OpenStack Bootcamp I (OS100)


Operate, configure, and administer an OpenStack Environment

This three day course is for IT operations, Network Admins, Security or Storage architects responsible for design, and indirect support and operation of an OpenStack installation. The course provides participants with a detailed understanding of all of the steps necessary to operate an OpenStack environment. The lectures cover architecture, best practices, provisioning workflow, component interaction, and is the best preparation for the real-world challenges faced by OpenStack experts. The course is broken up into two sections: lectures and labs.

The lectures provide students with an overview of OpenStack and its Architecture, Openstack Networking, Cloud Storage using Swift, Metering with Ceilometer, Orchestration using Heat templates. It also includes a look ahead to the OpenStack roadmap.

The labs provide students with hands-on experience on an all-in-one OpenStack Environment. Students will be given many opportunities to use and administer OpenStack using Horizon and command line. Over the course of 12+ lab modules, students will get to practice and engage with all of the core components of OpenStack. The labs conclude with a comprehensive review to solidify the hands-on skills that are required to operate an OpenStack environment, and to better prepare students for the MCA200 exam.

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Course Details

  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Price: $ 2795.00 USD


  • Basic Linux command line
  • Virtualization concepts
  • Networking concepts

Target Audience

  • Systems Administrators
  • Technical IT Professionals

Lab Requirements

  • Laptop with Wifi Card
  • Firefox or Chrome
  • SSH and SCP Software


The OpenStack Bootcamp I course covers the critical skills needed to operate an OpenStack cluster. Upon completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the architecture of an OpenStack Cloud Environment
  • Define the key features of OpenStack
  • Identify suitable use-cases for OpenStack
  • Implement and use Image, Identity, and Dashboard services
  • Create and manage images and instances
  • Create and manage roles, users, and quotas
  • Find additional OpenStack help and support resources
  • Use the CLI and Dashboard
  • Create and manage roles, permissions, and ACLs
OpenStack Bootcamp I (OS100)


  • Course Introduction
  • OpenStack Overview and Architecture
  • OpenStack Networking deep dive
  • OpenStack Swift Architecture
  • Ceilometer Overview and Architecture
  • Heat Overview and Architecture
  • Comprehensive Review
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Upcoming Classes


Instructor-led online training

Location Sep 2016 Oct 2016 Nov 2016 Dec 2016 Jan 2017 Feb 2017 Mar 2017 Apr 2017 May 2017 Jun 2017 Jul 2017
Virtual - Americas Oct 11 – Oct 13
Oct 25 – Oct 27
Virtual - EMEA Nov 8 – Nov 10

United States

Location Sep 2016 Oct 2016 Nov 2016 Dec 2016 Jan 2017 Feb 2017 Mar 2017 Apr 2017 May 2017 Jun 2017 Jul 2017
Washington, DC Dec 13 – Dec 15
Boston, MA Oct 18 – Oct 20
Austin, Texas Nov 15 – Nov 17
Denver, CO Nov 29 – Dec 1
Sunnyvale, CA Oct 11 – Oct 13
Oct 25 – Oct 27


Location Sep 2016 Oct 2016 Nov 2016 Dec 2016 Jan 2017 Feb 2017 Mar 2017 Apr 2017 May 2017 Jun 2017 Jul 2017
Amsterdam, Netherlands Oct 10 – Oct 12
Riyadh, Riyadh Dec 5 – Dec 7
Tokyo, Japan Oct 11 – Oct 13
Nov 15 – Nov 17
Dec 13 – Dec 15
DUBAI, Dubai Nov 7 – Nov 9