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VMware vSphere 6.0: Optimize and Scale (VOS)

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VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale is also available in e-learning.

If you are interested in this course in version 5.5, please send an email to info@fastlaneus.com and we will help you get the course you are looking for.

About this Course

VM-VOS trains engineers and administrators to configure and optimize vSphere 6 applications. The infrastructure is intensely virtual and highly available. You can become an expert on configuring and managing in this course.

Through lectures and hands-on lab sessions, students will gain experience installing and configuring most of these features. After the hands-on sessions, classes will discuss when and where each feature has the greatest effect and why.

This course will take your vSphere knowledge to a deeper level. Graduates of this course gain an expert-level understanding of scalability and optimization techniques for vSphere 6. They can ultimately enhance their internal teams and their individual marketability with VM-VOS from Fast Lane.

Who should attend

  • System Administrator
  • Systems Engineer
  • Data Center Operations Professionals
  • Technology Professionals seeking ! certification

Class Prerequisites

Required prerequisites include completion of one of the following courses:

Experience working at the command prompt is highly recommended.

What You Will Learn

Upon successful completion of this course and it's labs you 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
  • 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

Outline: VMware vSphere 6.0: Optimize and Scale (VOS)

Module 1: Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
  • Additional resources

Module 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

Module 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

Module 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 tools

Module 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

Module 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

Module 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

Module 8: Storage Optimization

  • Diagnose storage access problems
  • Configure VMware vSphere® Flash Read Cache™
  • Monitor key storage performance metrics
  • Troubleshoot common storage performance problems

Module 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

Module 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

Module 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

Module 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
Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

Price
  • Canada: CAD 5,820
  • VMware Training Credits: 45 VTC
Dates and Booking
Online Training

Duration 5 days

Price
  • Canada: CAD 5,820
  • VMware Training Credits: 45 VTC
Dates and Booking
 
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