Rackspace Training

OpenStack Cloud Training Courses

As powerful as OpenStack software is, we know first hand it takes a lot more than software to properly design, deploy and operate a cloud at scale. Rackspace offers the most extensive OpenStack training curriculum in the industry covering topics ranging from an introduction to OpenStack to Neutron networking.

Each course offers a hands-on-experience which includes multiple activities using real-world situations in a lab environment.

Understanding the Cloud and OpenStack

In this course, students will be introduced to Cloud Computing and OpenStack, a birds eye view of the OpenStack services, and how they relate to each other. OpenStack services covered in this course include: Compute (Nova), Storage (Cinder/Swift), Networking (Neutron).
Course length: 1 hour.


Understanding Containerization

In this course, students embark on their journey learning about the evolution of containerization technology. We kick off our webinar with understanding virtualization and Linux containers. We then introduce Docker and begin laying the ground work for the basics of Kubernetes.
Course length: 1 hour.


Building Linux Images for OpenStack

In this advanced remote learning course, students will walk away knowing how to build the smallest possible image that works within an OpenStack environment.
Course length: 1.5 hours.


OpenStack Compute Essentials

This course teaches students how to install and configure several OpenStack compute projects including Nova, Glance, Keystone and Horizon.
Course length: 2 days.


The "Hello World" of OpenStack

In this remote learning course, we will introduce the common infrastructure building blocks of OpenStack, including Compute (Nova), Networking (Neutron), and Storage (Cinder/Swift), and illustrate how these building blocks work together to provide a powerful platform upon which you build your applications and services.
Course length: 1 hour.


The "Hello World" of Kubernetes

In this course, we will introduce the common building blocks of Kubernetes and how objects work together. By the end of this course, students will learn how to install and run a simple application in Kubernetes.
Course length: 1 hour.


Certified Kubernetes Administrator Preparatory Course

Prepare for the Certified Kubernetes Administrator exam and prove you have the skills to configure and manage a Kubernetes cluster. Become a part of the growing community of Certified Kubernetes Administrators!
Course length: 2 days.


OpenStack Object Storage Essentials

This course teaches students about the components, architecture, installation and maintenance of OpenStack Object Storage (codename Swift).
Course length: 2 days.