SUSECON 2020

Maximize your SUSECON Hands-On training opportunities and fine-tune your technical skills with these full-day hands-on courses designed to put you in the drivers seat with the latest technologies from SUSE.

Pre-Conference Workshops are an additional $99 for a full-day session with highly qualified instructors (breakfast and lunch are provided).

Workshop descriptions are listed below. Register for your selected workshop when you register for SUSECON.

SUSE Cloud Lifecycle Manager - the Silver Lining

Presenter: Ron Terry

In this session you will be introduced to SUSE Cloud Lifecycle Manager and how it can be used to deploy and manage a SUSE OpenStack Cloud. You will cover the theory and concepts behind Cloud Lifecycle Manager and then use it to deploy a simple cloud.

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

A Long Nerdy Road: from the Starting Line to a Fully Functional DevOps Server

Presenter: Jason Evans

This session will focus on using SUSE CaaS Platform and Cloud Foundry in SUSE Container Application Platform to make a winning combination. We will begin by installing SUSE CaaS Platform. After installation, we will review its functionality with Helm and then install SUSE Container Application platform. We will look at how Cloud Foundry works best with Kubernetes to make a great application platform even stronger. All of these topics will include hands-on labs to get a richer understanding of how CaaS Platform and Container Application Platform work together.

Prerequisites: Attendees should have a basic understanding of Kubernetes and the Linux command line.

SUSE Enterprise Storage: It’s bigger on the inside

Presenter: Craig Gardner

This session will explore advanced features of SUSE Enterprise Storage, including deployment with DeepSea and management using Ceph Dashboard. Particular emphasis will be given to the latest features of SUSE Enterprise Storage.

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

Got 12? Transition to SUSE Linux Enterprise 15

Presenter: Craig Cole

This course is designed to introduce the new features, functionality and procedures for administering SUSE Linux Enterprise 15.

Attendees will learn how SLE 15 differs from previous versions of SUSE Linux Enterprise, and how those changes will affect the way it is deployed and used. Additionally, this course will prepare anyone with an existing SCA or SCE in Enterprise Linux 12 to take the exam to update their certification to the SCA or SCE in Enterprise Linux 15.

Get Those Data Center Beasts Under Control with SUSE Manager

Presenter: Richard Mayne

This session will walk you through the process of deploying systems using the tools available in SUSE Manager. The deployed systems will then be registered and have a corporate configuration role applied using Salt.

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