Training

Learn from instructors with real world expertise. Our instructors are our engineers with experience deploying and operating some of the largest and most complex deployments. We offer a range of online and on-site courses including OpenStack, Automation, Storage, DevOps, Networking, Business Strategy Workshops and more:

Available Courses
INTERMEDIATE

OpenStack Training: Private Cloud Administration

This 4 day OpenStack Training covers the fundamentals of the OpenStack open source IAAS (Infrastructure As A Service) cloud solution.

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ADVANCED

OpenStack Training: Deployment & Advanced Administration

This 4 day OpenStack Training builds on the basic OpenStack skills gained on the OST-104 course and will enhance the users knowledge with more in-depth information.

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INTERMEDIATE

OpenStack Training: Developer Deep Dive

This 1 day OpenStack Training helps individuals to get on their feet with contributing upstream, and to get familiar with the OpenStack development process.

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BEGINNER

Troubleshooting OpenStack Guide

A quick reference free study guide to use for troubleshooting OpenStack components including Keystone, Nova, Neutron, Glance, Cinder Ceilometer, Swift and Heat.

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BEGINNER

Introduction to DevOps Tools & Practices

An introduction to the concepts, tools and practices DevOps, Version Control and Automation.

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INTERMEDIATE

Kubernetes Training: Kubernetes Container Essentials

This 2 day Kubernetes Training covers how to install and setup Kubernetes, automated deployment, scaling, and management of containerised apps.

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INTERMEDIATE

Ansible Training: Ansible Essentials

This 3 day course covers all the core Ansible features including: installing and configuring, running ad-hoc commands, understanding modules, creating and using playbooks, variables and inclusion, task control, templates, roles as well as dealing with sensitive data via Ansible Vault.

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INTERMEDIATE

Docker Training: Docker Container Essentials

This 3 day Docker Training covers all the core features of Docker containers. Emphasis is placed on best practices and how to secure Docker installations and containers.

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INTERMEDIATE

Linux KVM Virtualisation Training

This 2 day course covers Linux KVM virtualisation, including virtualisation basics, hardware components, KVM installation, admin tools, KVM guests and advanced topics.

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INTERMEDIATE

Ceph Training: Ceph Storage Essentials

This 2 day Ceph Training covers the main concepts and architecture of Ceph storage, its installation and daily operation as well as using Ceph storage in OpenStack environments.

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INTERMEDIATE

Puppet Training: Puppet Essentials

This 3 day puppet course offers the essential knowledge required to master Puppet. From writing your first manifests to leveraging the full toolset of the language, our instructor helps you understand the open-source software configuration management tool.

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INTERMEDIATE

SDN & NFV Training: SDN & NFV Introduction

This 1 day SDN NFV Training introduces Software Defined Networking and Network Function Virtualisation, their relationship in future networks and their coexistence with current generation equipment and systems.

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INTERMEDIATE

Software Defined Networking Training: SDN Introduction

This half day SDN Training introduces you to Software Defined Networking. You will learn about the origins, basic concepts, architecture and building blocks, as well examples of typical SDN usage types and implementations.

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INTERMEDIATE

Network Function Virtualisation Training: NFV Introduction

This half day NFV Training introduces you to Network Function Virtualisation. You will learn about the origins, basic concepts, architecture and building blocks, as well examples of typical NFV usage types and implementations.

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CUSTOMISED

Business Evolution Workshops

The aim of Rapid Evolution Workshops is to produce an outcome for your business aligned to some specific objective. Tailored specifically for your business, we focus on solutions; Agreeing to achievable deliverables as part of your team, and working with your team across the workshop to produce them.

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INTERMEDIATE

Red Hat Linux Fundamentals

This is a challenging course that focuses on the fundamental tools and concepts of Linux and Unix. Students gain proficiency using the command line. Beginners develop a solid foundation in Unix, while advanced users discover patterns and fill in gaps in their knowledge. Like all Guru Labs courses, the course material is designed to provide extensive hands-on experience.

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INTERMEDIATE

Red Hat Linux Network Services

This is an expansive course that covers a wide range of network services useful to every organization. Special attention is paid to the concepts needed to implement these services securely, and to the trouble-shooting skills which will be necessary for real-world administration of these network services.

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CUSTOMISED

Red Hat Linux Security Administration

This highly technical course focuses on properly securing machines running the Linux operating systems. A broad range of general security techniques such as packet filtering, password policies, and file integrity checking are covered. Advanced security technologies such as Kerberos and SELinux are taught.

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INTERMEDIATE

Red Hat Linux System Administration

This is an in-depth course that explores installation, configuration and maintenance of Linux systems. The course focuses on issues universal to every workstation and server. Like all Guru Labs courses, the course material is designed to provide extensive hands-on experience.

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INTERMEDIATE

Red Hat Linux Troubleshooting

This 5 day course is designed to give Linux administrators experience with both common and uncommon system problems.

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CUSTOMISED

Introduction to TOSCA

This course aims to introduce TOSCA (Topology and Orchestration Specification for Cloud Applications) and some of its basic concepts. The course will also look at using Cloudify to build TOSCA templates.

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INTERMEDIATE

Introduction to Monitoring with Prometheus and Grafana

This 2 day Prometheus and Grafana Training is an introduction to monitoring, introducing participants to the basic concepts, architecture, basic deployment and configuration.

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INTERMEDIATE

MySQL Cluster

This 3 day MySQL course teaches studence the important details of clustering that will help them get started with MySQL Cluster.

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CUSTOMISED

MySQL for Beginners

This 4 day MySQL course  covers all the basics and will get you on your way with a solid foundation of MySQL.

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INTERMEDIATE

MySQL for Database Administrators

This 5 day MySQL for database administrators course is to equip administrators to use all the features of MySQL to get the most out of their web, cloud and embedded applications.

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INTERMEDIATE

MySQL for Developers

This 5 day MySQL course course is the foundation course for developers planning on designing and implementing applications that make use of MySQL.

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CUSTOMISED

MySQL Performance Tuning

This 4 day MySQL performance tuning course teaches practical, safe and highly efficient ways to optimise the MySQL server.

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CUSTOMISED

Agile Systems Integration Training

This customised course covers all the core features of Agile Systems Integration for Open Networking Projects.

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CUSTOMISED

Architecture Design Workshop

This customised course covers all the core features of architecture design utilising cutting-edge technologies and defining specific technical requirements to create a high-level architecture.

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CUSTOMISED

Cloud Orchestration Training

This customised course covers the core features multi/hybrid Cloud Orchestration using Cloudify

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CUSTOMISED

Python Programming

This 5 day Python Programming training is in-depth instructor-led training (ILT).

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INTERMEDIATE

OpenStack Training: Private Cloud Administration

This 4 day online OpenStack Training covers the fundamentals of the OpenStack open source IAAS (Infrastructure As A Service) cloud solution.

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ADVANCED

OpenStack Training: Deployment & Advanced Administration

This 4 day online OpenStack Training builds on the basic OpenStack skills gained on the OST-104 course and will enhance the users knowledge with more in-depth information.

See Course
INTERMEDIATE

OpenStack Training: Developer Deep Dive

This 1 day online OpenStack Training helps individuals to get on their feet with contributing upstream, and to get familiar with the OpenStack development process.

See Course
BEGINNER

Troubleshooting OpenStack Guide

A quick reference free study guide to use for troubleshooting OpenStack components including Keystone, Nova, Neutron, Glance, Cinder Ceilometer, Swift and Heat.

See Study Guide
INTERMEDIATE

Network Function Virtualisation Training: NFV Introduction

This half day online NFV Training introduces you to Network Function Virtualisation. You will learn about the origins, basic concepts, architecture and building blocks, as well examples of typical NFV usage types and implementations.

See Course
INTERMEDIATE

Software Defined Networking Training: SDN Introduction

This half day online SDN Training introduces you to Software Defined Networking. You will learn about the origins, basic concepts, architecture and building blocks, as well examples of typical SDN usage types and implementations.

See Course
INTERMEDIATE

SDN & NFV Training: SDN & NFV Introduction

This 1 day online SDN NFV Training introduces Software Defined Networking and Network Function Virtualisation, their relationship in future networks and their coexistence with current generation equipment and systems.

See Course
BEGINNER

Introduction to DevOps Tools & Practices

An introduction to the concepts, tools and practices DevOps, Version Control and Automation.

See Course
INTERMEDIATE

Ansible Training: Ansible Essentials

This 3 day course covers all the core Ansible features of Ansible including: installing and configuring, running ad-hoc commands, understanding modules, creating and using playbooks, variables and inclusion, task control, templates, roles as well as dealing with sensitive data via Ansible Vault.

See Course
INTERMEDIATE

Ceph Training: Ceph Storage Essentials

This 2 day online Ceph Training covers the main concepts and architecture of Ceph storage, its installation and daily operation as well as using Ceph storage in OpenStack environments.

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INTERMEDIATE

Linux KVM Virtualisation Training

This 2 day online course covers Linux KVM virtualisation, including virtualisation basics, hardware components, KVM installation, admin tools, KVM guests and advanced topics.

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INTERMEDIATE

Docker Training: Docker Container Essentials

This 3 day online Docker Training covers all the core features of Docker containers. Emphasis is placed on best practices and how to secure Docker installations and containers.

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INTERMEDIATE

Kubernetes Training: Kubernetes Container Essentials

This 2 day online Kubernetes Training covers how to install and setup Kubernetes, automated deployment, scaling, and management of containerised apps.

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BEGINNER

Puppet Training: Puppet Essentials

This 3 day puppet course offers the essential knowledge required to master Puppet. From writing your first manifests to leveraging the full toolset of the language, our instructor helps you understand the open-source software configuration management tool.

See Course
CUSTOMISED

Business Evolution Workshops

The aim of Rapid Evolution Workshops is to produce an outcome for your business aligned to some specific objective. Tailored specifically for your business, we focus on solutions; Agreeing to achievable deliverables as part of your team, and working with your team across the workshop to produce them.

See Course
CUSTOMISED

Agile Systems Integration Workshop

This 3-5 day customised course covers all the core features of Agile Systems Integration for Open Networking Projects.

See Course
CUSTOMISED

Architecture Design Workshop

This customised course covers all the core features of architecture design utilising cutting-edge technologies and defining specific technical requirements to create a high-level architecture.

See Course

Customised & On-site Group Learning

Aptira offers customised, online and on-site group courses. If your organisation needs to focus on particular technologies, or needs unusual learning outcomes (eg sales/presales enablement, development techniques for cloud native applications) then Aptira can provide you with an unbiased understanding. Contact us for more information.

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