VMware PKS: Install Configure Manage Workshop [V1.2] (EDU-PKSICM12)

This four-day course features intensive hands-on training that focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware® PKS 1.2, a purpose-built container solution to operationalize Kubernetes for multicloud enterprises and service providers. VMware 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 PKS environment for an organization of any size.
 
Objectives 
By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
•  Explain how the VMware PKS platform enables enterprises to deploy and manage Kubernetes platform as a service on premises
•  Describe the VMware PKS platform architecture
•  Describe the preinstallation activities, such as various topologies of how VMware PKS can be deployed and the prerequisites to be met before installing VMware PKS
•  Describe how BOSH unifies release engineering, deployment, and life cycle management of cloud software in a VMware PKS platform
•  Describe how Pivotal CF for VMware® Operations Manager is used to configure and deploy the VMware PKS platform components
•  Describe how VMware NSX-T™ integrates with VMware PKS to provide networking and security services for all the components in a VMware PKS Kubernetes environment
•  Install, manage, monitor, and troubleshoot a VMware PKS Kubernetes environment
•  Use Day 2 operations to create, view, scale, and delete Kubernetes clusters and upgrade PKS
 
Intended Audience 
•  System administrators
•  System engineers
 
Prerequisites: 
This course has the following prerequisites:
•  System administration experience with cloud computing concepts
•  Completion of VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.7] or 6-months working experience with the product
•  Completion of VMware NSX-T: Install, Configure, Manage [V2.2] or 6-months working experience with the product
 
Product Alignment
•  VMware PKS 1.2
•  VMware vSphere® 6.5 U1
•  NSX-T 2.3
Pokaz szczególy
 
Outline:
 1  Course Introduction
•  Introductions and course logistics
•  Course objectives
•  Describe the content of the course
•  Gain a complete picture of the VMware certification system
•  Familiarize yourself with the benefits of the VMware Education Learning Zone
•  Identify additional resources
 
2  Introduction to Kubernetes
•  Define containers, which are the foundation technology for Kubernetes and VMware PKS
•  Differentiate between containers and virtual machines
•  Describe Docker and the basic architecture of the Docker Engine
•  Discuss the Kubernetes runtime architecture.
•  List significant software objects that make up the Kubernetes API
•  Describe how Kubernetes incorporates persistent data storage
 
3  VMware PKS Architecture
•  Describe an application’s architecture in a Kubernetes environment
•  Explain how VMware PKS implements a Kubernetes environment
•  Describe how BOSH unifies release engineering, deployment, and life cycle management of cloud software
•  Describe how the Pivotal CF for VMware Operations Manager is used to configure and deploy platform components
•  Explain how Project Harbor is integrated into VMware PKS to provide enterprise-class registry services
 
4  NSX-T
•  Describe how NSX-T Integrates with VMware PKS
•  Describe how the NSX-T Container Plug-in provides integration between NSX-T and Kubernetes
•  Use the Container Network Interface to write plug-ins that configure network interfaces in containers
•  Describe the NSX node agent
•  Describe the NSX kube-proxy
•  Explore the logical topology of NSX-T in a VMware PKS environment
•  Explain the networking topology of a VMware PKS environment
 
5  VMware PKS Installation
•  Describe the VMware PKS and vSphere physical topology
•  List the vSphere and networking prerequisites for installing VMware PKS
•  Discuss the NSX-T deployment workflow
•  Install Pivotal CF for VMware Operations Manager to prepare for VMware PKS
•  Install BOSH to prepare for VMware PKS
•  Install VMware PKS
•  Install Harbor for VMware PKS
 
6  Managing VMware PKS
•  Create, view, scale, and delete network profiles
•  Analyze security architecture
•  Create, view, scale, and delete clusters
•  Establish and mange connections between VMware PKS and persistent storage
•  Back up and restore your VMware PKS system
•  Upgrade VMware PKS
 
7  Monitoring
•  Identify aspects of your VMware PKS environment that are measured by VMware vRealize® Operations™, VMware vRealize® Log Insight™, and Wavefront® by VMware® 
•  Describe how vRealize Log Insight works with VMware PKS
•  Describe the basic architecture and how vRealize Log Insight integrates with VMware PKS
•  Describe how vRealize Operations is used to monitor objects in VMware PKS
•  Describe features and benefits of vRealize Operations
•  Discuss the available vRealize Operations PKS dashboards
•  Describe the Wavefront by VMware metrics and monitoring solution
•  List four methodologies for sending metrics into Wavefront by VMware
•  Discuss the available Wavefront PKS dashboards