Network Architecture for OpenStack (OSNA)

Course Information

Duration: 1 day

Version: OSNA

Price: $795.00



Learning Credits:


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OpenStack networking has matured rapidly in the past year with the advent of Neutron, which is still one of the most poorly understood OpenStack components.In this half-day, hands-on module, we’ll take Neutron apart and help you answer some key architectural questions—starting with, why do I actually need it? We’ll look at the capabilities of Neutron, its current limitations, and how third-party vendors are leveraging the Neutron framework to provide advanced, next-gen networking services


Essentials for OpenStack

Target Audience:

This course is designed for Cloud Architects, Data Center Architects, Solution Architects, Systems Engineers, and Pre-Sales Engineers who need to evaluate and recommend OpenStack solutions for their IT organization or for their customers.

Course Objectives:

Upon completing this short course, you will be able to understand and answer key architectural questions about Neutron, its limitations and capabilities as well as knowing how to provide advanced networking services through using the Neutron framework.

Course Outline:

Module 1: Nova Networking
  • Architecture
  • Limitations
Module 2: Neutron Networking Services
  • Functionality
  • APIs
  • Multi-Tenancy
  • Modular Design
  • Neutron Pluggable Architecture
  • Limitations
Module 3: Deployment Architecture
  • Service Layout
  • Native Network Types
  • External and Internal Networks
  • Multi-Tenant Networks
Hands-On Labs:
  • Configure Multi-Tenant Networks
  • Configure External Connectivity
  • Configuring Security Policies