About this course

Course code TPZL1_QZ002
Duration 3 Days

This course describes the concepts and details to install, configure, and implement the IBM Cloud Manager with OpenStack as a cloud management solution managing a private cloud based on IBM PowerVC. The virtualized Power Systems-based environment contains AIX and Linux on Power virtual machines.

The course topics include planning for the Cloud Manager with OpenStack installation, customizing the environment, managing the environment, and using the self-service portal to capture and deploy virtual machine images. Hands-on exercises reinforce the lecture and give the students the experience with installing and configuring IBM Cloud Manager with OpenStack on a Power Systems-based environment.

Prerequisites

You are expected to have Linux on Power, AIX, PowerVM, IBM PowerVC managing PowerVM, and Storage knowledge. These skills can be obtained by attending the following courses or gained from equivalent experience:

IBM Training courses on AIX, PowerVM, and cloud: Power Systems for AIX - Virtualization I: Implementing Virtualization (AN30G), PowerVM Virtual I/O Server Configuration (ILO) (AT63G), PowerLinux Fundamentals (LX21G), Implementing Power Cloud Infrastructure with PowerVC (QZ001G) Storage courses: IBM Storwize V7000 Implementation Workshop (SSE0G)

Who should attend?


This intermediate course is for anyone responsible for implementing and managing a private cloud infrastructure using IBM Cloud Manager with OpenStack on Power Systems, and is interested in configuring or learning about IBM Cloud Manager with OpenStack on Power Systems.

The audience for this training includes the following:

  • Cloud administrators
  • POWER technical support individuals
  • POWER system administrators
  • POWER system engineers
  • POWER system architects

Delegates will learn how to

  • Define the role of OpenStack within a cloud implementation
  • Define the components of OpenStack and their relationship
  • List information resources related to OpenStack
  • Describe IBM Cloud Manager with OpenStack concepts and basic capabilities
  • Define the architecture of the IBM Cloud Manager with OpenStack cloud management offering
  • List the virtual infrastructures that IBM Cloud Manager with OpenStack is capable of using
  • Describe the integration of an IBM Power Systems virtualization based infrastructure with IBM Cloud Manager with OpenStack cloud management offering
  • Define key terminology of IBM Cloud Manager with OpenStack and the underlying virtual infrastructure
  • Explain how to implement the IBM Cloud Manager with OpenStack on an IBM Power Systems virtualization based infrastructure
  • Install and configure IBM Cloud Manager with OpenStack for a Power Systems solution
  • Perform selected tasks utilizing IBM Cloud Manager with OpenStack to:
  • Perform administrative functions
  • Manage virtual machines and virtual machine images
  • Administer the capabilities and configuration of the IBM Cloud Manager with Openstack
  • Configure an administer a cloud infrastructure automation framework called Chef to ease deployments of virtual machines
  • Configure and manage a cloud consumer self-service portal
  • Work with projects, workloads, billing and accounting, metering, request lifecycle, and approval lifecycle

3 Days

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

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