IBM Certified Architect - Cloud Solutions v3 - Exam Prep Workshop Course Details:

This course will prepare you for the IBM Cloud Solutions v3 Certification exam You will review many concepts covered on the exam, including Cloud concepts, architecting the IBM Cloud for IaaS, Paas, and SaaS solutions, as well as IBM Cloud Applications.

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Cloud computing

  • Cloud definition
  • Cloud platform services
    • Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)
    • Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS)
    • Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)
  • Types of Cloud
    • Public
    • Private
    • Hybrid
    • IBM Cloud
  • IBM Cloud Private


  • Compute servers
    • Virtual servers
    • Public virtual server
    • Private virtual server
    • Boot storage for virtual servers
    • Bare metal server
    • Private cloud on IBM Cloud
    • Hybrid cloud on IBM Cloud
    • Standard images
  • Networking
    • IBM Cloud Infrastructure global network
      • Public Network
      • Private network
      • IBM Cloud management network
    • Firewalls in IBM Cloud
      • Operating System level firewall
      • Multitenant firewall
      • Dedicated hardware firewall
      • FortiGate Security Appliance (FSA)
      • vRouter
    • Load balancers
      • IBM Cloud LLB
      • NetScaler
      • IBM Cloud Infrastructure GSLB functionality
    • Auto Scale
    • Content Delivery Network (CDN)
  • Storage
    • Block storage iSCSI
    • File storage
    • Endurance tiered IOPS
    • Performance Allocated IOPS
    • Object Storage
  • Back up and disaster recovery
    • EVault
    • R1Soft
    • Object Storage
    • Disaster Recovery
    • Manual DR strategy
    • Third-party DR applications


  • Strangler Application pattern
  • Designing for IBM Cloud
  • IBM Cloud Computing Reference Architecture (CCRA)
  • Analyze the client and their needs
  • Determine key infrastructure requirements
  • Design the Infrastructure
  • Create the infrastructure detailed design 

*Please Note: Course Outline is subject to change without notice. Exact course outline will be provided at time of registration.

To prepare students to take the certification exam, this class will review:

  • Cloud computing and the IBM Cloud
  • IBM Cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service
  • IBM Cloud Platform-as-a-Service
  • Designing for the IBM Cloud

Participants should have:

  • An understanding of Cloud concepts
  • Knowledge about defining IT Cloud architecture needs
  • A working knowledge of IBM Cloud Service Management architecture
  • A working knowledge of IBM Cloud architecture principles and patterns
  • Working knowledge of designing a comprehensive IBM Cloud solution
  • Working knowledge of how to implement IBM Cloud Infrastructure concepts
  • Working knowledge of the various types of clouds and -as a service- offerings
  • Working knowledge of the cloud infrastructure technologies: systems, storage, security, networking, virtualization technologies, etc. (functional and non-functional requirements)

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