Red Hat OpenStack Technical Overview

This Official Red Hat course will introduce you to the cloud, IaaS, and the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Platform.
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Cloud computing
Red Hat OpenStack Platform
Compute, storage, and network in relation to Red Hat OpenStack Platform
High availability with Red Hat OpenStack Platform
Deploying Red Hat OpenStack Platform


  • There are no prerequisites for this course.


This official Red Hat® training course will introduce you to the basics of cloud computing, infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and the Red Hat® OpenStack® Platform both independently and as part of the Red Hat Cloud Infrastructure. It will also provide an overview of the compute, network and storage basics of OpenStack. Rob Locke, an instructor with over 12 year of experience, will utilize videos, online demonstrations and use cases to reinforce course concepts.  

For professionals looking to further expand their knowledge and pursue the Red Hat Certified System Administrator in Red Hat OpenStack (RHCSA) designation, we recommend Red Hat OpenStack Administration I as a next step.

Who this course is for:

  • IT leaders, administrators, engineers, architects, and anyone else seeking a high-level understanding of Red Hat OpenStack Platform capabilities.

Course content

1 section11 lectures2h 1m total length
  • Introduction
  • Defining the cloud (with demonstration)
  • Defining the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform
  • Use Case: Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and a private Cloud
  • Compute in Red Hat OpenStack Platform (with demonstration)
  • Storage in Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform
  • Use Case: Object Storage with Streaming Video
  • Network in Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform
  • Use Case: Networking for a Telecommunications Company
  • Highly Available Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform
  • Deploying Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform


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