OpenStack: Public & Hybrid IaaS Cloud with OpenStack [Video]

By Manuj Aggarwal , TetraTutorials Team
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  1. Introduction

About this video

In the past decade cloud computing has been gaining popularity at a tremendous rate. Some cloud providers are experiencing a growth rate of 50% year over year, which is just astounding. And the reason for this growth is obvious: cloud computing enables ubiquitous, convenient, on-demand access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources which can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal effort. As companies across the globe enjoy the benefits of public cloud infrastructure, they also want to leverage the same principles of cloud computing and bring those benefits to how they manage their own private data centers or build private clouds on top of public cloud infrastructure. These private cloud deployments provide a secure and highly efficient way to install, configure, and manage pooled computing resources that could be shared among various departments or groups within the organization. The provisioning and consumption of these pooled resources becomes much smoother and consumers can use these resources on a self-service basis, eliminating lengthy provisioning wait times, and so on. OpenStack is a free and open-source software platform for building and managing your own IaaS cloud infrastructure. This cloud software platform comprises of various services and components which can configure and manage control hardware pools of computing power, storage, and networking resources throughout a data center. Users either manage it through a web-based dashboard, through command-line tools, or through a RESTful API. In this course we will learn about OpenStack and its various components and services. We will get an in-depth look at how we can use OpenStack to deploy and manage our own private cloud infrastructure. Knowledge and experience on cloud computing and OpenStack are highly sought after by startups and large enterprises alike. The demand for these skills has been steadily increasing over the last few years. We will also go through some evidence about just how valuable these skills are and how the demand for these skills is growing.

Style and Approach

A short, hands-on course with good information on Openstack. OpenStack is a free and open-source software platform for building and managing our own IaaS cloud infrastructure.

Publication date:
February 2018
Publisher
Packt
Duration
3 hours 10 minutes
ISBN
9781788995689

About the Authors

  • Manuj Aggarwal

    Manuj Aggarwal is an entrepreneur, investor, and technology enthusiast. Over the last few years, he has been a business owner, technical architect, CTO, coder, start up consultant, and more. Currently, he is the principal consultant, architect, and CTO of a software consulting company, TetraNoodle Technologies, based in Vancouver, Canada. He works with various start-ups on a number of cutting edge and interesting problems. Whether it is ideation and the refining of your start up idea, or building a dream team to execute the idea, he provides a diverse set of solutions that help these start-ups to succeed in their plans. He has been active in the software industry since 1997, and has worked with early-stage businesses through to Fortune 100 mega-corporations. He is passionate about sharing all the knowledge that he has acquired over the years. He is particularly interested in helping technical and non-technical entrepreneurs, founders, and co-founders of tech start-ups.

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  • TetraTutorials Team

    TetraTutorials Team - At TetraNoodle Technologies and its education arm, TetraTutorials, they work with startups to build small to very high scale cloud solutions every day. They know what it takes to do this well and strive to put all their hands-on experience into these courses. Instead of superficial knowledge, they go into the depth of the topic and give you the exact, step-by-step blueprint on how to tame these complex topics in easy and digestible bite-sized videos. This real-world knowledge enables you to grasp these concepts easily, and you can apply this learning immediately to your projects. TetraNoodle technologies have been in the software business since 2001. They have been part of many prestigious projects and startups. Over the course of these years, they have gained a good insight into what makes for flexible, scalable and robust software solutions. They are passionate about sharing all their collective knowledge with you. As of mid-2017, we have already taught over 25,000 students and counting.

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