Cloud Administrator

PMI PDUs: 11 | Duration: 3 Days

Cloud Administrator Course Dates

Cloud Administrator


Certification: Cloud Credential Council Professional Cloud Administrator (PCA)
Duration: 3 Days’
PMI® PDUs: 11
Learning Formats:
Virtual Classroom: $1,895
Classroom: $1,895
Discount Pricing: Contact us for group discounted rates. We can deliver courses at one of our facilities or onsite at your location.

SKU: CLOUDA Category:



The 3-day Cloud Administrator course enables Network, Systems, and Database Administrators to effectively operate in the cloud. This 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) Exam provided by the Cloud Credential Council. The PCD is endorsed, recognized and supported by several key technology vendors and standards bodies.


The Cloud Administrator course will be of interest to:

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

At the end of this course, the participant will gain competencies in and be able to:

  • Understand Cloud Architecture Patterns, caching, restful services and session management, together with security and compliance fundamentals in cloud.
  • Apply and analyze knowledge about database integrations, messaging in cloud environment, and scalable coding.
  • Understand development monetization techniques and license models.
  • Apply knowledge about semantic web and ontologies

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.


Participants receive a copy of the classroom presentation material and the Participant Handbook.


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.


Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Cloud Provisioning and Administration

Federated controls and strategies for multiple cloud and non-cloud administration

PaaS Deployment, Administration and Security of Cloud-Enabled Platforms

Cloud Bursting

IaaS: Deployment of Virtual Clouds, Virtual DCs and Virtual Networks

PaaS Application Container Management Issues

Cloud Interoperability

IaaS: Virtual Storage Provisioning and Management

PaaS Cloud Broker Platforms

Strategic policy design for cloud usage and compliance

IaaS: Cloud Infrastructure Benchmarking

SaaS: Cloud service catalogues and application marketplaces

Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity strategies for Cloud

IaaS: Deployment Automation And Elastic Sizing Of Environments

SaaS: Multi-Tenant Data Management

Performance Measures, Monitoring and Optimization in Production

IaaS: Workload Definition

Certification Exam Preparation

Cloud Security Fundamentals

IaaS: VM Deployment And Maintenance Life Cycle

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