Essentials of OpenStack Administration (LFS452)

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Course Overview

OpenStack is growing at an unprecedented rate, and there is high demand for individuals who have experience managing this cloud platform. This course will teach you everything you need to know to create and manage private and public clouds with OpenStack. It is also excellent preparation for the Certified OpenStack Administrator exam (course fee includes one COA exam registration).

This course is excellent preparation for the Certified OpenStack Administrator exam from the OpenStack Foundation.

Who should attend

This course is for System Administrators who are primarily responsible for operating OpenStack clouds. Administrators and developers deploying applications and infrastructure on OpenStack will also benefit from this course.

Prerequisites

Knowledge in Linux System Administration, concepts and administration for network, storage and virtual systems is useful. Basic Linux command line skills are required.

Course Content

Introduction
  • Linux Foundation
  • Linux Foundation Training
  • Linux Foundation Certifications
  • Laboratory Exercises, Solutions and Resources
  • Distribution Details
  • Labs
Cloud Fundamentals
  • The Cloud
  • Conventional Data Center Architecture
  • Virtualization
  • Cloud Architecture
  • Basic Tenets of Open Cloud Computing
  • Labs
Managing Guests Virtual Machines with OpenStack Compute
  • Using OpenStack Dashboard
  • Using the python-novaclient Command Line Interfaces
  • Labs
Components of an OpenStack Cloud
  • General Introduction to OpenStack Components
  • OpenStack Compute: Nova
  • Overview of Hypervisor Backends
  • OpenStack Image Service: Glance
  • OpenStack Identity: Keystone
  • OpenStack Block Storage: Cinder
  • OpenStack Dashboard: Horizon
  • Labs
Components of a Cloud - Part Two
  • OpenStack Object Storage: Swift
  • OpenStack Networking: Neutron
  • OpenStack Monitoring: Ceilometer
  • OpenStack Orchestration: Heat
  • OpenStack DBaaS: Trove
  • The Oslo Framework
  • Labs
Reference Architecture
  • Node Roles
  • Best Practices
  • Scalability
  • Labs
Deploying Prerequisite Services
  • Time Management: NTP
  • Relational Database
  • AMQP Server: RabbitMQ
  • Labs
Deploying Services Overview
  • Deploying A Service
  • Deploying the Glance Image Service
  • Deploying Networking with Neutron
  • Labs
Advanced Software Defined Networking with Neutron
  • An introduction to SDN
  • Layer 2 Networking Primer
  • An introduction to OpenFlow
  • An introduction to Open vSwitch
  • L3 and DHCP Primer
  • An introduction to Linux Network Namespaces
  • Understanding Neutron Packet Flows
  • OpenStack Routing Models
  • Neutron CLI Options
  • Labs
Advanced Software Defined Networking with Neutron - Part Two
  • The Neutron ML2 framework
  • Alternative Neutron Backends
  • Labs
Distributed Cloud Storage with Ceph
  • Introduction to Ceph
  • RADOS Block Device
  • RADOS Gateway
  • Deploying a 3-node Ceph Cluster
  • Using Ceph RBD for Glance Image Storage
  • Using Ceph RBD for Cinder Block Storage
  • radosgw for Swift-Compatible Object Access
  • Labs
OpenStack Object Storage with Swift
  • OpenStack Object Storage: Swift
  • Deploying a 3-node Swift Cluster
  • Interacting with Swift
  • Labs
High Availability in the Cloud
  • An introduction to High Availability
  • An introduction to the Pacemaker High Availability Stack
  • Resource Management in Pacemaker
  • Highly Available OpenStack Reference Architecture
  • OpenStack VM High Availability
  • Labs
Cloud Security with OpenStack
  • Keystone Authentication Model
  • Network Security
  • Hypervisor Security
  • Labs
Monitoring and Metering
  • Deployment Considerations for Cloud Monitoring
  • OpenStack Ceilometer
  • Ceilometer Consumers
  • Metering
  • Labs
Cloud Automation
  • Cloud Configuration Management
  • Cloud Deployment
  • Puppet
  • Chef
  • Full-Scale Deployment Tools
  • Razor
  • Crowbar
  • MaaS
  • Juju
  • Heat
  • Labs
Conclusion
  • Fundamentals
  • Components
  • Reference Architecture
  • High Availability
  • Other features
  • Labs
Evaluation Survey
Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 4 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 2,890.- €
incl. catering
Catering includes:

  • Coffee, Tea, Juice, Water, Soft drinks
  • Pastry and Sweets
  • Fresh fruits
  • Lunch in a nearby restaurant

* Catering information only valid for courses delivered by Fast Lane.


Dates and Booking
 
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This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.
Germany
07/01/2019 - 10/01/2019 Münster
04/02/2019 - 07/02/2019 Hamburg
04/03/2019 - 07/03/2019 Düsseldorf
01/04/2019 - 04/04/2019 Berlin
23/04/2019 - 26/04/2019 Stuttgart
03/06/2019 - 06/06/2019 Frankfurt
01/07/2019 - 04/07/2019 Munich
15/07/2019 - 18/07/2019 Münster
FLEX Training

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10/12/2018 - 13/12/2018 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
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07/10/2019 - 10/10/2019 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Bucharest
Switzerland
28/01/2019 - 31/01/2019 Zurich
23/04/2019 - 26/04/2019 Zurich
22/07/2019 - 25/07/2019 Zurich
21/10/2019 - 24/10/2019 Zurich
Austria
18/03/2019 - 21/03/2019 Vienna (iTLS)
01/07/2019 - 04/07/2019 Vienna (iTLS)
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02/12/2019 - 05/12/2019 Vienna (iTLS)

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Europe
Croatia
25/03/2019 - 28/03/2019 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Zagreb
Romania
07/10/2019 - 10/10/2019 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
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Slovenia
28/01/2019 - 31/01/2019 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Ljubljana
Turkey
10/12/2018 - 13/12/2018 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Asia/Istanbul
 

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