Hervey Allen

Assistant Director, Network Startup Resource Center

Hervey Allen works for the Network Startup Resource Center (NSRC). The NSRC provides technical information, engineering assistance, training, equipment, and educational materials to network operators at research and education institutions and Internet Service Providers in emerging regions. Over the past few years Hervey has done extensive organizing, coordinating and teaching in network workshops and tutorials covering topics such as network monitoring and management, Unix system administration, security best practices, DNSSEC, scalable network services, virtualization and campus network design. These workshops have been held in over 40 countries around the world and have been part of events such as APRICOT, APNIC, SANOG, AfNOG, PacNOG, WALC and multiple ccTLD trainings.

09.30 - 15.30 Workshop

Monday to Thursday 25th to 28th

Virtualisation Workshop

Dates: 25-28 Oct 2021
Location: Baga Toiruu-20, Ulaanbaatar 14200
Venue: Information Technology Park, #301 Room

Workshop Topics

  • Welcome, Introduction
  • Virtualisation overview
  • Desktop Virtualisation (VirtualBox)
  • KVM and libvirt
  • lvm and scripted install
  • Migration and shared storage
  • Ganeti
  • Instance creation using ISO images
  • Live migration
  • Instance creation using VMDK images
  • Ganeti settings
  • Automated Instance creation
  • Networks and VLANs
  • Failure handling
  • Cloud computing

 

Target Audience

 

Engineers who desire or require an in-depth knowledge of building and maintaining virtual environments.

Workshop Prerequisites

 

 

  • Medium to good knowledge of the UNIX/Linux command line environment is an absolute requirement
  • Basic understanding of L2/L3 technologies and TCP/IP networking and VLANs
  • Participants are required to bring a laptop - (Windows/Linux/OSX) with wireless, 1GB+ RAM, and 5GB+ free disk space

 

Objectives

 

At the end of the workshop students will be able to:

 

  • Explain concepts of Virtualisation as it relates to modern computer systems
  • Explain and demonstrate Desktop Virtualisation using VirtualBox
  • Explain and demonstrate System Virtualisation using KVM and libvirt
  • Explain and demonstrate Migration and shared storage
  • Explain and configure a Linux system to use Ganeti
  • Demonstrate how to create an instance using ISO images
  • Demonstrate live migration with Ganeti instances
  • Demonstrate how to create an instance using VMDK images
  • Explain and configure various Ganeti advanced settings
  • Demonstrate how to create automated Ganeti instances using synnefo
  • Explain and configure virtualisation networks and VLANs to provide networks to customer VMs
  • Explain and demonstrate techniques for dealing with Ganeti failure handling
  • Explain some basic concepts relating to Cloud computingFULL DETAILS: https://nsrc.org/workshops/2021/mnnog3/agenda.html