(VOS) VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale Training

Level: Foundation

VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale is designed for experienced VMware vSphere® users. It teaches advanced skills for configuring and maintaining a highly available and scalable virtual infrastructure. Through a mix of lecture and hands-on labs, you will configure and optimize the vSphere features that build a foundation for a truly scalable infrastructure and discuss when and where these features have the greatest effect. Anyone who is ready to take their understanding of vSphere to a deeper level and learn how to use advanced features and controls will greatly benefit from this course. The course is based on VMware ESXi™ 6 and VMware vCenter Server™ 6.

Key Features of this VOS Training:

  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
  • Learning Tree end-of-course exam included

You Will Learn How 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

Note: About one-third of the! VM-VIWN course content is repeated in this course. The scalability topics in VMware vSphere 6.0: Fast Track (VVFT) are repeated in this course.

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  • 5-day instructor-led training course
  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
  • Learning Tree end-of-course exam included
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Important VOS Training Information

  • Requirements

    • Required prerequisites include completion of the following course:
    • Experience working at the command prompt is highly recommended.

VOS Training Outline

  • 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

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