VMware Cloud on AWS: Deploy and Manage

Start Date: January 01, 1970 – 12:00 AM (Pacific Time)

End Date: January 01, 1970 – 12:00 AM (Pacific Time)


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Course Description:

This three-day course teaches you skills for deploying and managing a VMware CloudTM on AWS infrastructure. Through a
mix of lecture and labs, you deploy and manage the VMware Cloud on AWS and VMware vSphere® features that build a
foundation for a hybrid infrastructure. You also discuss when and where these features have the greatest effect.
Anyone planning to migrate, build, or hybridize with VMware Cloud on AWS will benefit from this course.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
• Describe the architecture of VMware Cloud on AWS
• Deploy a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC and Virtual Machines (VMs)
• Configure internal, external, and inter-SDDC networking
• Describe and configure storage integrations and solutions for VMware Cloud on AWS
• Configure a connection between an on-premises vSphere SDDC and a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC
• Configure the scale-up and scale-down of a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC
• Migrate virtual machines between on-premises vSphere and VMware Cloud on AWS SDDCs
• Describe additional services that add value to a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC
• Describe lifecycle, troubleshooting scenarios, and support resources for a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC

Course Modules

1 Course Introduction
• Introductions and course logistics
• Course objectives

2 Introduction to VMware Cloud on AWS
• Why choose VMware Cloud on AWS
• Overview of VMware Cloud on AWS
• Billing and pricing

3 Managing the SDDC and Creating Virtual Machines
• Creating and managing users in VMware Cloud on
• Deploying and accessing SDDCs
• Creating Virtual Machines

4 Networking in VMware Cloud on AWS
• Overview of VMware Cloud on AWS networking
• Networking design of VMware Cloud on AWS
• Networking operations
• Inter-SDDC networking

5 Storage on VMware Cloud on AWS
• vSAN in VMware Cloud on AWS
• Stretched clusters
• External storage integrations and solutions

6 Working with On-Premises vSphere
• Hybrid linked mode
• Hybrid Cloud Extension
• Migrating Virtual Machines
• vSphere permissions

7 Scaling the SDDC and Managing Hosts
• Sizing the SDDC
• Cluster management
• Adding and removing hosts
• Host remediation

8 Resource Management and Availability
• Managing Elastic DRS for VMware Cloud on AWS
• Evaluating VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource
SchedulerTM and VMware vSphere®
• High Availability configurations in VMware Cloud on

9 Using Other VMware Products with the SDDC
• Site Recovery Add-On Service
• Project Dimension: VMware Cloud™on AWS
Outposts and VMware Cloud™on Dell EMC
• VMware Horizon®
• VMware vRealize® Suite
• VMware Cloud Marketplace™
• APIs with VMware Cloud on AWS

10 Maintaining and Troubleshooting VMware Cloud on
• Best practice maintenance
• Support and staying up to date
• Common troubleshooting steps
• Next steps in using VMware Cloud on AWS

Target Audience

Experienced system administrators, system engineers, and system integrators

Product Alignment

• VMware Cloud on AWS
• VMware ESXiTM 7.0
• VMware vCenter Server® 7.0
• VMware vSANTM 7.0
• VMware NSX-TTM Data Center 2.5


Before taking this course, students should take the following courses or have equivalent knowledge and experience:
• VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage
• VMware vSAN and HCI Fundamentals
• Introduction to Network Virtualization with NSX


With CCS Learning Academy, you’ll receive:

  • Certified Instructor-led training
  • Official Training Seminar Student Handbook
  • Pre and Post assessments/evaluations
  • Collaboration with classmates (not currently available for self-paced course)
  • Real-world learning activities and scenarios
  • Exam scheduling support*
  • Enjoy job placement assistance for the first 12 months after course completion.
  • This course is eligible for CCS Learning Academy’s Learn and Earn Program: get a tuition fee refund of up to 50% if you are placed in a job through CCS Global Tech’s Placement Division*
  • Government and Private pricing available.*

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