Certified OpenStack Administrator Study Guide: Get Everything You Need for the COA Exam, 2nd Edition

  • 2h 2m
  • Andrey Markelov
  • Apress
  • 2022

Gain a better understanding of how to work with the modern OpenStack IaaS Cloud platform. This updated book is designed to help you pass the latest “Yoga” version of the Certified OpenStack Administrator (COA) exam from the Open Infrastructure Foundation. OpenStack is a cloud operating system that controls large pools of computer storage and networking resources throughout a datacenter.

All exercises have been updated and re-written for the current version of the exam using the modern CLI tool. This book covers 100% of the exam requirements and each topic is taught using practical exercises and instructions for the command line and for the Horizon dashboard. All chapters are followed by review questions and answers.

Even after you have taken and passed the COA exam, this book will remain a useful reference to come back to time after time.

What You Will Learn

  • Understand the components that make up the Cloud
  • Install OpenStack distribution from Red Hat, Canonical or community versions
  • Run OpenStack in a virtual test environment
  • Understand where to find information for to further work with OpenStack

Who This Book Is For

Cloud and Linux engineers who want to pass the Certified OpenStack Administrator Exam.

About the Author

Andrey Markelov is an experienced Linux and Cloud architect who has worked for large Russian and International companies (LANIT, Red Hat and Ericsson, currently). He has written and published more than fifty articles about Linux and Unix systems services, virtual systems and open source (Linux Format RE, Сomputerra, PCWeek/RE and others). Andrey is the author of the only Russian OpenStack book. He has been teaching Microsoft and Red Hat authorized courses for over 10 years. Andrey is a Red Hat Certified Architect since 2009, and is also a Microsoft Certified System Engineer, Sun Certified System Administrator, Novell Certified Linux Professional, Mirantis Certified OpenStack Administrator, and VMware Certified Professional.

In this Book

  • Getting Started
  • How to Build Your Own Virtual Test Environment
  • OpenStack APIs
  • Identity Management
  • Image Management
  • OpenStack Networking
  • OpenStack Compute
  • OpenStack Object Storage
  • Block Storage
  • Troubleshooting
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix A: OpenStack Orchestration


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