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Deploy an OpenStack-based cloud in your organization and take on new IT challenges

Train and certify with the open source leader.

Training and certification

OpenStack skills are in demand

The New Stack and the Linux Foundation ranked OpenStack® as the most popular open source project.[1] And Red Hat® is leading the way. Customers have aggressive OpenStack adoption plans, but they list IT skills as their #1 challenge to getting started.[2] Red Hat® Training and Certification is here to boost your career—and help your company—with skills that are in demand.

[1] The New Stack and Linux Foundation Survey.
[2] Source: A survey of 200 senior IT professionals in the U.S., conducted by IDG Connect on behalf of Red Hat in 2013.


Hands-on training, available worldwide

  • Lab-intensive training

    Our OpenStack courses are conducted like guided labs, where your time is spent developing skills working directly on our products, gaining the practical experience that translates to your work.

  • Performance-based certification

    Demonstrate your skills in real-world situations to become certified in your field.

  • Global reach

    Red Hat currently offers 12 full days worth of OpenStack training—available in more countries.

  • Multiple ways to learn

    Choose the course delivery style that works best for you: classroom, virtual classroom, Red Hat Online Learning, or on-site team training.

Red Hat Training

Understand OpenStack and its components, top to bottom

Red Hat OpenStack Administration I (CL110)
This course will teach students to install a proof-of-concept, configure, use, and maintain Red Hat OpenStack Platform. This course covers the core services: identity (Keystone), block storage (Cinder), image (Glance), networking (Neutron), compute and controller (Nova), and dashboard (Horizon).
Red Hat OpenStack Administration II (CL210)
This course teaches system administrators how to implement a cloud computing environment using Red Hat OpenStack Platform, including installation, configuration, and maintenance. It contains content for both Red Hat OpenStack Administration I and II. The course can also help prepare students for the Red Hat Certified OpenStack Administrator exam (EX210).
Red Hat OpenStack Administration III: Networking & Foundations of NFV (CL310)
This course provides extensive hands-on training for experienced system administrators in how to use the distributed storage features of Red Hat Ceph Storage and the networking capabilities of OpenStack Neutron. The course can also help students prepare for the Red Hat Certified Engineer in Red Hat OpenStack exam (EX310).

Red Hat Certification

Succeed with your proven real-world skills

Our performance-based exams prove your ability to install, configure, manage, and more. Get ahead by demonstrating your OpenStack skills.

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Related training paths

Get trained on the tools you need to create a unified hybrid cloud infrastructure

As you embark on a training path for hybrid cloud, consider our other offerings that can work in concert with OpenStack to support hybrid environments. Red Hat CloudForms can unify public and private cloud administration, Red Hat OpenShift can help you easily move workloads to and from the public cloud, and Red Hat Ansible Automation can configure and orchestrate the cloud infrastructure.

Let us help you use all the clouds with the help of these training courses.


Red Hat CloudForms Hybrid Cloud Management (CL220)

Find out how to manage cloud instances running on multiple cloud providers or virtualization infrastructures.


Red Hat OpenShift Administration I (DO280)

Develop the skills needed to install, configure, and manage containers to reduce time to market and ensure continuous delivery.


Automation with Ansible I (DO407)

Learn to write and manage Ansible playbooks and automate system administration tools.


Take the next step in improving your skills and abilities

Skills assessment

See how your OpenStack skills rank and get recommendations for ways to grow your knowledge.

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Course excerpt

Learn how to install Red Hat OpenStack Platform with an excerpt from the Red Hat OpenStack Administration (CL210) course.

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Find out more about the benefits of OpenStack

Is OpenStack right for you?

How does OpenStack fit into the technology industry? How does it fit your business? Use insights from the latest news and industry updates to see how.

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Take advantage of the cloud

Red Hat Consulting will help build a robust, flexible cloud computing infrastructure to lower cost of ownership (TCO), improve provisioning time, deliver services faster, and streamline processes.

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What is Red Hat OpenStack Platform?

Discover how this product stands up to the demands of a production-scale environment and can meet your performance, scalability, and security standards.

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