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Systems Operations: VMware Cloud on AWS

  • Tuition USD $4,250 GSA  $3,639.80
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 3103 Ratings
  • Course Code AWS-SO-VMC
  • Duration 5 days
  • Available Formats Classroom

This unique five-day course teaches you skills for deploying and managing a VMware Cloud™ on AWS infrastructure. By combining material from both AWS and VMware curricula, you will learn to deploy and manage VMware Cloud on AWS and VMware vSphere® features that build a foundation for a hybrid infrastructure. You will also learn the basics of creating automated and repeatable deployments of networks and systems in AWS. Anyone planning to migrate, build, or hybridize with VMware Cloud on AWS can benefit from this course.

Skills Gained

  • Use standard AWS infrastructure features such as Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Elastic Load Balancing, and Auto Scaling from the command line
  • Use AWS CloudFormation and other automation technologies to produce stacks of AWS resources that can be deployed in an automated, repeatable fashion
  • Build functioning virtual private networks with Amazon VPC from the ground up using the AWS Management Console
  • Deploy Amazon EC2 instances using command line calls and troubleshoot the most common problems with instances
  • Monitor the health of Amazon EC2 instances and other AWS services
  • Edit and troubleshoot a basic AWS CloudFormation stack definition
  • 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 maintenance issues, troubleshooting scenarios, and support resources for a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC

Who Can Benefit

  • Experienced system administrators, system engineers, and system integrators


  • Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.7] course or of a later vSphere version
  • Equivalent knowledge and administration experience with VMware ESXi and VMware vCenter Server®
  • High-level understanding of vSAN and VMware NSX® for vSphere®

Course Details

Course Delivery Options

  • Classroom
  • Live Online

Product Alignment

  • VMware Cloud on AWS 1.X
  • ESXi 6.7
  • vCenter Server 6.7
  • vSAN 6.7
  • NSX-T Data Center 2.4

Course Outline

Day 1

  • Module: Understanding System Operations on AWS
  • Module: AWS Tooling and Automation
  • Module: Computing (Servers)
  • Module: Networking in the Cloud

Day 2

  • Module: Storage and Archiving
  • Module: Computing (Database Services)
  • Module: Monitoring and Security
  • Module: Managing Resource Consumption
  • Module: Creating Automated and Repeatable Deployments

Day 3

  • Module: Introduction to VMware Cloud on AWS
  • Module: Managing the SDDC and creating Virtual Machines
  • Module: VMware Cloud on AWS: Networking

Day 4

  • Module: VMware Cloud on AWS: Storage
  • Module: Working with On-Premises VMware vSphere
  • Module: VMware Cloud on AWS Permissions and Security
  • Module: Scaling the SDDC and Host Management

Day 5

  • Module: Resource Management and Availability
  • Module: Using Other VMware Products with the SDDC
  • Module: Maintaining and Troubleshooting VMware Cloud on AWS

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

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The course had a balanced structure with labs that helped supplement the learning material and it was incredibly beginner friendly.

It was a great course. I learned great and useful techniques to effectively utilize the program.

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