During this course, equivalent to 3 days of training, you focus on deploying and managing VMware vSphere® with Tanzu. You learn about how vSphere with Tanzu can be used to orchestrate the delivery of Kubernetes clusters and containerized applications in a vSphere environment.
Please note: You will only have access to this On Demand course and subsequent labs for 10 days. We cannot provide extensions.
By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
Describe vSphere with Tanzu and use cases in on-premises environments
Deploy vSphere with Tanzu
Describe VMware Tanzu Mission Control
Describe the VMware NSX® networking requirements for vSphere with Tanzu.
Describe vSphere with Tanzu on NSX-T Data Center
Describe vSphere with Tanzu on vSphere Distributed Switch
Create and manage vSphere with Tanzu namespaces
Deploy and run container applications on vSphere with Tanzu
Deploy and configure Harbor
Describe the VMware Tanzu™ Kubernetes Grid™ service
Deploy a Tanzu Kubernetes Grid cluster
Deploy and run container applications on a Tanzu Kubernetes Grid cluster
Describe the vSphere with Tanzu lifecycle
Use logs and CLI commands to monitor and troubleshoot vSphere with Tanzu
Who Can Benefit
Experienced system administrators and system integrators responsible for designing and implementing vSphere with Tanzu.
This course requires completion the following courses: VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage OR VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale, AND ALSO VMware NSX-T Data Center: Install, Configure, Manage.
Experience working at the command line is helpful.
This course requires that a student be able to perform the following tasks with no assistance or guidance before enrolling in this course.
Create VMware vCenter Server® objects, such as data centers and folders
Create a virtual machine using a wizard or a template
Modify a virtual machine’s hardware
Migrate a virtual machine with VMware vSphere® vMotion®
Migrate a virtual machine with VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion®
Configure and manage a vSphere DRS cluster with resource pools
Configure and manage a VMware vSphere® High Availability cluster
If you cannot perform all of these tasks, VMware recommends that you complete one of the prerequisite courses before enrolling in VMware vSphere with Tanzu: Deploy & Manage.
VMware vSphere® 7
Introductions and course logistics
Introduction to Containers and Kubernetes
Describe virtual machines and containers
Describe container hosts
Describe container engines
Describe container images
Describe image registry
Describe the purpose and functionality of Kubernetes
Describe YAML manifest files
Explain Replica Sets
Explain network policies
Introduction to vSphere with Tanzu
Introduce the Cloud Native Computing Foundation
Introduce the VMware Tanzu™ portfolio
Describe the purpose and functionality of vSphere with Tanzu
Describe the capabilities of vSphere with Tanzu
Describe the components of vSphere with Tanzu
Contrast vSphere with Tanzu to traditional Kubernetes
Describe the requirements for vSphere with Tanzu
Describe the NSX components required for vSphere with Tanzu
Describe the network topology of vSphere with Tanzu
Explain the networking requirements of vSphere with Tanzu
Compare NSX networking objects with Kubernetes networking objects
Describe the kubectl command line interface
vSphere with Tanzu Core Services
Explain the architecture of the vSphere with Tanzu core services
Describe the use cases of vSphere with Tanzu
Enable vSphere with Tanzu
Deploy Harbor Registry
Describe a vSphere with Tanzu namespace
Describe resource quotas
Explain authentication and authorization to vSphere with Tanzu
Create a namespace
Use kubectl to interact with vSphere with Tanzu
Describe using kubectl pod deployment
Explain scaling a pod deployment
Explain deleting pods
Use kubectl to deploy a pod
Use kubectl to scale a pod
Describe a Container Storage Interface
Explain VM Storage Policies and Persistent Volumes
Monitor Cloud Native Storage
Create a Persistent Volume
Describe the NSX Container Plugin
Explain Supervisor Cluster Network Topology
Explain Container Objects in NSX
Describe Kubernetes Services
Describe Kubernetes Network Policies
Describe vSphere with Tanzu on vSphere Distributed Switch
Describe Harbor Image Registry
Explain Harbor integration with vSphere with Tanzu
Push container images to Harbor
Deploy containers from Harbor
VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid service
Introduce Kubernetes Cluster API
Explain Tanzu Kubernetes Grid service
Describe the use cases for Tanzu Kubernetes Grid clusters
Describe enabling Tanzu Kubernetes Clusters
Deploy a Tanzu Kubernetes Cluster
Scale a Tanzu Kubernetes Cluster
Explain the life cycle of Tanzu Kubernetes Clusters
Deploy pods to a Tanzu Kubernetes Cluster
Describe monitoring of Tanzu Kubernetes Clusters
Monitoring and Troubleshooting
Describe the monitoring tools for vSphere with Tanzu
Describe the troubleshooting tools for vSphere with Tanzu
Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.
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