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VMware PKS: Install, Configure, Manage Workshop [V1.2]

This four-day course features intensive hands-on training that focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware® PKS 1.2, a purpose-built container solution to operationalize Kubernetes for multicloud enterprises and service providers. VMware PKS significantly simplifies the deployment and management of Kubernetes clusters with Day 1 and Day 2 operations support. This course prepares you to install and administer a VMware PKS environment for an organization of any size. Product Alignment • VMware PKS 1.2 • VMware vSphere® 6.7 U1 • VMware NSX-T Data Center 2.3

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10/7/2019 4 1 510,00 EUR - Anglický jazyk Praha - Arrow ECS, a.s.
 

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Who is the course for

  • System administrators
  • System engineers

What we teach you

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Explain how the VMware PKS platform enables enterprises to deploy and manage the Kubernetes platform as a service on premises.
  • Describe the VMware PKS platform architecture.
  • Describe the preinstallation activities, such as how various topologies of VMware PKS can be deployed and how to meet prerequisites before installing VMware PKS.
  • Describe how BOSH unifies release engineering, deployment, and life cycle management of cloud software in a VMware PKS platform.
  • Describe how PCF Operations Manager is used to configure and deploy the VMware PKS platform components.
  • Describe how VMware NSX-TTM Data Center integrates with VMware PKS to provide networking and security services for all the components in a VMware PKS Kubernetes environment.
  • Install, manage, monitor, and troubleshoot a VMware PKS Kubernetes environment.
  • Use Day 2 operations to create, view, scale, and delete Kubernetes clusters and upgrade VMware PKSSystem engineers.

Required skills

  • System administration experience with cloud computing concepts.
  • Completion of VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.7] or 6-months working experience with the product.
  • Completion of VMware NSX-T: Install, Configure, Manage [V2.2] or 6-months working experience with the product.

Teaching methods

Professional explanation with practical samples and examples.

Teaching materials

VMware guide book for this course.

Course outline

1 Course Introduction
• Introductions and course logistics
• Course objectives
• Describe the content of the course
• Gain a complete picture of the VMware certification system
• Familiarize yourself with the benefits of the VMware Education Learning Zone (VLZ)
• Identify additional resources

2 VMware PKS Value Proposition
• Define containers and differentiate between containers and virtual machines
• Explain why the popularity of containers is rising and why Kubernetes is needed to manage them
• Explain how VMware PKS is a comprehensive Kubernetes solution

3 VMware PKS Architecture
• Describe how BOSH unifies release engineering, deployment, and life cycle management of cloud software
• Explain Cloud Foundry Container Runtime (CFCR) and the problems that it solves
• Describe processes that run on the VMware PKS Kubernetes master and worker nodes
• Describe the default pods that run on the VMware PKS Kubernetes clusters
• Describe the VMware PKS control plane and the tasks that it can perform
• Describe how the PCF Operations Manager is used to configure and deploy platform components
• Explain how Project Harbor is integrated into VMware PKS to provide enterprise-class registry services

4 Networking VMware PKS with NSX-T Data Center
• Describe the benefits of NSX-T Data Center
• Describe how NSX-T Data Center integrates with VMware PKS
• Describe how the NSX-T Container Plug-in provides integration between NSX-T Data Center and Kubernetes
• Describe the NSX node agent
• Describe the NSX kube-proxy
• Explain the logical topology of NSX-T Data Center in a VMware PKS environment

5 VMware PKS Installation
• Describe the VMware PKS and vSphere physical topology options
• List the vSphere and networking prerequisites for installing VMware PKS
• Install PCF Operations Manager
• Install BOSH
• Install VMware PKS
• Install Harbor for VMware PKS

6 Managing VMware PKS
• List the tools used to manage VMware PKS
• Describe how to create and manage users
• Explain how to create, view, and delete network profiles
• Explain how to create, view, scale, and delete clusters
• Describe how to create and manage persistent volumes.
• Describe how to upgrade VMware PKS
• Describe how to backup and restore VMware PKS

7 Monitoring
• Describe how vRealize Log Insight integrates with VMware PKS
• Describe how vRealize Operations is used to monitor objects in VMware PKS
• Describe the Wavefront® by VMware® metrics and monitoring solution
• Describe the VMware PKS Sink Resources feature

8 Troubleshooting
• Describe what troubleshooting tasks can be performed using BOSH CLI
• Describe what troubleshooting tasks can be performed using PCF Operations Manager
• Explain how to retrieve log bundles from VMware PKS components

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