OpenStack Administration with SUSE OpenStack Cloud


This course is designed for system administrators and others who want to learn how to administer an OpenStack Cloud. Participants receive a comprehensive understanding of the tasks necessary to administer an OpenStack cloud and then use common tools that are included with an OpenStack distribution to administer a SUSE OpenStack cloud. This course prepares the participants to take and pass the Certified OpenStack Administrator (COA) exam.


Course Information

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

Key Objectives

During this course you will learn:
  • Create and Manage Projects, Users and Domains
  • Import and Use Cloud Images
  • Create and Use Software Defined Networks
  • Configure and Access Object and Block Storage
  • Launch Workload Instances in the Cloud
  • Orchestrate Cloud Application Stacks

Audience Summary

This course is designed for system administrators and others who want to learn how to administer an OpenStack Cloud.


Course Outline

Section 1: Introduction and Course Overview
Section 2: Introduction to SUSE OpenStack Cloud
Section 3: Introduction to OpenStack Cloud Administration
Section 4: Introduction to the OpenStack Identity Service
Section 5: Work with OpenStack Projects, Users, Domains and Groups
Section 6: Work with Cloud Images
Section 7: Work with Software-defined Networks in OpenStack
Section 8: Work with Workload Instances
Section 9: Work with Block Storage in OpenStack
Section 10: Work with Object Storage in OpenStack
Section 11: Orchestrate the Lifecycle of Cloud Applications

Course Prerequisites

Attendees should have familiarity with the Command Line, Linux System Administration skills and attention to details. SUSE Certified Administrator (SCA) in Enterprise Linux or SUSE Certified Linux Engineer (SCE) in Enterprise Linux certification or level of experience recommended.