VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale Training [V6.7] (VSOS67)

VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale Training [V6.7]

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Course Overview:

VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale Training [V6.7] (VSOS67) – Hands-on

This five-day VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale Training [V6.7] (VSOS67) course will teach you advanced skills for configuring and maintaining a highly available and scalable virtual infrastructure. Through a mix of lecture and hands-on labs, with VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale Training [V6.7] (VSOS67), you will configure and optimize the VMware vSphere® 6.7 features that build a foundation for a truly scalable infrastructure, and you will discuss when and where these features have the greatest effect. This VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale Training [V6.7] (VSOS67) course will deepen your understanding of vSphere and how its advanced features and controls can benefit your organization.

Product Alignment

• ESXi 6.7
• vCenter Server 6.7

Customize It:

• If you are familiar with some aspects of this VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale Training [V6.7] course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
• We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale Training [V6.7] 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 vSphere: Optimize and Scale Training [V6.7] course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale Training [V6.7] course:

• Experienced system administrators, system engineers, and system integrators

Class Prerequisites:

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale Training [V6.7] course are:

• Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.7] (VSICM67) course
• Equivalent knowledge and administration experience with ESXi and vCenter Server
• Experience with working at the command line is highly recommended.

What You Will Learn:

Upon completing this VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale Training [V6.7] course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

• Configure and manage vSphere networking and storage for a large and sophisticated enterprise
• Use VMware vSphere® Client™, VMware vSphere® Web Client, and VMware vSphere® ESXi™ Shell to manage vSphere
• Create a content library for deploying virtual machines
• Use VMware vSphere® Auto Deploy™ and host profiles to provision VMware ESXi™ hosts and manage ESXi host compliance
• Monitor and analyze key performance indicators for compute, storage, and networking resources for ESXi hosts
• Optimize the performance of ESXi and VMware vCenter Server®
• Harden the vSphere environment against security threats
• Encrypt virtual machines for additional security

Certifications This course prepares you for the following certification:

• VMware Certified Professional 6.5 – Data Center Virtualization (VCP6.5-DCV)

VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale Training – Course Syllabus:

1 Course Introduction

Introductions and course logistics
Course objectives
Identify additional resources for after this course
Identify other VMware Education offerings

2 Network Scalability

Configure and manage vSphere distributed switches
Explain distributed switch features such as port mirroring, LACP, QoS tagging, and NetFlow

3 Storage Scalability

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
Configure VMware vSphere® Storage DRS™ and VMware vSphere® Storage I/O Control

4 Host and Management Scalability

Define and use content libraries
Describe and use host profiles
Describe and use VMware vSphere® ESXi™ Image Builder CLI and vSphere Auto Deploy

5 CPU Optimization

Explain the CPU scheduler operation, NUMA support, and other features that affect CPU performance
Use esxtop to monitor key CPU performance metrics

6 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

7 Storage Optimization

Describe storage queue types and other factors that affect storage performance
Use esxtop to monitor key storage performance metrics

8 Network Optimization
Explain the 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
Monitor VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™ resource usage

10 vSphere Security

Configure ESXi host access and authorization
Secure ESXi, vCenter Server, and virtual machines
Use VMware Certificate Authority to configure vSphere certificate management
Configure vSphere to encrypt virtual machines, core dumps and VMware vSphere® vMotion® migrations

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