VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated Course Overview

During this three-day VMware Tanzu Kubernetes grid integrated; you focus on installing VMware Tanzu® Kubernetes Grid™ on a VMware vSphere®
environment and provisioning and managing Tanzu Kubernetes Grid clusters. The course covers installing Tanzu
Kubernetes Grid packages for image registry, authentication, logging, ingress, multipod network interfaces, service
discovery, and monitoring and building custom cluster images. You can use the concepts learned in this course when you
install Tanzu Kubernetes Grid on other supported clouds.

After completing this VMware Tanzu Kubernetes grid integrated course, students will be able to:

  • Describe how Tanzu Kubernetes Grid fits in the VMware Tanzu® portfolio
  • Describe the Tanzu Kubernetes Grid architecture
  • Explain how to prepare a vSphere environment to install Tanzu Kubernetes Grid
  • Describe how to initialize a Tanzu Kubernetes Grid instance
  • Explain how to deploy the Tanzu Kubernetes Grid packages on a Tanzu Kubernetes cluster
  • Explain how Tanzu Kubernetes Grid integrates with VMware NSX® Advanced Load Balancer™ for ingress
  • Explain how to build Tanzu Kubernetes Grid images
  • Describe how to troubleshoot a Tanzu Kubernetes Grid instance

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Key Features of VMware Tanzu Kubernetes

  • Our VMware Kubernetes training modules have 50% -60% hands-on lab sessions to encourage Thinking-Based Learning (TBL).
  • Interactive-rich virtual and face-to-face classroom teaching to inculcate Problem-Based Learning (PBL).
  • VMware certified instructor-led training and mentoring sessions to develop Competency-Based Learning (CBL).
  • Well-structured Use-Cases to simulate challenges encountered in a Real-World environment.
  • Integrated teaching assistance and support through experts designed Learning Management System (LMS) and ExamReady platform.
  • Being a VMware Authorized Training Reseller, we offer authored curriculum that are at par with industry standards.

Who Should Attend VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Certification

  • Platform operators who are responsible for deploying and managing Tanzu Kubernetes clusters

Prerequisites on vmware kubernetes course

  • Understanding of Kubernetes and the Kubernetes cluster architecture
  • Experience deploying and managing multiple Kubernetes clusters

Course Outline Download Course Outline

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
  • VMware certification and credentials overview

  • Describe the VMware Tanzu products responsible for Kubernetes life cycle management
  • Describe the Tanzu Kubernetes Grid concepts and components
  • Describe the Tanzu CLI
  • List the requirements for a bootstrap machine
  • Describe the Carvel tool set
  • Describe Cluster API

  • List the requirements for deploying a management cluster on different platforms
  • Describe the requirements for Internet-restricted environments
  • Describe the requirements for deploying a management cluster in a vSphere environment
  • Explain how the Tanzu Kubernetes Grid version relates to specific OVA versions
  • Describe the Pinniped authentication workflow
  • List the steps to install a Tanzu Kubernetes Grid management cluster
  • Summarize the events of a management cluster creation
  • Describe the commands available for working with management clusters
  • List the steps to register Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Management clusters with VMware Tanzu® Mission Control™

  • Describe the difference between machine images and custom machine images
  • Explain how to build custom images
  • Describe how to use custom-built images
  • Describe the options for deploying Tanzu Kubernetes clusters
  • Describe how Tanzu Kubernetes clusters are created
  • Describe the commands available for working with Tanzu Kubernetes clusters
  • Describe the VMs that are included in a Tanzu Kubernetes cluster
  • Describe the components in a Tanzu Kubernetes cluster

  • Define the Tanzu Kubernetes Grid packages
  • Employ the Tanzu CLI to configure and install optional packages
  • Describe the Harbor image registry
  • Describe Fluent Bit
  • Detail the logs that Fluent Bit collects
  • Describe basic Fluent Bit configuration
  • Describe Multus CNI
  • Describe Multus CNI pod configuration
  • Describe the Contour ingress controller
  • Explain how to install Contour on a Tanzu Kubernetes cluster
  • Describe Service Discovery
  • Describe External DNS
  • Detail the configuration options for BIND servers
  • Describe Prometheus
  • Describe Grafana
  • Explain how Tanzu Kubernetes Grid integrates with NSX Advanced Load Balancer for ingress
  • Describe VMware Tanzu® Application Platform™
  • List the steps to install Tanzu Application Platform on Tanzu Kubernetes Grid workload clusters

  • Describe the various Tanzu Kubernetes Grid logs
  • Identify the location of Tanzu Kubernetes Grid logs
  • Describe the purpose of Crash Diagnostics
  • Describe how to use SSH to connect to a Tanzu Kubernetes VM
  • Describe how to clean up after an unsuccessful management cluster deployment

VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Certification

    • By earning VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid: Install, Configure, Manage [V1.3] certification, you will gain skills to install Tanzu Kubernetes Grid on other supported clouds.
    • Demonstrate essential digital skills to work on Tanzu Kubernetes Grid instance and create Tanzu Kubernetes clusters
    • On successful completion of this training aspirants receive a VMware Kubernetes Course Completion Certificate from us.
    • By successfully clearing the VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid: Install, Configure, Manage [V1.3] exam, aspirants earn VMware Cloud Certification.

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FAQs on vmware tanzu kubernetes grid

VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG) is a solution that enables organizations to deploy, manage, and scale Kubernetes clusters consistently across different environments. It is part of the VMware Tanzu portfolio and offers integrated tools for simplifying Kubernetes operations.

The requirements for VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG) include a compatible vSphere infrastructure, vCenter Server, and ESXi hosts for deploying and managing Tanzu Kubernetes clusters. Additionally, you'll need access to TKG Integrated Edition for a fully integrated solution.

VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid, often referred to as Tanzu Kubernetes Grid or TKGI, is a platform that simplifies the deployment, management, and scaling of Kubernetes clusters. It is integrated with VMware's ecosystem and provides tools and automation for efficient container orchestration, making it easier for organizations to run and maintain Kubernetes environments.

VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG) offers several benefits, including simplified management, scalability, and enhanced security for containerized applications. TKG integrates seamlessly with VMware's ecosystem, streamlining container orchestration and infrastructure management.

VMware Tanzu Kubernetes includes key components such as Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG) integrated, which facilitates automated deployment, management, and scaling of Kubernetes clusters within vSphere environments. TKG ensures seamless integration between Kubernetes and VMware infrastructure, enhancing container orchestration and management capabilities.

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