VMware Enterprise PKS: Install, Configure, Manage [V1.5] - BETA (Beta)

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Course Datasheet
Classroom (4 Days)   English
08 Oct 2019 08:00 AM  -  11 Oct 2019 04:00 PM
(GMT-04:00) Eastern Daylight Time (America/New_York)
VMware Education
AirWatch Atlanta Headquarters
1155 Perimeter Center West
Suite 100
Atlanta, GA, United States 30338
This four-day course features intensive hands-on training that focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware® Enterprise PKS 1.5 (a purpose-built container solution to operationalize Kubernetes for multi-cloud enterprises and service providers). VMware Enterprise PKS significantly simplifies the deployment and management of Kubernetes clusters with Day 1 and Day 2 operations support. This course prepares you to install and administer a VMware Enterprise PKS environment for an organization of any size.

Product Alignment
•  VMware Enterprise PKS 1.5
•  VMware vSphere® 6.7 U2
•  VMware NSX-TTM 2.4

Objectives:   By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
•  Explain how the VMware Enterprise PKS platform enables enterprises to deploy and manage the
   Kubernetes platform as a service on premises
•  Describe the VMware Enterprise PKS platform architecture
•  Describe the preinstallation activities, such as how various topologies of VMware Enterprise PKS can be
   deployed, and how to meet prerequisites before installing VMware Enterprise PKS
•  Describe how BOSH unifies release engineering, deployment, and lifecycle management of cloud software
   in a VMware Enterprise PKS platform
•  Describe how Enterprise PKS Management Console is used to configure and deploy the VMware
   Enterprise PKS platform components
•  Describe how VMware NSX-T Data Center integrates with VMware Enterprise PKS to provide networking
   and security services for all the components in a VMware Enterprise PKS environment
•  Install, manage, monitor, and troubleshoot a VMware Enterprise PKS environment
•  Use Day 2 operations to create, view, scale, and delete Kubernetes clusters and upgrade VMware
   Enterprise PKS
Intended Audience:   •  System administrators
•  System engineers
Prerequisites:   This class requires understanding the concepts and topics presented in the following courses:
•  VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.x]
•  VMware NSX-T Data Center: Install, Configure, Manage [V2.x]

System administration experience with cloud computing concepts and generic Kubernetes knowledge is strongly recommended
Outline:   1  Course Introduction
•  Introductions and course logistics
•  Course objectives

2  VMware Enterprise PKS Value Proposition
•  How software development practices are changing
•  Introduction to Containers
•  Introduction to Kubernetes
•  Introduction to VMware Enterprise PKS

3  VMware Enterprise PKS Architecture
•  Introduction to BOSH
•  VMware Enterprise PKS Kubernetes
•  VMware Enterprise PKS Control Plane
•  Introduction to Operations Manager
•  Introduction to Harbor
•  Introduction to VMware Enterprise PKS Management Console

4  Networking VMware Enterprise PKS with NSX-T
•  Overview of NSX-T Data Center and why it’s needed
•  Logical switching networking services
•  Logical routing, load balancing, NATs
•  VMware NSX-T™ Data Center integration with Kubernetes
•  Logical topologies

5  Managing VMware Enterprise PKS
•  Physical topologies
•  Tools to manage VMware Enterprise PKS
•  Managing users
•  Network profiles
•  Creating clusters
•  Introduction to Kubernetes
•  Persistent storage
•  NSX-T integration with VMware Enterprise PKS and tools
•  Managing clusters
•  Upgrading VMware Enterprise PKS
•  Backup and restore

6  Monitoring VMware Enterprise PKS
•  Using vRealize Log Insight with VMware Enterprise PKS
•  Using vRealize Operations with VMware Enterprise PKS
•  Using Wavefront® by VMware® with VMware Enterprise PKS
•  Using the Kubernetes dashboard
•  VMware Enterprise PKS logging sinks

7  Installing VMware Enterprise PKS
•  Physical topologies
•  Lesson: Overview of the Installation Process
•  Lesson: Install using VMware Enterprise PKS Management Console