HashiCorp Nomad Training Course

Overview

HashiCorp is a software company that provides open source tools for provisioning, securing, and running infrastructure for distributed applications. The HashiCorp product suite includes:

  • Nomad – This tool is used for orchestrating the deployment and management of containers and non-containerized applications on any infrastructure. It provides a simple and flexible workflow that can scale and integrate seamlessly with other applications.
  • Consul – This tool is used for discovering and configuring services in an infrastructure.
  • Vault – This tool is used for securing access and communications of distributed applications within an infrastructure.
  • Terraform – This tool is used for provisioning infrastructure and application resources across public cloud, private cloud, and external services.

This course focuses on the features, architecture, configuration, and operations of Nomad.

This instructor-led, live training (online or onsite) is aimed at DevOps engineers and developers who wish to use HashiCorp Nomad to deploy and scale applications with ease while reducing overhead on operations.

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

  • Install and configure HashiCorp Nomad.
  • Deploy and manage containers and non-containerized applications.
  • Manage resources, scheduling, and operations within a consolidated system.
  • Enable scaling nodes and integration of services in a single cluster.

Format of the Course

  • Interactive lecture and discussion.
  • Lots of exercises and practice.
  • Hands-on implementation in a live-lab environment.

Course Customization Options

  • To request a customized training for this course, please contact us to arrange.

Requirements

  • An understanding of container orchestration
  • Familiarity with Linux commands

Audience

  • DevOps Engineers
  • Developers

Course Outline

Introduction

  • HashiCorp Nomad vs Kubernetes
  • Overview of HashiCorp Nomad features and architecture

Getting Started

  • Installing and configuring HashiCorp Nomad
  • Navigating the web UI
  • Understanding the use cases

Managing Jobs

  • Deploying and managing applications
  • Configuring tasks for applications
  • Submitting and running jobs
  • Monitoring application logs and resource usage
  • Handling job failures and updates

Managing HashiCorp Nomad Clusters

  • Securing a cluster with access control
  • Implementing advanced scheduling for job allocation
  • Migrating and maintaining workloads
  • Enabling advanced scaling and upgrade features
  • Enabling Gossip and TLS encryption

Troubleshooting

Summary and Conclusion

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