VMware vSphere: Optimize & Scale V6

Overview

This advanced, intensive training course, for experienced VMware® vSphere® personnel, teaches advanced skills for configuring and maintaining a highly available and scalable virtual infrastructure. The course is based on VMware ESXi™ 5.1 and VMware vCenter Server™ 5.1.

This course prepares the student for the VMware Certified Advanced Professional – Data Center Administration [V5] certification (VCAP5-DCA). Completion of this course also satisfies the prerequisite for taking the VMware Certified Professional 5 exam.

Days:

Course Code:

5

VSOS

Pre-Requisites
  • Willingness to participate in a demanding, high-intensity training experience
  • Comfort with system administration using command-line interfaces
  • Attendance of one of the following courses:
    • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure & Manage (VSICM)
    • VMware vSphere: What’s New (VMWN)
    • VMware vSphere: Fast Track (VSFT)
Content
  • Module 1 – Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
  • Module 2 – VMware Management Resources
    • Configure VMware vSphere® Management Assistant (vMA)
    • Understand the esxcli and vicfg commands
    • Configure ESXi Tech Support Mode and ssh access
    • Understand important ESXi and vCenter Server log files
    • Configure a centralized ESXi log host

    Module 3 – Performance in a Virtualized Environment

    • Understand the vSphere performance troubleshooting methodology
    • Understand software and hardware virtualization techniques and their impact on performance

    Module 4 – Network Scalability

    • Create, configure, and manage vNetwork Distributed Switches
    • Migrate from standard to distributed vswitches
    • Use the command-line for network configuration
    • Understand vSphere IPv6, SNMP, NetQueue, DirectPath I/O
    • Employ PVLANs and Network I/O Control

    Module 5 – Network Performance Troubleshooting

    • Configure and use a traffic sniffer
    • Understand performance features of network adapters
    • Monitor key network performance metrics
    • Troubleshoot common network performance problems

    Module 6 – Storage Scalability

    • Configure storage multipathing
    • Understand VAAI and VASA
    • Explain policy-driven storage
    • Add a storage policy to a virtual machine storage profile
    • Describe Storage DRS operation
    • Configure Storage DRS and Storage I/O Control

    Module 7 – Storage Connectivity and Performance Troubleshooting

    • Diagnose storage access problems
    • Understand how storage protocols, VMware vStorage VMFS configuration, load balancing, and queuing affect performance
    • Monitor key storage performance metrics
    • Troubleshoot common storage performance problems

    Module 8 – Host and Management Scalability

    • Use Host Profiles to manage ESXi configuration compliance
    • Use vCenter Server Linked Mode to manage multiple vCenter Server inventories
    • Configure and manage Distributed Power Management
    • Understand vSphere PowerCLI and customize scripts
    • Use vSphere Auto Deploy to provision ESXi hosts · Use Image Builder to create an ESXi installation image

    Module 9 – CPU Performance

    • Understand CPU scheduler and other features that impact CPU performance
    • Monitor key CPU performance metrics
    • Troubleshoot common CPU performance problems

    Module 10 – Memory Performance

    • Understand memory reclamation techniques and overcommitment
    • Monitor key memory performance metrics
    • Troubleshoot common CPU performance problems

    Module 11 – VM and Cluster Performance and Troubleshooting

    • Understand performance guidelines for DRS clusters, resource pools, and resource allocation settings
    • Troubleshoot virtual-machine power-on failures
    • Troubleshoot DRS and HA cluster errors
Objectives

At the end of the course, you should be able to do the following:

  • Configure and manage ESXi networking and storage for the large and sophisticated enterprise.
  • Manage changes to the vSphere environment.
  • Optimize the performance of vSphere components.
  • Troubleshoot faults and identify their root causes.
  • Use a command-line interface and the vSphere Management Assistant to manage vSphere.
  • Use vSphere Auto Deploy to provision ESXi hosts.
Target Audience

Experienced System Administators and System Integrators

Certification

This course prepares the student for the VMware Certified Advanced Professional – Data Center Administration [V5] certification (VCAP5-DCA). Completion of this course also satisfies the prerequisite for taking the VMware Certified Professional 5 exam.

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VM Ware Certifications in Dubai
VSOS VMware vSphere: Optimize & Scale V6 5
Dec
9
2018

Dubai
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