the Ceph filesystem (CephFS), and RADOS Gateway (RGW) for ReSTful object access.

In the interactive labs, you will use the ceph-ansible deployment method and the Ceph 14.2 Nautilus release, including the Ceph Nautilus web dashboard. You will also learn how to initially install your cluster with the long-running stable FileStore storage implementation, and then convert it online to the advanced high-performance BlueStore backend.

Course Staff

Florian Haas

Drawing from a decade of experience in open source technology, Florian is among the most renowned OpenStack experts in the world. He has worked with customers of all sizes and markets, and is a frequent conference speaker.

Namrata Sitlani

Namrata is a Junior Software Developer and Courseware Designer at City Network. She has been actively contributing to OpenStack since 2016 and is a Core Reviewer of OpenStack Zun. She is an active speaker at OpenStack meetups and mentor for events which spread awareness and encourage students to contribute to OpenStack community.

Elena Lindqvist

Elena spent over a decade working with large Telecom operators, mainly based in the US and Asia, helping them to transition to virtualization and cloud. She contributed to supporting, testing and designing telco clouds based on open source platforms like OpenStack.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to download or install anything?

No, all course material will be delivered on demand to your device via your web browser. Labs will be conducted online as well.

What web browser should I use?

The Open edX platform works best with current versions of Chrome, Firefox or Safari, or with Internet Explorer version 9 and above.