VMware Cloud Automation: Design and Deploy Training [V7.1]

VMware Cloud Automation: Design and Deploy Training

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Course Overview:

VMware Cloud Automation: Design and Deploy Training with labs

This five-day VMware Cloud Automation: Design and Deploy Training course focuses on designing and deploying an enterprise cloud by using a distributed architecture deployment of VMware vRealize® Automation™. The lecture and labs concentrate on designing an enterprise cloud architecture and the effective implementation of a vRealize Automation distributed deployment according to VMware recommended best practices.

Product Alignment

• vSphere 6
• vRealize Automation 7
• VMware vRealize® Orchestrator™
• vRealize Log Insight
• vCloud Air

Customize It:

• If you are familiar with some aspects of this VMware Cloud Automation: Design and Deploy Training course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
• We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the VMware Cloud Automation: Design and Deploy Training course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
• If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the VMware Cloud Automation: Design and Deploy Training course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this VMware Cloud Automation: Design and Deploy Training course:

• Experienced system administrators, cloud administrators, system integrators and deployment consultants

Related Courses:

VMware Cloud Orchestration and Extensibility Training [V6.1]
VMware vCloud Networking and Security for vSphere Professionals Training [V5.5]

Prerequisites:

This class requires understanding the concepts and topics presented in the following courses:

• VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage (Version 6.0) (VICM)
• VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage (VRAICM)

What You Will Learn:

Upon completing this VMware Cloud Automation: Design and Deploy Training course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

• Apply enterprise design principles
• Design and deploy a tiered VMware vSphere® resource architecture for CPU, storage, and network resources, including VMware NSX®
• Design and deploy a vRealize Automation distributed infrastructure for an enterprise cloud
• Design and deploy a CA certificate/single sign-on architecture that includes Active Directory integration to support the enterprise cloud infrastructure
• Design and deploy an administration architecture of roles for an enterprise cloud
• Design and deploy a tenant-and-business group architecture for an enterprise cloud
• Design and deploy compute resources, reservation policies, network profiles, and reservations to support your enterprise cloud
• Use XaaS to extend vRealize Automation into other enterprise systems
• Integrate vRealize Automation with IP address management systems and asset management systems
• Describe VMware vCloud® Air™ integration for elastic clouds
• Describe the location and identity of all log files that relate to vRealize Automation troubleshooting
• Use VMware vRealize® Log Insight™ to manage and monitor distributed vRealize Automation deployments

VMware Cloud Automation: Design and Deploy Training – Course Syllabus:

Course Introduction

Introductions and course logistics
Course objectives

Enterprise Design Principles

Create a design foundation for an enterprise cloud by identifying business requirements, typical business solutions, constraints, assumptions, and risks
Create a conceptual design for an enterprise cloud
Create a logical design for an enterprise cloud
Use key enterprise design principles to create a vSphere infrastructure for the enterprise cloud

Security Infrastructure

Design a certificate authority architecture
Create certificate signing requests for your vRealize Automation servers
Create certificates for your vRealize Automation servers
Use the VMware hardened virtual appliance
Use VMware Identity Manager™

vRealize Automation Distributed Architecture

Design and deploy the vRealize Automation solution in a highly available, distributed architecture
Use vRealize Orchestrator in external and internal clusters
Use cloudutil.exe and skills to control which DEM servers are used with specific endpoints
Describe the proper configuration of NSX load balancers for a highly available, distributed architecture

Administration Role Architecture

Design either an expanded administration role architecture or a compressed administration role architecture for an enterprise cloud

Tenants and Business Groups

Design an optimum tenant and business group architecture for your enterprise cloud, using either a single-tenant or a multitenant model
Describe the use of vRealize CloudClient in a multitenancy context

Cloud Resource Design

Design an enterprise cloud that is based on a multitiered architecture
Design naming standards in vRealize Automation to support your tenant-and-business group architecture
Use composite blueprints in an enterprise deployment
Use data center location in an enterprise deployment to control where systems are provisioned
Design a unified self-service catalog
Design service entitlements in an enterprise deployment
Design and use governance and approvals

Extensibility and the Enterprise

Describe vCloud Air and elastic clouds
Describe the role of vRealize Orchestrator in vRealize Automation extensibility
Use IaaS extensibility and the vRealize Automation event broker system
Extend vRealize Automation to an asset management system
Extend vRealize Automation to an IP address management system
Use NSX on-demand components

Enterprise Management

Use VMware vRealize® Operations Manager™ and the vRealize Automation management pack
Use vRealize Log Insight in vRealize Automation enterprise management
Manage costs
Manage resource use
Replace expired security certificates

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