Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) in Red Hat OpenStack

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More than 7 Hours of Video Instruction

More than 7 hours of training so you can pass Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) in Red Hat OpenStack exam.

Description

Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) in Red Hat OpenStack LiveLessons is a unique video product that provides a solid understanding of OpenStack in a Red Hat environment. Not only does it provide all the information that is needed to pass the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) in Red Hat OpenStack exam, it also 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.

Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) in Red Hat OpenStack LiveLessons contains 14 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 in the exam is covered.

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 www.sandervanvugt.com.

Skill Level

  • Beginning to Intermediate

What You Will Learn

  • OpenStack Basics
  • OpenStack Components
  • Deploying Red Hat OpenStack with Packstack
  • Managing OpenStack with Horizon
  • Managing Back-End Services
  • Managing Keystone
  • Implementing Object Storage with Swift
  • 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

Who Should Take This Course

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

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

Table of Contents
Lesson 1: Understanding OpenStack
Lesson 2: Exploring OpenStack Components
Lesson 3: Deploying Red Hat OpenStack with Packstack
Lesson 4: Managing OpenStack with Horizon
Lesson 5: Managing Back-End Services
Lesson 6: Managing Keystone
Lesson 7: Implementing Object Storage with Swift
Lesson 8: Managing Glance Image Services
Lesson 9: Managing Cinder Block Storage
Lesson 10: Understanding Neutron Networking
Lesson 11: Managing Neutron Networking Services
Lesson 12: Managing Nova Compute and Instances
Lesson 13: Implementing OpenStack
Lesson 14: RHCSA OpenStack Final Lab

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.

O’Reilly Media, Pearson IT Certification, and Sander Van Vugt have no affiliation with Red Hat, Inc. The RED HAT and RHCSA trademarks are used for identification purposes only and are not intended to indicate affiliation with or approval by Red Hat, Inc.

Table of contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) in Red Hat OpenStack: Introduction
  2. Lesson 1: Understanding OpenStack
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 1.1 A Primer to IaaS Cloud Computing
    3. 1.2 Understanding the Role of the OpenStack Foundation
    4. 1.3 Understanding the Success of OpenStack
    5. 1.4 OpenStack Release Cycle
    6. 1.5 OpenStack Distributions
    7. 1.6 Red Hat OpenStack Related Solutions Overview
    8. 1.7 Getting Free Access to Red Hat OpenStack
    9. 1.8 Building your own Lab Environment
  3. Lesson 2: Exploring OpenStack Components
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 2.1 OpenStack Core Services Overview
    3. 2.2 RESTful API and Python
    4. 2.3 Nova
    5. 2.4 Swift
    6. 2.5 Neutron
    7. 2.6 Glance
    8. 2.7 Cinder
    9. 2.8 Horizon
    10. 2.9 Keystone
    11. 2.10 The Message Broker
    12. 2.11 Mandatory Backend Services
    13. 2.12 Other Components
  4. Lesson 3: Deploying Red Hat OpenStack with Packstack
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 3.1 Introducing Packstack Answer Files
    3. 3.2 Deploying OpenStack with Packstack—PART 1
    4. 3.3 Deploying OpenStack with Packstack—PART 2
    5. 3.4 Taking Care of Basic Networking
    6. 3.5 Adding Compute Nodes with Packstack
    7. 3.6 Creating br-ex
    8. 3.7 Deploying OpenStack Behind a Proxy
  5. Lesson 4: Managing OpenStack with Horizon
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 4.1 The Big Picture: Understanding the Procedure
    3. 4.2 Creating a Project
    4. 4.3 Creating a User
    5. 4.4 Managing Images and Flavors
    6. 4.5 Configuring Networking
    7. 4.6 Launching Instances
    8. 4.7 Resuming the Procedure
  6. Lesson 5: Managing Back-End Services
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 5.1 Verifying the Installation
    3. 5.2 Understanding the RabbitMQ Service
    4. 5.3 Understanding Database Services
    5. 5.4 Understanding Storage
  7. Lesson 6: Managing Keystone
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 6.1 Understanding the Keystone Service
    3. 6.2 Verifying Keystone Identity Services
    4. 6.3 Managing Users, Roles, and Services from the Command Line
    5. 6.4 Troubleshooting Keystone Services
  8. Lesson 7: Implementing Object Storage with Swift
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 7.1 Understanding Swift Object Storage
    3. 7.2 Deploying Swift Object Storage
    4. 7.3 Deploying Swift Storage Nodes
    5. 7.4 Configuring Swift Rings
    6. 7.5 Deploying Swift Proxy
    7. 7.6 Managing Objects in the Swift Store
    8. 7.7 Configuring Object Storage from Horizon
    9. 7.8 Beyond Swift
  9. Lesson 8: Managing Glance Image Services
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 8.1 Understanding the Need for Image Services
    3. 8.2 Verifying Glance Image Services
    4. 8.3 Uploading System Images to Glance
    5. 8.4 Building Custom Images for Glance
    6. 8.5 Configuring Swift as a Glance Back-End
    7. 8.6 Troubleshooting Glance Image Services
  10. Lesson 9: Managing Cinder Block Storage
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 9.1 Understanding OpenStack Storage Needs
    3. 9.2 Verifying the Cinder Block Storage Service
    4. 9.3 Managing Cinder Volumes
    5. 9.4 Managing Object Storage from Horizon
    6. 9.5 Troubleshooting Cinder Block Storage Services
  11. Lesson 10: Understanding Neutron Networking
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 10.1 The Big Picture: Where are we Now?
    3. 10.2 An Introduction to Software Defined Networking
    4. 10.3 SDN Architectural Overview
    5. 10.4 Analyzing Packet Flow in SDN
    6. 10.5 Understanding the Need for Different Plugins and Agents
  12. Lesson 11: Managing Neutron Networking Services
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 11.1 Verifying Neutron Networking Services
    3. 11.2 Configuring Tenant Networking
    4. 11.3 Configuring Networking from Horizon
    5. 11.4 Troubleshooting Neutron Networking
  13. Lesson 12: Managing Nova Compute and Instances
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 12.1 Understanding Instance Creation Prerequisites
    3. 12.2 Deploying an Instance from the Command Line
    4. 12.3 Troubleshooting Nova Compute and Instances
    5. 12.4 Adding and Removing Nova Compute Nodes
    6. 12.5 Managing Instances
  14. Lesson 13: Implementing OpenStack
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 13.1 OpenStack Architecture
    3. 13.2 OpenStack Deployment
  15. Lesson 14: RHCSA OpenStack Final Lab
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 14.1 Lab Assignment
    3. 14.2 Configuring Packstack
    4. 14.3 Configuring Network Bridges
    5. 14.4 Configuring the Project
    6. 14.5 Configuring Networking
    7. 14.6 Starting the Instance
    8. 14.7 Troubleshooting Networking
    9. 14.8 Troubleshooting Networking—Part 2
  16. Summary
    1. Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) in Red Hat OpenStack: Summary

Product information

  • Title: Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) in Red Hat OpenStack
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: February 2016
  • Publisher(s): Pearson IT Certification
  • ISBN: 0134424956