Development Course

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During this course, students will learn about the history of OpenStack, the components of OpenStack and how to build and maintain an OpenStack environment.

This course includes a combination of lecture, manual installation and hands on labs covering the administration of core OpenStack components.

This course is a suitable primer for delegates wishing to proceed onto our OpenStack Operations course.


This course is for IT professionals who are new to cloud based technologies and looking to work with OpenStack.


Delegates should be comfortable with the Linux command line interface and have a basic knowledge of networking, having attended our UNIX & Linux Essentials course would be ideal.


  • Introduction to OpenStack
  • History
  • Foundation
  • Companies
  • Public Cloud Providers
  • Private Cloud Users

Glance Image Service

Keystone Identity Service

Neutron Networking

Cinder Block Storage

Horizon Dashboard

Swift Object Storage Service

  • Management Services
  • Identity
  • Usage
  • Databases
  • Orchestration
  • Control Panel
  • Network
  • Openvswitch
  • SDN

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