OpenStack: Advanced Setup

Create a robust and highly available infrastructure with OpenStack.
Private session

This training is available in a private or personalized format. It can be provided in one of our training centres or at your offices. Call one of our consultants of submit a request online.

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  • Duration: 3 days
  • Regular price: On request

Course outline

Duration : 3 days


  • System administrators
  • Solution architects


Previous OpenStack cloud installation experience


At the end of the course:
  • You will understand the advanced OpenStack components
  • You will be able to create a robust infrastructure with OpenStack
  • You will know how to set-up High Availability on your own cloud
  • You will be able to make the appropriate architecture choices to meet your expectations


Advanced network management with Neutron
  • Review of Neutron architecture
  • Setting up LBaaS (Load-Balancing As A Service)
  • Setting up FwaaS (Firewall As A Service)
The Alternative Storage System: Ceph
  • Functionalities and inner workings
  • Set-up and configuration
  • Integration with Glance, Cinder and Nova
Designate: DNS for OpenStack
  • Concepts and relevance
  • Setting up non-integrated components
  • Integration with Nova and Neutron
  • Managing domains and entries
High Availability in OpenStack
  • Instance High Availability
  • Migrating instances in your infrastructure
High Availability of the cloud Infrastructure
  • Concepts
  • Tools
  • High Availability of APIs
  • High Availability of neutron
  • High Availability of bricks (Galera, RabbitMQ)
Architecture elements
  • Network Issues
  • Multi-site OpenStack: Availability zones, Regions, Cells

Surround yourself with the best

Frédéric Paradis
Frédéric Paradis
Certified Trainer and Cloud Architect
As a certified Microsoft trainer, Frédéric describes himself as a Cloud magician who easily navigates the mythical space between technology and reality.
Marc Maisonneuve
Marc Maisonneuve
Training program director
Marc Maisonneuve has acted as a Training Program Director, professional effectiveness trainer and user tools practice leader at AFI for several years. Mr. Maisonneuve is known for his analytical skills, his legendary calm and his undeniable desire to encourage people to develop their skills. He has the ability to present technological solutions in a natural way and to adapt them to the concrete needs of the workplace.
Vicky Moreau
Vicky Moreau
Vicky Moreau is a passionate freelancer and professional in the area of office automation. She holds a college diploma in office automation, most of her solid experience with the Office Suite was acquired while being an autodidact. In fact, she has successfully completed an MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist) Excel certification.
Francis Ferland-Stevenson
Francis Ferland-Stevenson
Francis began as a trainer more than 5 years ago by testing office automation tools designed specifically to met the needs of his colleagues. His calm and his empathy makes him able to adapt his language according to the level of experience of the group. This makes his learnings clear and accessible to anyone. As a trainer, he is therefore attentive to the needs of his students to make sure they meet their objectives and face the challenges.