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Oracle Private Cloud Appliance: Administration Ed 2

  • Tuition USD $1,544 - $1,628
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 508 Ratings
  • Course Code D94331GC20
  • Duration 2 days
  • Available Formats Virtual, Classroom

The Oracle Private Cloud Appliance: Administration course teaches students about administration of the Private Cloud Appliance to provide Infrastructure as a Service. The course also teaches the policy driven provisioning of application servers, and management of the hardware configuration. The primary focus areas of this course include the administration of storage, network, memory, and CPU resources, and the management and monitoring of the Private Cloud Appliance components.

Learn To:

  • Review the hardware and software installed and configured in the Private Cloud Appliance.
  • Monitor the health of hardware.
  • Allocate memory, CPU, network, and storage resources for effective virtualization support.
  • Create, deploy, manage, and delete virtual machines.
  • Configure the allocation of IaaS resources.
  • Configure the Private Cloud Appliance Oracle VM environment in which virtualized servers run.
  • Provide Infrastructure as a Service with Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control.
  • Manage the efficient allocation of appliance resources.
  • Design an effective disaster recovery solution for the Private Cloud Appliance.
  • Perform a selection of activities on a simulated lab environment.

Benefits To You

The Oracle Private Cloud Appliance delivers on the promise of simplified cloud management. The converged infrastructure solution consists of preconfigured Oracle servers, network, and storage hardware and software. With this engineered system you create and maintain a highly configurable pool of memory, CPU, and storage resources for running applications in a virtualization environment. The administration procedures and techniques covered in this course enables:

  • Cost reduction by eliminating multi-vendor integration.
  • Eliminating the risk of cabling, hardware or software configuration errors.
  • Reducing the amount of time taken to deploy new applications.
  • Ensuring business continuity for IaaS consumers.

This course teaches you to create, deploy and manage virtualized servers and configure the Private Cloud Appliance Oracle VM environment in which virtualized servers run.

Skills Gained

  • Plan and manage appliance resources
  • Plan and implement disaster recovery strategies
  • Isolate tenants with different Quality of Service requirements
  • Clone a template to a virtual machine
  • Configure a virtual machine to use the first-boot dialog
  • Launch and complete an Oracle VM repository export
  • Start
  • pause
  • resume
  • stop a virtual machine
  • Connect to the Oracle VM Manager Command Line Interface (CLI)
  • Examine virtual machine configuration with the Oracle VM CLI
  • Create custom appliance and Oracle VM VLAN networks
  • Assign repository storage to a virtual machine
  • Create and clone virtual machines
  • Clone a virtual appliance to a virtual machine
  • Create a server processor compatibility group


  • Experience configuring networks and storage in the data center and in a virtualized environment
  • Experience creating, deploying and managing virtual machines
  • Experience administering Oracle VM Server for x86

Course Details

Introduction and Installation

  • Definition and purpose of Private Cloud Appliance
  • Definitions of IaaS and PaaS
  • Private Cloud Appliance definition and conceptual architecture
  • Installation and related options and decisions
  • Accessing and using the Private Cloud Appliance CLI

Enterprise Deployment and Management of the Private Cloud Appliance

  • Oracle's Cloud Service Model for IaaS
  • Enterprise Manager Cloud Control roles for IaaS
  • Infrastructure Cloud administration for configuration and self service
  • Infrastructure self service
  • Monitoring the Private Cloud Appliance

Oracle VM for the Private Cloud Appliance

  • Oracle VM description
  • Oracle VM components
  • Oracle VM functional architecture
  • Private Cloud Appliance repositories and server pools
  • Policies and High Availability

Deploying and Examining a Virtual Machine

  • Steps to import and deploy virtual machines from a virtual appliance
  • Steps to deploy virtual machine from a template
  • Virtual machine life cycle
  • Examine a virtual machine configuration
  • Accessing and managing virtual machines using the command line interface

Managing Oracle VM Networks and Storage

  • Private Cloud Appliance and Oracle VM networking
  • VLAN interfaces and VLAN networks
  • Virtual NIC Tool
  • Oracle VM Storage and management
  • Repository structure
  • Creating and managing repositories
  • Cloning virtual disks

Creating and Packaging Virtual Machines

  • Types of virtual machines
  • Create a virtual machine from an ISO
  • Simple and advanced cloning of virtual machines
  • Prepare virtual machine for first-boot configuration
  • Edit virtual machines

Virtual Machine Use Cases

  • Clone multiple virtual machines from a single template
  • Configure isolated VLANs and demonstrate isolation using ping
  • Live migration
  • Enterprise Manager virtual machine management

Appliance Rack Management

  • Hardware configuration UI
  • Using the Command Line Interface to manage the rack
  • CLI task management
  • Update procedure

Appliance Server Management

  • Managing management nodes
  • Managing compute nodes

Appliance Network Management

  • Ethernet management network
  • Fabric interconnect internal configuration
  • Server fabric
  • Viewing network cards and network ports
  • Creating and managing Private Cloud Appliance custom networks

Appliance Storage Management

  • Storage network
  • ZFS Storage Appliance
  • Configuring external storage

Appliance Password Management

  • Maintaining passwords
  • Maintaining the appliance wallet

Appliance and Oracle VM System Backup

  • Private Cloud Appliance storage components
  • Appliance internal backup
  • Virtual machine cloning for backup
  • Repository Export

Appliance Disaster Recovery

  • Enterprise Manager and Maximum Availability Architecture
  • Transitions: Failover, switchover, business migration
  • Virtual machine failover
  • Network configuration requirements for virtual machine failover
  • Storage configuration requirements for virtual machine failover

Tenant Groups and Partitioning

  • Creating and managing tenant groups
  • Hard, soft, and trusted partitioning

Capacity Planning and Management

  • Memory and CPU allocation, and VM layout
  • Network configuration planning
  • Storage capacity planning

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Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.


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