VMware Certified vSphere: Optimize and Scale Training

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This course teaches advanced skills for configuring and maintaining a highly available and scalable virtual infrastructure.

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Course Description

Overview

This 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 5.5 and VMware vCenter Server 5.5.

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

Objective

At the end of vSphere: Optimize and Scale training course, participants will be able to:

  • 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
  • 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
  • Note: About one-third of the VMware vSphere: What's New V5.5 course content is repeated in this course. The scalability topics in VMware vSphere: Fast Track are repeated in this course.

Suggested Audience -

  • Experienced system administrators
  • Systems engineers
  • System integrators

Duration - 5 Days

Prerequisites

  • Completion of one of the following courses:
  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage V5.5 - tVMware vSphere: What's New V5.5 - tVMware vSphere: Fast Track - t
  • Or equivalent knowledge and administration experience with ESXi and vCenter Server
  • Experience working at the command prompt is highly recommended.

Course Curriculum

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  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
  • Deploy and configure vSphere Management Assistant
  • Configure ESXi technical support mode and SSH access
  • Use the esxcli, vicfg, and vmware-cmd commands
  • Review ESXi and vCenter Server log files
  • Review the vSphere performance troubleshooting methodology
  • Explain software and hardware virtualization techniques and their effects on performance
  • Use vSphere performance monitoring tools
  • Create, configure, and manage vSphere distributed switches
  • Migrate virtual machines from standard switches to distributed switches
  • Explain distributed switch features such as private VLANs, VMware vSphere Network I/O Control, port mirroring, LACP, QoS tagging, and NetFlow
  • 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
  • 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
  • Diagnose storage access problems
  • Explain how storage protocols, VMware vSphere VMFS configuration, load balancing, and queuing affect performance
  • Configure vSphere Flash Read Cache
  • Monitor key storage performance metrics
  • Use vSphere Management Assistant to manage virtual storage
  • Troubleshoot common storage performance problems
  • Explain the CPU scheduler operation, NUMA support, and other features that affect CPU performance
  • Monitor key CPU performance metrics
  • Troubleshoot common CPU performance problems
  • 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
  • Describe performance guidelines for virtual machines, resource allocation settings, VMware vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler clusters, resource pools, and VMware vSphere High Availability admission control policies
  • Troubleshoot virtual machine power-on failures
  • Troubleshoot vSphere cluster problems
  • Explain VMware vSphere Distributed Power Management
  • Use Host Profiles to manage ESXi configuration compliance
  • Use VMware vSphere PowerCLI to perform vSphere administrative tasks
  • Use Image Builder to create an ESXi installation image
  • Use vSphere Auto Deploy to provision ESXi hosts

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This class is intended for participants with some prior exposure to the technology and are now looking to build up their expertise on the topic.

On successful completion of the course, participants will be eligible to sit of the related certification exam (see course overview). All participants receive a course completion certificate, demonstrating their expertise on the subject.

Total duration of the online, live instructor led sessions. Sessions are typically delivered as short lectures (2-hrs weekdays/3-hrs weekends) and detailed hands-on guidance.

Expected offline lab work hours that participants will need to complete and submit to the trainer, during and after the instructor-led online sessions.

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  3. All courseware, including session recordings, will always be available to access to you for future reference and rework.

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