MCP100: Mirantis Cloud Platform Deployment

Deep dive into using MCP as a deployment and Lifecycle management tool



  • The MCP100 course will no longer be available after January, 2021

Mirantis Cloud Platform (MCP) course is an instructor-led training for architects, cloud and system administrators, devops and software engineers, or other IT team members responsible for the deployment, configuration, and maintenance of production-ready OpenStack and Kubernetes. The course is broken up into two sections: lectures and labs.

The lectures provide an overview of Mirantis Cloud Platform, its high-level architecture and technology stack. The training will guide students through MCP concepts, its features and how MCP can be used to deploy, configure and manage cloud environments, software defined networks, software defined storage solutions.

The labs provide hands-on experience with MCP components for bare-metal provisioning, deployment and configuration management, networking, and monitoring. Students will learn how to use OpenStack deployment architectures based on model-driven approach, install and configure additional components such as OpenContrail for OpenStack overlay networking, Ceph as object and block storage for OpenStack, StackLight for OpenStack logging, metering and alerting.

Who Should Attend

This course is targeted at students with the following:

  • Skills: OS220 (or equivalent) experience
  • Motivations: Manage & Deploy infrastructure using Mirantis Cloud Platform
  • Roles: Cloud Architects, Cloud Administrators, Deployment/DevOps/Software Engineers

Lab Requirements

  • To access our cloud hosted lab environment, students will need a laptop computer with a ssh client and a web browser.

Course Objectives

  • Familiarity with Mirantis Cloud Platform (MCP)
  • Understanding of the most common OpenStack challenges in production and how MCP solves these challenges
  • Understanding of MCP architecture and its technology stack
  • Hands-on experience with MCP as a tool to deploy and configure OpenStack