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Cloud Computing and Virtualisation

VMware vSphere with Tanzu: Deploy and Manage

  • Length 3 days
  • Version 7
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Why study this course

During this 3-day course, you focus on deploying and managing VMware vSphere® with Tanzu. You learn about how vSphere with Tanzu can be used to orchestrate the delivery of Kubernetes clusters and containerised applications in a vSphere environment.

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• VMware vSphere® 7

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What you’ll learn

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

  • Describe vSphere with Tanzu and use cases in on-premises environments

  • Deploy vSphere with Tanzu

  • Describe VMware Tanzu Mission Control

  • Describe the VMware NSX® networking requirements for vSphere with Tanzu.

  • Describe vSphere with Tanzu on NSX-T Data Center

  • Describe vSphere with Tanzu on vSphere Distributed Switch

  • Create and manage vSphere with Tanzu namespaces

  • Deploy and run container applications on vSphere with Tanzu

  • Deploy and configure Harbor

  • Describe the VMware Tanzu™ Kubernetes Grid™ service

  • Deploy a Tanzu Kubernetes Grid cluster

  • Deploy and run container applications on a Tanzu Kubernetes Grid cluster

  • Describe the vSphere with Tanzu lifecycle

  • Use logs and CLI commands to monitor and troubleshoot vSphere with Tanzu


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Who is the course for?

  • Experienced system administrators and system integrators responsible for designing and implementing vSphere with Tanzu.




Course subjects

1. Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics

  • Course objectives

2. Introduction to Containers and Kubernetes

  • Describe virtual machines and containers

  • Describe container hosts

  • Describe container engines

  • Describe Dockerfile

  • Describe container images

  • Describe image registry

  • Describe the purpose and functionality of Kubernetes

  • Describe YAML manifest files

  • Explain pods

  • Explain Replica Sets

  • Explain services

  • Explain deployments

  • Explain network policies

3. Introduction to vSphere with Tanzu

  • Introduce the Cloud Native Computing Foundation

  • Introduce the VMware Tanzu™ portfolio

  • Describe the purpose and functionality of vSphere with Tanzu

  • Describe the capabilities of vSphere with Tanzu

  • Describe the components of vSphere with Tanzu

  • Contrast vSphere with Tanzu to traditional Kubernetes

  • Describe the requirements for vSphere with Tanzu

  • Describe the NSX components required for vSphere with Tanzu

  • Describe the network topology of vSphere with Tanzu

  • Explain the networking requirements of vSphere with Tanzu

  • Compare NSX networking objects with Kubernetes networking objects

  • Describe the kubectl command line interface

4. vSphere with Tanzu Core Services

  • Explain the architecture of the vSphere with Tanzu core services

  • Describe the use cases of vSphere with Tanzu

  • Enable vSphere with Tanzu

  • Deploy Harbor Registry

  • Describe a vSphere with Tanzu namespace

  • Describe resource quotas

  • Explain authentication and authorization to vSphere with Tanzu

  • Create a namespace

  • Use kubectl to interact with vSphere with Tanzu

  • Describe using kubectl pod deployment

  • Explain scaling a pod deployment

  • Explain deleting pods

  • Use kubectl to deploy a pod

  • Use kubectl to scale a pod

  • Describe a Container Storage Interface

  • Explain VM Storage Policies and Persistent Volumes

  • Monitor Cloud Native Storage

  • Create a Persistent Volume

  • Describe the NSX Container Plugin

  • Explain Supervisor Cluster Network Topology

  • Explain Container Objects in NSX

  • Describe Kubernetes Services

  • Describe Kubernetes Network Policies

  • Describe vSphere with Tanzu on vSphere Distributed Switch

  • Describe Harbor Image Registry

  • Explain Harbor integration with vSphere with Tanzu

  • Enable Harbor

  • Push container images to Harbor

  • Deploy containers from Harbor

5. VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid service

  • Introduce Kubernetes Cluster API

  • Explain Tanzu Kubernetes Grid service

  • Describe the use cases for Tanzu Kubernetes Grid clusters

  • Describe enabling Tanzu Kubernetes Clusters

  • Deploy a Tanzu Kubernetes Cluster

  • Scale a Tanzu Kubernetes Cluster

  • Explain the life cycle of Tanzu Kubernetes Clusters

  • Deploy pods to a Tanzu Kubernetes Cluster

  • Describe monitoring of Tanzu Kubernetes Clusters

6. Monitoring and Troubleshooting

  • Describe the monitoring tools for vSphere with Tanzu

  • Describe the troubleshooting tools for vSphere with Tanzu

  • Describe VMware vRealize® Operations Manager™ integration

  • Describe VMware Tanzu Mission Control

  • Describe the integration between vSphere with Tanzu and VMware Tanzu Mission Control

  • Describe vCenter Server events

  • Describe vSphere with Tanzu events

  • Describe gathering vSphere with Tanzu support log bundles

7. vSphere with Tanzu Life Cycle

  • Introduce Kubernetes version

  • Explain Kubernetes release cadence

  • Describe vSphere with Tanzu life cycle

  • Describe NSX component life cycle

  • Describe vSphere with Tanzu Certificate Management


Prerequisites

This course requires completion of the following prerequisites:

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