Code: 
QZ002G
Duration: 
3 Day(s)

Description

This course describes the concepts and details to install, configure, and implement the IBM Cloud Manager with OpenStack as a cloud management solution managing a private cloud based on IBM PowerVC. The virtualized Power Systems-based environment contains AIX and Linux on Power virtual machines.

The course topics include planning for the Cloud Manager with OpenStack installation, customizing the environment, managing the environment, and using the self-service portal to capture and deploy virtual machine images. Hands-on exercises reinforce the lecture and give the students the experience with installing and configuring IBM Cloud Manager with OpenStack on a Power Systems-based environment.

Objectives

  • Organize the CMwOS Architecture to the service it provides
  • Summarize the components of Chef
  • Differentiate between a cloud administrator and a user when using the self-service portal
  • Detect issues when installing CMwOS and how to resolve them
  • Classify those elements in the Project Tab versus the Administration Tab
  • Select the appropriate function when using the self-service portal

Audience

Enrollment in this course is not restricted. Typical students may include personnel involved with implementing, configuring and managing a cloud infrastructure using IBM Cloud Manager with OpenStack on Power Systems.

  • Customers
  • Technical IBM personnel
  • Business Partner technical personnel
  • IT consultants and architects
  • Anyone with interest in understanding OpenStack

PreRequisites

The following course is recommended prior to this course:

  • IBM Power Cloud Training Essentials - WBT - (QZ000WG)
  • Implementing Power Cloud Infrastructure with PowerVC - (QZ001G)

Topics

  1. Day 1
    • Welcome
    • Unit 1 - Course Introduction
    • Unit 2 - Introduction to OpenStack
    • Unit 3 - Introduction to Chef Server
    • Unit 4 - IBM Cloud Manager with OpenStack overview
      • Exercise 1 - Introduction to the lab environment
  2. Day 2
    • Unit 5 - IBM Cloud Manager with OpenStack planning an implementation
      • Exercise 2 - IBM Cloud Manager with OpenStack planning an implementation
    • Unit 6 - IBM Cloud Manager with OpenStack dashboard
      • Exercise 3 - IBM Cloud Manager with OpenStack dashboard
  3. Day 3
    • Exercise 3 - IBM Cloud Manager with OpenStack dashboard (Continued)
    • Unit 7 - IBM Cloud Manage with OpenStack Self-Service portal
      • Exercise 4 - IBM Cloud Manage with OpenStack Self-Service portal

Thinking about Onsite?

If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. It's a cost effective option.

Submit an enquiry from any page on this site, and let us know you are interested in the requirements box, or simply mention it when we contact you.

Upcoming Dates

a Location Cost Days Date  
Leeds 331 Aug 17
Glasgow 323 Aug 17
Birmingham 321 Aug 17
Reading 308 Aug 17
Liverpool 304 Aug 17
Bristol 312 Jun 17
Exeter 311 May 17