Public Training for OpenStack

With the fast pace of OpenStack development, growth of its community, and the enormous business opportunity it provides, Rackspace Training for OpenStack provides an accelerated method of getting up-to-speed on OpenStack technology both in a Public and Private Cloud environment.

Students will also have access to the Rackspace team of OpenStack experts, as well as the curriculum they developed. As founders and top contributors to OpenStack, Rackspace is the authority on the open source project. The Rackspace team includes the architects and operators of the Rackspace Cloud (the world's second largest public cloud).


Available Courses

OpenStack Fundamentals

In support of OpenStack’s rapid growth, the Rackspace Training organization developed an “OpenStack Fundamentals” course designed to accelerate an individual’s understanding of the OpenStack environment. During this four-day course, students will learn about the history of OpenStack, the components of OpenStack and how to build and maintain an OpenStack environment. The activities used to teach students during this course include an informational lecture, the manual installation and hands-on administration of core OpenStack components and multiple activity labs.

Duration
4 Days
Time
9 am to 4 pm
Price
$2,500.00 (USD)

OpenStack Fundamentals (Early Bird Pricing*)

In support of OpenStack’s rapid growth, the Rackspace Training organization developed an “OpenStack Fundamentals” course designed to accelerate an individual’s understanding of the OpenStack environment. During this four-day course, students will learn about the history of OpenStack, the components of OpenStack and how to build and maintain an OpenStack environment. The activities used to teach students during this course include an informational lecture, the manual installation and hands-on administration of core OpenStack components and multiple activity labs.

*20% off discount code RAXEB20 only valid on classes labeled OpenStack Fundamentals (Early Bird Pricing). Register 19 days or more out from the scheduled class date in order to receive the 20% discount. Multiple discount codes will not apply. Code will be required during the registration process.

*10% off discount code RAXEB10 only valid on classes labeled OpenStack Fundamentals (Early Bird Pricing). Register between 18-14 days out from the scheduled class date in order to receive the 10% discount. Multiple discount codes will not apply. Code will be required during registration process.

Duration
4 Days
Time
9 am to 4 pm
Price
$2,500.00 (USD)

OpenStack Fundamentals (Buy 1 Seat Get 1 Seat 25% Off*)

In support of OpenStack’s rapid growth, the Rackspace Training organization developed an “OpenStack Fundamentals” course designed to accelerate an individual’s understanding of the OpenStack environment. During this four-day course, students will learn about the history of OpenStack, the components of OpenStack and how to build and maintain an OpenStack environment. The activities used to teach students during this course include an informational lecture, the manual installation and hands-on administration of core OpenStack components and multiple activity labs.

*Discounted seat only valid for the same date of class purchased. Discount code will only be valid for one time use. Discount codes will be issued to those that registered for full price seats for classes labeled OpenStack Fundamentals (Buy 1 Seat Get 1 Seat 25% Off*). Multiple discount codes will not apply. Discount code will be emailed within one business day of initial purchase.

Duration
4 Days
Time
9 am to 4 pm
Price
$2,500.00 (USD)

OpenStack Fundamentals (Partner - New Horizons)

In support of OpenStack’s rapid growth, the Rackspace Training organization developed an “OpenStack Fundamentals” course designed to accelerate an individual’s understanding of the OpenStack environment. We have teamed up with our partners, New Horizons, to deliver the fundamentals experience in a virtual setting.

During this four-day course, students will learn about the history of OpenStack, the components of OpenStack and how to build and maintain an OpenStack environment. The activities used to teach students during this course include an informational lecture, the manual installation and hands-on administration of core OpenStack components and multiple activity labs.

Duration
4 Days
Time
8 am to 4 pm
Price
$2,695.00 (USD)

OpenStack Compute Essentials

This course is a two-day intro class covering the core OpenStack compute projects including Neutron, Nova, Glance, Keystone and Horizon. This is the same material covered in the first two days of our OpenStack Fundamentals class with topics that range from understanding the architecture, to installing and configuring. This course is a great primer for anyone interested in OpenStack Compute. This course is designed for technical individuals and consists of lectures, discussions, demos and hands on labs.

Duration
2 Days
Time
9 am to 4 pm
Price
$1,250.00 (USD)

OpenStack Object Storage Essentials

This course is a two-day intro class covering the OpenStack Object Storage project, codenamed Swift. This is the same material covered in the last two days of our OpenStack Fundamentals class wtih topics that include understanding the Swift components, architecture, installation and maintenance. This course is a great primer for anyone interested in OpenStack Object Storage. This course is designed for technical individuals with minimum Swift experience. The course consists of lectures, discussions, demos and hands on labs.

Duration
2 Days
Time
9 am to 4 pm
Price
$1,250.00 (USD)

OpenStack Networking - Neutron

Neutron is an OpenStack project that was launched with the Folsom release. This new service provides a virtual “Networking as a Service” between interface devices and allows users to use an API to build and configure networking infrastructure. By becoming proficient with Neutron, users can create load balancers and firewalls using network virtualization throughout their environment.

Duration
3 Days
Time
9 am to 4 pm
Price
$3,500.00 (USD)

Hadoop on OpenStack

Big data is big business, and Apache Hadoop has found big success in capturing the attention of early adopters. Hadoop is a distributive data processing platform that enables the processing of large volumes of data and the extraction of valuable information from it. As more enterprises adopt Hadoop technology, experts will be needed to understand, deploy and fully leverage the power of a big data platform. In this course, you will begin your journey as a Hadoop administrator by receiving an introduction to Apache Hadoop, its components and deploying Hadoop on an OpenStack cloud.

Duration
2 Days
Time
9 am to 4 pm
Price
$2,750.00 (USD)