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VMware vSphere with Tanzu: Deploy and Manage [V7]

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Course Datasheet
- Formats: Classroom, Live Online, vFlex-ILT, Onsite
- Length: 3 Days
Overview:
During this 3-day course, 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.  

This course is also available in an On Demand format. For more information, select this link:  VMware vSphere with Tanzu: Deploy and Manage [V7] - On Demand.

Product Alignment
•  VMware vSphere® 7

Objectives:    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
 
Intended Audience:    Experienced system administrators and system integrators responsible for designing and implementing vSphere with Tanzu
 
Prerequisites:    This course requires completion the following courses:
•  VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage OR VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale
AND
•  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.
 
Outline:    1  Course Introduction
•  Introductions and course logistics
•  Course objectives

2  Introduction to Containers and Kubernetes
•  Describe virtual machines and containers
•  Describe container hosts
•  Describe container engines
•  Describe Dockerfile
•  Describe container images
•  Describe image registry
•  Describe the purpose and functionality of Kubernetes
•  Describe YAML manifest files
•  Explain pods
•  Explain Replica Sets
•  Explain services
•  Explain deployments
•  Explain network policies

3  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

4  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
•  Enable Harbor
•  Push container images to Harbor
•  Deploy containers from Harbor

5  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

6  Monitoring and Troubleshooting
•  Describe the monitoring tools for vSphere with Tanzu
•  Describe the troubleshooting tools for vSphere with Tanzu
•  Describe VMware vRealize® Operations Manager™ integration
•  Describe VMware Tanzu Mission Control
•  Describe the integration between vSphere with Tanzu and VMware Tanzu Mission Control
•  Describe vCenter Server events
•  Describe vSphere with Tanzu events
•  Describe gathering vSphere with Tanzu support log bundles

7  vSphere with Tanzu Life Cycle
•  Introduce Kubernetes version
•  Explain Kubernetes release cadence
•  Describe vSphere with Tanzu life cycle
•  Describe NSX component life cycle
•  Describe vSphere with Tanzu Certificate Management