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Nutanix Training Courses

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As an Authorized Nutanix Training Center and a market leader in Nutanix training, we deliver courses designed to help you to advance your skills and knowledge in Enterprise Cloud technology skills. Contact us today and learn how you can start moving forward, faster to a career in Nutanix computing platform.

Training Courses

Course Overview

The Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Administration (ECA) course enables administrators (system, network, and storage) to successfully configure and manage Nutanix in the datacenter. The course covers many of the tasks Nutanix administrators perform through the use of graphical user interfaces (GUIs) and command line interfaces (CLIs). It also provides insight into a Nutanix cluster’s failover and self-healing capabilities, offers tips for solving common problems, and provides guidelines for collecting information when interacting with Nutanix Support.

Duration – 4 Days

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WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

The primary audience for the course includes administrators, architects, and business leaders who manage Nutanix clusters in the datacenter, and anyone who is seeking the Nutanix Certified Professional (NCP) certification. The secondary audience includes managers and technical staff seeking information to drive purchase decisions.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

  • Introduction
  • Managing the Nutanix Cluster
  • Securing the Nutanix Cluster
  • Networking
  • VM Management
  • Health Monitoring and Alerts
  • Distributed Storage Fabric
  • AHV Workload Migration
  • Acropolis Services
  • Data Resiliency
  • Data Protection
  • Prism Central
  • Monitoring the Nutanix Cluster
  • Cluster Management and Expansion
  • 15: Remote Office Branch Office (ROBO) Deployments

PREREQUISITES

Familiarity with traditional virtualization storage architectures. Comfort with Unix/Linux command line interface.

Course Overview

This course features comprehensive coverage of performance management for Nutanix clusters and details how to improve datacenter performance. You’ll learn through hands-on labs how to monitor system performance as well as performance tuning. Also covered is advanced networking and storage to help optimize datacenter administration.

This course explains in detail how to use the major Acropolis services such as Volumes and Files. The course also explains how to define and manage assets and applications using Calm, including how to connect to clouds, automation of the Life Cycle Management (LCM) application, and how to implement and configure Self Service Portal and governance.

You will learn how to take advantage of Flash mode to improve system performance, as well as how to effectively clone and delete VMs, move them between storage containers, and how to manage VMs (sizing and migration).

This course also covers Data Protection solutions such as Metro Availability with Witness. Advanced management using the new features of Prism Central and the command line are also covered in detail. This includes how to take advantage of machine learning with entity management and resource optimization as well as how to plan for future growth using Scenario Management using Prism Pro.

Duration – 4 Days

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WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

IT administrators, architects, and business leaders who already manage Nutanix clusters in the datacenter, but who would like more in-depth knowledge of Nutanix datacenter administration. Anyone preparing for the Nutanix Certified Advanced Professional (NCAP) certification.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

  • Administering Advanced Virtual Machine Deployments
  • Implementing Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
  • Configuring Advanced Networking
  • Enabling and Customizing Security Services
  • Managing Acropolis File and Block Services
  • Administering Prism Central and Prism Pro
  • Managing and Optimizing Performance
  • Utilizing Advanced Management Interfaces

PREREQUISITES

  • Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Administration 5.5 (ECA 5.5) classroom training or NCP certification
  • Basic knowledge of Nutanix datacenter administration techniques
  • Familiarity with traditional virtualization storage architectures
  • Comfortable with Linux command line interface

Course Overview

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.

Duration – 2 Days

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WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Customers and systems operators that want to learn fundamental AOS concepts and navigate Prism on AHV.
  • Junior IT administrators and business leaders who manage Nutanix clusters in the datacenter and want a detailed introduction to Nutanix datacenter administration.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

  • Introduction
  • Understanding AOS Concepts
  • Understanding Cluster Management Concepts
  • Understanding Storage Concepts
  • Managing VMs
  • Monitoring VMs and Cluster Health
  • Understanding Data Protection Concepts

Certification

Learn, Prepare, and Practice for Nutanix Certification. As a Nutanix Authorized Training Center, we only use official Nutanix courseware. Nutanix releases hundreds of new features and updates each year. We continuously evaluate and refresh course materials to reflect the latest Nutanix training courses and best practices to help you get the most from your training and prepare for your certifications.

Nutanix Technical Certifications are a badge of honor, designed to recognize the skills and knowledge you’ve acquired to successfully deploy, manage, optimize, and scale your Enterprise Cloud. Earning these certifications validates your proven abilities and aptness to guide your organization along the next phase of your Enterprise Cloud journey.

IT professionals with a Nutanix Certified Associate (NCA) certification have demonstrated that they have the skills to navigate a Nutanix Cluster.

Successful candidates ideally have 6-12 months of IT experience and can assist in operating and managing a Nutanix Enterprise Cloud.

Courses

  • Nutanix Hybrid Cloud Fundamentals (NHCF) [V5.15] (NHCF515)

The Nutanix Certified Professional - Multicloud Infrastructure (NCP-MCI) certification validates your skills and abilities in deploying, administering, and troubleshooting Nutanix AOS in the Enterprise Cloud.

Successful candidates are able to deploy and administer Nutanix AOS nodes, blocks and clusters; and can use Prism Element to monitor, manage, troubleshoot, and administer AHV hosts and virtual machines.

Courses

  • Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Administration (ECA) [V5.15] (NUECA515)

The Nutanix Certified Professional – Data Services (NCP-DS) beta exam tests candidates on their skills and abilities to deploy, configure, optimize, troubleshoot, and perform administrative tasks on the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud storage and data services Files, Objects, and Volumes technologies.

Successful candidates ideally have 6-12 months of data storage experience and are capable of deploying configuring, optimizing, troubleshooting, and performing administrative tasks on the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud storage and data services Files, Objects, and Volumes technologies.

Courses

  • Nutanix Data Services Administration (NDSA)

NCP-MCI certification holders have demonstrated the skills and knowledge to manage Nutanix AOS nodes, blocks, and clusters in the datacenter. Earning it validates your ability to deploy, administer, and troubleshoot Nutanix AOS, proving your mastery of key concepts from VM management to lifecycle operations.

Prerequisites

Any one of the following certifications:

  • Nutanix Certified Professional (NCP) 5.5
  • Nutanix Platform Professional (NPP) 5.0
  • Nutanix Support Specialist (NSS) 5.0

Nutanix Platform Expert (NPX) is the highest level of certification awarded by Nutanix. It validates that recipients have demonstrated the ability to design and deliver enterprise-class solutions on the Nutanix platform, using multiple hypervisors and vendor software stacks.

This hypervisor-agnostic certification enables Enterprise Architects to design cutting-edge Web-scale solutions based solely on business needs. The depth and breadth of the solution design and delivery skills validated through our peer-vetted program make NPX the new standard for excellence.

Through a rigorous application and defense process, the program ensures that every NPX is a superb technologist and architect - capable of designing and delivering a wide range of cutting-edge solutions that are custom-built to support the business goals of organizations around the world.

Prerequisites

Required

  • Nutanix Certified Professional (NCP)
  • Nutanix Certified Advanced Professional (NCAP)

Strongly Recommended

Expert-level mastery of multiple vendor solution stacks as evidenced by certifications like Cisco CCAr, Red Hat RHCA, VMware VCDX, and/or Microsoft MCM.

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