OCDCU v.3.0-Deploying Openstack Cloud Fundamentals


Duration: 4 days

Deploying OpenStack Cloud – Fundamentals (OCDCU) v3.0 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 the configuration and administration of an OpenStack Cloud. This course covers 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. This course will provide hands-on lab exercises utilizing cloud-based (virtual) servers. Students will perform hands-on lab exercises that were created to teach the necessary skills to configure and administer an OpenStack Cloud.

The audience for this course is as follows:

Network and Server deployment engineers
Network and Server deployment design engineers
Program managers and project managers
Certified OpenStack Administrator test candidates

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 the services in OpenStack (Keystone, Nova, Glance, Cinder, Neutron, Swift, Heat and Horizon)
Describe additional services of OpenStack Cloud.
Operate an OpenStack Cloud
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

What’s included?

  • Authorized Courseware
  • Intensive Hands on Skills Development with an Experienced Subject Matter Expert
  • Hands-on practice on real Servers and extended lab support 1.800.482.3172
  • Examination Vouchers & Onsite Certification Testing- (excluding Adobe and PMP Boot Camps)
  • Academy Code of Honor: Test Pass Guarantee
  • Optional: Package for Hotel Accommodations, Lunch and Transportation

With several convenient training delivery methods offered, The Academy makes getting the training you need easy. Whether you prefer to learn in a classroom or an online live learning virtual environment, training videos hosted online, and private group classes hosted at your site. We offer expert instruction to individuals, government agencies, non-profits, and corporations. Our live classes, on-sites, and online training videos all feature certified instructors who teach a detailed curriculum and share their expertise and insights with trainees. No matter how you prefer to receive the training, you can count on The Academy for an engaging and effective learning experience.


  • Instructor Led (the best training format we offer)
  • Live Online Classroom – Online Instructor Led
  • Self-Paced Video

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Module 1: Cloud Fundamentals

Cloud Computing Definition
Cloud Computing Key Concepts
CapEx vs. OpEx
Three types of Cloud Service

Module 2: OpenStack Fundamentals

Openstack Release Timeline
OpenStack Components
Cloud Orchestration Tools

Module 3: Horizon

Horizon Architecture
Horizon Concepts
Horizon Installation
Lab: Operating Horizon

Module 4: Keystone

Keystone Architecture
Keystone Concepts
Keystone Installation
Lab: Operating Keystone

Module 5: Glance

Glance Architecture
Glance Components
Glance Concepts
Glance Installation
Lab: Operating Glance

Module 6: Neutron

Neutron Architecture
Neutron Components
Neutron Concepts
Lab: Operating neutron

Module 7: Cinder

Cinder Architecture
Cinder Components
Cinder Concepts
Lab: Operating Cinder

Module 8: Swift

Swift Architecture
Swift Components
Swift Provisioning
Lab: Operating Swift

Module 9: Nova

Nova Architecture
Nova Components
Nova Concepts: VM Instances
Lab: Operating Nova

Module 10: Heat

Heat Architecture
Heat Components
Heat Concepts
Lab: Operating Heat

Module 11: Operating the OpenStack Cloud

Keystone Identity Provisioning
Glance Snapshot Provisioning
Neutron Floating IP Address Provisioning
Horizon Navigation Lab
Lab: OpenStack Operations

Module 12: Cisco Openstack Solutions

Cisco Metapod
Cisco UCS with Red Hat
Cisco Flexpod for Red Hat
Cisco Intercloud Fabric