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VMware VCA: Cloud Overview


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
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Overview/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.

Target Audience
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

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
1.7

Lesson Objectives

VMware VCA: Cloud 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • list cloud attributes and challenges and describe parts of the VMware cloud vision
  • Course Number:
    cl_vcca_a01_it_enus