VMware VCA: Cloud Overview

Learners embarking on a career in cloud computing with VMware’s product line; non-technical learners who wish to be conversant in VMware cloud technologies

Prerequisite
None

Expected Duration
100 minutes

Description
Cloud computing is the hot technology for the 21st century and underpins the compute infrastructure we all use daily. In this course, you will learn the basics of cloud computing, from principles to implementations, and begin to look at ways that VMware products tackle the challenges of cloud. This course is one of a series of Skillsoft courses that covers the objectives for the VMware certification exam, VMware Certified Associate 6 – Cloud Management and Automation Fundamentals.

Objective

Cloud Computing Overview

  • start the course
  • describe the development of computing from mainframes to the cloud
  • list the key technologies that enable cloud computing
  • define cloud computing according to relevant standards
  • Cloud Models

  • describe the infrastructure as a service cloud service model
  • describe the platform as a service cloud service model
  • describe the software as a service cloud service model
  • describe the four main cloud deployment models
  • Cloud Challenges

  • describe cloud availability challenges and how VMware products address them
  • describe cloud management challenges and how VMware products address them
  • describe cloud elasticity challenges and how VMware products address them
  • describe cloud efficiency challenges and how VMware products address them
  • Software-defined Enterprise

  • describe the software-defined enterprise
  • identify the benefits of a software-defined datacenter
  • identify vSphere and Datacenter Virtualization components
  • identify use cases for deploying Linked Clones
  • describe Storage Service Classes
  • list use cases for deploying Virtual SAN
  • describe cloud-relevant vSphere components
  • Practice: Cloud Basics

  • list cloud attributes and challenges and describe parts of the VMware cloud vision
  • MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION

    $129/month
     

    ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION

    $1295/year

    Multi-license discounts available for Annual and Monthly subscriptions.