Course: OpenStack Fundamentals

$131.89 incl. vat


duration: 8 hours |

Language: English (US) |

access duration: 90 days |

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In this OpenStack training course you get an introduction of OpenStack.

You will learn to install and configure OpenStack. OpenStack is a counterpart between cloud-technology-experts and developers with the same target, the realization of a open standard cloud operating system. At the content section you can see a detailed view of all content of this course.


You are familiar with the basics of OpenStack.


There is no specific knowledge required.

Target audience

Software Developer


OpenStack Fundamentals

8 hours

Implementing OpenStack

  • start the course
  • define the origin of the OpenStack project and the key programming languages used
  • describe the OpenStack release cycle
  • describe key cloud service features
  • identify the types of cloud service and describe OpenStack IaaS
  • characterize the types of cloud offerings including private, public, and hybrid clouds
  • identify the components of OpenStack and define the logical relationship between components
  • identify the features of the Compute OpenStack component, including key processes and functions involved in handling end user API requests
  • identify the components and characteristics of OpenStack Identity Services
  • manage cloud service resources using OpenStack Dashboard
  • describe the object store (Swift) architecture
  • deploy OpenStack Block Storage solution
  • manage networking capabilities for the cloud infrastructure
  • describe the image store (Glance) architecture
  • identify features of OpenStack Heat and Ceilometer
  • define the process of and key nodes in an OpenStack deployment
  • differentiate between images and instances
  • configuring volumes services and describe classes of block storage
  • manage the cloud service processes using OpenStack Compute
  • list common package installation options available
  • install OpenStack Compute
  • performing an initial OpenStack Compute configuration, including setup of image services
  • install OpenStack Controller Services
  • install and configuration OpenStack Orchestration
  • install OpenStack Image Service components
  • configure and verify the OpenStack Image Service component
  • configure Database Services for the OpenStack Compute node
  • install and configuration OpenStack Orchestration
  • identify and match features of the OpenStack cloud services components

Configuring OpenStack

  • start the course
  • setting post-configuration options and understanding the nova.conf file
  • configure the Compute nodes with the required Neutron network connectivity
  • configure the Compute node with credentials and certificates needed to launch instances and work with images and other API functions
  • configure the Compute node to allow appropriate access to VMs
  • configure additional Compute nodes in order to distribute the load across multiple servers
  • configure OpenStack Compute to use a hypervisor and virtualization standards
  • configure authentication for OpenStack Compute projects
  • configure authorization for OpenStack Compute projects
  • demonstrate how to launch an instance, selecting an image, a flavor, and optional attributes
  • demonstrate how to configure OpenStack Compute with Identity Service
  • install the OpenStack Object Storage feature on your node
  • demonstrate how to configure OpenStack Object Storage Service
  • configure replication for OpenStack Storage Service
  • demonstrate how to set up SSL access to object storage
  • demonstrate how to manage, create, delete and list containers
  • demonstrate how to manage, download, upload, and list objects
  • install the dashboard on the node
  • create security group rules using OpenStack Dashboard
  • configure key management using the OpenStack Dashboard
  • use the OpenStack Dashboard to launch a new instance
  • demonstrate how to use the Dashboard for user management and to add new tenants
  • install the OpenStack Neutron Networking service node
  • configure OpenStack networking settings for networks, subnets, routers, and ports
  • demonstrate how to configure and modify IP ranges for tenants
  • create a basic Neutron network on the OpenStack Network node
  • use OpenStack Dashboard to create, configure, and modify key components

Course options

We offer several optional training products to enhance your learning experience. If you are planning to use our training course in preperation for an official exam then whe highly recommend using these optional training products to ensure an optimal learning experience. Sometimes there is only a practice exam or/and practice lab available.

Optional practice exam (trial exam)

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice exam. This practice exam comprises a number of trial exams which are very similar to the real exam, both in terms of form and content. This is the ultimate way to test whether you are ready for the exam. 

Optional practice lab

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice lab. You perform the tasks on real hardware and/or software applicable to your Lab. The labs are fully hosted in our cloud. The only thing you need to use our practice labs is a web browser. In the LiveLab environment you will find exercises which you can start immediatelyThe lab enviromentconsist of complete networks containing for example, clients, servers,etc. This is the ultimate way to gain extensive hands-on experience. 


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