With the prevalence of OpenStack and virtual machines creeping evermore into your enterprise, you have to cater for providing highly available cloud instances. The last thing you want to do is have to alter each instance to support HA, so being able to provision this as a cloud service is paramount. In this course, Highly Available Cloud Storage with DRBD, you'll cover how to utilize highly available cloud instances. First, you'll begin by learning how to build up your multi-node cloud environment using DevStack. Next, you'll explore how to manage Cinder, the cloud volume service and how storage backends are configured. Finally, you'll discover how to use DRBD and integrate highly available storage devices into your cloud. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge needed to deploy your own cost-effective cloud storage solutions. Software required: Ubuntu 16.04.