About this Course

Code TPH4S72S
Duration 1 Day

This 1-day course will provide an in-depth experience of implementing and using OpenStack Object Storage using Swift. The result will be the ability to plan, install and configure a secure and resilient Object Store using OpenStack Swift.


Attendance of, or the equivalent skills

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


  • Cloud Architects
  • Storage Architects
  • Sales Engineers
  • Consultants Technical
  • Marketing staff

Delegates will learn how to

At the conclusion of the course you should be able to:

  • Be familiar with how to achieve the objectives of a highly available object store using Swift
  • Install and configure Swift components
  • Troubleshoot issues of operation and performance in a Swift Object store


Module 1: Course Overview

  • Set out the course objectives

Module 2: Overview of a Swift based object store in OpenStack


  • Highly available
  • Distributed
  • Eventually consistent
  • Object store
  • Object
  • Metadata Explore the architecture of a Swift system

Module 3: Installation and configuration of Swift


  • Account Service
  • Container Service
  • Object Storage Service
  • Proxy service
  • Configure the components to work together
  • Overview of Swift 'rings'
  • Consistency Services
  • Regions and Zones

Module 4: Using and Troubleshooting Swift

  • Clients and connection
  • Scaling the system
  • Troubleshooting operation of the Swift cluster


Module 2

  • Explore the environment and make sure the prerequisites for a Swift installation have been met

Module 3

  • Install the software as per design supplied (as above)
  • Configure
  • Test

Module 4

  • Explore the location of the various components in the node disk systems
  • Configure zones (regions a possibility but zones good for experience)
  • Configure authentication to AD?

Module 5

  • Use the Swift dispersion report
  • Emulate disk recovery

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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