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OpenStack Certification, 2/e

Time to complete: 11h 47m

Published byPearson IT Certification

CreatedApril 2019

More than 7 hours of training, so you can pass the Certified OpenStack Administrator Certification or the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) in Red Hat OpenStack exams.


OpenStack Certification is a unique video product that provides a solid understanding of OpenStack, so you can pass two certification exams: the Certified OpenStack Administrator exam from OpenStack Foundation and the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) in Red Hat OpenStack exam. In addition to helping you study for your chosen exam, this thorough video course provides in-depth insight and knowledge about OpenStack to help IT Administrators, designers, and architects get practical knowledge on how to implement OpenStack-based cloud solutions.

OpenStack Certification contains 18 individual videos lessons, for a total of more than 7 hours of instruction. The videos consist of audio instruction, whiteboard teaching, live CLI demos, and video screen casts. Every objective for both the and the Red Hat exams are covered. Two labs are also included, so you can gain first-hand experience working in the Red Hat and OpenStack platforms.

About the Instructor

Sander van Vugt is an independent Linux trainer, author, and consultant living in the Netherlands. Sander has written numerous books about different Linux-related topics and many articles for Linux publications around the world; he is also the author of the bestselling RHCSA LiveLessons and RHCE LiveLessons video courses. Sander has been teaching Red Hat, SUSE, and LPI Linux classes since 1994. As a consultant, he specializes in Linux high availability solutions and performance optimization. More information about Sander is on his website at

Skill Level

  • Beginning to Intermediate

What You Will Learn

  • OpenStack Basics
  • OpenStack Components
  • Deploying Red Hat OpenStack with Packstack
  • Deploying OpenStack on Ubuntu
  • Managing OpenStack with Horizon
  • Managing OpenStack from the Command Line
  • Managing Back-End Services Managing Keystone
  • Implementing Object Storage with Swift
  • Implementing Object Storage with Ceph
  • Managing Glance Image Services
  • Managing Cinder Block Storage
  • Understanding Neutron Networking
  • Managing Neutron Networking Services
  • Managing Nova Compute and Instances
  • Implementing OpenStack
  • RHCSA OpenStack Final Lab
  • Certified OpenStack Administrator Final Lab

Who Should Take This Course

The target audience for this course is Linux engineers who want to become certified to work with OpenStack. Other target audience groups include:

  • IT architects who need to get insight in the working of OpenStack
  • Developers who need to get insight in the working of OpenStack

The product focuses on theoretical and practical configuration. Users should have a working knowledge of Linux. The course is apt for experienced Linux or UNIX administrators. The preliminary knowledge that is required to attend this course can be obtained by working through the RHCSA LiveLessons course.

Course Requirements

The ideal target student has some preliminary Linux knowledge already.

About LiveLessons Video Training

Pearson’s LiveLessons video training series publishes the industry’s leading video tutorials for IT pros, developers, sys admins, devops, network engineers, and certification candidates. LiveLessons feature the highest-quality professional skills training led by recognized author instructors published by Addison-Wesley, Cisco Press, Pearson IT Certification, Prentice Hall, Sams, and Que. Topics include: IT certification, programming, development, networking, software skills for the home, office, and business, and more. Your purchase provides you with lifetime online access to the content.

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