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Course Summary

The course runs for 2 days and introduces basic and advanced Openstack concepts to technology practioners.

In addition to this Bangalore date, sessions are in planning for delivery in Pune, Hyderabad, Delhi, Mumbai. Please contact Kavit Munshi to express your interest in these sessions or to suggest other locations.

For more info check out the Q and A.



  • Overview and Stats of OpenStack, Project, Community and Foundation 
  • Basic overview of core OpenStack components (Compute, Block, Network, Dashboard)
  • Introduction to various Projects under OpenStack
    • OpenStack Compute (Nova)
    • OpenStack Networking (Neutron)
    • OpenStack Identity (Keystone)
    • OpenStack Object Store (Swift)
    • OpenStack Block Store (Cinder)
    • OpenStack Dashboard (Horizon)
  • Get Support and Contribute back to OpenStack
    • IRC's, mailing lists,, etc.
    • Overview on Launchpad
    • Git, Gerrit Code Review Process
    • OpenStack Infrastructure, etc.
  • End-User Tasks
    • Deploy applications to OpenStack clouds
    • Deep dive into various OpenStack components including new and incubated projects
    • Software Defined Networking with OpenStack
      • Network As A Service, Security and Firewalls.
      • How to create complicated network topologies using OpenStack Neutron
      • Leverage advanced application topologies
    • Operate and manage projects and elements via Horizon, and OpenStack CLI
  • Making your Private Cloud into Hybrid Cloud
    • with Amazon
    • other OpenStack Based Cloud's (HP-Cloud, Rackspace etc.)
  • Architect Your OpenStack
    • Various Plugins, Drivers per project.
    • Practical Point of view
    • Best Practises.

Labs & Demos

  • Deploy OpenStack Single Node with
    • OpenStack Compte (Nova)
    • OpenStack Networking (Neutron)
    • OpenStak Identity (Keystone)
    • OpenStack Object Store (Swift)
    • OpenStack Block Store (Cinder)
    • OpenStack Dashboard (Horizon)
  • Getting Familiar with End-User/ Cloud Operator Tasks (Lab and Demo) 
    • Create an instance using API and Dash
    • Understand conf and log files
    • Understand basics of APIs and framework architecture
    • Understand shared components
    • Work off a single node openstack implementation
  • Advanced Neutron
    • Network As A Service, Security and Firewalls.
    • Able to create complicated network topologies using OpenStack Neutron
    • Able to leverage advanced application topologies


  • The candidates should have intermediate knowledge of Linux, Networking, Virtualization.
  • Some familiarity with Virtual Box is recommended.
  • Knowledge of Terminal Based Text editors like vi or nano or vim is necessary.


Upon completion of the course the students will receive a certificate of completion from Aptira and They will also:

  • gain an associate level of understanding of the OpenStack projects mentioned above
  • be able to install from scratch the OpenStack projects mentioned above
  • be capable of designing and implementing a basic OpenStack installation
  • use OpenStack as an IaaS solution
  • gain knowledge of public and private OpenStack cloud integration


Hardware Requirements

Candidates are expected to carry their Laptops with the following configuration
Hard Disks: At Least 100 GB Free Space (5000 RPM or above).
Ram: 2gb or more.
Processor: Quad Core, Intel I3 or similar. (VT Enabled Processors are recommended).


Kavit Munshi +919712929850
Kavit Munshi,


January 25, 2014 — 9:00 am to
January 26, 2014 — 6:00 pm

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