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VMware vCloud Director Essentials

Course Summary

This comprehensive course teaches you cloud computing basics and shows you how to use VMware vCloud Director to create a hybrid cloud that can deploy IT resources on-demand. You'll learn cloud computing and vCloud Director 101, how to build a vCloud Direc

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    Course Syllabus

    Course Fee:
    USD 29
    ● Introduction to VMware vCloud Director Essentials
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ About Your Instructor - David Davis
        ◦ Course Prerequisites
        ◦ Why Cloud Computing is So Important
        ◦ What Makes VMware vCloud Different?
        ◦ What You Will Learn
    ● Real World Cloud Computing
        ◦ Who is Jake Robinson?
        ◦ Why You Need vCloud Director
        ◦ Enterprise Private Cloud, Hybrid Cloud and Public Cloud
        ◦ Demo - Look Inside vCloud
        ◦ What We Covered
    ● Cloud Computing 101
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ What is Cloud Computing?
        ◦ Various Forms of Cloud Computing
        ◦ Cloud Requires a New Approach
        ◦ Private, Public, and Hybrid Cloud
        ◦ Cloud Concerns
        ◦ What Makes Up an IaaS Cloud?
        ◦ Evolve Your Datacenter to a Private Cloud
    ● VMware vCloud Offerings
        ◦ The VMware vCloud Solution
        ◦ vCloud Director
        ◦ vCloud Datacenter Services and Powered Services
        ◦ vCloud Express
        ◦ vCloud API
        ◦ What We Covered
    ● vCloud Director 101
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ What is vCloud Director?
        ◦ What is a Cell?
        ◦ Components of a vCD Deployment
        ◦ vCD Logical Terminology
        ◦ Management and Resource Clusters
        ◦ What We Covered
    ● Building a vCloud Director Lab
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ Why Build a Lab?
        ◦ Components of a vCD Lab
        ◦ Physical vs Virtual
        ◦ Background on the vCD Appliance
        ◦ Demo - Download vCloud Director
        ◦ Demo - Installing the vCloud Director Appliance
        ◦ Demo - Installing the vShield Manager Appliance
        ◦ What We Covered
    ● Installing vCloud Director
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ Installation Planning
        ◦ vCloud Director Installation References
        ◦ What We Covered
        ◦ What's New in vCloud Director 1.5?
        ◦ Demo - vCloud Director Evalution
        ◦ vCloud Director Requirements
        ◦ Configure vCloud Director Database
        ◦ Generating SSL Certificates
        ◦ vShield Manager Installation
        ◦ Creating DNS Entries
        ◦ Perform Verification of Services
    ● vCloud Director Setup
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ vCloud Director Administration Overview
        ◦ Connecting to vCenter and vShield
        ◦ Creating a Provider Virtual Datacenter
        ◦ Creating a VM Deployment Template
        ◦ What We Covered
    ● Managing vCloud Director Resources
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ Managing Cloud Resources and vSphere Resources
        ◦ Layers of Networking
        ◦ vCD Networking Terms
        ◦ External, Organizational, and vApp Networks
        ◦ Demo - External Networks
        ◦ Network Pools
        ◦ Demo - Network Pools
        ◦ Creating Organizations and Allocating Resources
        ◦ Connecting Organizations to LDAP
        ◦ Understanding Leases and Organizations
        ◦ What We Covered
    ● Understanding vCloud Director Catalogs
        ◦ Creating vApps
        ◦ Understanding Catalogs
    ● Monitoring vCloud Director
        ◦ Tasks and Events
        ◦ Monitoring Blocking Tasks
        ◦ Provider and Org vDC Usage
        ◦ vCD Logs
    ● vCloud Architecture Toolkit (vCAT)
        ◦ vCloud Architecture Toolkit (vCAT)
    ● vCloud Director Client for iPad

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    1 - 4 hours / week

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