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Getting Started with vRealize Automation 7

by Eric Shanks

vRealize Automation is a popular cloud management platform used to deploy workloads between clouds and govern them. This course will teach you the basics behind the vRA solution and get you up to speed on its capabilities.

What you'll learn

Cloud computing has become extremely popular, but many organizations have trouble integrating their existing processes into a cloud methodology. In this course, Getting Started with vRealize Automation 7, you'll learn how to use VMware's cloud management platform to deploy workloads in an automated, self-service fashion to get you started with your first hybrid cloud. Frist, you'll explore all the components that make up vRealize Automation 7. Next, you'll learn how to install and configure vRA 7, as well as how to set up the infrastructure to be used by your cloud management platform. Finally, you'll wrap up the course learning how to create and register blueprints from the service catalog. The demonstrations within this course will show you how to deploy a fully-functioning virtual machine from a self-service portal. By the end of this course, you'll know how to perform an installation, configure authentication methods for the platform, and create blueprints.

About the author

Eric Shanks is a Solutions Architect with over 15 years of data center experience focusing on hybrid cloud and automation. He has some of the industry’s highest distinctions including two VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX #195) certifications and many others across a variety of solutions including Microsoft, Cisco, Amazon Web Services, etc. Eric has become a community contributor through his work as a Chicago VMware Users Group (VMUG) leader, blogger, and frequent Tech Field Day delegate. He ... more

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