Mastering OpenStack

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  • Explore the main architecture design of OpenStack components, core-by-core services, and how they work together
  • Learn how to distribute OpenStack services among cluster setup
  • Compare different storage solutions and driver extensions
  • Design different high availability scenarios and how to plan for a no Single Point Of Failure environment
  • Set up a multinode environment in production using orchestration tools
  • Boost OpenStack performance with advanced configuration
  • Establish a distributed monitoring solution and keep track of resource consumption

This comprehensive guide will help you to choose the right practical option and make strategic decisions about the OpenStack cloud environment to fit your infrastructure in production.

At the start, this book will explain the OpenStack core architecture. You will soon be shown how to create your own OpenStack private cloud.

Next, you will move on to cover the key security layer and network troubleshooting skills, along with some advanced networking features. Finally, you will gain experience of centralizing and logging OpenStack. The book will show you how to carry out performance tuning based on OpenStack service logs.

By the end of this book, you will be ready to take steps to deploy and manage an OpenStack cloud with the latest open source technologies.

  • Learn how to design and deploy an OpenStack private cloud using automation tools and best practices
  • Gain valuable insight into OpenStack components and new services
  • Explore the opportunities to build a scalable OpenStack infrastructure with this comprehensive guide
Page Count 400
Course Length 12 hours 0 minutes
ISBN 9781784395643
Date Of Publication 29 Jul 2015


Omar Khedher

Omar Khedher is a systems and network engineer. He has been involved in several cloud-related project based on AWS and OpenStack. He spent few years as cloud system engineer with talented teams to architect infrastructure in the public cloud at Fyber in Berlin.

Omar wrote few academic publications for his PhD targeting cloud performance and was the author of Mastering OpenStack, OpenStack Sahara Essentials and co-authored the second edition of the Mastering OpenStack books by Packt.