OCDCU v3.0 - Fundamentals of Deploying OpenStack Cloud

COURSE OUTLINE:

Description

In this course, you will learn about the key components and procedures needed to configure, and administer an OpenStack Cloud using CLI and the GUI.� This course will deal with most if not all subjects referred to in the Certified OpenStack Administrator test.

Audience

  • Network and server deployment engineers
  • Network and server deployment design engineers
  • Program managers and project managers

Prerequisites

  • Internetworking fundamentals
  • Basic Linux skills
  • Basic server virtualization technology familiarity
  • Basic server implementation knowledge
  • Basic familiarity with the function of Rabbit MQ
  • Basic familiarity with the function of SQL database technology

Learning Objectives

  • Business advantages of an OpenStack Cloud
  • Function of an OpenStack Cloud
  • Services in OpenStack (Keystone, Nova, Glance, Cinder, Neutron, Swift, Trove, Ceilometer, Heat, and Horizon)
  • Additional services of OpenStack Cloud
  • Create Virtual Machines using OpenStack
  • Operate an OpenStack Cloud

1. Course Introduction

  • Overview
  • Course Goal and Objectives
  • Course Flow

2. Cloud Fundamentals

  • Cloud Computing Definition
  • Cloud Computing Key Concepts
  • CapEx VS. OpEx
  • Three Types of Cloud Service

3. OpenStack Fundamentals

  • Overview
  • Orchestration
  • Openstack Release Timeline
  • OpenStack Components
  • Messaging
  • Cloud Orchestration Tools

4. Horizon

  • Overview
  • Horizon Architecture
  • Horizon Concepts
  • Horizon Installation

5. Keystone

  • Overview
  • Keystone Architecture
  • Keystone Components
  • Keystone Concepts
  • Keystone Installation

6. Glance

  • Overview
  • Glance Architecture
  • Glance Components
  • Glance Concepts
  • Glance Installation

7. Neutron

  • Overview
  • Neutron Architecture
  • Neutron Components
  • Neutron Concepts

8. Cinder

  • Overview
  • Cinder Architecture
  • Cinder Components
  • Cinder Concepts

9. Swift

  • Overview
  • Swift Architecture
  • Swift Components
  • Swift Provisioning

10. Nova

  • Overview
  • Nova Architecture
  • Nova Components
  • Nova Concepts: VM Instances

11. Heat

  • Overview
  • Heat Architecture
  • Heat Components
  • Heat Concepts

12. Operating the OpenStack Cloud

  • Overview
  • Keystone Identity Provisioning
  • Glance Snapshot Provisioning
  • Neutron Floating IP Address Provisioning
  • Horizon Navigation Lab

13. Cisco OpenStack Solutions

  • Overview
  • Cisco MetaPod
  • Cisco UCS with Red Hat
  • Cisco FlexPod for Red Hat
  • Cisco InterCloud Fabric.