OpenStack Essentials

Learn OpenStack, Install & Operate Your Own IaaS Cloud!

Linux Foundation ranked OpenStack® as the most popular open source project. It’s market is projected to grow at 30+ percent in the upcoming several years. Openstack is gaining  more and more attraction in private cloud market and also serves as the foundation for public clouds. Organizations throughout the world have aggressive OpenStack adoption plans, but they list IT skills as their #1 challenge to getting started.

What you’ll learn

  • Cloud computing background.
  • In depth understanding about Openstack architecture and components.
  • In depth understanding of capabilities and features of openstack networking.
  • In depth understanding of object and block storage options.
  • In depth understanding about instance lifecycle.
  • Have your own Openstack instance that could even run on your laptop or pc.
  • Launch VMs and manage their lifecycle.
  • Operate your openstack cluster from dashboard.
  • Operate your openstack cluster from CLI.

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 2 lectures • 6min.
  • Cloud Computing Overview –> 3 lectures • 20min.
  • Introduction to Openstack –> 3 lectures • 14min.
  • Openstack Installation –> 4 lectures • 27min.
  • Horizon Dashboard –> 2 lectures • 24min.
  • CLI Client –> 2 lectures • 7min.
  • Identity Service-Keystone –> 3 lectures • 19min.
  • Image Service – Glance –> 2 lectures • 9min.
  • Networking Service- Neutron –> 7 lectures • 54min.
  • Compute Service – Nova –> 6 lectures • 43min.
  • Block Storage Service – Cinder –> 4 lectures • 19min.
  • Object Storage Service – Swift –> 4 lectures • 20min.
  • Working with Horizon Dashboard –> 8 lectures • 34min.
  • Multi Node Design & Scaling Openstack –> 6 lectures • 22min.
  • Expanding the Cluster: Adding a Compute Node –> 3 lectures • 21min.
  • Final Section –> 2 lectures • 35min.

OpenStack Essentials

Requirements

Linux Foundation ranked OpenStack® as the most popular open source project. It’s market is projected to grow at 30+ percent in the upcoming several years. Openstack is gaining  more and more attraction in private cloud market and also serves as the foundation for public clouds. Organizations throughout the world have aggressive OpenStack adoption plans, but they list IT skills as their #1 challenge to getting started.

This course has been designed for IT professionals seeking to develop a solid understanding of OpenStack and it’s core services. It will help any IT professional or manager who want to find out if OpenStack is the right solution to meet the needs of their organization. In addition to hands on lessons at the end of each section, the course also includes a separate section which includes the exact steps for deploying latest OpenStack release; Train (Released Oct, 2019). Participants will be able to start operating and using OpenStack to develop confidence for moving forward with next steps.

The course begins with an overview of cloud computing and OpenStack. After the overview there is a dedicated section to OpenStack installation which is followed by separate sections for each of the core openstack services and the web
dashboard. In  each section we will go
into the details of the service and it’s architecture. For the most important
services like Nova and Neutron we’ll do a deeper dive and cover them in a much
more detailed way.

 

***Update history of the course****

 

December 1, 2019 Update: Major Update. Updated the course for the latest Openstack release; Train.

August 5, 2019 Update:  Updated CLI guides for Packstack installation and Neutron CLI lectures.

June 1, 2017 Update: Course Refresh. The audio has been re-recorded and also did some minor fixes based on student feedback.

April 19, 2017 Update: Added CentOS installation on VirtualBox video lecture.

April 9, 2017 Update: Added a section for Cluster Expansion(Compute Node Installation).

April 4, 2017 Update: Added a section for Multi-Node Design &Scaling.

April 1, 2017 Update: Added Scaling Openstack video lecture.

March 27, 2017 Update: Added Horizon Hands-on section.

Course went live: March 24, 2017:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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