This OpenStack Private Cloud Administration learning course covers the fundamentals of the OpenStack open source IAAS (Infrastructure As A Service) cloud solution, used for creating private clouds. After a short cloud and OpenStack primer students will learn the the architecture of OpenStack. This course introduces base components in detail such as the Horizon GUI dashboard and the OpenStack CLI. Other components learned are the Keystone identity system, the Nova compute service, the Neutron network service and software defined networking, the Glance image service, the Cinder block storage service, the Ceilometer metering solution, the Heat orchestration services, and the Swift object store.
Structure: 50% theory 50% hands on lab exercises
Supported Distributions: Juno