Optimize and Scale [V6.7]

Session Detail:    Classroom, Virtual 30 Days

This 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® 6.7 features that build a foundation for a truly scalable infrastructure, and you discuss when and where these features have the greatest effect. This course deepens your understanding of vSphere and how its advanced features and controls can benefit your organization.This 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® 6.7 features that build a foundation for a truly scalable infrastructure, and you discuss when and where these features have the greatest effect. This course deepens your understanding of vSphere and how its advanced features and controls can benefit your organization.

This course is also available in an Instructor-Led Training (ILT) format.

Prerequisites

You must complete one of the following prerequisites:

  • Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.7] course
  • Equivalent knowledge and administration experience with ESXi and vCenter Server

Experience with working at the command line is highly recommended

Who Can Benefit

Experienced system administrators, system engineers, and system integrators

Session Outline

Class Outline

Module 1: Course Introduction

  • Lesson 1: Introductions and course logistics
  • Lesson 2: Course objectives
  • Lesson 3: Identify additional resources for after this course
  • Lesson 4: Identify other VMware Education offerings

Module 2: Network Scalability

  • Lesson 1: Configure and manage vSphere distributed switches
  • Lesson 2: Describe how VMware vSphere® Network I/O Control enhances performance
  • Lesson 3: Explain distributed switch features such as port mirroring, LACP, QoS tagging, and NetFlow

Module 3: Storage Scalability

  • Lesson 1: Explain why VMware vSphere® VMFS is a high-performance, scalable file system
  • Lesson 2: Explain VMware vSphere® Storage APIs – Array Integration, VMware vSphere® API for Storage Awareness™, and vSphere APIs for I/O Filtering
  • Lesson 3: Configure and assign virtual machine storage policies
  • Lesson 4: Create vSAN storage policies
  • Lesson 5: Configure VMware vSphere® Storage DRS™ and VMware vSphere® Storage I/O Control

Module 4: Host and Management Scalability

  • Lesson 1: Define and use content libraries
  • Lesson 2: Describe and use host profiles
  • Lesson 3: Describe and use VMware vSphere® ESXi™ Image Builder CLI and vSphere Auto Deploy

Module 5: CPU Optimization

  • Lesson 1: Explain the CPU scheduler operation and other features that affect CPU performance
  • Lesson 2: Explain NUMA and vNUMA support
  • Lesson 3: Use esxtop to monitor key CPU performance metrics

Module 6: Memory Optimization

  • Lesson 1: Explain ballooning, memory compression, and host-swapping techniques for memory reclamation when memory is overcommitted
  • Lesson 2: Use esxtop to monitor key memory performance metrics

Module 7: Storage Optimization

  • Lesson 1: Describe storage queue types and other factors that affect storage performance
  • Lesson 2: Use esxtop to monitor key storage performance metrics

Module 8: Network Optimization

  • Lesson 1: Explain the performance features of network adapters
  • Lesson 2: Explain the performance features of vSphere networking
  • Lesson 3: Use esxtop to monitor key network performance metrics

Module 9: vCenter Server Performance Optimization

  • Lesson 1: Describe the factors that influence vCenter Server performance
  • Lesson 2: Monitor VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™ resource usage

Module 10: vSphere Security

  • Lesson 1: Configure ESXi host access and authorization
  • Lesson 2: Secure ESXi, vCenter Server, and virtual machines
  • Lesson 3: Use VMware Certificate Authority to configure vSphere certificate management
  • Lesson 4: Configure vSphere to encrypt virtual machines, core dumps and VMware vSphere® vMotion® migrations

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Optimize and Scale [V6.7]

30 Days
Classroom, Virtual

$4,625.00

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