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Infrastructure Essentials for IBM Cloud

  • Tuition USD $2,400
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 508 Ratings
  • Course Code CN1-IE-BM
  • Duration 3 days
  • Available Formats Classroom

This course explores the range of foundational cloud technologies offered by IBM Cloud Infrastructure. Participants will create, deploy, and manage cloud-based infrastructure via the command line and web-based interfaces, working with servers, storage and networking resources. Day one provides an overview of the IBM Cloud platform and the infrastructure services on offer, focusing on compute devices and how to provision and interact with them. Day two continues the journey by exploring the networking features of IBM Cloud infrastructure, including server interop, ip management, load balancing, auto-scaling and security features. The final day of the course gives attendees a detailed look at IBM Cloud storage options, including object, block and file based solutions. Each module includes a detailed hands on lab giving attendees practical experience with the various infrastructure components. Upon completion attendees will have a broad understanding of the various infrastructure technologies supplied by the IBM Cloud and the hands-on experience to put that knowledge to use immediately.

Skills Gained

  • This intensive three day hands on course is designed to provide participants with a foundational understanding ofcloud computing and "infrastructure as a service" using IBM Cloud Infrastructure.

Who Can Benefit

  • Developers, Architects, IT/DevOps/QA personnel and Professional Services staff


  • Intermediate experience with computers and systems.

Course Details

Infrastructure Essentials for IBM Cloud

  • Day 1 - Cloud Basics and Compute on Demand
  1. Cloud Systems Overview
  2. Lab: Working with the Cloud GUIs
  3. IBM Cloud Overview
  4. Lab: Working with the Cloud CLI and API
  5. Working with Devices and Images
  6. Lab: Provisioning VMs and Bare Metal instances
  7. Device Configuration and Monitoring
  8. Lab: Provisioning VMs and Bare Metal instances
  • Day 2 - Cloud Servers and Networking
  1. Cloud based networking
  2. Lab: VLANs and IP Management
  3. Autoscaling and Loadbalancing
  4. Lab: Building elastic systems
  5. Network Security
  6. Lab: Working with security groups
  7. Ingress/Egress, Links and VPNs
  8. Lab: Exposing systems externally
  • Day 3 - Cloud Storage
  1. Cloud based storage
  2. Lab: Exploring cloud storage options
  3. Block Storage
  4. Lab: Working with block storage volumes
  5. Object Storage
  6. Lab: Saving and retrieving objects
  7. File Storage
  8. Lab: Using cloud file storage

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When does class start/end?

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


Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

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What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

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