VMWare

PREREQUISITE:
Participants in this training course must have the following criteria to adopt learning more effectively:

  • System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems
  • Background knowledge or overview of concepts presented in the VMware Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals course for VCA-DCV certification

COURSE OVERVIEW:
MITS continues to deliver high quality and certified VMWare training program designed to validate and acknowledge IT professionals with the technical knowledge and skills and real-world experience required to effectively install, control, execute and support VMWare products, solutions and services.

With the emerging demand for IT professionals with VMWare skills, it is important for professionals to distinguish themselves in the market by equipping their career with the necessary training and certification that validates their technical abilities. MITS offers a comprehensive training program that is carefully and effectively aligned to highlight your career.

Our VMWare coursework features a wide array of hands-on training that focuses on installing, controlling, and managing VMWare vSphere 6, as it includes VMWare ESXi 6 and VMWare vCenter Server 6. This seminar will give participants a solid understanding of how to manage avSphere architecture for an organization of any size.

MITS’ unique training course is handled by the experts who possess VMWare Certified Instructors (VCIs) with VMWare Authorized Courseware. An intensive learning activities are prepared to be utilized throughout the course training, reinforcing topics and improve knowledge retention. These learning activities include open ended questions from the instructor to the participants, relating questions and expressing opinions, engaging group activities, open or closed questions, and thorough group discussions. MITS provides participants with an interactive learning practices that are based on sound adult learning theories.

COURSE CURRICULUM:

  1. Software-Defined Data Center
    • Introduce Components of the Software-Defined Data Center
    • Location of vSphere in a Cloud architecture
    • Install and Make use of vSphere Client
    • Overview of ESXi
  2. Creating Virtual Machines
    • Overview of Virtual Machines, Virtual Machine Hardware, and Virtual Machine Files
    • Design and operate with Virtual Machines
  3. vCenter Server
    • Introduction of the vCenter Server Architecture
    • Adopt and adapt vCenter Server Appliance
    • Install and make use of vSphere Web Client
    • Control and direct vCenter Server Inventory Objects and Licenses
    • Interpret the Benefits of Enhanced vMotion Compatibility
  4. Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks
    • Build and manage Standard Switches
    • Innovate Standard Switch Properties
    • Design Virtual Switch Load-Balancing Algorithms
    • Design, Build and Manage vSphere Distributed Switches, Network Connections, and Port Groups
  5. Configuring and Managing Virtual Storage
    • Introduction of Storage Protocols and Storage Device Names
    • Describe and Associate ESXi with iSCSI, NFS, and Fibre Channel Storage
    • Build and Control VMware vSphere VMFS Data stores
    • Introduction of VMware Virtual SAN
  6. Virtual Machine Management
    • Make Use of Templates and Cloning to Execute Virtual Machines
    • Change and Control Virtual Machines
    • Execute vSphere vMotion and vSphere Storage vMotion Migrations
    • Build and Control Virtual Machine Snapshots
    • Create a vApp
    • Introduction to the Different Kinds of Content Libraries and Proper Way of Deploying and Applying Them
  7. Resource Management and Monitoring
    • Introduction to Virtual CPU and Memory Concepts
    • Create and Manage Resource Pools
    • Ways for Maximizing CPU and Memory Usage
    • Adapt vCenter Server Performance Graphs and Alarms to Monitor Resource Usage
    • Design and Control Alarms to Report Certain Conditions or Events
    • Introduction to vRealize Operations Manager for Data Center Assessment, Monitoring and Management
  8. vSphere HA and vSphere Fault Tolerance
    • Interpret the vSphere HA Infrastructure
    • Create and Control a vSphere HA Cluster
    • Adapt vSphere HA Advanced Parameters
    • Introduction to vSphere Fault Tolerance
    • Allow vSphere Fault Tolerance on Virtual Machines
    • Introduction to vSphere Replication
    • Adapt vSphere Data Protection to Back Up and Restore Data
  9. Host Flexibility
    • Understanding Functions of a vSphere DRS Cluster
    • Create and Control a vSphere DRS Cluster
    • Operate with Affinity and Anti-Affinity Policies
    • Adapt Interdependence between vSphere HA and vSphere DRS
  10. Sphere Update Manager and Host Maintenance
    • Adapt vSphere Update Manager to Control ESXi Patching
    • Install vSphere Update Manager and the vSphere Update Manager Plug-In
    • Produce Patch Baselines
    • Adapt Host Profiles to Control ESXi Configuration Compliance
    • Scan and Remediate Hosts
  11. Installing VMware Components
    • ESXi Installation
    • Boot-from-SAN Credentials
    • Introduction to vCenter Server Execution Options
    • vCenter Server Hardware, Software, and Database Requirements
    • Installation of vCenter Server Appliance and a vCenter Server Instance

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:
At the end of the training program, participants will be able to gain an understanding of the functionality in vSphere 6, as well as the following proactive learnings to their career and organization:

  • Software-defined data center
  • Execute an ESXi host and build virtual machines
  • vCenter Server infrastructure
  • Deploy a vCenter Server instance or VMware vCenter Server Appliance
  • Adapt vCenter Server to control an ESXi host
  • Configure virtual networks with vSphere standard switches
  • Adapt vCenter Server to control and direct different types of host storage
  • Control virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots
  • Create a vApp
  • Make use of the content library
  • Transfer virtual machines with VMware vSphere vMotion
  • Make use of VMware vSphere Storage vMotion in transferring virtual machine storage
  • Assess resource usage and control resource pools
  • Adapt VMware vRealize Operations Manager to detect and provide solutions to issues using analytics and alerts
  • Administer VMware vSphere High Availability and VMware vSphere Fault Tolerance
  • Make use of VMware vSphere Replication and VMware vSphere Data Protection to replicate virtual machines and perform data recovery
  • Make use of VMware vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler clusters to improve host flexibility
  • Make use of vSphere distributed switches to improve network flexibility
  • Adapt VMware vSphere Update Manager to apply patches
  • Execute basic troubleshooting of ESXi hosts, virtual machines, and vCenter Server operations

WHO NEEDS TO TAKE THIS COURSE:
This course is applicable and is an advantage to the following professionals:

  • System administrators
  • Systems engineers
  • Operators responsible for ESXi and vCenter Server
  • Or, Individuals seeking the VMware Certified Professional – Data Center Virtualization (VCP6-DCV) certification

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