Become a Hybrid Cloud Engineer

Be at the forefront of cloud technology by learning how to design and deploy hybrid cloud infrastructure and applications.
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  • Prerequisites
    Experience working with command line and virtual machines

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What You Will Learn


Hybrid Cloud Engineer

This Nanodegree program, built in collaboration with experts from Nutanix, a leader in the cutting-edge field of hyperconverged infrastructure software, takes cloud technology and data-center professionals on an in-depth journey into the design, deployment, and management of infrastructure and applications together on the Hybrid Cloud. Master the concepts you need to transform how your IT teams manage applications and support the business.

This Nanodegree program takes cloud technology and data-center professionals on an in-depth journey into the design, deployment, and management of infrastructure and applications together on the Hybrid Cloud.

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3 months to complete

Prerequisite Knowledge

Experience working with command line and virtual machinesSee detailed requirements.

  • Modern Private Cloud Infrastructure

    Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) converges the entire datacenter stack. This course dives into the role of a hybrid cloud engineer and how to use HCI using Nutanix’s Prism web console to configure the different components of a private cloud cluster. We discuss the importance of security and how to manage virtual machines, including data protection, risk calculation and creating backups. By the end of this course, students will be able to deploy and manage private cloud workloads using best practices and industry standards.

    Private Cloud Web Application Infrastructure
  • On-Premises Private Cloud Automation

    In this course, we will cover various tools and features that Nutanix provides to eliminate the process of manually operating infrastructure while extending up the stack to incorporate applications and maintenance operations. You will discover how Nutanix Prism Central eliminates IT intervention in performing repetitive, laborious tasks with Nutanix Calm automation to deliver simple, repeatable, and automated management of application creation, self-service consumption, and governance.

    Private Cloud SaaS: Three-Tier Web Application
  • Public and Hybrid Cloud Management

    This course will teach you how to augment the automation you've previously created in the program to use the public cloud in a hybrid manner. By the end of this course, you will be able to extend your blueprint into the public cloud and will have a clearer understanding of how to architect and manage hybrid cloud workloads.

    Hybrid Cloud SaaS: Three-Tier Web Application

All Our Programs Include

Real-world projects from industry experts

Real-world projects from industry experts

With real world projects and immersive content built in partnership with top tier companies, you’ll master the tech skills companies want.
Technical mentor support

Technical mentor support

Our knowledgeable mentors guide your learning and are focused on answering your questions, motivating you and keeping you on track.
Personal career coach and career services

Personal career coach and career services

You’ll have access to career coaching sessions, interview prep advice, and resume and online professional profile reviews to help you grow in your career.
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Flexible learning program

Get a custom learning plan tailored to fit your busy life. Learn at your own pace and reach your personal goals on the schedule that works best for you.
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Why should I enroll?
    Cloud technology is rapidly advancing and changing the way we do business. Nearly 90% of companies rely on cloud computing, and spending on cloud services is estimated to have hit $97 billion last year. As companies continue investing in cloud migration, Hybrid Cloud has emerged as the secure, flexible solution that many large and midsize companies are choosing. As a result, the demand for engineers who can build and maintain hybrid solutions is growing rapidly! That’s why Udacity teamed up with Nutanix, the industry leader in hybrid cloud infrastructure software, to build the Hybrid Cloud Engineer Nanodegree Program.

    In this program, you will work at the forefront of cloud technology, designing and deploying the cloud infrastructure solutions preferred by large and midsize companies across industries. You’ll focus on building the skills needed to navigate the Nutanix Hyper-converged infrastructure platform, design a hybrid application deployment, translate infrastructure requirements into a CALM blueprint, and more. By the end of the program, you'll have a portfolio of three projects that demonstrates your skill designing and deploying hybrid cloud applications.
  • What jobs will this program prepare me for?
    Companies are hiring Hybrid Cloud professionals for roles such as Hybrid Cloud Engineer, Cloud Systems Engineer, Cloud Architect, Cloud Infrastructure Engineer, Solutions Engineer, Systems Integration Engineer, Cloud DevOps Engineer, Software Engineer, Cloud Services Software Engineer, and more.
  • How do I know if this program is right for me?
    This Nanodegree program is a great choice for experienced IT professionals or developers looking to advance their career - whether your background is with on-premise data centers and you're looking to gain knowledge of cloud infrastructure, or you're already familiar with cloud services but want to add on-premise solutions to your toolkit, the Hyrbid Cloud Engineer Nanodegree Program will teach you what you need to transform how your IT teams manage applications and support the business.
  • Do I need to apply? What are the admission criteria?
    There is no application. This Nanodegree program accepts everyone, regardless of experience and specific background.
  • What are the prerequisites for enrollment?
    We recommend that students have prior experience with command line on Linux or Windows, and comfort using Virtual Machines, either in an on-premise or public cloud context.
  • If I do not meet the requirements to enroll, what should I do?
    Udacity's Intro to Cloud Computing course is a great way to brush up on foundational Cloud concepts. If you're looking to develop your programming skills, our Intro to Programming and Full Stack Web Developer Nanodegree programs would be the best pathway to take.
  • How is this Nanodegree program structured?
    The Hybrid Cloud Engineer Nanodegree program is comprised of content and curriculum to support three projects. Once you subscribe to a Nanodegree program, you will have access to the content and services for the length of time specified by your subscription. We estimate that students can complete the program in three months, working 5-10 hours per week.

    Each project will be reviewed by the Udacity reviewer network. Feedback will be provided and if you do not pass the project, you will be asked to resubmit the project until it passes.
  • How long is this Nanodegree program?
    Access to this Nanodegree program runs for the length of time specified in the payment card above. If you do not graduate within that time period, you will continue learning with month to month payments. See the Terms of Use and FAQs for other policies regarding the terms of access to our Nanodegree programs.
  • Can I switch my start date? Can I get a refund?
    Please see the Udacity Program Terms of Use and FAQs for policies on enrollment in our programs.
What hardware, software, and versions will I need in this program?
  • What software and versions will I need for this program?
    For this Nanodegree program, you will need a desktop or laptop computer running recent versions of Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux, and an unmetered broadband Internet connection. There are no additional hardware or software requirements for this program, other than those outlined on Udacity's general Technology Requirements page.