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Deploying OpenStack Cloud - Fundamentals v2.0

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  • About
  • Curriculum

Deploying OpenStack Cloud - Fundamentals (OCDCU) v2.0 is a four-day instructor-led training course designed for Systems and Field Engineers, Consulting Systems Engineers, Technical Solutions Architects, Integrators, and Partners. The course is targeted towards individuals who are responsible for installation, configuration, and the implementation of an OpenStack Cloud. This course covers the key components and procedures needed to install, configure, and deploy OpenStack Cloud using Cisco Unified Computing System hardware.

This course will provide hands-on lab exercises utilizing Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) hardware. Students will perform hands-on lab exercises that were created to teach the necessary skills to install, configure, and deploy an OpenStack Cloud on Cisco UCS hardware.


The knowledge that you should have before attending this course should include the following:

  • 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
  • Basic familiarity with Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS)

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Describe the basic business advantages of an OpenStack Cloud
  • Describe the basic function of an OpenStack Cloud
  • Describe Cisco's UCS Accelerator Paks for OpenStack deployments
  • Describe the services in OpenStack (Keystone, Nova, Glance, Cinder, Neutron, Swift, Trove, Ceilometer, Heat and Horizon)
  • Describe additional services of OpenStack Cloud.
  • Install the appropriate services for an OpenStack Cloud in a Multi-node deployment
  • Create Virtual Machines using OpenStack

Intended Audience

The audience for this course is as follows:

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

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Posted: 20 December, 2016

Course Introduction

  • Overview
  • Course Goal and Objectives
  • Course Flow

Module 1: Cloud Fundamentals

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

Module 2: OpenStack Fundamentals

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

Module 3: Keystone

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

Module 4: Glance

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

Module 5: Neutron

  • Overview
  • Neutron Architecture
  • Neutron Components
  • Neutron Concepts
  • Neutron Installation

Module 6: Nova

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

Module 7: Cinder

  • Overview
  • Cinder Architecture
  • Cinder Components
  • Cinder Concepts
  • Cinder Installation

Module 8: Horizon

  • Overview
  • Horizon Architecture
  • Horizon Concepts
  • Horizon Installation

Module 9: Operating

  • Overview
  • Keystone Identity Provisioning
  • Glance Image Provisioning
  • Neutron Network Provisioning
  • Cinder Volume Provisioning
  • Nova Instance Provisioning

Module 10: Swift

  • Overview
  • Swift Architecture
  • Swift Components
  • Swift Installation
  • Swift Provisioning

Module 11: Ceilometer

  • Overview
  • Ceilometer Architecture
  • Ceilometer Components
  • Ceilometer Concepts
  • Ceilometer Installation

Module 12: Heat

  • Overview
  • Heat Architecture
  • Heat Components
  • Heat Concepts
  • Heat Installation

Module 13: Trove

  • Overview
  • Trove Architecture
  • Trove Components
  • Trove Concepts

Module 14: Cisco UCS Accelerator Packs

  • Overview
  • UCS Accelerator Paks Benefits
  • Accelerator Paks Configurations
  • Solution Components

Hands-On Labs

Lab: Initial Controller Setup

Lab: Installing Keystone

Lab: Installing Glance

Lab: Installing Neutron

Lab: Installing Nova

Lab: Installing Cinder

Lab: Installing Horizon

Lab: OpenStack Operations

Lab: Installing and Operating Swift

Lab: Installing Ceilometer

Lab: Installing Heat

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