Professional Cloud Administrator (PCA)

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About this Course

The interaction between a cloud environment and the existing network/administrative policies is one of the most challenging management issues to resolve. This is the domain of cloud administrators. They configure and maintain the cloud platform—and have to understand and master all aspects regarding cloud provisioning.

The Cloud Administrator course enables Network, Systems, and Database Administrators to effectively operate in the cloud. This 3-day training program provides a hands-on, practical approach to cloud provisioning for administrators and touches upon all the aspects of administering cloud services. The training covers best practices on cloud administration, supported by many Vendor technology solutions, covering Open Source and major Vendor Standards. This is a professional level course, and relevant to professionals with at least 2-5 years of experience as an Administrator. The course prepares candidates for the Professional Cloud Administrator Certification (PCA).

About the Examination


The Professional Cloud Administrator certification is the most recognized/respected Professional Certification provided by the Cloud Credential Council (CCC). Professional certifications are awarded to candidates who have completed an approved certification-training program. Information on recommended follow-on training courses, including approved technology certification, is available from the Cloud Credential website (www.cloudcredential.org).

Who should attend

  • Network Administrators
  • Systems Administrators
  • Database Administrators
  • Service Desk Managers
  • Senior Operators

Class Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites. However, it is recommended that participants have attained the Cloud Technology Associate Certification (or its equivalent) from the Cloud Credential Council, and/or that participants are conversant with cloud concepts and vocabulary.

What You Will Learn

At the end of this course, the participant will gain competencies in:
  • Understand Cloud Provisioning and Administration
  • Outline Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity strategies for Cloud
  • Explain Performance Measures, Monitoring and Optimization in Production
  • Understand Cloud Security Fundamentals
  • Illustrate Federated controls and strategies for multiple cloud and non-cloud administration
  • Understand Administration of Virtual Infrastructure Services
  • Understand Administration of Virtual Platform Services
  • Understand Administration of Virtual Software Services

Outline: Professional Cloud Administrator (PCA)

Day 1
  • Cloud Provisioning and Administration
  • Cloud Bursting
  • Cloud Interoperability
  • Strategic policy design for cloud usage and compliance
  • Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity strategies for Cloud
  • Performance Measures, Monitoring and Optimization in Production
  • Cloud Security Fundamentals
Day 2
  • Federated controls and strategies for multiple cloud and non-cloud administration
  • IaaS: Deployment of Virtual Clouds, Virtual DCs and Virtual Networks
  • IaaS: Virtual Storage Provisioning and Management
  • IaaS: Cloud Infrastructure Benchmarking
  • IaaS: Deployment Automation And Elastic Sizing Of Environments
  • IaaS: Workload Definition
  • IaaS: VM Deployment And Maintenance Life Cycle
Day 3
  • PaaS Deployment, Administration and Security of Cloud-Enabled Platforms
  • PaaS Application Container Management Issues
  • PaaS Cloud Broker Platforms
  • SaaS: Cloud service catalogues and application marketplaces
  • SaaS: Multi-Tenant Data Management
  • Certification Exam Preparation
Classroom Training

Duration 3 days

Price
  • United States: US$ 2,595
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Online Training

Duration 3 days

Price
  • United States: US$ 2,595
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