The Nutanix Hybrid Cloud Fundamentals course introduces you to the products, capabilities, and technologies that serve as the foundation of Nutanix?s Hybrid Cloud solution.Begin by exploring the history of this technology space, including different types of clouds, and how on-prem and public infrastructures came together to create hybrid operating models. Then, delve deeper into essential Nutanix products ? AOS, AHV, and Prism ? while discussing how these products were designed to solve business challenges.And conclude by discussing certain fundamental aspects involved in operating the Nutanix Hybrid Cloud, such as cluster updates, managing virtual machines, reporting and performance metrics, and more


* Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

Learning Objectives

Please refer to course overview

  • Module 1- Introduction

  • Describe course terminology, such as three-tier architecture, hyperconverged architecture, and public, private, and hybrid clouds.

  • Module 2- Understanding AOS Concepts

  • Describe self-healing architecture
    Describe replication factor
    Describe Nutanix multicloud solutions

  • Module 3- Understanding Cluster Management Concepts

  • Explain Prism Element features and benefits
    Explain Prism Central features and benefits
    Manage the Image Repository
    Upgrade the hypervisor and AOS on a cluster
    Describe Life Cycle Manager.

  • Module 4- Understanding Storage Concepts

  • Define a storage pool and storage container
    Identify components of AOS Distributed Storage
    Identify space-saving technologies

  • Module 5- Managing VMs

  • Create and manage virtual machines (VMs)
    Add a VM to a category
    Describe Acropolis Dynamic Scheduler (ADS)
    Describe data locality

  • Module 6- Monitoring VMs and Cluster Health

  • Use metrics to identify performance issues
    Measure VM performance using Nutanix tools- Health dashboard, Analysis dashboard, Alerts dashboard
    Use the Support Portal and Insights

  • Module 7-Understanding Data Protection Concepts

  • Describe how to enable data protection on a VM
    Define a retention policy
    Define Nutanix Mine
    Identify the different types of replication targets


Customers and systems operators that want to learn fundamental AOS concepts and navigate Prism on AHV will benefit from this course. Junior IT administrators and business leaders who manage Nutanix clusters in the datacenter and want a formal, hands-on, detailed introduction to Nutanix datacenter administration will also gain great value.




While there are no prerequisites for this course, please ensure you have the right level of experience to be successful in this training.


Length: 2.0 days (16 hours)


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