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).
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.
This course is a one-day class that is designed for non-technical individuals who are new to OpenStack. Students will be introduced to the core OpenStack projects and learn how those projects work together. In addition, students will learn about the history of OpenStack and how the community is organized. The course consists of lectures, discussions and demos.
This course is a two-day intro class covering the core OpenStack compute projects including Nova, Glance, Keystone and Horizon. Topics 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.
This course is a two-day intro class covering the OpenStack Object Storage project, codenamed Swift. Topics 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.
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.
Security is vital to any hosting environments that collect and process information. This course is designed for students with a software development background or students who have an understanding of Linux and OpenStack. This course will teach students how to develop and apply security safeguards to each virtual layer of an OpenStack environment. By the end of the course you should be able to create more secure OpenStack environments using safeguards available within the software and through implementation of hardened architecture.
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.
One way to channel the innovation of cloud hosting is through building cloudy apps.Building applications that are “cloud aware” enables your application to scale based on the amount of resources it needs during any growth stage. This course explores using Python, the concept of horizontal scaling, how to take advantage of APIs and the skills needed to benefit a DevOps organization.