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VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale

////VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale

VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale

Course ID: VMVSOS67 5 Days
   

VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale

Overview

This five-day course teaches you advanced skills for configuring and maintaining a highly available and scalable virtual infrastructure. Through a mix of lecture and hands-on labs, you configure and optimize the VMware vSphere® 6.7 features that build a foundation for a truly scalable infrastructure, and you discuss when and where these features have the greatest effect. This course deepens your understanding of vSphere and how its advanced features and controls can benefit your organization.

Description

AUDIENCE

  • Experienced system administrators
  • System engineers
  • System integrators

Certification

VMware Certified Professional 6.5 – Data Center Virtualization (VCP6.5-DCV)

Exam

INVESTMENT

Instructor-led / Virtual Instructor-led

Singapore: SGD4,750
Malaysia: MYR11,160
Indonesia: IDR16,500,000
India: USD3,500

PREREQUISITES

You must complete one of the following prerequisites:
•  Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.7] course
•  Equivalent knowledge and administration experience with ESXi and vCenter Server

Experience with working at the command line is highly recommended.

OBJECTIVES

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Configure and manage vSphere 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
  • Create a content library for deploying virtual machines
  • Use VMware vSphere® Auto Deploy™ and host profiles to provision VMware ESXi™ hosts and manage ESXi host compliance
  • Monitor and analyze key performance indicators for compute, storage, and networking resources for ESXi hosts
  • Optimize the performance of ESXi and VMware vCenter Server®
  • Harden the vSphere environment against security threats
  • Encrypt virtual machines for additional security

COURSE CONTENT

Module 1: Course Introduction

•  Introductions and course logistics
•  Course objectives
•  Identify additional resources for after this course
•  Identify other VMware Education offerings

Module 2: Network Scalability

Configure and manage vSphere distributed switches
•  Describe how VMware vSphere® Network I/O Control enhances performance
•  Explain distributed switch features such as port mirroring, LACP, QoS tagging, and NetFlow

Module 3: Storage Scalability

•  Explain why VMware vSphere® VMFS is a high-performance, scalable file system
•  Explain VMware vSphere® Storage APIs – Array Integration, VMware vSphere® API for Storage Awareness™, and vSphere APIs for I/O Filtering
•  Configure and assign virtual machine storage policies
•  Create vSAN storage policies
•  Configure VMware vSphere® Storage DRS™ and VMware vSphere® Storage I/O Control

Module 4: Host and Management Scalability

•  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 and other features that affect CPU performance
•  Explain NUMA and vNUMA support
•  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 over committed
•  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: vCenter Server Performance Optimization

•  Describe the factors that influence vCenter Server performance
•  Use VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™ tools to monitor resource usage

Module 10: 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

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