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VMware Cloud Automation: Design and Deploy

  • Course Code VMDDCMA
  • Duration 5 days
  • Version 7.1

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Course Overview

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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

Course Schedule

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Target Audience

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

Course Objectives

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  • 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

Course Content

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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 the 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 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

    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
    • Describe the use of vRealize CloudClient in a multitenancy context

    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

    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

    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

    Course Prerequisites

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

    • VSICM - VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage
    • VRACICM - vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage
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