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Cloud Fundamentals for OpenStack (Juju, May 2017)

Enrollment in this course is by invitation only

About This Course

The hastexo Cloud Fundamentals for OpenStack (HX201) module is our self-paced basic module for fundamental OpenStack knowledge. It is the base for all our other OpenStack training modules and will enable participants to deeply understand the basic ideas behind OpenStack and the general structure of the solution.


At the end of the module you will

  • Have a deep understanding of the fundamental ideas of cloud computing;
  • Have deep knowledge of the OpenStack project history;
  • Have a deep fundamental knowledge about all OpenStack core services (except for Swift).

Course Staff

Florian Haas

Florian Haas

Drawing from a decade of experience in open source technology, Florian is among the most renowned open-source high availability experts in the world. He has worked with customers of all sizes and markets, and is a frequent and highly sought-after conference speaker. A key contributor to the open- source high availability community, he maintains the Linux-HA User’s Guide and other technical documentation. He was also the original author of the DRBD User's Guide, a role he has since resigned.

Adolfo Brandes

Adolfo Brandes

Adolfo is a Senior Consultant an instructor specializing in OpenStack deployment, contribution, and community involvement. As an open-source veteran with a decade-long background in software development, Adolfo joined hastexo from Upstream University, a program where he showed the ropes to aspiring open-source and free software developers. He is passionate about open source and understands there's no better way to develop software.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to download or install anything?

No, all course material will be delivered on demand to your device via a web browser or edX app. Labs will be conducted online as well.

What web browser should I use?

The Open edX platform works best with current versions of Chrome, Firefox or Safari, or with Internet Explorer version 9 and above.