OpenStack Overview Training Course

Course Code



7 hours (usually 1 day including breaks)


Basic knowledge of Cloud Computing paradigm


The course is dedicated to IT engineers and architects who are looking for a solution to host private or public IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) cloud.
This is also great opportunity for IT managers to gain knowledge overview about possibilities which could be enabled by OpenStack.

Before You spend a lot of money on OpenStack implementation, You could consider all pros and cons by attending on our course.
This topic is also avaliable as individual consultancy.

Course goal:

  • gaining basic knowledge regarding OpenStack

Course Outline


  • What is OpenStack?
  • Foundations of Cloud Computing
  • OpenStack vs VMware
  • OpenStack evolution
  • OpenStack distributions
  • OpenStack releases
  • OpenStack deployment solutions
  • OpenStack competitors

OpenStack Services:

  • Underpinning services
  • Keystone
  • Glance
  • Nova
  • Neutron
  • Cinder
  • Horizon
  • Swift
  • Heat
  • Ceilometer
  • Trove
  • Sahara
  • Ironic
  • Zaqar
  • Manila
  • Designate
  • Barbican

OpenStack Architecture:

  • Node roles
  • High availability
  • Scalability
  • Segregation
  • Backup
  • Monitoring
  • Self service portal
  • Interfaces
  • Quotas
  • Workflows
  • Schedulers
  • Migrations
  • Load balancing
  • Autoscaling


  • How to download and execute RC files
  • How to create an external network in Neutron
  • How to upload an image to Glance
  • How to create a new flavor in Nova
  • How to update default Nova and Neutron quotas
  • How to create a new tenant in Keystone
  • How to create a new user in Keystone
  • How to manage roles in Keystone
  • How to create a tenant network in Neutron
  • How to create a router in Neutron
  • How to manage router’s interfaces in Neutron
  • How to update security groups in Neutron
  • How to upload RSA key-pair to the project
  • How to allocate floating IPs to the project
  • How to launch an instance from image in Nova
  • How to associate floating IPs with instances
  • How to create a new volume in Cinder
  • How to attach the volume to the instance
  • How to take a snapshot of the instance
  • How to take a snapshot of the volume
  • How to launch an instance from snapshot in Nova
  • How to create a volume from snapshot in Cinder



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