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VMware

Description

Delivery Methods
• Instructor-led training
• Live-online
• Onsite training


Course Duration
• Five days of instructor-led training
• 60% lecture, 40% hands-on lab


Target Audience
• Experienced system administrators
• Systems engineers
• System integrators

Course Suitability
☒ Administrator
☒ Engineer
☒ Advanced
☒ Professional

Prerequisites
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.

Course Overview


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 course is based on VMware ESXi™ 6 and VMware vCenter Server™ 6.
Note: This course is based on beta software.

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
• Troubleshoot operational faults and identify their root causes
• Use VMware vSphere® ESXi™ Shell and VMware vSphere® Management Assistant to manage vSphere
• Use VMware vSphere® Auto Deploy™ to provision ESXi hosts
Course Modules
1.- Course Introduction
• Introductions and course logistics
• Course objectives
• Additional resources

2.- VMware Management Resources
• Understand the purpose of VMware vSphere® Command-Line Interface commands
• Discuss options for running vSphere CLI commands
• Deploy and configure vSphere Management Assistant
• Use vmware-cmd for virtual machine operations

3.- vSphere Security
• Describe the features and benefits of the Platform Services Controller
• Configure ESXi host access and authorization
• Secure ESXi, vCenter Server, and virtual machines

4.- Performance in a Virtualized Environment
• Review the vSphere performance troubleshooting methodology
• Explain software and hardware virtualization techniques and their effects on performance
• Use vSphere performance monitoring tolos

5.- Network Scalability
• Create, configure, and manage vSphere distributed switches
• Migrate virtual machines from standard switches to distributed switches
• Explain distributed switch features such as port mirroring, LACP, QoS tagging, and NetFlow

6.- Network Performance Troubleshooting
• Explain the performance features of network adapters
• Explain the performance features of vSphere networking
• Monitor key network performance metrics
• Use vSphere Management Assistant to manage virtual network configurations
• Troubleshoot common network performance problems

7.- 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

8.- Storage Optimization
• Diagnose storage access problems
• Configure VMware vSphere® Flash Read Cache™
• Monitor key storage performance metrics
• Troubleshoot common storage performance problems

9.- CPU Performance
• Explain the CPU scheduler operation, NUMA support, and other features that affect CPU performance
• Monitor key CPU performance metrics
• Troubleshoot common CPU performance problems

10.- Memory Performance
• Explain ballooning, memory compression, and host swapping techniques for memory reclamation when memory is overcommitted
• Monitor key memory performance metrics
• Troubleshoot common memory performance problems

11.- Virtual Machine and Cluster Optimization
• Describe guidelines for optimizing virtual machine configuration
• Discuss how vGPU usage affects virtual machine performance
• Discuss guidelines for using resource allocation settings
• Discuss guidelines for using resource pools
• Discuss guidelines for using vSphere DRS clusters
• Troubleshoot common vSphere cluster problems

12.- Host and Management Scalability
• Describe and use host profiles
• Define and use content libraries
• Upgrade ESXi and vCenter Server instances
• Use VMware vSphere® PowerCLI™
• Use Virtual Machine Converter
• Use VMware vSphere® ESXi™ Image Builder CLI and vSphere Auto Deploy

 

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