VMware vCloud: Overview
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Course Introduction (3 topics)
- Introductions and course logistics
- Course goals
- Course learning objectives
Introducing VMware vCloud (6 topics)
- Discuss some characteristics of delivering IT services in the cloud for consumers and providers
- Name the three cloud deployment environments
- Name the three types of services delivered in the cloud and to which type a given VMware product relates
- Recognize the VMware vCloud Director constructs used to abstract, allocate, and deliver resource in a VMware vCloud implementation
- Discuss the purpose of each of the vCloud components
- List some of the benefits that cloud computing offers to IT organizations
IT Server Delivery (4 topics)
- Describe how organization administrators deliver IT resources in a vCloud environment
- Manage and control access to content components, including catalogs, vApps, vApp templates, and media
- Explain how to share content between organizations
- Describe the purpose of leases, quotas, and limits
Building a Private Cloud (8 topics)
- Summarize the eight basic tasks to provision and allocate resources.
- Describe how each of the three resource allocation models allocate resources to a organization vDC.
- Describe the three types of networks used in a private cloud.
- Discuss the function of network pools.
- Compare the three network pool backing options.
- Name the three types of organization networks.
- List some controls vCloud Director uses to secure networks.
- Describe how to scale vCloud Director to large environments
Cost Analysis and Reporting (6 topics)
- Summarize the function of each of the vCenter Chargeback architectural components
- Describe the basic workflow of using vCenter Chargeback in a vCloud infrastructure
- Recognize which resources vCenter Chargeback meters
- Name the components of a cost model
- Describe how cost models are used to generate reports
- Locate additional vCloud resources
Thorough understanding of virtualization and vSphere capabilities will be helpful.