Pre-SUSECON Technical Training

Make the most of your week and add to your technical skills set by taking some of our new training courses at SUSECON this year. On the Monday we will be running 4 courses: SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE OpenStack Cloud, Salt, and Exam Prep for the SCA and SCE in Enterprise Linux.

Details on the course descriptions are below, and you can register to take part on the SUSECON registration pages.

Choose from:

Advanced Features of SUSE Enterprise Storage

Presenter: Alistair Cloughley

This one-day hands-on session will explore advanced features of SUSE Enterprise Storage, including deployment with DeepSea and management using OpenAttic. We will also look at advanced aspects of cluster performance and diagnostics.

Prerequisites: Attendees should have Linux System Administration skills equivalent to SUSE Certified Administrator in Enterprise Linux 12 and some experience administering Ceph.

Price: $399

Deployment Options for SUSE OpenStack Cloud

Presenter: Ron Terry

This one-day hands-on session will focus on the deployment of SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7. Special attention will be paid to the infrastructure and cloud network deployment, exploring network deployment scenarios based on different use cases. Also covered will be the deployment of the cloud services in a highly available fashion. Time permitting, other new features of SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 will be explored.

Prerequisites: Attendees should have Linux System Administration skills equivalent to SUSE Certified Administrator in Enterprise Linux 12.

Price: $399

Exploring Salt

Presenter: Richard Mayne

This one-day hands-on session will introduce the Salt state system. We will then enhance States by adding some Jinja. Next you will be introduced to the Salt event bus, how to monitor it, and the anatomy of an event. Next we will use our knowledge of the event system to build a beacon and reactor to automatically react to events. Finally we will discover the power of salt-ssh.

Price: $399

Exam Prep for the SCA and SCE in Enterprise Linux

Presenter: Ross Brunson

This one-day session will consists of a series of extremely useful practice mini-exams for the updated practicum-based exams for the SUSE Certified Administrator (SCA) and SUSE Certified Engineer (SCE) certifications in Enterprise Linux. Attendees will receive a short briefing about each of the exams' objectives, how they are tested, and strategies for ensuring success. After the introduction they will move on to hands-on practice. Live Fire exercises will present a set of requirements such as might occur on the exam, with the instructor available for advice and assistance as they work through the tasks. Additionally, candidates will receive the latest information about exam delivery methods, how to quickly and easily find example to copy and use for common configuration tasks, and much more.

Prerequisites: Attendees should have Linux command-line experience and plan to take the SCA and/or SCE in Enterprise Linux exam(s).

Price: $399

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