Training VMware VSphere 5: Overview – 1 day

Class overview :

This hands-on training course introduces the most compelling features of VMware vSphere® 5, which is the foundational component of the cloud infrastructure suite of software from VMware®. This course demonstrates vSphere features that help reduce your IT costs while improving efficiency, availability, scalability, flexibility, and manageability.

Class goals :

By the end of the course, you will be able to explain vSphere 5.0 storage, network, and virtualization concepts and have hands-on experience with the following:

  • Using the VMware vSphere® Client™ to deploy and manage virtual machines
  • Using VMware vSphere® vMotion® to migrate live virtual machines
  • Using vSphere Storage vMotion to migrate live virtual machine data
  • Configuring ESXi clusters to automatically balance virtual machine workloads
  • Hierarchically allocating CPU and memory resources to specific business functions
  • Using vCenter Server alarms and performance graphs to actively monitor the datacenter

Content of VMware vSphere 5: Overview

Course Introduction

  • Understand the course goals
  • Understand the course objectives
  • Become familiar with the course outline

Virtual Infrastructure Overview

  • Describe server virtualization concepts
  • Identify vSphere components, including vCenter Server, ESXi,and the vSphere Client
  • View and describe virtual network and storage components
  • Learn to use the vSphere Client management interface

Creating Virtual Machines

  • Describe virtual machine virtual hardware components
  • Create and use templates to deploy virtual machines
  • Describe the functionality and benefits of installing VMware Tools on virtual machines
  • Automate guest operating system customization

Allocating Compute Resources to Business Functions

  • Describe CPU and memory resource management techniques used in ESXi
  • Use virtual machine resource controls to allocate CPU and memory resources
  • Use resources pools to hierarchically allocate CPU and memory resources

Migrating Virtual Machines

  • Describe the operation and benefits of vMotion and Storage vMotion
  • Use vMotion to migrate a live virtual machine
  • Use Storage vMotion to migrate a live virtual machine’s data

Balancing Virtual Machine Workloads

  • Describe the operation and scalability benefits of vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS)
  • Configure a DRS cluster and resource pools
  • Describe the operation and scalability benefits of Storage DRS
  • Configure a Storage DRS cluster
  • Describe the operation and cost benefits of vSphere Distributed Power Management

Monitoring the Virtual Datacenter

  • Describe vCenter Server monitoring capabilities, including performance graphs and alarms
  • Use performance graphs to monitor ESXi hosts
  • Configure ESXi host and virtual machine alarms

High Availability and Fault Tolerance

  • Describe the operation and availability benefits of vSphere High vailability
  • Configure a vSphere HA cluster
  • Describe the operation and availability benefits of VMware Fault Tolerance
  • Configure a virtual machine for fault tolerance

Extending VMware vSphere Capabilities

  • Discuss how different VMware products and features work together to reduce the costs and improve the efficiency, availability, flexibility, and manageability of your datacenter
VMware VSphere 5
Training VMware VSphere 5

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  • Type of training: Inter-company, intra-company and individual
  • 100% flexible & personalised training : You choose the place, the dates and the training program
  • Offer request : Response within 24 hours
  • 50% discount for SME’s from Brussels-Capital Region
  • Free parking, lunch & drinks
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