VMware Cloud Automation: Design and Deploy [v7.1]


Length  – 5 days

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.

This class requires understanding the concepts and topics presented in the following courses:
VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage.
VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage.

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

Course Outline
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.