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Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud 2.x: System Administration (EECSA)

  • Overview
  • Who Should Attend
  • Certifications
  • Prerequisites
  • Objectives
  • Content
  • Schedule
Course Overview

Duration: 2 Days

Price: SGD 2,812.00

Note: No hands on lab environment for the TOD course.

This Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud 2.x: System Administration training helps you develop a deeper understanding of how Exalogic Elastic Cloud provides a high performance, high density, reliable and scalable data center solution based on ZFS storage, InfiniBand networking, Oracle VM and Oracle Linux. These unique components require specialized knowledge and skills; please note that this course is appropriate for X2-2, X3-2 and X4-2 users.

Learn To:

  • Describe the initial configuration an Exalogic machine.
  • Connect to and manage all Exalogic hardware components.
  • Configure, mount, and monitor ZFS storage shares.
  • Configure and monitor InfiniBand networks.
  • Perform backup and recovery on an Exalogic system.

Benefits to You

Painlessly and seamlessly integrate Exalogic into your existing data center. Develop the knowledge and skills to use the right tools to monitor, secure and troubleshoot Exalogic systems, including the hardware and virtualization infrastructure.

Explore Shared Storage

Use the Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance to create shared file systems. Mount shared storage to hosts, and then monitor storage health and performance.

Learn InfiniBand Networking

Gain insight into the unique configuration and performance characteristics of Exalogic InfiniBand (IB). Monitor gateway and spine switches, including VNICs, VLANs, and partitions.

Understand Lifecycle Management

Perform regular system health checks and backups, and restore components if problems occur. Gather logs and other diagnostic information to help troubleshoot issues.

Who Should Attend

  • Data Center Manager
  • System Administrator
  • Network Administrator

Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:

Prerequisites

Suggested Prerequisites:

  • Familiarity with basic Unix network and storage concepts

Course Objectives

  • Work with InfiniBand partitions, VNICs and VLANs
  • Use Exalogic lifecycle management tools
  • Configure Exalogic for disaster recovery
  • Locate and use checklists and worksheets to plan an installation
  • View device status and health with ILOM
  • Monitor rack hardware with Exalogic Control
  • Perform storage administration and maintenance tasks
  • Compare physical and virtual Exalogic configurations

Course Content

The Exalogic Solution

  • Data Center Challenges
  • What is InfiniBand (IB)?
  • Engineered Solution
  • Multitenancy
  • Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
  • What is Exalogic Control?
  • Physical vs Virtual Data Center
  • Exalogic Versioning

Hardware Components

  • Exalogic Machine Topology
  • Compute Nodes
  • Storage Appliance
  • InfiniBand Switches
  • IB Transceivers and Cables
  • Management Switch
  • Comparing Rack Configurations
  • Power Options

Initial Machine Configuration

  • Using Oracle Installation Services
  • Exalogic Configuration Utility (ECU) Overview
  • IP over InfiniBand (IPoIB)
  • Ethernet over InfiniBand (EoIB)
  • Default Networks
  • Default Storage Projects
  • Host Utilities
  • DCLI Examples

Managing Hardware With ILOM

  • ILOM Network
  • Changing the Root Password
  • Powering the Device On and Off
  • Locating the Device in the Data Center
  • Viewing Hardware Status and Specifications
  • Monitoring Power Consumption
  • Configuring Alerts
  • CLI Examples

Managing Hardware with Exalogic Control

  • Exalogic Control Architecture
  • Starting and Stopping Exalogic Control
  • Creating an Exalogic System Administrator
  • Viewing Exalogic System Specifications
  • Viewing Exalogic System Networks
  • Navigating Rack Slots
  • Monitoring Asset Hardware
  • Creating an Exalogic System Report

Storage Configuration

  • Changing the Root Password
  • Storage Pool
  • Replacing Failed Hardware
  • Configuring Services, Projects, and Shares
  • Overriding Project Defaults
  • Exalogic NFS Architectures
  • Configuring a Compute Node for NFS
  • CLI Examples

Network Configuration

  • Single Rack Network Topology
  • Multi Rack Network Topology
  • Replacing Failed Hardware
  • Monitoring Connection Status
  • Monitoring the Subnet Manager
  • Working with Partitions
  • Creating a VNIC
  • Tagging a Gateway Port with a VLAN ID

Lifecycle Management

  • Exalogic Lifecycle Toolkit
  • ExaCheck
  • Automatic Service Requests
  • ExaLogs
  • Backup Recommendations
  • ExaBR

Disaster Recovery

  • Discovery Recovery Topology
  • Exalogic Storage Replication
  • Recommended Storage Network Topology
  • Creating a Replication Target
  • Configuring Replication for a Project
  • Oracle Site Guard Overview

 

Course ID: EECSA


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