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

Course Details
Code: EDU-VCADD7
Tuition (USD): $4,625.00 • Classroom (5 days)
$4,625.00 • Virtual (5 days)
Course Details
GSA (USD): $3,832.49 • Classroom (5 days)
$3,832.49 • Virtual (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.
Product Alignment

  • vSphere 6
  • vRealize Automation 7
  • VMware vRealize® Orchestrator?
  • vRealize Log Insight
  • vCloud Air
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.
Product Alignment
  • vSphere 6
  • vRealize Automation 7
  • VMware vRealize® Orchestrator?
  • vRealize Log Insight
  • vCloud Air

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

Prerequisites
This class requires understanding the concepts and topics presented in the following courses:
  • vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage
  • vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage

Objectives
By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following 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
Outline
  1. Course Introduction
    • Introductions and course logistics
    • Course objectives
  2. 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
  3. 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?
  4. 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
  5. Administration Role Architecture
    • Design either an expanded administration role architecture or a compressed administration role architecture for an enterprise cloud
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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

Who Can Benefit

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

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