Training Spotlight: Advanced Administration & Performance Management (AAPM)

  • 14 March 2024
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Training Spotlight: Advanced Administration & Performance Management (AAPM)
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Discover the perfect training course to reach your career goals in this blog series, where we will highlight a variety of courses offered by Nutanix University.


At Nutanix University, we offer a variety of training courses designed around flexibility and freedom. No matter which stage of the hybrid multicloud journey you’re on, whether it’s learning basic fundamentals or optimizing your solution, we have the perfect course fit for your needs. 

Today, we will take a deep dive into our master-level course: Advanced Administration & Performance Management (AAPM).

What’s covered in AAPM? 

This course gives you a deeper understanding of the Nutanix platform to help you get the most out of your Nutanix solutions. It’s divided into six sections covering different aspects of your clusters:

  • Storage: Take a deep dive into AOS storage services, different aspects of Acropolis Distributed Storage, and more.
  • Networks: Learn how to optimize physical and virtual workloads, as well as how to implement Flow Virtual Networking and Virtual Private Clouds.
  • VMs: Learn about sizing the CVM and Prism Central VMs, alternate methods of provisioning, how to work with GPUs, and how to improve storage and network performance.
  • Security: Understand important features and how to use essential security products, such as Flow Security Central and Flow Network Security.
  • Analyzing Problems: Explore ways to monitor and identify health issues, network performance, VM performance, and cluster performance.
  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery: Learn about Nutanix data backup, web-scale data protection, protection from ransomware, self service restore, and third-party integrations. 




Here’s what a recent AAPM student had to say about the course: 

“I was able to get an in-depth knowledge of the important architecture and operation of Nutanix.”


Who should take it? 

AAPM is great for IT administrators and architects who want more in-depth knowledge of how to administer their Nutanix clusters. It’s also perfect for anyone who’s pursuing the Nutanix Certified Master - Multicloud Infrastructure (NCM-MCI) certification as it covers key objectives that are tested on the exam.

Delivery format 

  • 4-day virtual or in-person instructor-led
    • Comes with a free NCM-MCI exam voucher
  • 20-hour self-paced online (free)

👉 Learn more about AAPM and enroll

Stay tuned for future training spotlight features that will help you navigate the hybrid multicloud world.

Make sure to visit to find out about our other available courses.


This article was written by Karlie Beil, Sr. Customer Marketing Specialist. 


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