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This five-day 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.

Attend this course to deepen your understanding of vSphere and learn how its advanced features and controls can benefit your organization. As an exclusive benefit, those who articipate in this course will receive additional premium recorded lecture material on vSphere security.

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

• 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 external identity sources
• 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 in the vSphere environment, including vCenter Server
Experienced system administrators, system engineers, and system integrators
You must meet one of the following 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.
Course Modules

1 Course Introduction

• Introductions and course logistics
• Course objectives

2 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

3 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 AwarenessTM, and vSphere APIs for I/O filtering
• Configure and assign virtual machine storage policies
• Create VMware vSANTM storage policies
• Recognize components of the VMware vSphere® Virtual VolumesTMarchitecture
• Configure VMware vSphere® Storage DRSTM and VMware vSphere® Storage I/O Control

4 Host and Management Scalability

• Use the vSphere Client to manage vSphere certificates
• Describe identity federation and recognize its use cases
• Configure identity federation to allow vCenter Server to use external identity provider
• Describe the benefits and use cases of vSphere Trust Authority
• Configure vSphere Trust Authority
• Use host profiles to manage ESXi configuration compliance
• Create a local content library and subscribe to a published content library
• Deploy VMs from a content library
• Create and manage resource pools in a cluster
• Describe how scalable shares work

5 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

6 Memory Optimization

• Explain ballooning, memory compression, transparent page sharing, and host-swapping techniques for memory reclamation when memory is overcommitted
• Use esxtop to monitor key memory performance metrics

7 Storage Optimization

• Describe storage queue types and other factors that affect storage performance
• Discuss vSphere support for NVMe and iSER technologies
• Use esxtop to monitor key storage performance metrics

8 Network Optimization

• Explain performance features of network adapters
• Explain the performance features of vSphere networking
• Use esxtop to monitor key network performance metrics

9 vCenter Server Performance Optimization
• Describe the factors that influence vCenter Server performance
• Use VMware vCenter® Server ApplianceTM tools to monitor resource use

Audience

  • Systems Engineers
  • System Integrators
  • System Administrators

Public Program Schedule

Course Name Duration Brochure Location Schedule Enroll
VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale V7 5 Days 0 Register

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FAQ

  • If I have a VCA level certification, do I still have to take the required course for the VCP level ?
  • How do I redeem VMware Training and Consulting Credits?
  • What are the class room timings?
  • How does a live-online class differ from a standard classroom delivery?
  • When and where can I write exam? What is validity of exam voucher?
  • Who would be the trainer?
  • What do I get as part of training and is the training practical?
  • How do I pay?
  • What are your cancellation & refund policy?

Yes. VCA certification does not count towards the VCP requirements. You will still need to complete a qualifying course and pass the relevant exam(s).

VMware Consulting and Training Credits are pre-paid services dollars which can be redeemed for any combination of VMware packaged consulting, custom consulting or training. Credits provide customers with the flexibility to allocate budget for services and use the services when needed. To redeem credits for education classes, follow the standard registration process. When the payment question comes up, select pay with PSO credits. More information will be provided by contacting our representative.

Class timings are 9:30 am to 5:30 pm(IST)

Our live online classes are conducted in the same manner as our classroom classes, using the same manuals and lab equipment. Just as in our classroom classes, each online student is assigned a set of remote lab equipment including an ESXi host and various pre-configured Virtual machines, as the specific class they are attending requires. The students connect to the lab environment using Microsoft’s Remote Display Protocol (RDP) in order to perform the lab exercises. The vast majority of our online students find the class experience equivalent to or better than a classroom delivered class.

Exams can be taken in any PearsonVUE centres in India. Validity is 1 year from date of purchase.

All our trainers are VMware Certified Instructors. Our representatives will share the trainer profile once you start interacting with them.

Class will be 50:50 mixture of theory and practical. You will get class id, labs soft copy of courseware and participation certificate from VMware.

We accept all modes of payment. If you are being nominated by your organization, your organization need to release PO before the course start date. If you are an individual you can pay through credit / debit cards, online transfer (RTGS/NEFT) to our account 7 days prior to the course start date

  • In a highly unlikely event of cancellation of batch from our end, we shall refund 100% that is paid by you. If client choose to cancel for any reasons, below is the terms
  • If you cancel or reschedule your registration 5 or more calendar days before the scheduled start date of the class – No cancellation charges
  • If you cancel or reschedule your registration less than 5 calendar days before the scheduled start date of the class – cancellation charges 100% of the course fee
  • If you do not show up for the event, or cancel on the day of the event - cancellation charges 100% of the course fee

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