Getting Started with OpenStack
OpenStack continues to grow exponentially as the de facto standard for open source Cloud platforms. But how can someone quickly get started with learning this exciting new technology? This workshop will walk participants through an overview of the OpenStack components and offer practical suggestions and resources for learning OpenStack. To demonstrate one way to get
started, we will assist workshop attendees to set up a multi-node OpenStack cloud, on their laptops, using Red Hat's RDO and the
Participants will be introduced to a range of cloud functionality including those that were added to the Icehouse release. During the workshop, participants will have the opportunity to the following:
- Installing OpenStack on their laptops
- Walking through the Horizon dashboard
- Adding new users
- Adding an image to Glance
- Defining networks in Neutron
- Starting a new virtual server
- Creating and attaching Cinder storage volumes to virtual servers
- Storing objects in Swift Using the Horizon Dashboard user interface
- Exploring Ceilometer metrics
Instructions to prepare for the workshop can be found at http://openstack.redhat.com/GettingStartedIcehouse_w_GRE.
Technology Evangelist, Rackspace
Kenneth Hui is a Technology Evangelist with Rackspace. His passion is to help IT deliver value to their customers through collaboration, automation, and cloud computing. Ken blogs about cloud computing, OpenStack, and VMware at http://cloudarchitectmusings.com and at http://www.rackspace.com./blog/author/kenneth-hui. He also speaks regularly at conferences and user group meetups. You can follow Ken on Twitter @hui_kenneth.
Sr. Software Engineer, Red Hat
Dan works on OpenStack High Availibilty and integration development for Red Hat. He has been with Red Hat for 5 years, prior to working on OpenStack he worked in release engineering and cloud development. He works out of the Headquarters office in Raleigh, NC and lives in the area with his wife and 3 sons.
Thursday May 15, 2014 9:00am - 10:30am
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