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Wind River Titanium Cloud Essentials

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  • Duration: 4 Days
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  • Format: Lectures and Labs
  • Type: Instructor-led
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The Wind River® Titanium Cloud™ Essentials course provides engineers with a fast, cost-effective way to acquire the skills necessary to use the cloud functionality that makes Wind River Titanium Cloud unique.

After this course, participants will be able to perform the following:

  • Be familiar with OpenStack and distinguish between vanilla OpenStack and Titanium Cloud functionality
  • Configure system software (installation, patches, backups)
  • Configure Titanium Cloud networking (provider/tenant networks, IP subnets)
  • Exercise Titanium Cloud functionality on the virtual machine (VM) lifecycle (create, launch, migrate, backup, terminate)
  • Wind River Titanium Cloud Release 5 (18.03)
  • Service and network architects who want to understand and have hands-on experience with Titanium Cloud
  • Titanium Cloud administrators interested in using the extended functionality of Titanium Cloud beyond the core OpenStack workflows
  • Virtual network function (VNF) developers who want an introduction to Titanium Cloud’s capabilities

Day 1

Technology Overview

  • Cloud computing service models
  • OpenStack overview
  • The telecommunications cloud
  • Titanium Cloud architecture

System Capabilities

  • Automated installation and commissioning
  • Inventory management
  • Alarm generation and reporting
  • High-performance networking
  • High availability
  • Virtual machine performance
  • Web administration interface

Hardware Overview

  • Reference hardware configuration
  • Internal and External networks
  • Shared VLAN interfaces
  • LAB: Getting Started with the Titanium Cloud Lab Environment

Linux User Accounts

  • The wrsroot account
  • Local user accounts
  • LDAP user accounts
  • Keystone credentials from the CLI
  • LAB: Creating and Configuring Linux User Accounts for Titanium Cloud
  • LAB: Creating Tenants and Users

Managing Software Patches

  • Patching architecture
  • Installing patches
  • Installing patches before commissioning
  • System software upgrade orchestration

Server Provisioning

  • Controller software initialization
  • UEFI secure boot and trusted boot
  • Initializing other hosts
  • The host lifecycle
  • LAB: Exporting Ceilometer Data to CSV Files
  • LAB: Installing Software Patches

System Backups

  • System data and Cinder volume backups
  • Restore operations

Day 2

Provider Networks

  • Physical networks
  • Flat provider networks
  • VLAN and VXLAN provider networks
  • Provider network troubleshooting

Data Interfaces

  • Data interfaces
  • LAB: Unlocking Compute Nodes
  • LAB: Accessing Titanium Cloud SNMP Information
  • LAB: Adding a New Compute Node

Tenant Networks

  • Tenant network concepts
  • Creating and configuring tenant networks
  • Creating IP subnets
  • Guest VLANs
  • VLAN transparent networks
  • LAB: Creating Tenant Networks from the admin Account
  • LAB: Creating Tenant Networks from a User Account
  • LAB: Configuring a Neutron Router

Day 3

Virtual Machine Configuration Options

  • The virtual machine lifecycle
  • VM flavors and extra specs
  • Server groups
  • Virtual Ethernet interfaces
  • LAB: Configuring the Virtual Machine Running Environment
  • LAB: Launching Virtual Machines Using Server Groups

Virtual Machine Deployment Operations

  • Deployment operations
  • Storage options
  • Monitoring of tenant resources
  • Live migration
  • LAB: Using vtrace to Capture Raw AVS Packets
  • LAB: Attaching and Detaching a Cinder Volume
  • LAB: Migrating Live Virtual Machines

Day 4

High Availability

  • Carrier grade design
  • HA layers
  • Host and VM monitoring
  • Monitoring the execution environment
  • Application monitoring

Heat Templates and Stacks

  • Heat review
  • Heat template structure
  • Launching a stack
  • Extensions
  • LAB: Using Heat to Launch a Guest

SDK components

  • The SDK archive file and components
  • The README files
  • Sample deployment
  • LAB: Using the Titanium Cloud REST API
  • LAB: Debugging System Issues Using Log Files
  • LAB: Using a VXLAN Provider Network
  • LAB: Modifying System Configuration Parameters

Prerequisite Courses

  • Training on OpenStack fundamentals, or appropriate experience with OpenStack operations, is helpful.

Prerequisite Skills

  • Functional knowledge of the Linux operating system
  • This four-day, expert-led course consists of lectures and lab sessions.
  • Participants use laptops to follow the lectures and execute the training labs. The labs use an Internet connection.
  • Participants receive individual guidance from an expert engineer who has extensive experience with Wind River technologies.