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Practical Kubernetes with OpenStack Magnum (September 2022)

Enrollment in this course is by invitation only

About This Course

Container Orchestration with OpenStack Magnum is a self-paced course covering fundamental OpenStack Magnum knowledge. It enables you to deeply understand the basic ideas behind OpenStack Magnum and the general structure of the solution. Each topic includes lab exercises, where you will have to oportunity to apply your knowledge in a fully-featured distributed environment.

All you need to complete this course is internet access and a web browser.


Upon completion, you will:

  • understand the fundamental ideas of a microservices architecture,
  • know the fundamentals of containers and container orchestration,
  • understand the fundamentals of Kubernetes and container orchestration,
  • understand the specifics of OpenStack Magnum,
  • have used Kubernetes for container deployment, scaling, and high availability.

Course Staff

Florian Haas

Florian Haas

Drawing from a decade of experience in open source technology, Florian is among the most renowned open-source cloud experts in the world. He has worked with customers of all sizes and markets, and is a frequent conference speaker.

Namrata Sitlani

Namrata Sitlani

Namrata is a Junior Software Developer and Courseware Designer at City Network. She has been actively contributing to OpenStack since 2016 and is a Core Reviewer of OpenStack Zun. She is an active speaker at OpenStack meetups and mentor for events which spread awareness and encourage students to contribute to OpenStack community.

Elena Lindqvist

Elena Lindqvist

Elena spent over a decade working with large Telecom operators, mainly based in the US and Asia, helping them to transition to virtualization and cloud. She contributed to supporting, testing and designing telco clouds based on open source platforms like OpenStack.

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.