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OpenStack Certification Training

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Why this course ?

  • Cloud Management for OpenStack Market Is expected to grow at a CAGR of 30.49% by 2020 - LinkedIn
  • Rackspace, Redhat, Dell, HP, IBM, Cisco, Intel, AT&T, Huawei, & many other MNC's worldwide use OpenStack across industries.

  • Average salary of OpenStack Engineer is $127k - Indeed.com

  • 15K + satisfied learners. Reviews

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Instructor-led Sessions

27 Hours of Online Live Instructor-Led Classes. Weekend Class : 09 sessions of 3 hours each.

Real-Life Case Studies

Live project based on any of the selected use cases, implementing various OpenStack Concepts which aggregates to minimum 20 hours.


Each class will be followed by practical assignments which will aggregate to minimum 25 hours.

Lifetime Access

You get lifetime access to the Learning Management System (LMS). Class recordings and presentations can be viewed online from the LMS.

24 x 7 Expert Support

We have 24x7 online support team available to help you with any technical queries you may have during the course.


Towards the end of the course, you will be working on a project. addiLEARN certifies you as an OpenStack Expert based on the project.


We have a community forum for all our customers wherein you can enrich their learning through peer interaction and knowledge sharing.

Certhippo's OpenStack Certification training provides a detailed understanding about the OpenStack environment, working procedures and it’s integral services such as Nova, Cinder, Glance, Neutron, Horizon, Heat, Ceilometer, and Trove. You will understand how to Install OpenStack and later on how to troubleshoot. Through a Use Case you will understand how the major services of OpenStack can be put into use while creating a private cloud for your organization. Finally, you will perform break & fix operations to the OpenStack environment.

OpenStack training is designed to help you become an OpenStack Expert. During this course, our expert instructors will help you:

·         Understand OpenStack

·         Explore OpenStack architecture with both CLI and API functionalities

·         Apply various implementation techniques

·         Perform OpenStack operations

·         Implement suitable use-cases for OpenStack

·         Implement and use Nova, Neutron, Image and other OpenStack services

·         Work on an interactive project around implementing OpenStack

The course is designed for all those professionals who want to learn Cloud computing and OpenStack. This OpenStack training will be ideal for:

·         Systems Administrators

·         Technical and IT Professionals

·         Storage Administrators

·         Network Engineers

The pre-requisites for this course include knowledge in virtualization, Linux administration, use of SSH\SCP along with a basic understanding of basic Command Line Interface.

The system requirements include Minimum 8 GB - 16 GB RAM, i3 processor or above,20 GB HDD.

For your practical work, we will help you to setup OpenStack environment using Oracle VM VirtualBox, ISO File(eg:-Ubuntu). In case you come across any doubt, the 24*7 support team will promptly assist you.

Towards end of the course, you can work on a live project based on the below use-case:

Consider an organization who wants to deploy a website using OpenStack.

Being a part of the organization create a Cloud Computing Environment using OpenStack. Along with this, create a Project/Tenant which runs the website and a OpenStack user for that organization.

As a user of the organization, do the following to host your website on OpenStack Cloud:

  • Create your web enabled OpenStack Image
  • Create your OpenStack Network
  • Create your firewall policies
  • Create your Floating IP
  • Provide Persistent Storage for your VM
  • Boot your website VM onto OpenStack

Goal: Give a brief overview on the concepts of virtualization and how it's used on the cloud. Relate the virtualization and the cloud. Also learn about the cloud and OpenStack along with its ecology and components.

Objectives: Upon completing this module, you should be able to: Learn concepts of virtualization and how it's used on the cloud, Justify the relationship between virtualization and the cloud, Have a stronghold on cloud and OpenStack along with its ecology and components, Having hands on installing VM and OpenStack.

Topics: Understanding the virtualization concept, Relation between Virtualization and Cloud, Introduction to cloud and cloud concepts, Cloud and OpenStack, Deep Dive into OpenStack, OpenStack architecture and its service components.

Practicals Covered: Preparing environment for lab sessions, Installing Oracle VM Virtual Box, Installing Ubuntu, Creating 3 nodes- controller, compute and network, Configuring network interfaces, Installing OpenStack.

Goal: Give a brief overview on the authentication, authorization, identity system and Image service of OpenStack.

Objectives: At the end of this module, you should be able to: Conceptualize the authentication and identity system for the Keystone service, Install and implement keystone, Understand the OpenStack Image service and leverage it for image uploads and downloads.

Topics: The following topics will be covered in this module: 


·         Introducing OpenStack identity management

·         Identity concepts

·         Keystone - User Interaction

·         Role Mapping with keystone

·         End points interaction via keystone



·         Glance Overview

·         Glance components

·         OpenStack Glance architecture

·         Glance formats

·         Glance status flow

·         Image and Instances

Practicals Covered: The following concepts will be covered practically in this module: 


·         Install and configure Keystone

·         Create a domain, projects, users and roles

·         Verify operation



·         Create OpenStack client environment scripts

·         Install and configure Glance

·         Verify operation

Goal: Learn to implement the OpenStack compute service and block storage service. Utilize virtualization to successfully run Nova and Cinder.

Objectives: At the end of this module, you should be able to: Understand and Implement the OpenStack compute service, Utilize virtualization to successfully implement and run Nova, Understand and Implement the OpenStack block service.

Topics: The following topics will be covered as part of this module: 


·         Introducing OpenStack compute services

·         Nova Components

·         Nova Packet Flow

·         KVM based Architecture



·         Understanding Cinder (Block services)

·         Cinder services

·         Cinder Architecture

·         How cinder works

·         Manage volumes

Practicals Covered: The following topics will be covered practically in this module: 


·         Install and configure controller node

·         Install and configure compute node

·         Verify operation



·         Install and configure controller node

·         Install and configure a storage node

·         Verify operations

Goal: Learn the concepts of Neutron and successfully implement it.

Objectives: At the end of this module, you should be able to: Conceptualize Neutron, Successfully implement Neutron.

Topics: Introduction to OpenStack networking, Neutron – Network Configuration, Neutron Components & Agents, Neutron Plugins, ML2, ML3 Plugins, Fixed and Floating IPs, Network Services – LBaaS, FwaaS, VPNaaS.

Practicals Covered: Install and configure controller node, Install and configure compute node, Install and configure network node, Verify operations.

Goal: Learn about Swift installation and its implementations. And learn to integrate it with Glance to use as an image store.

Objectives: At the end of this module, you should be able to: Install Swift, Learn it’s implementations, Integrate it with Glance to use as an image store.

Topics: Introducing Object Storage, Features and Benefits, Object Storage Characteristics, Swift Components, Swift Architecture, Cluster Architecture, Ring Builder, Swift Replications, Cinder Snapshots and Backups.

Practicals Covered: Installing and configuring controller node, Install and configure the storage node, Create and distribute initial rings, Finalize installation, Verify operations.

Goal: Learn to Install GUI for OpenStack.

Objectives: At the end of this module, you should be able to: Install and configure GUI for OpenStack.

Topics: Introducing OpenStack Dashboard, Horizon Design, Horizon Internals, Horizon – Key values.

Practicals Covered: Install and Configure the Dashboard, Verify Operations, Upload and manage Image, Launch and manage Instance.

Goal: Learn to Install OpenStack database as a service module.

Objectives: At the end of this module, you should be able to: Install OpenStack database as a service module.

Topics: Introducing Trove, Trove components, Trove Architecture.

Practicals Covered: Installing and configuring Trove, Verify Operations.

Goal: Learn to Install a 3 Node Architecture of OpenStack.

Objectives: At the end of this module, you should be able to: Install a 3 Node Architecture of OpenStack.

Topics: Real-time problem resolutions, Real-time operations of OpenStack environment, Bug/Issue tracking, Troubleshooting scenarios and resolutions.

You will never miss a lecture at Certhippo! You can choose either of the two options:

·         View the recorded session of the class available in your LMS.

·         You can attend the missed session, in any other live batch."

To help you in this endeavor, we have added a resume builder tool in your LMS. Now, you will be able to create a winning resume in just 3 easy steps. You will have unlimited access to use these templates across different roles and designations. All you need to do is, log in to your LMS and click on the "create your resume" option.

We have limited number of participants in a live session to maintain the Quality Standards. So, unfortunately participation in a live class without enrollment is not possible. However, you can go through the sample class recording and it would give you a clear insight about how are the classes conducted, quality of instructors and the level of interaction in the class.

All instructors at Certhippo are senior industry practitioners with minimum 10 - 12 years of relevant IT experience. They are subject matter experts who trained by Certhippo to provide impeccable learning experience to all our global users.

You can give us a CALL at +91- 989 926 9264(India) / 1800-688-5897 (US) OR email at support@Certhippo.org

  • ·         Once you are successfully through the project (Reviewed by a Certhippo expert), you will be awarded with Certhippo’s OpenStack Expert certificate.

    ·         Certhippo certification has industry recognition and we are the preferred training partner for many MNCs e.g.Cisco, Ford, Mphasis, Nokia, Wipro, Accenture, IBM, Philips, Citi, Ford, Mindtree, BNYMellon etc. Please be assured