OpenStack: Solution setup

Create and manage your own cloud 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


  • Linux knowledge (shell commands)
  • Virtualisation basics


At the end of the course:
  • You will master the cloud computing concepts
  • You will understand the OpenStack components
  • You will be able to create and manage your own cloud with Openstack


What is Cloud Computing ?
  • Private Cloud/Public Cloud
  • Functionalities
  • Glossary
  • Project background
  • Creation
  • Overall architecture and components
Managing Identities: Keystone
  • Keystone concepts
  • About users, projects and roles
  • Set-up and configuration
Managing images: Glance
  • Glance concepts
  • Managing image storage and related file systems
  • Set-up and configuration
Managing the network: Neutron
  • Neutron concepts
  • The ML2/Open vSwitch plugin
  • Set-up and configuration
Managing computation: Nova
  • Nova and Nova-compute
  • Migrating instances
  • Managing multiple hypervisors (kvm, lxc)
  • Set-up and configuration
Managing data volumes: Cinder
  • Cinder concepts
  • Backends
  • Set-up and configuration
Storage infrastructure: Swift
  • Swift concepts
  • Managing storage
  • Set-up and configuration
Graphical dashboard: Horizon
  • Horizon concepts
  • Set-up and configuration
Managing metrics: Ceilometer
  • Ceilometer concepts (Metrics, Multi-Publisher, Alarming)
  • Types of collectors and agents
  • Coupling with Heat for adaptation depending on resource usage
  • Set-up and configuration
  • Heat concepts
  • HOT: the Heat template language
  • Set-up and configuration
Recommanded tools
  • cloud-init: automatic instance configuration (data,files)
  • Puppet: centralized configuration management

Surround yourself with the best

Pierre-Edouard Brondel
Pierre-Edouard Brondel
Trainer and Desktop Application Consultant
Renowned as an educational expert in the IT and office technology field who has accumulated more than 25 years of experience, Pierre-Édouard is first and foremost passionate about human capital.
Marc Maisonneuve
Marc Maisonneuve
Trainer and Professional Efficiency Consultant
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.
Virginie Louis
Virginie Louis
Efficiency Trainer, Facilitator and Spatial Intelligence Consultant
Virginie sees herself first and foremost as a facilitator: she strays from the standard training to provide solutions that are adapted to her clients’ realities and objectives.
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