Essentials of OpenStack Administration Training

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Course Description

 
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. Knowledge in Linux System Administration, concepts and administration for network, storage and virtual systems is useful. Basic Linux command line skills are required.
Course Length: 4 Days
Course Tuition: $2200 (US)

Prerequisites

Familiarity with Linux or other Unix operating sys tems is required.

Course Outline

 
Introduction
  • Linux Foundation
  • Linux Foundation Training
  • Laboratory Exercises
  • Registration
Cloud Fundamentals
  • The Cloud
  • Conventional Data Center Architecture
  • Virtualization
  • Cloud Architecture
  • Basic Tenets of Open Cloud Computing
Managing Guests Virtual Machines with OpenStack Compute
  • Using OpenStack Dashboard
  • Using the python-novaclient Command Line Interfaces
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
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
Reference Architecture
  • Node Roles
  • Best Practices
  • Scalability
Deploying Prerequisite Services
  • Time Management: NTP
  • Relational Database
  • AMQP Server: RabbitMQ

Deploying Services Overview

  • Deploying A Service
  • Deploying the Glance Image Service
  • Deploying Networking with Neutron
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
Advanced Software Defined Networking with Neutron - Part Two
  • Alternative Neutron Backends
  • The Neutron ML2 framework
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
OpenStack Object Storage with Swift
  • OpenStack Object Storage: Swift
  • Deploying a 3-node Swift Cluster
  • Interacting with Swift
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
Cloud Security with OpenStack
  • Keystone Authentication Model
  • Network Security
  • Hypervisor Security
Monitoring and Metering
  • Deployment Considerations for Cloud Monitoring
  • OpenStack Ceilometer
  • Metering
  • Billing
Cloud Automation
  • Cloud Deployment
  • Cloud Configuration Management
  • Puppet
  • Chef
  • Full-Scale Deployment Tools
  • Razor
  • Crowbar
  • MaaS
  • Juju
  • Heat
Conclusion
  • Fundamentals
  • Components
  • Reference Architecture
  • High Availability
  • Other features
  • Fundamentals
  • Components
  • Reference Architecture
  • High Availability
  • Other features

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