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Deploying OpenStack Cloud - Fundamentals Course Outline

 (4 days)
Version 2.0

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 courseware and lab guide for this course will be provided in a digital format. You can choose to install it onto a Windows PC, Mac, Apple iPad or Android tablet.

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

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)

Who Should Attend
The audience for this course is as follows:
Network and Server deployment engineers
Network and Server deployment design engineers
Program managers and project managers

Course Outline

Course Introduction
Course Goal and Objectives
Course Flow

Lesson 1: Cloud Fundamentals
Cloud Computing Definition
Cloud Computing Key Concepts
CapEx VS. OpEx
Three Types of Cloud Service

Lesson 2: OpenStack Fundamentals
Openstack Release Timeline
OpenStack Components
Cloud Orchestration Tools
Lab: Initial Controller Setup

Lesson 3: Keystone
Keystone Architecture
Keystone Components
Keystone Concepts
Keystone Installation
Lab: Installing Keystone

Lesson 4: Glance
Glance Architecture
Glance Components
Glance Concepts
Glance Installation
Lab: Installing Glance

Lesson 5: Neutron
Neutron Architecture
Neutron Components
Neutron Concepts
Neutron Installation
Lab: Installing Neutron

Lesson 6: Nova
Nova Architecture
Nova Components
Nova Concepts: VM Instances
Nova Installation
Lab: Installing Nova

Lesson 7: Cinder
Cinder Architecture
Cinder Components
Cinder Concepts
Cinder Installation
Lab: Installing Cinder

Lesson 8: Horizon
Horizon Architecture
Horizon Concepts
Horizon Installation
Lab: Installing Horizon

Lesson 9: Operating
Keystone Identity Provisioning
Glance Image Provisioning
Neutron Network Provisioning
Cinder Volume Provisioning
Nova Instance Provisioning
Lab: OpenStack Operations

Lesson 10: Swift
Swift Architecture
Swift Components
Swift Installation
Swift Provisioning
Lab: Installing and Operating Swift

Lesson 11: Ceilometer
Ceilometer Architecture
Ceilometer Components
Ceilometer Concepts
Ceilometer Installation
Lab: Installing Ceilometer

Lesson 12: Heat
Heat Architecture
Heat Components
Heat Concepts
Heat Installation
Lab: Installing Heat

Lesson 13: Trove
Trove Architecture
Trove Components
Trove Concepts

Lesson 14: Cisco UCS Accelerator Packs
UCS Accelerator Paks Benefits
Accelerator Paks Configurations
Solution Components
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