VMware Enterprise PKS: Install, Configure, Manage v1.5

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  • Duration: 5 days
  • Regular price: On request

Course outline

Duration : 5 days

This five-day course features intensive hands-on training that focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware® Enterprise PKS 1.5 (a purpose-built container solution to operationalize Kubernetes for multicloud enterprises and service providers). VMware Enterprise 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 Enterprise PKS environment for an organization of any size.

Audience

  • System administrators
  • System engineers

Prerequisites

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage
  • VMware NSX-T Data Center: Install, Configure, and Manage

Objectives

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

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

Contents

Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

VMware Enterprise PKS Value Proposition

  • Kubernetes and VMware Enterprise PKS Overview
  • Changes in Software Development Practices
  • Containers Overview
  • Kubernetes Overview
  • Managing Kubernetes with VMware Enterprise PKS

VMware Enterprise PKS Architecture

  • Introduction to BOSH
  • Introduction to Kubernetes in VMware Enterprise PKS
  • Introduction to Operations Manager
  • Introduction to the VMware Enterprise PKS Control Plane
  • Introduction to Harbor
  • Introduction to VMware Enterprise PKS Management Console

Networking VMware Enterprise PKS with NSX-T

  • Overview of NSX-T Data Center and it’s uses
  • Logical Switching, Routing, Load Balancing and NATs
  • VMware NSX-T Data Center integration with Kubernetes
  • Logical topologies
  • Physical Topologies

Managing VMware Enterprise PKS

  • Physical topologies
  • Tools to manage VMware Enterprise PKS
  • Managing users
  • Network profiles
  • Creating clusters
  • Introduction to Kubernetes
  • Persistent storage
  • NSX-T Data Center Integration with VMware Enterprise PKS and Tools
  • Managing clusters
  • Managing Resources
  • Upgrading VMware Enterprise PKS
  • Backup and restore

Monitoring VMware Enterprise PKS

  • Using vRealize Log Insight with VMware Enterprise PKS
  • Using vRealize Operations with VMware Enterprise PKS
  • Using Wavefront® by VMware® with VMware Enterprise PKS
  • Using the Kubernetes dashboard • VMware Enterprise PKS logging sinks

Installing VMware Enterprise PKS

  • Overview of the Installation Process
  • Install using Operations Manager
  • Installing VMware Enterprise PKS
  • Installing Harbor

Troubleshooting VMware Enterprise PKS

  • Troubleshooting with Bosh
  • Retrieving Logs
  • Troubleshooting Tips

Provisioning a New Kubernetes Cluster for Developer Use

  • Installing PKS and Kubectl Command Line Interfaces (CLI)
  • Establishing New User Credentials
  • Creating a Network Profile
  • Creating a new Cluster
  • Pushing Images into Harbor
  • Deploying an application
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