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

Course Details
Code:
EDU-VCADD7-OE
Tuition (USD):
$4,475.00 • Classroom (5 days)
GSA (USD):
$3,832.49 • Classroom (5 days)

This five-day 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.

Skills Gained

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Understand and 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 LDAP and Active Directory integration to support the enterprise cloud infrastructure
  • Design and deploy an authority architecture of roles for an enterprise cloud
  • Design and deploy a tenant/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
  • Understand VMware vCloud® Air™ integration for elastic clouds
  • Understand VMware vRealize® Business™ cost structure design and integration with vRealize Automation
  • Understand 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

Who Can Benefit

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

Prerequisites

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

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage
  • VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage

Course Details

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 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 VMware vRealize® Orchestrator™ in external and internal clusters
  • Understand 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
  • Understand the use of vRealize CloudClient in a multitenancy context.

Cloud Resource Design in vRealize Automation

  • 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
  • Design a unified self-service catalog
  • Design service entitlements in an enterprise deployment
  • Design a unified self-service catalog
  • Design and use governance and approvals

Extensibility and the Enterprise

  • Understand vCloud Air and elastic clouds
  • Understand the role of vRealize Orchestrator in vRealize Automation extensibility
  • Use IaaS extensibility and the vRealize Automation event broker system
  • Design naming standards in vRealize Automation to support your tenant and business group architecture
  • Extend vRealize Automation to an asset management dystem
  • Extend vRealize Automation to an IP address management dystem
  • 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 utilization
  • Replace expired security certificates
Course Details
Code:
EDU-VCADD7-OE
Tuition (USD):
$4,475.00 • Classroom (5 days)
GSA (USD):
$3,832.49 • Classroom (5 days)