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VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V7] Training

This VMware VSphere course 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® 7 features that build a foundation for a truly scalable infrastructure, and you discuss when and where these features have the greatest effect.

Course Details

Duration

5 days

Prerequisites

  • Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V7] course
  • Equivalent knowledge and administration experience with ESXi and vCenter Server
  • Experience with working at the command line is highly recommended.

Target Audience

Experienced system administrators, system engineers, and system integrators

Skills Gained

  • Configure and manage vSphere networking and storage for a large and sophisticated enterprise
  • Use VMware vSphere® Client™ to manage certificates
  • Use Identity Federation to configure VMware vCenter Server® to use Microsoft ADFS
  • Use VMware vSphere® Trust Authority™ to secure the infrastructure for encrypted VMs
  • Use host profiles to manage VMware ESXi™ host compliance
  • Create and manage a content library for deploying virtual machines
  • Manage VM resource usage with resource pools
  • Monitor and analyze key performance indicators for compute, storage, and networking resources for ESXi hosts
  • Optimize the performance of ESXi and VMware vCenter Server®
  • Discuss the purpose and capabilities of VMware vSphere® with Kubernetes and how it fits into the VMware Tanzu™ portfolio
Course Outline
  • 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 and NetFlow
  • 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 VMware vSAN™ storage policies
    • Configure VMware vSphere® Storage DRS™ and VMware vSphere® Storage I/O Control
    • Discuss vSphere support for NVMe and iSER
  • Host and Management Scalability
    • Use the vSphere Client to manage vSphere certificates
    • Describe identity federation and recognize its use cases
    • Configure identity federation
    • Describe the benefits and use cases of vSphere Trust Authority
    • Configure vSphere Trust Authority
    • Use host profiles to manage ESXi configuration compliance
    • Manage and update VM templates in content libraries
    • Create and manage resource pools in a cluster
  • 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 metrics
  • Memory Optimization
    • Explain ballooning, memory compression, and host-swapping techniques for memory reclamation when memory is overcommitted
    • Use esxtop to monitor key memory performance metrics
  • Storage Optimization
    • Describe storage queue types and other factors that affect storage performance
    • Use esxtop to monitor key storage performance metrics
  • Network Optimization
    • Explain performance features of network adapters
    • Explain the performance features of vSphere networking
    • Use esxtop to monitor key network performance metrics
  • vCenter Server Performance Optimization
    • Describe the factors that influence vCenter Server performance
    • Use VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™ tools to monitor resource use
  • Introduction to vSphere with Kubernetes
    • Differentiate between containers and virtual machines
    • Identify the parts of a container system
    • Recognize the basic architecture of Kubernetes
    • Describe a basic Kubernetes workflow
    • Describe the purpose of vSphere with Kubernetes and how it fits into the VMware Tanzu portfolio
    • Explain the vSphere with Kubernetes supervisor cluster
    • Describe the Tanzu Kubernetes Grid service
  • Product Alignment
    • ESXi 7
    • vCenter Server 7
Upcoming Course Dates
USD $4,625
Online Virtual Class
Guaranteed to Run
Date: Jun 3 - 7, 2024
Time: 9 AM - 5 PM ET
Partner Registration

The course you are registering for is being delivered by our sister company - ExitCertified. All logistics related to course delivery will be managed by the ExitCertified team. If you have a dedicated Web Age representative, please feel to reach out to them with any questions/concerns you may have.

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USD $4,625
Online Virtual Class
Scheduled
Date: Jun 24 - 28, 2024
Time: 9 AM - 5 PM ET
Partner Registration

The course you are registering for is being delivered by our sister company - ExitCertified. All logistics related to course delivery will be managed by the ExitCertified team. If you have a dedicated Web Age representative, please feel to reach out to them with any questions/concerns you may have.

You'll now be redirected to https://www.exitcertified.com to complete the enrollment process.