About this Course

Code TPH4S73S
Duration 1 Day

This one-day course will take students through an in depth look at the OpenStack Block Storage service Cinder. The result will be the skills to design and build a resilient and scalable extensible block storage control environment within an OpenStack environment. The students will get hands-on lab experience of many of the course topics in a dedicated, pre-built OpenStack environment.


  • OpenStack Foundations (H6C68S)
  • Linux Fundamentals (U8583S)
  • Cloud Overview (HK917AAE)


  • Storage Administrators
  • Storage Architects
  • Architects
  • Sales Engineers
  • Technical Marketing staff

Delegates will learn how to

  • Understand the OpenStack block storage components and how they work together
  • The architecture of resilient block storage management within OpenStack
  • Understand the extensibility of block storage management in OpenStack
  • The installation and configuration of the various components
  • How to troubleshoot block storage in OpenStack

Benefits to you

  • Gain a thorough understanding of OpenStack block storage management using Cinder
  • Be confident when designing resilient and scalable block storage implementations within OpenStack using Cinder.
  • Be efficient when troubleshooting block storage issues in an OpenStack environment.


Module 1 - Course overview

  • Set out the course objectives

Module 2 - Cinder Overview and Installation

  • What is Cinder
  • Storage Types
  • Features and functions of Cinder
  • Installing Cinder
  • Using Cinder
  • Managing Quotas

Module 3 - Cinder and multiple back ends

  • Working with multiple back ends
  • Detail on volume types
  • Configuring multiple back ends
  • The Cinder scheduler
  • Setting Quality of Service
  • Migrating volumes

Module 4 - Troubleshooting Cinder

  • Study the volume creation process
  • Look at the Cinder Services
  • Locate Cinder log files
  • Trace target details through to instances
  • Look at a Cinder oriented network implementation
  • Undertake a challenge lab

1 Day


This is a QA approved partner course

Delivery Method

Delivery method


Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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