Cisco OCDCU v2.0 – Fundamentals of Deploying OpenStack Cloud

In this course you will acquire the knowledge and skills required to install, configure and deploy an OpenStack Cloud making use of Cisco Unified Computing System equipment.

Who needs to attend

Who needs to attend?
This course is aimed at network and server deployment engineers, network and server deployment design engineers, program managers and project managers.

what you will learn

What you will learn
Upon completion you will know how to:

Business advantages of an OpenStack Cloud
Function of an OpenStack Cloud
Cisco’s UCS Accelerator Paks for OpenStack deployments
Services in OpenStack (Keystone, Nova, Glance, Cinder, Neutron, Swift, Trove, Ceilometer, Heat, and Horizon)
Additional services of OpenStack Cloud
Install the appropriate services for an OpenStack Cloud in a Multi-node deployment
Create Virtual Machines using OpenStack


Students need to have:

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
Basic familiarity with Cisco UCS

Course outline

Course Outline

1. Course Introduction

Course Goal and Objectives
Course Flow

2. Cloud Fundamentals

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

3. OpenStack Fundamentals

Openstack Release Timeline
OpenStack Components
Cloud Orchestration Tools

4. Keystone

Keystone Architecture
Keystone Components
Keystone Concepts
Keystone Installation

5. Glance

Glance- Architecture
Glance Components
Glance Concepts
Glance Installation

6. Neutron

Neutron Architecture
Neutron Components
Neutron Concepts
Neutron Installation

7. Nova

Nova – Architecture
Nova Components
Nova Concepts: VM Instances
Nova Installation

8. Cinder

Cinder Architecture
Cinder Components
Cinder Concepts
Cinder Installation

9. Horizon

Horizon – Architecture
Horizon Concepts
Horizon Installation

10. Operating

Keystone Identity Provisioning
Glance Image Provisioning
Neutron Network Provisioning
Cinder Volume Provisioning
Nova Instance Provisioning

11. Swift

Swift – Architecture
Swift Components
Swift Installation
Swift Provisioning

12. Ceilometer

Ceilometer Architecture
Ceilometer Components
Ceilometer Concepts
Ceilometer Installation

13. Heat

Heat – Architecture
Heat Components
Heat Concepts
Heat Installation

14. Trove

Trove Architecture
Trove Components
Trove Concepts

15. Cisco UCS Accelerator Packs

UCS Accelerator Paks Benefits
Accelerator Paks Configurations
Solution Components

Follow on
There are no follow-ons for this course.

Certification programs
There are no certifications associated with this course.

Course details

Price: On Demand

Training Schedule

  • Start Date: 2015-11-16
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Location: On Site
  • Training type: Instructor Led – Public Type
  • Instructor: Ionescu Marcel