Using Salt Open for Cloud Management

This course will teach you how to proficiently install, configure, and operate Salt Cloud module to support operations in a multi-cloud scenario.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Sep 3, 2020
Duration
59m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Sep 3, 2020
Duration
59m
Description

In this course, Using Salt Open for Cloud Management, you will learn to install, configure, and operate Salt Cloud modules. First, you will explore a set of real-world use-case where you need to deploy Salt Cloud. In more detail, you will explore a set of challenges posed by the multi-cloud scenario, that can be easily solved by using Salt Cloud. Next, you will discover how to install, configure, and operate Salt Cloud. You will be introduced to Salt Cloud Command line interface and its main commands. Finally, you will learn how to manage Salt Cloud main objects (providers, profiles, maps) which provides a representation of your cloud resources and how to exploit the potential of Salt Cloud by invoking those objects via Salt Cloud CLI. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of salt cloud needed to operate your public and private clouds virtual machines with a single unified command line interface.

About the author
About the author

Paolo Cruschelli is a Network and Cloud Architect, with deep understanding of all ICT topics going from network (access/backbone/data-center), to Cloud topics in all its declination (IaaS/SaaS/PaaS).

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi, everyone. My name is Paolo Cruschelli. Welcome to my course, Using Salt Open for Cloud Management. I am a senior network and cloud architect. In this course, we're going to learn how to deploy, configure, and administer Salt Cloud module. Some of the major topics that we will cover include why we should use the Salt Cloud and which is the main problem which solves, when we should use the Salt Cloud and what are the main references scenarios, what are the main features of Salt Cloud, how Salt Cloud must be installed and configured. By the end of this course, you'll have the skills and the knowledge of Salt Cloud that you need to easily operate a Salt environment which spans multiple public and private clouds. Before beginning the course, you should be familiar with DevOps topics. You should have a basic knowledge of SaltStack framework, and you should also be familiar with the YAML and JSON formats. Also, a previous operational knowledge on AWS and Google Cloud is considered a plus. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn Salt Cloud module with the Salt Open for Cloud Management course, at Pluralsight.