SDDC Intensive Workshop [V3.0]

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- Formats: Classroom, Lab, Live Online, Onsite
- Length: 5 Days
To enable you to build true customer-centric solutions, this intensive workshop leverages a set of architectural discussions, hands-on lab exercises, and rich demonstrations of the software-defined data center (SDDC). This workshop focuses on helping you develop experience-based confidence in building solutions by investigating the VMware® software suite. Through intensive expert-to-expert training, this workshop turns product experts into solution experts.

Objectives:    •  Understand how VMware components interact with each other
•  Build the interactions between VMware vCloud® Suite components
•  Examine how component functionality can be extended
•  Understand what Operations Transformation is and how it relates to leveraging the SDDC
•  Understand IT Business Management in the context of the SDDC
•  Use VMware vCenter™ Orchestrator™ to interact with and extend the functionality of vCloud Suite and
    external components to meet customer requirements
•  Understand how Software Defined Networking provides opportunities in the SDDC
•  Understand Capacity Management, BCDR, Compliance and Log Management, and the VMware tools to
    manage them as key functions when operating the SDDC
Intended Audience:    Highly experienced VMware vSphere® system administrators and vSphere system integrators with extensive vSphere knowledge who are willing to work hard to achieve depth in many vSphere software areas
Prerequisites:    •  VCP5-DCV, VCP-Cloud or equivalent knowledge
•  Extensive hands-on product knowledge
  1. Course Introduction
    • Introductions and course logistics
    • Course objectives

  2. Course Overview
    • What is SDDC?
    • Lab Logistics
    • Traditional IT versus SDDC

  3. Operations Transformation
    • People, Process, Technology
    • New Organizational Model for Cloud Operations
    • Operations Transformation Capability Model

  4. Cost and Operations Management
    • IT Business Management with other products
    • Stakeholder input and output
    • Virtual Machine cost calculations
    • Public Cloud cost calculations

  5. Service Development and Application Authoring
    • VMware vCloud® Automation Center™
    • vCloud Automation Center Application Services

  6. Scaling Services
    • How to incorporate scale into your implementations

  7. DevOps
    • Overview
    • Tools

  8. XaaS
    • Advanced Service Designer
    • vCenter Orchestrator
    • Workflows
    • VMware API introduction

  9. Network Virtualization
    • Software Defined Networking
    • VMware NSX™
    • NSX & vCloud Automation Center Integration

  10. SDE Integration
    • API Integration Points
    • vCloud Automation Center IaaS Lifecycle

  11. Application Performance Monitoring
    • Using VMware vCenter™ Operations Manager™
    • vCenter Operations Manager Integration
    • Hyperic

  12. Capacity Forecasting
    • Extensible Capacity
    • Stress & Workload
    • Waste

  13. Hybrid Cloud
    • Hybrid versus traditional data center
    • Options for hybrid expansion of traditional data centers
    • VMware vCloud® Hybrid Service™
    • VMware vCloud Connector ® in the hybrid cloud
    • vCloud Hybrid Service API

  14. Private Capacity Discussion
    • Manual Expansion
    • Auto Deploy
    • vCloud Automation Center & Physical Machines

  15. Compliance & Log Management
    • VMware vCenter Configuration Manager™
    • Log Insight

  16. Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery
    • Assessment of risk and priorities
    • Definition of dependencies
    • VMware vSphere App HA
    • Virtual Machine Availability
    • VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager™