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HP Helion OpenStack Foundation (H6C68S)

  • Overview
  • Who Should Attend
  • Certifications
  • Prerequisites
  • Objectives
  • Content
  • Schedule
Course Overview

Course Duration 3 days.
HP Helion OpenStack Foundation This course assists administrators and users to configure, manage, and use the OpenStack cloud services platform. An architectural overview ensures understanding of various OpenStack projects and their functions. Hands-on labs provide configuration and operation experience with major aspects of the OpenStack environment.

Who Should Attend

  • System Administrators, engineers and consultants who will plan and manage OpenStack-based environments.

Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:

Prerequisites

HP recommends that students have attained the following credentials or levels of experience before taking this course:
  • Completion of Linux for Unix Administrators (U8583S)
  • Completion of Linux Fundamentals (U2794S)
  • HP Cloud Overview Seminar (HK917AAE)

 

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, you should be able to:
  • Describe the architecture of HP Converged Cloud
  • Describe the major features of OpenStack
  • Describe the architecture of OpenStack
  • Configure and use OpenStack
Module 5: Glance
  • Glance Overview
  • Glance architecture
    • Glance API
    • Glance Registry
    • Glance storage adapters
  • Image management using Glance
    • Overview of image management
    • Supported image types
    • Creating and configuring images in Glance
    • Booting an image
    • Deleting an instance
    • Replicating images
  • Configuring Glance
  • Troubleshooting Glance
Lab Exercises
  • Lab: Running basic Glance CLI commands
  • Lab: Viewing the Glance database
  • Lab: Managing images using the Dashboard
  • Lab: Managing images with Glance commands
  • Lab: Creating an instance

Course Content

Module 1: Course Overview
  • Course Objectives
Module 2: Introduction to OpenStack
  • OpenStack Overview
    • OpenStack high level architecture
    • OpenStack architecture overview
    • OpenStack component interactions
    • OpenStack API Interfaces
  • HP and the Cloud
    • HP’s Contributions to OpenStack
    • HP’s OpenStack and Cloud Leadership
    • HP’s OpenStack Based Offerings
  • Accessing OpenStack Services
    • Dashboard
    • CLI
    • API
  • Lab Exercises:
    • Lab: Starting and configuring the lab environment
Module 3: Keystone
  • Keystone overview
  • Keystone architecture
    • User management
    • Service management
  • Using Keystone
    • Using the python-keystoneclient
    • Adding Users, Tenants, and Roles
    • Token Auth vs Password Auth methods
    • Configuring service credentials
    • Configuring SSL support
  • Configuring Keystone
  • Troubleshooting Keystone
  • Lab Exercises
    • Lab: Configuring the Keystone service
    • Lab: Running Keystone Commands
    • Lab: Viewing the service catalog and service endpoints
Module 4: Nova
  • Nova Overview
  • Nova architecture
    • OpenStack Compute component interactions
    • A look the Nova API
    • Nova-network
    • Nova volume management
  • Configuring Nova
  • Operating Nova
    • Creating and managing a compute node
    • Image and instance management using Nova
  • Scheduler
    • Scheduling overview
    • Nova Schedulers
  • Troubleshooting
  • Lab exercises
    • Lab: Viewing the Nova configuration
    • Lab: Viewing and managing instances
    • Lab: Creating and managing an instance using Nova commands
Module 5: Glance
  • Glance Overview
  • Glance architecture
    • Glance API
    • Glance Registry
    • Glance storage adapters
  • Image management using Glance
    • Overview of image management
    • Supported image types
    • Creating and configuring images in Glance
    • Booting an image
    • Deleting an instance
    • Replicating images
  • Configuring Glance
  • Troubleshooting Glance
  • Lab Exercises:
    • Lab: Running basic Glance CLI commands
    • Lab: Viewing the Glance database
    • Lab: Managing images using the Dashboard
    • Lab: Managing images with Glance commands
    • Lab: Creating an instance
Module 6: Horizon
  • Horizon overview
  • Horizon Architecture
  • Installing and configuring Horizon
  • Common management tasks
  • Troubleshooting
  • Lab Exercises:
    • a.Exploring the Horizon interface
Module 7: Neutron
  • Overview of OpenStack Neutron
  • Neutron Architecture and use cases
    • Single flat network
    • Multiple flat network
    • Mixed flat and private network
    • Provider router with private networks
    • Per-tenant routers with private networks
    • Open vSwitch and Linux bridge
    • Linux network namespaces
  • Configuring Neutron
  • Using Neutron Services
  • Troubleshooting Neutron
  • Lab Exercises:
    • Lab: Configuring Neutron
    • Lab: Creating Neutron networks
    • Lab: Creating an instance using Neutron networking
    • Lab: Exploring the networking configuration of an instance
Module 8: OpenStack Block Storage (Cinder)
  • Cinder Overview
  • Cinder Architecture
    • OpenStack storage concepts
    • Cinder API
    • Cinder scheduler
  • Cinder Configuration
  • Using Cinder
    • Creating volumes
    • Configuring boot from volume
  • Troubleshooting
  • Lab Exercises
    • Lab: Managing volumes using Cinder
    • Lab: Creating and attaching a volume using commands
Module 9: OpenStack Object Storage (Swift)
  • Swift Overview
  • Swift Architecture
    • Accounts and credentials
    • Containers, objects, rings
    • Nodes: auth, proxy, storage
    • Replication
    • Updaters and auditors
    • Language Bindings
  • Configuring Swift
  • Using Swift
    • Accounts
    • Creating and managing objects
    • Object server management
    • Container server management
    • Account server management
    • Proxy server management
    • Ring management
    • Large objects
    • Monitoring
  • Troubleshooting
  • Lab exercises
    • Lab: Inspecting the Swift configuration
    • Lab: Managing accounts and security
    • Lab: Creating and managing objects (CRUD operations)
Module 10: Ceilometer
  • Ceilometer overview
  • Architecture
    • Central agent
    • Compute agent
    • Collector
    • Data store
    • API server
    • Meter types and units
  • Configuring Ceilometer
  • Using Ceilometer
    • Using component meters
    • API and CLI queries
  • Troubleshooting Ceilometer
  • Lab Exercises:
    • Lab: Examining the Ceilometer configuration
    • Lab: Gathering metering data
Module 11: Heat
  • Heat Overview
  • Architecture
    • AWS CloudFormation template format
    • Heat CFN API service
    • Heat CFN tools
    • Heat enabled images
    • User data input formats
    • Cloud-init and user-data scripts
    • Resource plugins
  • Configuring Heat
  • Using Heat
    • Configuring images for use with Heat
    • Creating a stack
  • Troubleshooting
  • Lab exercises
    • Lab: Starting and configuring the Heat service
    • Lab: Creating a stack
Module 12: OpenStack Deployment Planning
  • Planning an OpenStack deployment
  • Regions, AZs, Cells, etc.
  • HA considerations
  • HP Services for OpenStack deployment planning.

Course ID: H6C68S


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