HPE Ezmeral Container Platform Administration I (version 5.0) (HG7G2S)

This course is designed for administrators who want to learn about the installation, upgrade, system management, network integration and other tasks to effectively administer a HPE Container Platform 5.0. Hands-on labs are included.


Hadoop administrators, system administrators, network administrators, IT managers


  • Unix/Linux user and administration experience
  • Hadoop/AI/big data application administration experience (Cloudera/ Hortonworks, Jupyter Notebook, Tensorflow, etc.)
  • Experience in machine learning life cycle (e.g. model training/development and model deployment) bash/shell/python scripting

Course Objectives

  • Understand all architecture components of the HPE Container Platform 5.0
  • Understand all basic administration concepts of the HPE Container Platform 5.0, including installation, tenant management, user management and maintenance
  • Understand application development to cluster handling
  • Learn how HPE Container Platform integrates with existing IT infrastructure and integration with MapR
  • Understand monitoring and alerting services in HPE Container Platform
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Detailed Course Outline


  • Introduction
  • Learning objectives review
  • Course schedule review
  • HPE Container Platform architecture overview
  • Control plane/management overview
  • Network architecture overview
  • Handling distributed stateful app
  • Storage architecture overview

HPE Container Platform Packaging— Install, Upgrade

  • Requirement gathering and planning
    • HPE Container Platform installation checklist
    • HPE Container Platform sizing tool
  • Installation/deployment
    • Deployment + ecosystem planning
    • Worker/gateway deployment methods
    • App Store
    • Virtual cluster lifecycle (including scripts)
    • Container placement using host tags
    • Adding host to create Kubernetes cluster
  • Airgap support
  • License
  • Upgrade
    • Kubernetes cluster rolling upgrade}

HPE Container Platform Multi-Tenancy

  • Multi-tenancy
    • What is a tenant
    • Comparison EPIC tenant and K8s tenant
  • Tenant management
    • Kubernetes: Creating tenant
    • Kubernetes: Tenant and namespace
    • HPE Container Platform agent operator: Tenant management

HPE Container Platform User Role

  • User roles
    • Role and corresponding view
    • Navigating to different roles
  • User authentication
    • HPE Container Platform management login
    • User authentication into HPE Container Platform with 3 different methods
    • Exercise: Tenant group membership
  • RBAC: Role binding (authorization)
    • HPE Container Platform five users roles
    • HPE Container Platform role is mapped to K8s role (RBAC)
  • Session management
    • User authenticated sessions

HPE Container Platform Storage

  • Overall storage architecture
  • Ephemeral storage
  • Tenant share
  • HDFS
    • DataTap
  • Application persistent storage
    • Container migration
  • FS mount/DTap management
  • MapR management


MapR Integration

  • MapR terminology
  • MapR services
  • HPE Container Platform and MapR integration
  • MapR Control System (MCS)
  • MapR user accounts
  • MapR management
  • DataTap/MapR improvement