OpenStack Fundamentals (OS50)


A one-day introduction to the fundamentals of OpenStack

This OpenStack primer is an abbreviated version of our top selling OpenStack Bootcamp I (OS100) course. OpenStack Fundamentals is a single-day, fast-paced introduction to the basics of OpenStack. This course is intended for OpenStack end-users such as project managers, IT professionals, business developers, or sales engineers who require cloud platform operational skills and a high level understanding of cloud computing internals, using OpenStack. The course is broken up into two sections: lectures and labs.

The lectures provide students with the basics of cloud computing, OpenStack Overview, and the OpenStack Ecosystem.

The labs provide students with hands-on experience using Horizon dashboard to provision your own cloud resources like virtual machines, virtual networks, and block storage. Students will also gain experience managing their own application image repository.

This quick yet comprehensive introductory OpenStack basics course is led by Mirantis engineers. Passionate about teaching, every Mirantis instructor is committed to helping IT professionals of all skill levels advance their expertise in OpenStack, offering individual help and facilitating students in understanding class materials.

Course Details

  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Price: $ 1000.00 USD


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Target Audience

  • Project Managers
  • Pre-Sales / Sale Engineers
  • Development Managers
  • Business Stakeholders

Lab Requirements

  • Laptop with Web Browser


The objective of the class is to help all students speak intelligently about OpenStack.

By the end of this course, students will receive a basic understanding of OpenStack, the terminology, how the components interrelate, as well as gain a high-level understanding of what it is like to operate an OpenStack cluster. Without covering all the low level details and configurations, this course is intended to help business developers and sales engineers transition seamlessly through pre-sales stages and successfully close deals.

OpenStack Fundamentals (OS50)


  • Course introduction
  • OpenStack History and Ecosystem
  • OpenStack Architecture
  • OpenStack Components
  • OpenStack Terminology
  • OpenStack Operations through Horizon
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Upcoming Classes


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