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VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6.5]

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National Business Training - Computer Training

Course Summary

This five-day course will teach you advanced skills for configuring and maintaining a highly available and scalable virtual infrastructure. Through a mix of lecture and hands-on labs, you will configure and optimize the vSphere features that build a foundation for a truly scalable infrastructure, and you will discuss when and where these features have the greatest effect. Anyone who is ready to take their understanding of vSphere to a deeper level and learn how to use advanced features and controls will greatly benefit from this course.

Course Schedule

    • This course is not currently scheduled. Call 919-595-8200 or email info@nationalbusinesstraining.com for dates or private training.
  • S - ScheduledGTR - Guaranteed to Run

Course Outline

  1. Course Introduction
    • Introductions and course logistics
    • Course objectives
    • Identify additional resources for after this course
    • Identify other VMware Education offerings
  2. Network Scalability
    • Configure and manage vSphere distributed switches
    • Explain distributed switch features such as port mirroring, LACP, QoS tagging, and NetFlow
  3. Storage Scalability
    • Explain vSphere storage APIs for array integration and storage awareness
    • Configure and assign virtual machine storage policies
    • Configure VMware vSphere® Storage DRS™ and VMware vSphere® Storage I/O Control
    • Create and use virtual volumes in vSphere
  4. Host and Management Scalability
    • Explain the uses of VMware vCenter® Converter™
    • Define and use content libraries
    • Describe and use host profiles
    • Describe and use VMware vSphere® ESXi™ Image Builder CLI and vSphere Auto Deploy
  5. CPU Optimization
    • Explain the CPU scheduler operation, NUMA support, and other features that affect CPU performance
    • Use esxtop to monitor key CPU performance metrics
  6. Memory Optimization
    • Explain ballooning, memory compression, and host-swapping techniques for memory reclamation when memory is overcommitted
    • Use esxtop to monitor key memory performance metrics
  7. Storage Optimization
    • Describe factors that affect storage performance
    • Use esxtop to monitor key storage performance metrics
  8. Network Optimization
    • Explain the performance features of network adapters
    • Explain the performance features of vSphere networking
    • Use esxtop to monitor key network performance metrics
  9. Analyzing vSphere
    • Explain how Proactive DRS enhances virtual machine availability
    • Use vRealize Log Insight to identify and troubleshoot issues
  10. vCenter Server Availability and Performance
    • Explain the native high availability feature of vCenter Server and VMware Platform Services Controller™
    • Configure vCenter Server and Platform Services Controller high availability
    • Understand what factors influence vCenter Server performance
  11. vSphere Security
    • Configure ESXi host access and authorization
    • Secure ESXi, vCenter Server, and virtual machines
    • Use VMware Certificate Authority to configure vSphere certificate management
    • Configure vSphere to encrypt virtual machines, core dumps, and VMware vSphere® vMotion®

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
•  Configure and manage ESXi networking and storage for a large and sophisticated enterprise
•  Manage changes to the vSphere environment
•  Optimize the performance of all vSphere components
•  Harden the vSphere environment against security threats
•  Use VMware vSphere® Client™, VMware vSphere® Web Client, and VMware vSphere® ESXi™ Shell to
manage vSphere
•  Use VMware vSphere® Auto Deploy™ to provision ESXi hosts
•  Use VMware vRealize® Log Insight™ to monitor system logs
•  Deploy VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™ to be highly available and optimized for performance

Certifications
This course prepares you for the following certification:
•  VMware Certified Professional 6 – Data Center Virtualization (VCP6-DCV)

 

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