Diploma in Cloud Computing (Openstack)

Diploma in Cloud Computing(Open Stack)- DCC


Duration: 4 Months


Course Overview

This is a Linux Openstack course specifically designed to develop skills required for monitoring, operating and building and automating the IT cloud infrastructure. In this course you will learn how to build a private cloud using Linux Open Stack technology. You will understand the virtualization and storage technologies along with the open stack technology necessary to build and operate the cloud infrastructure. After finishing this training you will be eligible to get jobs as cloud engineer or cloud administrators. This course is designed in 5 modules viz. Linux Fundamentals, System Administration, Shell Scripting, Open Stack Cloud and project to build your own private cloud


  • System Administrators
  • Support professionals
  • IT Infrastructure engineers
  • Cloud Operators
  • Network Engineers



Course Outline


  • Module I- Linux Fundamentals


    1. Unix File system Structure
    2. Process Management
    3. System Monitoring
    4. Linux/Unix Security
    5. Standard I/O Redirections
    6. Cron Jobs Scheduling
    7. System backup using TAR
    8. Finding information from server
    9. scp, ftp, tar, find
    10. Basic Networking commands – ping, nmap, nslookup, ifconfig, ip
    11. System Reports generation
    12. All Basic and Advanced Commands


  • Module II – Linux System Administration

    1. Package Management using RPM and YUM
    2. System Initialization
    3. Kernel Services
    4. System Services
    5. User Administration
    6. Password Policies and Permissions
    7. Network Configuration and Troubleshooting
    8. User Quota, Special Permissions,  ACL, SeLinux
    9. Periodic Task Scheduling using Cron
    10. Storage Management
    11. Logical Volume Manager – LVM
    12. Centralized Authentication using LDAP
    13. Network Security using Firewall Configuration
    14. Standard and Kickstart Installation
    15. Virtualization using KVM
    16. Linux Troubleshooting



  • Module III – Unix Shell Scripting


    1. Shell Variables
    2. System Variables
    3. Escape Character and Quotes
    4. What happens when a user login & logout
    5. Introduction to Shell Programming
    6. I/O Redirection and Pipes required for writing Shell programs
    7. Accepting Input in Shell Program
    8. Exit Status
    9. Control Statements
    10. Loops understanding
    11. Command line Arguments
    12. System Variables
    13. Functions
    14. Automatic file transfer using FTP
    15. Sending mails from scripts
    16. Password-less access to remote systems
    17. Finding data and scheduling tasks
    18. Signal trapping
    19. sed and awk
    20. Useful Assignments


  • Module IV – Open Stack Cloud Computing


    1. Overview of new IT infrastructure Trends
    2. Fundamentals of virtualization
    3. Overview of Linux Open Stack Platform Architecture
    4. Install Linux Open Stack Platform using Pack stack
    5. Configure Network and Router for Cloud
    6. Deploy Open Stack Platform Service manually
    7. Manage Users and Projects
    8. Deploy Instances
    9. Learn to monitor and operate cloud infrastructure


  • Module V – Project – Build your own Private Cloud


    1. Build your own private cloud and learn to manage it like a professional.
    2. Install, Configure and Maintain a Cloud Computing Environment  using  RedHat Enterprise Linux Open Stack Platform
    3. Automate monitoring of cloud operations using shell scripts



After completing the above training, you will have more than enough knowledge to appear and pass the following two international global certification exams conducted by Red Hat.


  • RHCSA Red Hat Certified System Administrator
  • RHCE (Open Stack)  – Red Hat Certified Engineer – Open Stack Administrator

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