Description

The Mulitcloud Management with Cisco CloudCenter Suite (CLDCCS) v1.0 is 4-day instructor-led or virtual instructor-led intensive training course that teaches you to securely design, automate, and deploy applications across multiple clouds while optimizing cost and compliance with comprehensive reporting, visibility, and policy-enforcement. Through a combination of lessons with hands-on lab exercises, you will learn to simplify the lifecycle management of multicloud applications, workflows, and their infrastructure.

Objectives

After taking this course, you should be able to:
  • Explain business and technical challenges of going to the cloud
  • Understand benefits of an application-centric hybrid cloud multicloud management platform
  • Navigate Cisco CloudCenter Suite architecture
  • Understand Cisco CloudCenter Suite administrative capabilities including cloud management, multi-tenancy, governance, and policy enforcement
  • Describe application lifecycle management and provisioning in cloud
  • Describe how to use Cisco CloudCenter Suite to manage the workloads in multicloud

Outline

The course contains these components:
Understanding Cloud Transitions
  • Overview of Traditional IT
Introducing Cisco CloudCenter Suite
  • Cisco CloudCenter Suite Definition
Setting Up Cisco CloudCenter Workload Manager
  • Artifact Repository Overview and Configuration
Understanding User Administration and Multitenancy in Cisco CloudCenter Suite
  • Cisco CloudCenter Suite User Roles
Grasping Application Modeling in Cisco CloudCenter Workload Manager
  • Model an Application
Identifying Resource Placement Callouts and Lifecycle Actions in Cisco CloudCenter Workload Manager
  • Resource Placement and Validation Callout
Understanding Application Deployment Framework in Cisco CloudCenter Workload Manager
  • Workload Manager Application Parameters
Exploring Application Services in Cisco CloudCenter Workload Manager
  • Application Services Framework
Integrating Cisco CloudCenter Workload Manager with Cisco Application-Centric Infrastructure
  • Configure CloudCenter Workload Manager for Cisco ACI
Introducing Application Management in Cisco CloudCenter Workload Manager
  • Cisco CloudCenter Workload Manager Actions Library
Exploring Advanced Features in CloudCenter Workload Manager
  • Scheduling an Application in Cisco CloudCenter Workload Manager
Comprehending Policies and Tagless Governance in CloudCenter Workload Manager
  • Cisco CloudCenter Workload Manager Policies
Introducing Action Orchestrator and Cost Optimizer in Cisco CloudCenter Suite
  • Action Orchestrator in Cisco CloudCenter Suite
Lab outline
  • Explore Cisco CloudCenter Suite Admin GUI
  • Discover Cisco CloudCenter Workload Manager GUI
  • Create Cisco CloudCenter Workload Manager Repository
  • Design Deployment Environments in Cisco CloudCenter Workload Manager
  • Create Images in Cisco CloudCenter Workload Manager
  • Form Cost Bundles and Usage Plans in Cisco CloudCenter Workload Manager
  • Explore Multitenancy in Cisco CloudCenter Suite
  • Model and Deploy Two-Tier Application
  • Model and Deploy Multitier Application
  • Perfect and Arrange Multitier Application on Docker
  • Model and Deploy Application on Kubernetes Cloud
  • Deploy Application in Hybrid Cloud
  • Arrange Application Using Automated Resource Placement
  • Perform Lifecycle Actions on Deployed Applications
  • Create User-Defined Parameters and Explore Macros
  • Understand Application Services in Cisco CloudCenter Workload Manage
  • Benchmark, Schedule, and Share Applications in Cisco CloudCenter Workload Manager
  • Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) Project Board
  • Manage Policies in Cisco CloudCenter Workload Manager
  • Manage System Tags and Governance in Cisco CloudCenter Workload Manager
  • Explore Action Orchestrator
  • Explore Cost Optimizer

Prerequisite Knowledge

Before enrolling in this course, you should have knowledge in the following areas:
  • Data center experience
  • Operating systems and virtualization experience
  • Understanding of server system design and architecture
  • Familiarity with public cloud concepts and n-tier application designing
  • Familiarity with Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS), networking and storage concepts
The following Cisco courses may help you meet these prerequisites:
  • Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA)
  • Implementing and Operating Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR)