Advanced OpenStack Bootcamp


Course Overview

2-day Course

This course provides the next level of configuration and deployment tasks for those having attended the OpenStack Bootcamp. These components will empower you to achieve next level understanding of architecture, design and deployment in real time. This is an interactive class with hands on labs to reinforce topics learned.

After this course you should be able to understand:

  • Setting up keystone integration with LDAP
  • Architecting OpenStack, and capacity planning
  • Advanced compute topics such as Baremetal and Container management
  • Advanced image management
  • Create flavors, VM Placement and migration
  • Advanced design and deployment of Ceph storage
  • Advanced networking concepts and services integration

Target Audience

  • Data Center Architects
  • Solution Architects
  • Network Engineers
  • System Administrators


  • OpenStack Bootcamp
  • Familiarity with Network Concepts (TCP/IP, Layer 2 and Layer 3 networking)
  • Understanding of OpenStack Architecture
  • Understanding of Linux Operating System Administration

Course Labs

  • Lab 1: Instaling OpenStack Using Packstack
  • Lab 2: Using LDAP as a Back-End
  • Lab 3: Modify and Image
  • Lab 4: Deploy and Configure Ceph
  • Lab 5: VM Migration
  • Lab 6: Create Containers
  • Lab 7: Setting up LBaaS

Course Modules

Module 1: OpenStack Overview

Cloud Review

Architecture Overview

OpenStack Communication

Module 2: Installation Concepts

Installation Concepts

Understanding Triple O

Distribution Deployment

Module 3: Identity

Keystone Architecture

Keystone Back-Ends

Multi-region Keystone

Module 4: Storage

Ceph Architecture

Deployment if Ceph

Snapshot and Clones

Module 5: Compute

Nova Architecture Ceph

Flavors, Zones, and Aggregates



Module 6: Network

Neutron Architecture

L2 and ML2


Module 7: Architecting OpenStack

Architecting Concepts

Deployment Models and Options

HA Solutions for OpenStack

Course Schedule:

Delivery Format:

Private, Instructor-Led Virtual Training, Classroom Training