VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale (v6.7)
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VMware vSphere: Optimize & Scale [V6.7] is a five-day course that 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..
AUDIENCE AND PREREQUISITES
- Experienced system administrators
- Systems engineers
- System integrators
The knowledge and skills that a learner should have before attending this course are as follows:
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
* All VMware course registrations are completely non-transferrable and may not be rescheduled for a different date once the student's registration has been received by VTEC. Student will be responsible for payment if a registration is submitted, even if a class is not taken. Please consider this policy when registering for a specific date. All VMware courses are non-refundable and do not qualify for VTEC's "free refresher"policy. Courseware & Labs included.
This course is subject to a minimum enrollment and may run as a live on line, virtual session as a result. Please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Course 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 This course prepares you for the following certification: VMware Certified Professional 6.5 – Data Center Virtualization (VCP6.5-DCV)Module 1: Course Introduction Introductions and course logistics Course objectives Identify additional resources for after this course Identify other VMware Education OfferingsModule 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 NetFlowModule 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 ControlModule 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 DeployModule 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 metricsModule 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 metricsModule 7: Storage Optimization Describe storage queue types and other factors that affect storage performance Use esxtop to monitor key storage performance metricsModule 8: Network Optimization Explain the performance features of network adapters Explain the performance features of vSphere networking Use esxtop to monitor key network performance metricsModule 9: vCenter Server Performance Optimization Describe the factors that influence vCenter Server performance Use VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™ tools to monitor resource usageModule 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® migrationsCourse 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 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 he highly available and optimized for performanceLesson 1: Course Introduction Introductions and course logistics Course Objectives Additional resources for after this course Other VMware Education Offerings