Advanced Administration and Deployment of SUSE OpenStack Cloud



This two-day course is designed for system administrators, DevOps, system engineers and others who want to learn how to deploy a highly available SUSE OpenStack cloud. Participants begin with a detailed overview of the component parts of OpenStack and a comprehensive understanding of the tasks necessary to deploy a highly available SUSE OpenStack cloud. Attendees will then use automated tools to build a highly available OpenStack cloud in the course lab.


Course Information

Delivery Method: Classroom
Course Duration: 2 days
Course Level: Advanced

Key Objectives

During this course you will learn:
  • The fundamentals of networking in the modern datacenter
  • How to plan for an OpenStack Cloud deployment
  • How to deploy a Highly Available OpenStack Cloud
  • How to backup and restore the Admin node

Audience Summary

This two-day course is designed for system administrators, DevOps, system engineers and others who want to learn how to deploy a highly available SUSE OpenStack Cloud.

Course Outline

Section 1: Lab Environment Setup
Section 2: Plan for an OpenStack Cloud Deployment
Section 3: Fundamentals of Networking in the Modern Datacenter
Section 4: Introduction to Crowbar
Section 5: Install and Configure the Admin Node
Section 6: Deploy a Highly Available SUSE OpenStack Cloud with Crowbar
Section 7: Backup and Restore an Admin Node

Course Prerequisites

Attendees should have familiarity with the command line and Linux system administration skills. SUSE SCA in OpenStack Cloud or equivalent level of experience is required. SUSE Certified Administrator (SCA) in Enterprise Linux or SUSE Certified Linux Engineer (SCE) in Enterprise Linux certification is recommended. Experience with SUSE Enterprise Linux High Availability Clustering is advantageous.