VMware vSphere: Skills for Operators [V6]

Course Details
Code:
EDU-VSO6
Tuition (USD):
$1,650.00 • Classroom (2 days)
$1,650.00 • Virtual (2 days)
GSA (USD):
$1,413.10 • Classroom (2 days)
$1,413.10 • Virtual (2 days)

Overview:

This two-day technical classroom training course is designed to help operators and administrators who create and manage virtual machines. By combining lecture and hands-on labs the course will help you gain the skills required to work effectively with VMware virtual machines. This course is based on VMware ESXi™ 6.0 and VMware vCenter Server™ 6.0. 
After completing this course, you may enroll in advanced VMware vSphere® courses. For advanced vSphere course options, go to http://www.vmware.com/education.
Overview:

This two-day technical classroom training course is designed to help operators and administrators who create and manage virtual machines. By combining lecture and hands-on labs the course will help you gain the skills required to work effectively with VMware virtual machines. This course is based on VMware ESXi™ 6.0 and VMware vCenter Server™ 6.0. 
After completing this course, you may enroll in advanced VMware vSphere® courses. For advanced vSphere course options, go to http://www.vmware.com/education.

Objectives:    

  • Describe virtualization, virtual machines, and vSphere components
  • Describe the concepts of server, network, storage, and desktop virtualization
  • Deploy, configure, clone, and manage virtual machines
  • Use vCenter Server to monitor virtual machine resource usage
  • Use VMware vSphere® vApp(s)™ to bundle and manage multiple interoperating virtual machines and software applications
  • Use VMware vSphere® vMotion® and VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion® to migrate virtual machines
  • Use VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™, VMware vSphere® High Availability, VMware  vSphere® Fault Tolerance, VMware vSphere® Data Protection™, and VMware vSphere® Replication™ to optimize the performance of your vSphere virtual environment
    
Intended Audience:    Technical professionals with system administration skills and operators responsible for managing virtual machines using ESXi and vCenter Server
    
Prerequisites:    
  • System administration experience on Microsoft, Linux, Solaris
  • Understanding of basic network and storage concepts
    
Outline:  
1. Course Introduction
  •     Introductions and course logistics
  •     Course goals and objectives
  •     Online vSphere resources
  •     Location of online vSphere documentation 
2. VMware Virtualization Overview
  •     Identify the differences between traditional and virtual architecture
  •     Identify the infrastructure components that can be virtualized
  •     Describe VMware virtualization concepts
  •     Describe the components of vSphere
  •     Describe the inventory objects managed by vSphere
  •     Identify the components of vCenter Server
 3. vSphere Client and vSphere Web Client
  •     Identify the differences between the VMware vSphere® Web Client and VMware vSphere® Client™ interfaces
  •     Access and navigate through the vSphere Web Client interface
  •     Use vSphere Web Client to monitor and manage vSphere objects
  •     Perform searches in vSphere Web Client
  •     Remove stored data from vSphere Web Client
  •     Apply roles and permissions to users and user groups
4. Creating and Managing Virtual Machines
  •     Create and manage virtual machines
  •     Install a guest operating system and VMware Tools™
  •     Explain how to use clones and templates to manage virtual machines
  •     Explain the importance of content libraries
  •     Configure virtual machines
  •     Manage virtual machines using snapshots
  •     Explain how raw device mapping (RDM) allows a virtual machine to directly access and use a storage device
5. Monitor Virtual Machine Resources
  •     Explain virtual machine resource monitoring concepts
  •     Monitor virtual machine resource usage using vCenter Server performance graphs and alarms
  •     Describe and monitor tasks
  •     Describe, monitor, and manage events
  •     Describe, monitor, manage, and acknowledge alarms
6. Using vSphere vApp(s)
  •     Describe  vApp(s)
  •     Explain the benefits of vApp(s)
  •     Create, edit, and manage a vApp
  •     Clone a vApp
  •     Manage the power status of a vApp
7. Migrating Virtual Machines
  •     Describe the types of migration
  •     Explain the importance of vSphere vMotion
  •     Identify the host and virtual machine requirements for vSphere vMotion
  •     Explain how to migrate virtual machines using vSphere vMotion
  •     Explain how to migrate storage with vSphere Storage vMotion
  •     Explain how to migrate virtual machines across virtual switches, vCenter Server systems, and long distances
8. Using vSphere for Scalability and Business Continuity
  •     Explain how vSphere DRS can be used to optimize the performance of the hosts and virtual machines in a cluster
  •     Explain how vSphere HA can be used to increase the availability of your virtual machines
  •     Explain how vSphere FT can be used for continuous availability of a virtual machine
  •     Explain how vSphere Data Protection and vSphere Replication can be used to replicate backup and restore data in your virtual environment

Course Details
Code:
EDU-VSO6
Tuition (USD):
$1,650.00 • Classroom (2 days)
$1,650.00 • Virtual (2 days)
GSA (USD):
$1,413.10 • Classroom (2 days)
$1,413.10 • Virtual (2 days)