Installing and Managing Google Cloud's Apigee API Platform for Private Cloud (IMAPIPC) – Outline

Detailed Course Outline

The course includes presentations, demonstrations, and hands-on labs.

Module 1: Architecture

  • Familiarize with Apigee product capabilities and its place in the enterprise architecture.
  • Gain understanding of Apigee technology stack.
  • Gain basic understanding to Apache Cassandra capabilities and how they are leveraged by Apigee platform.
  • Gain detail understanding of Apigee terminology and organizational structure.
  • Explore topology design options.

Module 2: Installation

  • Discuss installation planning.
  • Understand installation dependencies.
  • Gain detail understanding of and practice installation process.
  • Discuss post installation tasks and recurrent activities recommended for the platform.
  • Discuss uninstall process, how it works and when to use it.

Module 3: Developer Portal Installation

  • Discuss the role of Apigee Developer Portal.
  • Discuss recommended practices for hosting.
  • Discuss software distribution and installation process.

Module 4: Management

  • Discuss platform operations capabilities and recommended practices.
  • Discuss the role of Management API and how it is leveraged by platform and users of it.
  • Gain understanding of API deployment process.
  • Gain understanding of Apigee analytics.
  • Discuss infrastructure operations capabilities and recommended practices.

Module 5: Security

  • Discuss Apigee capabilities to secure API traffic.
  • Understand how to configure TLS critical path components and user facing interfaces.

Module 6: Upgrade

  • Discuss upgrade planning recommended practices.
  • Discuss upgrade prerequisites and how to validate them.
  • Discuss and practice upgrade process.
  • Discuss rollback scenarios and rollback process.

Module 7: Capacity Planning and Scaling

  • Understand scenarios and recommended practices for capacity planning.
  • Understand how to scale up/down physical and logical capacity.
  • Understand how to add individual components, extend clusters and add new regions.

Module 8: Monitoring

  • Discuss recommended practices for monitoring.
  • Understand how to monitor individual components.
  • Discuss the role of synthetic transactions monitoring.
  • Discuss recommended practices for API monitoring.

Module 9: Troubleshooting

  • Discuss failure scenarios and troubleshooting practices.
  • Understand Apigee support model.