VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale v7.x

Learn the advanced skills to configure and maintain a scalable virtual infrastructure.
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  • Duration: 5 days
  • Regular price: $6,015
  • Preferential price: $5,230

Course outline

Duration : 5 days

This five-day 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 7 features that build a foundation for a truly scalable infrastructure, and you discuss when and where these features have the greatest effect.

Attend this course to deepen your understanding of vSphere and learn how its advanced features and controls can benefit your organization

Audience

Experienced system administrators, system engineers, and system integrators.

Prerequisites

Equivalent knowledge and administration experience with ESXi and vCenter Server.

VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage V7.0

Objectives

  • Configure and manage vSphere networking and storage for a large and sophisticated enterprise
  • Use VMware vSphere Client to manage certificates
  • Use Identity Federation to configure VMware vCenter Server to use Microsoft ADFS
  • Use VMware vSphere Trust Authority to secure the infrastructure for encrypted VMs
  • Use host profiles to manage VMware ESXi host compliance
  • Create and manage a content library for deploying virtual machines
  • Manage VM resource usage with resource pools
  • Monitor and analyze key performance indicators for compute, storage, and networking resources for ESXi
    hosts
  • Optimize the performance of ESXi and VMware vCenter Server
  • Discuss the purpose and capabilities of VMware vSphere with Kubernetes and how it fits into the VMware
    Tanzu portfolio

Contents

Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

Network Scalability

  • Configure and manage vSphere distributed switches
  • Describe how VMware vSphere Network I/O Control enhances performance
  • Explain distributed switch features such as port mirroring and NetFlow

Storage Scalability

  • Explain why VMware vSphere VMFS is a high-performance, scalable file system
  • 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
  • Create VMware vSAN storage policies
  • Configure VMware vSphere Storage DRS and VMware vSphere Storage I/O Control
  • Discuss vSphere support for NVMe and iSER

Host and Management Scalability

  • Use the vSphere Client to manage vSphere certificates
  • Describe identity federation and recognize its use cases
  • Configure identity federation
  • Describe the benefits and use cases of vSphere Trust Authority
  • Configure vSphere Trust Authority
  • Use host profiles to manage ESXi configuration compliance
  • Manage and update VM templates in content libraries
  • Create and manage resource pools in a cluster

CPU Optimization

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

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

Storage Optimization

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

Network Optimization

  • Explain performance features of network adapters
  • Explain the performance features of vSphere networking
  • Use esxtop to monitor key network performance metrics

vCenter Server Performance Optimization

  • Describe the factors that influence vCenter Server performance
  • Use VMware vCenter Server Appliance tools to monitor resource use

Introduction to vSphere with Kubernetes

  • Differentiate between containers and virtual machines
  • Identify the parts of a container system
  • Recognize the basic architecture of Kubernetes
  • Describe a basic Kubernetes workflow
  • Describe the purpose of vSphere with Kubernetes and how it fits into the VMware Tanzu portfolio
  • Explain the vSphere with Kubernetes supervisor cluster
  • Describe the Tanzu Kubernetes Grid service

Surround yourself with the best

Khalil Ben Fadhel
Khalil Ben Fadhel
Trainer, Data Science - AI
Khalil is an artificial intelligence expert working at Leap Conseil. Thanks to its extensive expertise in the managing and conducting artificial intelligence projects, Khalil has co-worked with several public and private sector organizations to carry out innovative projects.
Fazil Chouakri
Fazil Chouakri
VP Technology, Coach and Trainer
Fazil is a coach and trainer with solid experience in the field, which allows him to combine the practical and the theoretical to meet his students’ needs.
Philippe Paradis
Philippe Paradis
Certified Trainer and IT Consultant
Obsessed with the quality of services he provides and the solutions he develops, Philippe always makes sure he delivers more than what people expect, all while ensuring a pleasant learning experience.
Michel Laporte
Michel Laporte
Trainer and IT consultant
Michel possesses the ability to translate needs into IT solutions. His mission is to help his clients surf the ceaselessly accelerating technology wave.
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