CloudStack Bootcamp Training Course

A fast-paced training course which gives you the core skills needed to build and operate your CloudStack® cloud

CloudStack Expertise Hub: Tailored Training and Hands-on Bootcamps

Our instructors all have real-world CloudStack implementation experience and regularly contribute to the Apache CloudStack project. The courses are a combination of instructor-led learning and hands-on labs.

We also offer bespoke technical CloudStack training, developer training and operational training.

Open CloudStack Bootcamps

Join one of our regularly organised CloudStack Bootcamps to get expert-led training on Apache CloudStack and how to use it efficiently.

On-Demand CloudStack Bootcamps

Contact us to request individual training for your team or company on Apache CloudStack. A specialised Bootcamp at a convenient time and focused on your needs.

Upcoming Apache CloudStack Bootcamp Training Courses

Our online instructor-led courses are run over 4 days (Mon–Thu) with timings suitable for different time zones*. The CloudStack Bootcamps are comprehensive courses that offer an initial introduction to CloudStack and its features. We will also focus on delivering a hands-on experience in administering and operating CloudStack. The Bootcamps will give you the real-world skills you will need on a daily basis with Apache CloudStack.

*NORTH AMERICA: US West 09:00am – 12:00pm; US East 12:00pm – 15:00pm

*EUROPE: UK 09:00am – 12:00pm; Central Europe 10:00am – 13:00pm; Eastern Europe 11:00am – 14:00pm

CloudStack Online Bootcamp Training

Europe June

4-days Bootcamp in June
24/06/2024 – 27/06/2024
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
A fast-paced training courses, which will give you the core skills needed
to build and operate your CloudStack cloud.

CloudStack Online Bootcamp Training

North America July

4-days Bootcamp in July
01/07/2024 – 04/07/2024
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
A fast-paced training courses, which will give you the core skills needed
to build and operate your CloudStack cloud.

CloudStack Online Bootcamp Training

Europe September

4-days Bootcamp in September
23/09/2024 – 30/09/2024
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
A fast-paced training courses, which will give you the core skills needed
to build and operate your CloudStack cloud.

CloudStack Online Bootcamp Training

North America September/
October

4-days Bootcamp in September/October
30/09/2024 – 03/10/2024
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
A fast-paced training courses, which will give you the core skills needed
to build and operate your CloudStack cloud.

All of our courses are limited to 12 students to ensure everyone gets thorough attention. All course materials will be provided, and all demonstrations, training and labs are undertaken in an individual, self-contained, virtualised environment.

Take Advantage of Online Courses

Our online instructor-led, courses are run over 4 days (Monday – Thursday). Ensure your team has the technical skills needed to manage your virtualisation and IaaS with focused training and hands-on workshops on Apache CloudStack.

Check our Bootcamp content in the table. The particular subjects addressed on each day are contingent upon the proficiency of the participants and the efficiency with which they resolve their workshop assignments.

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Course Content

12 HOURS / 4 DAYS

  • What is CloudStack?
  • The CloudStack UI
  • CloudStack Architecture
  • The CloudStack networking models
  • Basic mode
  • Security Groups
  • Advanced mode
  • Physical Networks
  • System VMs (including the virtual router)
  • Using VMware with CloudStack
  • Using XenServer with CloudStack
  • Using KVM with CloudStack
  • Creating Service Offerings
  • Compute
  • Disk
  • Network
  • Primary Storage
  • Secondary Storage
  • Adding Zones, Pods, Clusters and Hosts
  • Domains, Accounts and Users
  • Limits
  • Notifications and Thresholds
  • Allocation Algorithms
  • VM Deployment and Management
  • Managing Volumes
  • Managing Templates & ISOs
  • Snapshots
  • Virtual Private Cloud
  • Working with the CloudStack API
  • Troubleshooting
  • Working with the CloudStack database
  • The Apache CloudStack community
  • How to engage with the project memebers & initiatives

Delegate Experience and Technical Ability

Students should have the following skills in order to attend this course:

  • Experience using the Linux CLI
  • General experience in networking and virtualization

Compute Requirements (for online courses)

To participate in our hands-on labs, we ask students to use a computer that meets the following requirements:

  • Windows, Mac or Linux OS
  • Remote Desktop Client (to connect to hosted lab environment)
  • Web Browser – Edge, Chrome, Safari or Firefox are suitable
  • A PDF reader for displaying the lab guides
  • Ability to join online meeting and install any necessary software (usually Microsoft Teams)
  • Headphones and microphone to interact with instructor and fellow students
  • Free of any Corporate IT Polices which would prevent any of the above functioning correctly

As the course is on-line you should ensure the location from which you intend to join the course has a strong, stable internet connection.

We cannot take any responsibility for local network or comms failure.

If you are unable to participate in a course you have booked to attend, and if there is space available, we will try to book you onto the next course.

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