LPIC -3: Virtualization & High Availability Certification Guide

The LPIC-3 certification is the culmination of LPI’s multi-level professional certification program. LPIC-3 is designed for the enterprise-level Linux professional and represents the highest level of professional, distribution-neutral Linux certification within the industry. Three separate LPIC-3 specialty certifications are available. Passing any one of the three exams will grant the LPIC-3 certification for that specialty.

The LPIC-3 304: Virtualization and High Availability certification cover the administration of Linux systems enterprise-wide with an emphasis on Virtualization & High Availability.

Current Version: 2.0 (Exam code 304-200)
Prerequisites: The candidate must have an active LPIC-2 certification to receive LPIC-3 certification, but the LPIC-2 and LPIC-3 exams may be taken in any order
Requirements: Passing exam 304
Validity Period: 5 years
Languages Support: English, Japanese.


Section 01: Virtualization

Section 02: High Availability Cluster Management

Section 03: High Availability Cluster Storage

Detailed Syllabus:

Section 01: Virtualization

Virtualization Concepts and Theory



Other Virtualization Solutions

Libvirt and Related Tools

Cloud Management Tools

Section 02: High Availability Cluster Management

High Availability Concepts and Theory

Load Balanced Clusters

Failover Clusters

High Availability in Enterprise Linux Distributions

Section 03: High Availability Cluster Storage


Clustered File Systems

Understand the principles of cluster file systems
Create, maintain and troubleshoot GFS2 file systems in a cluster
Create, maintain and troubleshoot OCFS2 file systems in a cluster
Integration of GFS2 and OCFS2 with Pacemaker
Awareness of the O2CB cluster stack
Awareness of other commonly used clustered file systems

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