If you are a vSphere Administrator looking to learn about OpenStack, we’ve got you covered.
The OpenStack team at VMware has created multiple resources to help your overall knowledge of the OpenStack framework, and specific working principles and capabilities of our VMware Integrated OpenStack distribution. These resources include:
1- Online VMware Integrated OpenStack Fundamentals training – this free online class includes an introduction to OpenStack (2~3 Hours) [registration required]
2- VMware Integrated OpenStack YouTube Playlist– check out our growing list of video tutorials
3- VMware Integrated OpenStack product walkthrough – Product walkthroughs provide a guided step-by-step screenshots for installing, configuring and managing VMware Integrated OpenStack
4- VMware Integrated OpenStack Hands-on-Lab – This Hands-On-Labs will give you the opportunity to have a hands on experience with VIO on a VMware-hosted Lab infrastructure.
5- VMware Integrated OpenStack documentation center – Official Documentation center that includes Quick Start Guide, User Guide and Administration Guide
6- Watch VMware related Sessions at the OpenStack summit in Vancouver (May 2015)
7- Check our blog or Follow our twitter handle for the latest news and resources @vmware_os
8- Reach out to VMware Professional Services and hire an OpenStack gunslinger to sit side-by-side with the team for immersive mentoring; available in 2 week, 4 week and 8 week sessions.
Please check out these great resources, and you will understand why we belive that the best way to run OpenStack is on top of vSphere and NSX
Also, we’d love feedback on these resources and any additional content that would be most valuable to a vSphere admin looking to learn more about OpenStack. And don’t forget, VMware Integrated OpenStack is free if you have vSphere Enterprise Plus, vSphere with Operations Management Enterprise Plus and vCloud Suite. You can download it from here [Myvmware Login required].