VMware vSphere: What's New [V5.5 to V6] On Demand - EDU-VSWN6-EL

  • Duration:2.00 Days
  •      Price:1700.00 USD

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VMware vSphere: What’s New is a hands-on training course that explores the newest features and enhancements in VMware vCenter Server™ 6 and VMware ESXi™ 6. Real-world use case deployment scenarios, hands-on lab exercises, and lecture material teach the skills you need to effectively implement and configure VMware vSphere® 6. This class is recommended for customers who want to deploy vSphere 6 into their existing vSphere environment.Students who complete this course will be prepared for more advanced vSphere 6 courses, available at www.vmware.com/education.

Audience: vSphere administrators, systems engineers and operators who have attended vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage V5.x or have the equivalent experience.

Available Languages: English (US)

Subjects: VMware

Course Detail:

1.Course Introduction
Introductions and course logistics
Course goals and objectives
Online vSphere resources
Location of online vSphere documentation
2.Introduction to vSphere 6
Discuss vSphere 6 feature enhancements
Describe how vRealize Operations Manager is used to manage the software-defined data center
3.Install and Upgrade
Discuss the differences between vSphere 5.5 and vSphere 6 installation process.
Confirm the system requirements for each component of vSphere 6
Determine which vCenter Server deployment mode is required.
Discuss the vSphere 6 upgrade process
Discuss vSphere 6 installation media
Determine the correct database option for various deployment scenarios of vSphere 6
4.Compute Enhancements
Discuss the enhancements to vSphere 6 scalability and performance
Discuss the additional features to support hot-plug and SMART solid-state drives
Discuss the improvements to lockdown settings
Discuss how virtual hardware 11 extends virtual machine resource configurations
Discuss how hot-add memory is distributed across NUMA nodes in vSphere 6

5.Management Enhancements
Discuss VMware vCenter™ Single Sign-On™ authentication process
Discuss new features of vSphere 6 Certificate Authority
Discuss certificate-based guest authorization
Discuss how ESXi hosts and vCenter Server communicate securely over SSL
Describe changes for ESXi certificate replacement
Discuss upgrading the vSphere License Service
License ESXi 6 and vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client
6.Storage Enhancements
Discuss VMware vSphere® API for Storage Awareness™
Configure storage-based policies
Discuss share reservations and file locking
Discuss the benefits and effects of NFS 4.1 with vSphere.
Discuss Kerberos and Remote Procedure Call (RPC) header authentication
7.Network Enhancements
Work with Network I/O Control
Upgrade Network I/O Control to version 3
Enable network resource management on a vSphere distributed switch
Configure bandwidth allocation for system and virtual machine traffic based on shares, reservations, and limits
Discuss how IPv6 is supported in the vSphere 6 release

8.Availability Enhancements
Discuss enhancements made to vSphere vMotion
Migrate virtual machine across vCenter Server instances by using vSphere vMotion
Discuss the multiprocessor fault tolerance features and symmetric multiprocessing (SMP) capabilities in vSphere 6
Discuss the benefits of VMware vCloud® Air™
Describe how vCloud Air integrates with vSphere 6

Pre-Requisite Text:
vSphere 5.5 knowledge equivalent to attending vSphere Install, Configure, Manage [V5.x] and system administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems

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