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    VMware vSphere - Optimize and Scale

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    14 Jan 201918 Jan 2019 VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6] Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu & Fri 09:30-16:30 1Paisley Campus £600.00   Sign Up for this course
    08 Apr 201912 Apr 2019 VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6] Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu & Fri 09:30-16:30 1Paisley Campus £600.00   Sign Up for this course

    After completing VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6], students will be able to:

    • Configure and manage ESXi networking and storage for a large and sophisticated enterprise
    • Manage changes to the vSphere environment
    • Optimise 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

    Audience:
    Experienced system administrators, Systems engineers, System integrators

    Prerequisites:
    VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [5.5 or 6] or equivalent knowledge and administration experience with ESXi and vCenter Server.
    Experience working at the command prompt is highly recommended.

    Content:
    Module 1: Course Introduction, references and resources

    Module 2: Describe the features and benefits of VMware Platform Services Controller™; Configure ESXi host access and authorization; Secure ESXi, vCenter Server, and virtual machines; Upgrade ESXi and vCenter Server instances

    Module 3: 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

    Module 4: Review the vSphere performance troubleshooting methodology; Explain software and hardware virtualization techniques and their effects on performance; Use vSphere performance monitoring tools

    Module 5: 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

    Module 6: 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

    Module 7: 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

    Module 8: Diagnose storage access problems; Configure VMware vSphere® Flash Read Cache™; Monitor key storage performance metrics; Troubleshoot common storage performance problems

    Module 9: Explain the CPU scheduler operation, NUMA support, and other features that affect CPU performance; Monitor key CPU performance metrics; Troubleshoot common CPU performance problems

    Module 10: 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

    Module 11: 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

    Module 12: Describe and use host profiles; Define and use content libraries; Use VMware vSphere® PowerCLI™; Use Virtual Machine Converter; Use VMware vSphere® ESXi™ Image Builder CLI and vSphere Auto Deploy

    Currently Scheduled Courses

    Short Courses

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    14 Jan 201918 Jan 2019 VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6] Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu & Fri 09:30-16:30 1Paisley Campus £600.00   Sign Up for this course
    18 Mar 201922 Mar 2019 VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.5] Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu & Fri 09:30-16:30 1Paisley Campus £600.00   Sign Up for this course
    08 Apr 201912 Apr 2019 VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6] Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu & Fri 09:30-16:30 1Paisley Campus £600.00   Sign Up for this course

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