NCTA Cloud Operations

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In this course, you will research cloud operations and what it means to be a certified cloud master; deploy and configure various Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud services; employ automation tools such as Chef™ and Puppet® to manage cloud services; explore data import/export techniques and considerations; manage security and compliance in the cloud; and plan and execute a phased cloud migration.
To ensure your success in this course, you should have experience with basic network and server administration, as well as a strong understanding of cloud technologies. In addition, you should be familiar with evaluating, selecting, and implementing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions. You can obtain this level of skill and knowledge by taking the following course:
NCTA Cloud Technologies
Course Objectives:
In this course, you will deploy, configure, and administer Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solutions as needed to function as a Certified Cloud Master.
You will:
Describe cloud operations.
Plan cloud services implementation.
Deploy a cloud application with DigitalOcean.
Deploy a cloud application with Heroku.
Deploy websites and apps with Microsoft Azure.
Implement Azure Cloud Services and virtual machines.
Manage Azure applications with Visual Studio.
Deploy applications with AWS.
Deploy applications to Opscode Chef.
Manage cloud services with Chef.
Describe Puppet.
Implement Rackspace Cloud Servers.
Import and export data from cloud services.
Manage security and compliance in cloud solutions.
Plan and execute a phased cloud migration.
Overview of Cloud Operations :
Overview of Cloud Computing Technologies and Roles
IT Administration Requirements for Cloud Services
Business Requirements for Cloud Service Administration
Planning Cloud Service Implementation:
Determine Hardware, Software, and Network Requirements
Assess Risks of a Cloud Deployment
Coordinate with End Users and Business Stakeholders
Plan Automation and Configuration Management
Determine Cloud Service Support Resources
Deploying a Cloud Application with DigitalOcean:
Determine Cloud Application Implementation Requirements
Deploy a Droplet on DigitalOcean
Deploying a Cloud Application with Heroku :
Identify Cloud Application Features of Heroku
Deploy a Heroku App
Scale and Update Applications on Heroku
Secure Heroku Applications with Git Bash
Deploying Websites and Apps with Microsoft Azure:
Overview of Microsoft Azure
Deploy Websites and Apps in Microsoft Azure
Manage Data and Storage in Microsoft Azure
Implementing Azure Cloud Services and Virtual Machines :
Implement Azure Cloud Services
Implement Azure Virtual Machines
Manage Microsoft Azure Cloud Services
Managing Azure Applications with Visual Studio :
Publish Applications to Azure with Visual Studio
Migrate .NET Applications to Azure with Visual Studio
Introduction to AWS:
AWS Components
AWS Deployment
Deploying Applications to Opscode Chef :
Overview of Opscode Chef
Install the Chef Client
Implement Chef Cookbooks
Managing Cloud Services with Chef :
Manage Azure Services with Chef
Manage AWS with OpsWorks
Introduction to Puppet :
Determine How Puppet Can Streamline Cloud Management
Explore Components of Puppet
Implementing Rackspace Cloud Servers:
Overview of OpenStack
Overview of Rackspace Cloud Services
Deploy a Rackspace Cloud Server
Manage QoS
Importing and Exporting Data from Cloud Services :
Determine Requirements for Cloud Data Import and Export
Import Data to and Export Data from a Cloud Network
Managing Security and Compliance in Cloud Solutions :
Secure Cloud Solutions
Manage Compliance for Cloud Solutions
Planning and Executing a Phased Cloud Migration:
Plan a Phased Migration
Execute Phase 1: Cloud Assessment
Execute Phase 2: Deploy a Proof of Concept
Execute Phase 3: Data Migration
Execute Phase 4: Application Migration
Execute Phase 5: Implement Cloud Features
Execute Phase 6: Optimize Cloud Implementations