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Systems Operations: VMware Cloud on AWS

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Tuition (CAD) N/A
Tuition (USD) 4250.00

This unique five-day course teaches you skills for deploying and managing a VMware Cloud™ on AWS infrastructure. By combining material from both AWS and VMware curricula, you will learn to deploy and manage VMware Cloud on AWS and VMware vSphere® features that build a foundation for a hybrid infrastructure. You will also learn the basics of creating automated and repeatable deployments of networks and systems in AWS. Anyone planning to migrate, build, or hybridize with VMware Cloud on AWS can benefit from this course.

Who Can Benefit

  • Experienced system administrators, system engineers, and system integrators

Skills Gained

  • Use standard AWS infrastructure features such as Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Elastic Load Balancing, and Auto Scaling from the command line
  • Use AWS CloudFormation and other automation technologies to produce stacks of AWS resources that can be deployed in an automated, repeatable fashion
  • Build functioning virtual private networks with Amazon VPC from the ground up using the AWS Management Console
  • Deploy Amazon EC2 instances using command line calls and troubleshoot the most common problems with instances
  • Monitor the health of Amazon EC2 instances and other AWS services
  • Edit and troubleshoot a basic AWS CloudFormation stack definition
  • Describe the architecture of VMware Cloud on AWS
  • Deploy a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC and Virtual Machines (VMs)
  • Configure internal, external, and inter-SDDC networking
  • Describe and configure storage integrations and solutions for VMware Cloud on AWS
  • Configure a connection between an on-premises vSphere SDDC and a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC
  • Configure the scale-up and scale-down of a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC
  • Migrate virtual machines between on-premises vSphere and VMware Cloud on AWS SDDCs
  • Describe additional services that add value to a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC
  • Describe maintenance issues, troubleshooting scenarios, and support resources for a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC


  • Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.7] course or of a later vSphere version
  • Equivalent knowledge and administration experience with VMware ESXi and VMware vCenter Server®
  • High-level understanding of vSAN and VMware NSX® for vSphere®

Course Content

Course Delivery Options

  • Classroom
  • Live Online

Product Alignment

  • VMware Cloud on AWS 1.X
  • ESXi 6.7
  • vCenter Server 6.7
  • vSAN 6.7
  • NSX-T Data Center 2.4

Course Outline

  • Day 1
  • Module: Understanding System Operations on AWS
  • Module: AWS Tooling and Automation
  • Module: Computing (Servers)
  • Module: Networking in the Cloud

  • Day 2
  • Module: Storage and Archiving
  • Module: Computing (Database Services)
  • Module: Monitoring and Security
  • Module: Managing Resource Consumption
  • Module: Creating Automated and Repeatable Deployments

  • Day 3
  • Module: Introduction to VMware Cloud on AWS
  • Module: Managing the SDDC and creating Virtual Machines
  • Module: VMware Cloud on AWS: Networking

  • Day 4
  • Module: VMware Cloud on AWS: Storage
  • Module: Working with On-Premises VMware vSphere
  • Module: VMware Cloud on AWS Permissions and Security
  • Module: Scaling the SDDC and Host Management

  • Day 5
  • Module: Resource Management and Availability
  • Module: Using Other VMware Products with the SDDC
  • Module: Maintaining and Troubleshooting VMware Cloud on AWS

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