CL210 - Red Hat OpenStack Administration II: Day 2 Operations for Cloud Operators
Build advanced skills for performing Red Hat OpenStack Platform day 2 operations and management of hybrid cloud infrastructure
Red Hat OpenStack Administration II: Day 2 Operations for Cloud Operators (CL210) is designed for cloud operators, service administrators, and automation engineers who operate and manage a full-featured hybrid and private cloud-computing environment using Red Hat OpenStack Platform. You will learn how to manage, monitor, troubleshoot, and scale a Red Hat OpenStack Platform infrastructure. This course focuses on using the OpenStack Client command-line user interface to configure metrics, policies, and architecture in order to support enterprise cloud applications and daily operations.
This course is based on Red Hat OpenStack version 16.1 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 8.2
Impact on the organization
This course is intended to develop the skills needed for the daily operation of a private cloud. A private cloud can reduce costs through fine-grained resource control, simplifying regulatory compliance, and permitting easier integration with legacy systems. Using the skills taught in this course, cloud operators will be able to manage and operate hybrid cloud Red Hat OpenStack Platform infrastructure.
Customer organizations will find this version to be easier to install and manage while handling more diverse types of cloud and legacy workloads with an expanding portfolio of flexible resource configuration. Enhancements in the RHOSP 16 version address evolving customer requirements for enterprise cloud infrastructures:
Impact on the individual
- Industry-popular Ansible Automation for installation, upgrading, and patching.
- Open Virtual Networking (OVN), an advanced SDN framework evolved from Open vSwitch.
- Hyperconverged technology, combining storage and compute resources for lower latency and higher performance
Course attendees will learn how to operate and manage a Red Hat OpenStack Platform installation using all of the common core features and services used by enterprise private/hybrid cloud customers. Successful attendees will be able to monitor, troubleshoot, and automate operations handling compute, storage, networking, deployment, and application support resources and services tailored to their enterprise needs.
- Cloud operators responsible for managing daily operations and automation.
- Infrastructure architects interested in or responsible for maintaining a large-scale private or hybrid cloud.
Navigate the Red Hat OpenStack Platform architecture
Operate the control plane
- Describe the undercloud and overcloud architecture and service components.
Manage infrastructure security
- Describe and manage the critical core services of the Red Hat OpenStack Platform control plane.
Manage user security
- Protect the Red Hat OpenStack Platform infrastructure by securing service component files and endpoints.
- Configure secure user privileges using domain-based identity management, scoped roles, and project organization.
- Manage application deployment resources
- Create and manage the common, shared deployment resources including custom images, flavors, and metadata services.
- Describe and manage storage architecture and components, with an emphasis on Red Hat Ceph Storage back ends.
Manage compute node operations
- Create, manage, and troubleshoot data center and virtual network infrastructure.
Monitor Red Hat OpenStack Platform operations
- Describe the architecture and management processes for normal and hyperconverged compute nodes. Perform common operational tasks for compute nodes to support workload uptime and scaling.
Automate cloud applications
- Describe the monitoring framework and architecture to gather, store, and use operational metrics.
- Implement and deploy complex and scalable applications using automation technologies.
- Describe and practice the tools and methods for diagnosing and troubleshooting issues encountered during deployment and management operations.
- Review tasks from Red Hat OpenStack Platform Administration II: Day 2 Operations for Cloud Operators.
- Be a Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE), Red Hat Certified Specialist in Ansible Automation, or demonstrate equivalent experience.
- For candidates that have not earned an RHCE or equivalent, confirmation of the correct skill-set knowledge can be obtained by taking our free assessment to gauge whether this offering is the best fit for your skills.
- Attend Red Hat OpenStack Administration I: Core Operations for Domain Operators (CL110), or demonstrate equivalent experience.
This course is not associated with any Certification.