Architecting the VMware Cloud

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Architecting the VMware Cloud

This course is designed to guide you through the decision points and policy choices available for designing and implementing a VMware vCloud environment. You will learn to appreciate the effects of design choices in VMware vSphere, VMware vCloud Director, VMware vCenter Chargeback, and the VMware© vShield Edge capability that is included with vCloud Director. The course culminates in a comprehensive workshop on VMware cloud design.

Target Audience

You must have VCP-level knowledge of vSphere. You must also have general-purpose vSphere design experience, with special emphasis on networking and storage. Exposure to the product features and functionality of vCloud Director, vSphere, vShield Edge, and vCenter Chargeback is required.

Prerequisites

Anyone with basic programming knowledge can take up Robotic Automation & Blue Prism training course.Fresher graduatesWorking professionalsBusiness intelligence professionalsDigital Marketing professionals

Course Objectives

This course is designed to guide you through the decision points and policy choices available for designing and implementing a VMware vCloud environment. You will learn to appreciate the effects of design choices in VMware vSphere, VMware vCloud Director, VMware vCenter Chargeback, and the VMware©_ vShield Edge capability that is included with vCloud Director. The course culminates in a comprehensive workshop on VMware cloud design. At the end of the course, you will have an understanding of the VMware cloud and be able to: Evaluate and design a multitenant environment to address both private cloud and public cloud customer needsConfigure vCloud providers that can accommodate heterogeneous server, storage, and network resourcesDesign a network infrastructure optimized for vCloudIntegrate vCloud Director security with existing LDAP systems and design appropriate security hierarchies with security rolesDesign a vCenter Chargeback implementation  

Course Curriculum

Section 1: Course Introduction
Introductions and course logisticsCourse objectives
Section 2: VMware vCloud Director Architecture Review
vCloud Director prerequisitesComponents of VMware cloud infrastructureLogical constructs in vCloud DirectorCloud architecture fundamentals
Section 3: VMware vCloud Architecture Models
Service provider (public cloud) modelEnterprise (private cloud) modelHybrid modelManagement clusters and resource groupsLoad balancingRoles and communications in multicell architectures
Section 4: Designing Networks
Types of vCloud Director networksvCloud Director Network Isolated networksvCloud Director network poolsvCloud Director network managementvCloud Director network security
Section 5: Designing Storage
vCloud storage resourcesStorage tieringSegmenting storage based on speedStorage leasesCatalog storageThin provisioningVMware Storage vMotion
Section 6: Designing Providers
Consumable resourcesVirtual datacentersResource poolsOrganization and provider virtual datacentersProviders and networkingProviders and storage
Section 7: Designing Organizations
Organization creation and resource pools in the provider virtual datacentersAccessing multiple provider virtual datacenters from one organizationOrganization administrator rights and responsibilitiesvAppsCatalogsOrganization networks and external networks
Section 8: Designing Security
Authentication and authorizationRole-based access controlsOrganization administratorsOrganization security and LDAP integrationPredefined rolesCustom roles
Section 9: Designing Chargeback
Moduless of consumptionvCenter Chargeback metricsvCenter Chargeback server configurationvCenter Chargeback data collectors 
Section 10: VMware vCloud Architecture Design Review
MultitenancyNetwork designStorage designProvider designOrganization designSecurity designChargeback design