Virtual ClassroomLearning Style
5 DaysCourse Duration
About Individual Course:
About this course:
VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale is designed for experienced VMware vSphere users. It teaches 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 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.
The average salary for Vmware Administrator is $79,168 per year.
After completing this course students will be able to:
- Configure and manage VMware ESXi™ networking and storage for a large and sophisticated enterprise
- Use VMware vSphere® Client™, VMware vSphere® Web Client, and VMware vSphere® ESXi™ Shell to manage vSphere
- Use VMware vSphere® Auto Deploy™ and host profiles to provision ESXi hosts
- Optimize the performance of all vSphere components
- Use VMware vRealize® Log Insight™ to monitor system logs
- Deploy VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™ to be highly available and optimized for performance
- Migrate a Windows vCenter Server system to vCenter Server Appliance 6.5
- Harden the vSphere environment against security threats
- Encrypt virtual machines for additional security
Completion of one of the following courses:
- VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [5.5 or 6]
- VMware vSphere: Fast Track
- Or equivalent knowledge and administration experience with ESXi and vCenter Server
- Experience working at the command prompt is highly recommended
Virtual Instructed-Led Outline
- Module 1: Course Introduction
- Introductions and course logistics
- Course objectives
- Identify additional resources for after this course
- Identify other VMware Education offerings
- Describe the user interfaces available in vSphere 6.5
- Module 2: Network Scalability
- Configure and manage vSphere distributed switches
- Explain distributed switch features such as port mirroring, LACP, QoS tagging, and NetFlow
- Module 3: Storage Scalability
- Explain VMware vSphere® Storage APIs - Array Integration and VMware vSphere® API for 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
- Module 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
- Module 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
- Module 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
- Module 7: Storage Optimization
- Describe storage queue types and other factors that affect storage performance
- Use esxtop to monitor key storage performance metrics
- Module 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
- Module 9: Analyzing vSphere
- Explain how Proactive DRS enhances virtual machine availability
- Use vRealize Log Insight to identify and troubleshoot issues
- Module 10: vCenter Server Availability and Performance
- Describe the high availability options for vCenter Server and VMware Platform Services Controller™
- Describe and use VMware vCenter Server® High Availability
- Identify the factors that influence vCenter Server performance
- Migrate a Windows vCenter Server 5.5 system to vCenter Server Appliance 6.5
- Module 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® migrations
|Learning Style||Virtual Classroom|
|Course Duration||5 Days|
|VPA Eligible||VPA Eligible|
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