VMware vCenter Operations Manager: Analyze and Predict Training (VCOPS)

VMware vCenter Operations Manager: Analyze and Predict Training

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Course Overview:

VMware vCenter Operations Manager: Analyze and Predict Training hands-on

VMware vCenter Operations Manager: Analyze and Predict Training is an automated operations management solution that provides integrated performance, capacity, and configuration management for highly virtualized and cloud infrastructure. VMware vCenter Operations Manager is purpose-built for VMware administrators to more effectively manage the performance of their VMware environments as they move to the private cloud.

Students of our VMware vCenter Operations Manager: Analyze and Predict course will receive the following key benefits:

Learn how to get actionable intelligence to automate manual operations processes
Increase your management visibility across infrastructure and applications for rapid problem resolution
Ensure optimal resource utilization for cloud infrastructure performance
Learn about the vCenter Operations Manager feature changes that can be used to manage policy and groups
Learn the integration USE cases where vCenter Operations Manager can be used to perform enterprise group management
Facilitate your company’s journey to the managing clouds

Customize It:

• If you are familiar with some aspects of this VMware vCenter Operations Manager: Analyze and Predict Training course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
• We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the VMware vCenter Operations Manager: Analyze and Predict Training course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
• If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the VMware vCenter Operations Manager: Analyze and Predict Training course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this VMware vCenter Operations Manager: Analyze and Predict Training course:

• Data Center Engineers
• Data Center Operations Professionals
• Cloud Administrators
• System Administrators
• System Integrators/Partners

Related Courses:

VMware Site Recovery Manager: Install Configure Manage Training [V6.1]
VMware vCenter Configuration Manager: Install, Configure, Manage Training [V5.7]

Prerequisites:

• Hands-on experience administering vSphere 5 deployments is required
• Completion of VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage (Version 6.0) (VICM) is recommended

What You Will Learn:

The target audience for this VMware vCenter Operations Manager: Analyze and Predict Training course:

• Understand major and minor badges and their underlying metrics.
• Use these badges to find root causes of common operational issues in a vSphere environment.
• Perform capacity management and what-if analyses.
• Use the Operations tab, the Planning tab, the Alerts tab, the Analysis tab, and the Reports tab.
• Navigate the vCenter Operations Manager 5.0 user interface.
• Use heat maps and create a custom heat map.
• Use smart alerts to detect system issues.
• Articulate the use case for the new policy structure in vCenter Operations Manager and how it can be used to define configuration settings for objects in a vSphere environment.
• Work with groups to classify virtual objects in logical and business-related structures and how to apply them to policies.
• Define new use cases based on the optimized integration with VMware® vCenter™ Operations Management Suite™ products like VMware® vCenter Configuration Manager™, VMware® vFabric™ Hyperic®, VMware® vCenter™ Infrastructure Navigator™, and other adapters.

VMware vCenter Operations Manager: Analyze and Predict Training – Course Syllabus:

Module 1: Course Introduction

Introductions and course logistics
Course objectives

Module 2: Introduction to VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite

Understand the role of operations management in the cloud era
Understand the vCenter Operations Management Suite and its packaging

Module 3: Architecture and Concepts

Understand the data collection methodology of the vCenter Operations Manager architecture
Learn how vCenter Operations Manager collects data
Master the main components of the dashboard view
Navigate the objects tree and understand the badge pane

Module 4: Working with Dashboards and Badges

Understand the functions of major and minor badges
Use the Health major badge
Use the Risk major badge
Use the Efficiency major badge
Use the Operations tab to navigate to details

Module 5: Analyzing with Heat Maps

Work with predefined and custom heatmaps through the Analysis tab

Module 6: Working with Smart Alerts

Configure and use smart alerts
Set up email notifications

Module 7: Working with Capacity Planning and Reports

Schedule, use, and export predefined capacity management reports
Perform what-if analyses

Module 8: Installing and Configuring vCenter Operations Manager

Understand and meet preinstallation requirements
Install vCenter Operations Manager
Configure vCenter Operations Manager to gather data from its environment

Module 9: VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite Update

Discuss the VMware management suite solution and products
List the key components and capabilities of vCenter Operations Management Suite
Describe the main features available in each of the vCenter Operations Management Suite products and editions

Module 10: VMware vCenter Operations Manager v5.6 Changes

Discuss configuration of policies and groups
Identify basic use cases and benefits from using policies and groups
Make changes to the vCenter Operations Manager 5.6 configurations
Explain changes to badges, metrics, and reports in version 5.6 of vCenter Operations Manager

Module 11: Integration with Other VMware Products

Identify use cases for the integration of additional vCenter Operations Management Suite products
Discuss integration with vCenter Operations Manager for group management
Learn about new dashboard badges in vCenter Operations Manager

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