Duration

3 days.

Prerequisites

This course requires completion of the following courses:

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage or experience administering vSphere environment
  • VMware Cloud Foundation: Deploy, Configure, Manage [V5.0] or experience administering VMware Cloud Foundation environment

Skills Gained

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

  • Describe the components and architecture of VMware Cloud Foundation
  • Explain the benefits of VMware Cloud Foundation in a hybrid cloud environment
  • Configure networking and security components to establish connectivity between on-premises and cloud environments
  • Describe the key features and capabilities of VMware HCX
  • Explain the architecture of VMware HCX and its components
  • Set up interconnects between on-premises and cloud environments
  • Understand the migration types that HCX supports, including VMware vSphere® vMotion®, bulk migration, and replication-assisted vMotion
  • Plan and execute large-scale migrations using HCX migration plans
  • Describe how HCX addresses migration challenges through its network extension capabilities
  • Define the concept of network extension within the context of VMware HCX

Who Can Benefit?

  • Experienced System Administrators, System Engineers, System Integrators, Migration Engineers, Migration Architects

Outline for Migrating to VMware Cloud Foundation [V5.0] Training

Outline

Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

Introduction to VMware Cloud Foundation and Hybrid Cloud

  • Describe the components and architecture of VMware Cloud Foundation
  • Explain the benefits of VMware Cloud Foundation in a hybrid cloud environment
  • Identify the features of VMware Cloud Console

Introduction to VMware HCX

  • Describe the key features and capabilities of VMware HCX
  • Explain the architecture of VMware HCX and its components
  • Discuss the purpose of HCX Manager, HCX Interconnect, and HCX Mobility Components
  • Install and configure HCX Manager
  • Set up interconnects between on-premises and cloud environments
  • Manage HCX services, networks, and security policies

Workload Migration with VMware HCX

  • Understand the migration types HCX supports, including vMotion, Bulk Migration, and Replication-Assisted vMotion
  • Perform live migration of workloads between on-premises and cloud environments using HCX
  • Plan and execute large-scale migrations using HCX migration plans
  • Explain how HCX enables seamless connectivity between on-premises data centers and cloud environments
  • Identify common challenges associated with establishing network connectivity in hybrid cloud scenarios
  • Describe how HCX addresses these challenges through its network extension capabilities
  • Define the concept of network extension within the context of VMware HCX.

Product Alignment

  • VMware Cloud Foundation 5.0
  • VMware HCX 4.7