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    Rapid.Space Learning Track

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    • Last Update:2021-04-16
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    This lecture has been moved to Rapid.Space Learning Track

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    Lecture 1: Basic Rapid.Space usage

    Target audience: Rapid.Space Users

    Skill obtained:

    • Request and use any of the Rapid.Space standard services. 
    • The use of the three standard Rapid.Space services and how to configure them.

    Why this is useful:

    • Able to request a VPS on the fly, ask for a new frontend for one of your service and make sure they are always connected thanks to SDN


    Rapid.Space VPS

    Rapid.Space CDN

    Rapid.Space SDN

    Lecture 2: SlapOS Introduction

    Presentation: SlapOS is the technology powering Rapid.Space. It is recommended to understand SlapOS to be able to take advantage of all of Rapid.Space functionnalities.

    Goal of the lecture: explains the problems that SlapOS solves, how it solves them and why it was designed in this way.

    Target audience: basic user, devops user, provider, operator, evangelist, executive.

    Lecture 3: SlapOS environment Setup

    Presentation: A SlapOS learning environment can be setup in for different ways to match the needs of different users. 

    Goal of the lecture: Have a functional setup for the next lectures

    Setup A Cloud Setup with Rapid.Space SlapOS Cloud Setup
    Setup B Local Autonomous Setup on your machine SlapOS Local Setup
    Setup C Cloud Contributor Setup Cloud Contributor Setup Up
    Setup D Cloud Provider Setup SlapOS Cloud Provide Setup

    Setup A: Cloud Setup with Rapid.Space

    Presentation: This setup relies on Rapid.Space infrastructure.

    This setup allows you to set up your developing environment on cloud and develop your own applications. 

    Target audience: Developer, Provider

    Setup B: Local Autonomous Setup on your machine

    Presentation: This setup allows to deploy an Autonomous SlapOS on a Linux Server / Computer without relying on existing infrastructure.

    This setup allows you to set up proxy + Node combination on your local. 

    Target audience: Developer, Provider

    Setup C: Cloud Contributor Setup

    This setup allows you to set up Node only, and then use a token to attach your node to Rapid.Space Slap master.

    Target audience: Developer, Provider

    Setup D: Cloud Provider Setup

    This setup allows you to set up a complete system like Rapid.Space, including slap master and slap node. 

    Target audience: Operator

    Setting up IPv6

    Depending on your machine type and using purpose, please pick up the corresponding tutorial to set up IPv6 access. 

    Target audience: Everyone

    Lecture 4: SlapOS for devops 


    Target audience: advanced user who can programme and want to do devops with Rapid.Space

    Skill obtained:

    • write a reliable SlapOS profile with promises, accounting and deployment tests
    • understand autonomous system based devops
    • understand why deployment tests are required
    • understand why promises are required
    • understand why they should all be encapsulated in the profile

    Why is this useful: 

    • you will then be able to create a deployment farm of any software in such a way that it is portable and this portability is tested, and you will be able to use Rapid.Space to become a SaaS.

    Simple Deployment

    Use Resilience

    Use Auto-provisioning

    Managing your account from your terminal: SlapOS Console and SlapOS Client

    Develop single instance profiles with Rapid.Space

    Develop interconnected services

    Test software release 

    Shared instance

    Sell your SaaS

    Lecture 5: SlapOS Master Operation (no programming)


    Target audience: maintainer of SlapOS master (no need to know how to program)

    Skill obtained:

    • customize a SlapOS master for daily operation
    • Using and Operating SlapOS master

    Why this is useful:

    • you can create your own SaaS company and operate it yourself

    Software Management


    Issue tracking

    Incident Tracking


    Integration with shacache


    Lecture 6: SlapOS Master Configuration (no programming)

    Company customization

    Basic configuration

    Payment Configuration


    Lecture 7: SlapOS Master Extension (programming)


    ERP5 Design: Data Organisation

    Use Case Management

    Automate Invoice Creation Invoices

    Server Allocation



    SLAP Protocol