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Preparing for the Certified OpenStack Administrator Exam

Video Description

Master the objectives required to pass the Certified OpenStack Administrator exam.

About This Video

  • Includes exercises and performance-based tasks to ensure all exam objectives can be completed via the Horizon dashboard and command-line interface
  • Includes a free OpenStack Virtual Appliance to practice the objectives covered throughout the book
  • Includes a practice exam to put your OpenStack skills to the test and prove you have what it takes to conquer the live exam
  • Updated for the 2017 exam featuring OpenStack Newton

In Detail

This course provides you with a specific strategy to pass the OpenStack Foundation's first professional certification: the Certified OpenStack Administrator. In a recent survey, 78% of respondents said the OpenStack skills shortage had deterred them from adopting OpenStack. Consider this an opportunity to increase employer and customer confidence by proving you have the skills required to administrate real-world OpenStack clouds. You will begin your journey by familiarizing yourself with the OpenStack environment, understanding the benefits of taking the exam, and installing an included OpenStack all-in-one virtual appliance so you can work through objectives covered throughout the video course. After exploring the basics of the individual services, you will be introduced to strategies to accomplish the exam objectives relevant to Keystone, Glance, Nova, Neutron, Cinder, Swift, Heat, and troubleshooting. Finally, you'll benefit from the special tips section and a practice exam to put your knowledge to the test. By the end of the journey, you will be ready to become a Certified OpenStack Administrator!

Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 : Introduction and Set Up of OpenStack Administrator Exam Guide
    1. The Course Overview 00:04:02
    2. About Certified OpenStack Administrator Exam 00:03:37
    3. VirtualBox and Traditional OpenStack Cloud 00:03:58
    4. Download, Install, and Configure VirtualBox and Its Networking 00:06:14
  2. Chapter 2 : ChapterName
    1. Keystone 00:02:30
    2. Authentication in Action 00:07:42
    3. Quotas and Users 00:08:02
    4. Create Domains, Projects, Groups, Roles, and Service Catalog 00:08:34
  3. Chapter 3 : ChapterName
    1. Glance Architecture 00:03:56
    2. Creating and Downloading Glance Image 00:10:18
    3. Sharing Images, Setting Image Properties, and Metadata Definitions 00:05:46
  4. Chapter 4 : ChapterName
    1. Nova – The Compute Orchestrator 00:03:34
    2. Managing Key Pairs and Flavors 00:09:14
    3. Launching and Getting Access to Instances 00:12:59
    4. Creating Instance Snapshots and Managing Instance Action 00:08:11
  5. Chapter 5 : ChapterName
    1. Neutron Architecture 00:02:53
    2. Managing Tenant Networks and Subnets 00:11:13
    3. Managing Security Groups and Rules 00:07:22
    4. Managing Routers – East/West Traffic 00:10:13
    5. Managing Provider Networks and Subnets 00:08:26
    6. Managing Routers – North/South Traffic 00:04:01
    7. Managing Floating IPs 00:07:54
  6. Chapter 6 : ChapterName
    1. Introduction to Cinder 00:03:37
    2. Managing, Attaching/Detaching Cinder Volumes From Instances 00:11:01
    3. Managing Cinder Snapshots and Backups 00:07:25
  7. Chapter 7 : ChapterName
    1. What is Swift? 00:04:38
    2. Managing Containers and Objects 00:04:20
    3. Managing Container ACLs 00:05:28
    4. Settings Objects to Expire 00:03:09
  8. Chapter 8 : ChapterName
    1. Heat Architecture, Templates, and Resources 00:04:01
    2. Managing and Updating Stacks 00:04:54
  9. Chapter 9 : ChapterName
    1. Troubleshooting 00:04:23
    2. Final Tips 00:04:48