Learn to implement a hybrid cloud solution with Microsoft Azure by using NetApp® Cloud Volumes ONTAP®. Connect an Azure Virtual Network (VNet) and an on-premises data center to unify your infrastructure. Use NetApp Cloud Manager to move data and manage storage in the hybrid cloud. Learn about how NetApp cloud services are integrated into Cloud Manager to provide persistent storage for Kubernetes containers and enhance data protection, security, and compliance. Learn to optimize capacity and performance of Cloud Volumes ONTAP

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For a successful learning experience, NetApp recommends that you know the following concepts before you attend the course.

  • Cloud computing concepts - Cloud characteristics, service delivery methods, and cloud deployment models
  • Networking concepts and definitions - Classless Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR) and network address translation (NAT)
  • Azure concepts - Subscriptions, VNet, virtual machines (VMs), Azure storage accounts, and Azure Blob storage
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Delegates will learn how to

• Describe how NetApp technologies can be used to build your data fabric
• Configure a VNet and connect it to an on-premises data center with VPN Internet Protocol security (IPsec)
• Describe Cloud Volumes ONTAP architecture
• Install a Connector and deploy Cloud Volumes ONTAP
• Explain basic system administration tasks with Cloud Manager
• Copy data between an ONTAP based system and Cloud Volumes ONTAP for Azure for disaster recovery
• Use data tiering to Azure Blob storage for Cloud Volumes ONTAP
• Use Cloud Volumes ONTAP as persistent storage for Kubernetes containers
• Identify performance and sizing options for Cloud Volumes ONTAP

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Module 1: Data Fabric Overview

Lesson 1: Data Fabric
Lesson 2: Solutions for the Hybrid Cloud
Lesson 3: NetApp Public Cloud Products
Lesson 4: Cloud Storage
Lesson 5: Cloud Services and Analytics
Lesson 6: Cloud Controls

Module 2: Public Cloud Essential Concepts

Lesson 1: Azure Networking and Other Concepts
Lesson 2: Terraform Introduction

Module 3: Connectivity from the Public Cloud to Other Networks

Lesson 1: Microsoft Azure VNET Connectivity to an On-Premises Network

Module 4: NetApp Cloud Manager

Lesson 1: NetApp Cloud Manager Overview

Module 5: NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP: Single-Node Architecture

Lesson 1: Cloud Volumes ONTAP
Lesson 2: Cloud Volumes ONTAP: Use Cases
Lesson 3: Cloud Volumes ONTAP Architecture
Lesson 4: Deploying Cloud Volumes ONTAP
Lesson 5: Cloud Volumes ONTAP Supported Features

Module 6: NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP: High-Availability Architecture

Lesson 1: Highly Available Cloud Volumes ONTAP in Azure

Module 7: Administration of NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP and NetApp Cloud Manager

Lesson 1: Administering Cloud Volumes ONTAP
Lesson 2: Administering Cloud Manager

Module 8: Implementing Disaster Recovery with NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP

Lesson 1: Disaster Recovery with Cloud Volumes ONTAP Overview

Module 9: Data Tiering for NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP

Lesson 1: Data Tiering for Cloud Volumes ONTAP Overview

Module 10: Using NetApp Cloud Manager to Provision Persistent Storage for Kubernetes Clusters

Lesson 1: Using Cloud Manager to Provision Persistent Storage for Kubernetes Cluster Overview

Module 11: Using Integrated Services from NetApp Cloud Manager

Lesson 1: Using Cloud Backup Service from Cloud Manager
Lesson 2: Using Cloud Sync from Cloud Manager
Lesson 3: Using Cloud Compliance from Cloud Manager
Lesson 4: Using Cloud Tiering Service from Cloud Manager

Module 12: Sizing NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP

Lesson 1: An Introduction to Sizing
Lesson 2: Capacity Sizing
Lesson 3: Performance Sizing
Lesson 4: Single Node versus High Availability
Lesson 5: Key Differences between Cloud Volumes ONTAP and On-Premises ONTAP software
Lesson 6: Performance Tuning
Lesson 7: Frequently Seen Sizing Mistakes

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Special Notices

NetApp Learners Account - information needed at booking stage

In order for you to get the most out of NetApp Training and Certification, we require your NetApp Support ID for us to correctly assign your training enrolment. If you do not have an account, it is important you register for an account before the start of the course. This can be done via the following link: http://support.netapp.com/eservice/public/now.do

For all new and existing accounts, please login to your account, then whilst you are logged in follow this link http://learningcenter.netapp.com to validate your account by accepting NetApp Terms & Conditions (this is an important step to ensure registration synchronization).

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