Cloud Operations Certification (NCTA)

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Flexible Timing

  • Mentored Learning
  • 08:00 AM – 09:00 PM
  • Instructor Led Training (Morning)
  • 09:00 AM – 01:00 PM
  • Instructor Led Training (Evening)
  • 04:00 PM – 09:00 PM

Looking for a certification to validate your cloud computing knowledge? Visit New Horizons to get cloud operations certification in Abu Dhabi.

This course is designed for system administrators or cloud technologists who wish to further develop their skills for evaluating, deploying, and administering cloud services. This includes evaluating and selecting Platform as a Service (PaaS) solutions and deploying applications to the cloud, as well as maintaining, securing, and optimizing cloud solutions to achieve the best Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and Return on Investment (ROI).

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.

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Overview of Cloud Operations

Topic A: Overview of Cloud Computing Technologies and Roles

Topic B: IT Administration Requirements for Cloud Services

Topic C: Business Requirements for Cloud Service Administration

Lesson 2: Planning Cloud Service Implementation

Topic A: Determine Hardware, Software, and Network Requirements

Topic B: Assess Risks of a Cloud Deployment

Topic C: Coordinate with End-Users and Business Stakeholders

Topic D: Plan Automation and Configuration Management

Topic E: Determine Cloud Service Support Resources

Lesson 3: Deploying a Cloud Application with Digital Ocean

Topic A: Determine Cloud Application Implementation Requirements

Topic B: Deploying a Droplet on Digital Ocean

Lesson 4: Deploying a Cloud Application with Heroku

Topic A: Identify Cloud Application Features of Heroku

Topic B: Deploy a Heroku App

Topic C: Scale and Update Applications on Heroku

Topic D: Secure Heroku Applications with Git Bash

Lesson 5: Deploying Websites with Microsoft Azure

Topic A: Overview of Microsoft Azure

Topic B: Deploy Websites in Microsoft Azure

Topic C: Manage Data and Storage in Microsoft Azure

Lesson 6: Implementing Azure Cloud Services and Virtual Machines

Topic A: Implement Azure Cloud Services

Topic B: Implement Azure Virtual Machines

Topic C: Manage Microsoft Azure Cloud Services

Lesson 7: Managing Azure Applications with Visual Studio

Topic A: Publish Applications to Azure with Visual Studio

Topic B: Migrate .NET Applications to Azure with Visual Studio

Lesson 8: Deploying Applications to Opscode Chef

Topic A: Overview of Opscode Chef

Topic B: Install the Chef Client

Topic C: Implement Chef Cookbooks

Topic D: Manage Azure Services with Chef

Lesson 9: Managing Server State with Puppet

Topic A: Determine How Puppet can Streamline Cloud Management

Topic B: Get Started with Puppet

Lesson 10: Implementing Rackspace Cloud Servers

Topic A: Overview of OpenStack

Topic B: Overview of Rackspace Cloud Services

Topic C: Deploy a Rackspace Cloud Server

Topic D: Manage Rackspace Cloud Servers with Chef

Topic E: Manage Quality of Service (QoS)

Lesson 11: Importing and Exporting Data from Cloud Services

Topic A: Determine Requirements for Cloud Data Import and Export

Topic B: Import Data to and Export Data from a Cloud Network

Lesson 12: Managing Security and Compliance in Cloud Solutions

Topic A: Secure Cloud Solutions

Topic B: Manage Compliance for Cloud Solutions

Lesson 13: Planning and Executing a Phased Cloud Migration

Topic A: Plan a Phased Migration

Topic B: Execute Phase 1: Cloud Assessment

Topic C: Execute Phase 2: Deploy a Proof of Concept on Amazon Web Services

Topic D: Execute Phase 3: Data Migration

Topic E: Execute Phase 4: Application Migration

Topic F: Execute Phase 5: Implement Cloud Features

Topic G: Execute Phase 6: Optimize Cloud Implementations


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