LPIC-3 High Availability and Storage Clusters

The LPIC-3 certification is the culmination of the multi-level professional certification program of the Linux Professional Institute (LPI). LPIC-3 is designed for the enterprise-level Linux professional and represents the highest level of professional, distribution-neutral Linux certification within the industry. Four separate LPIC-3 specialty certifications are available. Passing any one of the four exams will grant the LPIC-3 certification for that specialty.

The LPIC-3 High Availability and Storage Clusters certification covers the administration of Linux systems enterprise-wide with an emphasis on high availability systems and storage

The LPIC-3 High Availability and Storage Clusters certification is an advanced level certification offered by the Linux Professional Institute (LPI). This certification validates that the candidate has the skills required to conceptualize, implement, and maintain network-wide high availability solutions using Linux. It covers topics such as cluster architecture, data replication, and high availability techniques. The certification is used by the IT industry to validate the capacity of professionals to manage large and complex workloads, and ensure dependability and uptime. This is critical in environments where loss of data or system downtime can have severe impacts, such as in financial institutions, healthcare facilities, and any data dependent businesses.


  • 40 hours of classroom / Live Online
  • Participants will be provided with licensed training course materials
  • Accredited Instructor
  • Extensive practical exercises include examples and discussions.
  • Exam Preparation Sessions
  • Post Training Support
  • Includes Certification Exam Voucher



This training course is intended for:

  • Experienced Linux system administrators seeking expert level certification
  • IT professionals working on large enterprise server systems
  • Professionals maintaining complex Linux infrastructures
  • Individuals seeking advanced knowledge of Linux High Availability and Storage Clusters
  • Linux certified professionals aiming to update or expand their skills.

By the end of this training course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand and manage high availability solutions in a Linux environment, with an emphasis on storage clusters.
  • Design, implement, maintain, and troubleshoot highly available systems using a variety of techniques and technologies.
  • Understand cluster architecture, Samba, NFS, and multi-path IO.
  • Learn how to plan for disaster recovery, manage shared storage and file systems, and configure and manage cluster resources.
  • Gain extensive knowledge and hands-on skills to handle Linux workloads in enterprise environments.

Module 1: High Availability Cluster Management
1.1 High Availability Concepts and Theory
1.2 Load Balanced Clusters
1.3 Failover Clusters
1.4 Libvirt Virtual Machine Management

Module 2: High Availability Cluster Storage
2.1 DRBD
2.2 Cluster Storage Access
2.3 Clustered File Systems

Module 3: High Availability Distributed Storage
3.1 GlusterFS Storage Clusters
3.2 Ceph Storage Cluster

  • Must have active LPIC-2 certification
  • Familiarity with GNU/Linux system administration concepts
  • Understanding of network-based storage
  • Knowledge of High Availability clusters
  • Experience configuring and maintaining SAN/NAS devices
  • Proficiency in Open Source technologies
  • Ability to understand and manipulate Unix/Linux scripts.

Format: Closed-book
Delivery: Online via onVue or VUE test centers
Questions: 60 multiple-choice and fill-in-the-blank questions
Passing Score: 500 / 800
Duration: 90 Minutes

    • High-impact learning with case studies
    • Delivered by certified instructors
    • Targeted learning for real projects

    Check Schedule

    Fill this form below and our executive will get in touch with you shortly

    Share with your friends

    Why Consuldesk

    Certified and Experienced Instructors

    Post Training Support

    Customized Training

    Flexible Schedule

    Access to Recorded Sessions

    Choose your preferred Learning Mode

    1 to 1 Training

    Customised Schedule
    Learn at you dedicated hour
    Instant Clarification of doubt

    Online Training

    Flexibility, Convenience & Time Saving
    More effective
    Economical Learning

    Corporate Training

    Anytime, Anywhere – Across the Globe
    Hire a Trainer at your own pace
    Customised Training

    Looking for a customized training?

    Share with your friends