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VMware vSphere Optimize & Scale: Performance & High Availability

Course Summary

Part 2 of 3 of the VMware vSphere Optimize and Scale (VCAP-DCA) series focuses on performance and high availability. VMware vExpert Jason Nash will teach you advanced skills for configuring and maintaining your own highly available and scalable virtual in

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    Course Syllabus

    ● Tuning vSphere Performance
        ◦ Types of Hypervisors
        ◦ CPU Virtualization Overhead
        ◦ Ready Time - CPU Overload
        ◦ Memory Contention
        ◦ Memory Virtualization Overhead
        ◦ Tune ESXi Storage Configuration
        ◦ Set Up Host Caching
    ● Optimizing Virtual Machines
        ◦ Virtual Machine Performance Considerations
        ◦ Virtual Machine CPU Optimizations
        ◦ VM Storage Configuration
        ◦ Requirements for HotAdd
        ◦ Common Virtual Machine Problems
        ◦ Optimizing Virtual Machines
    ● Advanced Distributed Resource Scheduling (DRS) Configurations
        ◦ Understanding DRS and DPM
        ◦ Virtual Machine Options
        ◦ Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS)
        ◦ Using Dynamic Power Management
        ◦ Dynamic Power Management (DPM)
        ◦ Enhanced vMotion Compatibility (EVC)
        ◦ Storage DRS
        ◦ Datastore Clusters and Storage DRS
    ● Monitoring vSphere Performance
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ About esxtop and resxtop
        ◦ Custom esxtop/resxtop Profiles
        ◦ esxtop and vCenter Performance Charts
        ◦ How to Capture Metrics Using Batch Mode
    ● Managing VMware High Availability
        ◦ High Availability Review
        ◦ Network Communication
        ◦ Calculate Host Failure Requirements
        ◦ VM Settings
        ◦ VMware High Availability
        ◦ Advanced Options
    ● Managing VMware Fault Tolerance
        ◦ What is Fault Tolerance?
        ◦ Fault Tolerance Requirements
        ◦ Using Fault Tolerance
    ● Using Host Profiles
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ Using Host Profiles
        ◦ Host Profiles
        ◦ Modify Answer Files
    ● Using Update Manager
        ◦ Reviewing Update Manager
        ◦ Update Manager Download Service
        ◦ vSphere Host Upgrade Steps
        ◦ Update Manager
        ◦ Configure Update Manager
        ◦ Create a Baseline and a Baseline Group
        ◦ Remediate Objects as Needed
    ● Configure and Inspect vSphere Log Files
        ◦ Generating vCenter and ESXi Log Bundles
        ◦ Log Files - vCenter
        ◦ Log Files - vSphere
        ◦ vCenter and vSphere Logs
        ◦ Installing the VMware Syslog Collector
        ◦ Installing the ESXi Dump Collector
        ◦ Syslog and Dump Collector


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USD 29

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1 - 4 hours / week

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