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Explore the features that build a foundation for a truly scalable infrastructure. This 5-day intensive course takes participants from introductory to advanced VMware vSphere 7 management skills. Building on the installation and configuration content from our best-selling course, students will also develop advanced skills needed to manage and maintain a highly available and scalable virtual infrastructure. Through a mix of lecture and hands-on labs, students will install, configure and manage vSphere 7. Participants will explore the features that build a foundation for a truly scalable infrastructure and discuss when and where these features have the greatest effect. This course prepares learners to administer a vSphere infrastructure for an organization of any size using vSphere 7, which includes VMware ESXi 7 and VMware vCenter Server 7. Prerequisites for this more intense course recommends system administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems. Note: attendance of this course meets the training requirement to achieve the following certification:

  • VMware Certified Professional – Data Center Virtualization (VCP-DCV)

VMware Vision: The Essential, Ubiquitous Digital Foundation! The recent release of VMware Sphere 7 represents the most significant enhancements to vSphere in over a decade! vSphere 7, available through VMware Cloud Foundation, extends native support for Kubernetes.

What is new?  vSphere 7 now powers the computing environment for modern applications and business critical applications. Applications can now be deployed using any combination of virtual machines, containers, and Kubernetes.

What does it mean for your operations?  You can run containers and virtual machines on the same vSphere platform you use today, with just a simple software upgrade to vSphere 7.  New vSphere 7 release capabilities are focused on significantly improving developer and operator productivity, regardless of whether you are running containers. Other critical capabilities offered with vSphere 7 include:

  • Simplified, Automated Lifecycle Management across Software and Hardware
  • Intrinsic Security and Control in a Policy-Driven Model, Application Acceleration across Virtual Machines
  • Streamlined Development with built-in Kubernetes APIs (via Tanzu Kubernetes Grid)
  • Centralized Control of Cloud infrastructure via API Access to All Core Services

Target Audience
System Administrators and System Engineers

What You'll Learn

  • Describe the software-defined data center (SDDC)
  • Explain the vSphere components and their function in the infrastructure
  • Install and configure VMware ESXi™ hosts
  • Deploy and configure VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™
  • Use VMware vSphere® Client™ to manage the vCenter Server inventory and the vCenter Server configuration
  • Manage, monitor, back up, and protect vCenter Server Appliance
  • Create virtual networks with vSphere standard switches
  • Describe the storage technologies supported by vSphere
  • Configure virtual storage using iSCSI and NFS storage
  • Create and manage VMware vSphere® VMFS datastores
  • Use the vSphere Client to create virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots
  • Create a content library and deploy virtual machines from templates in the library
  • Manage virtual machine resource use and manage resource pools
  • Migrate virtual machines with VMware vSphere® vMotion® and VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion®
  • Create and manage a vSphere cluster that is enabled with VMware vSphere® High Availability and VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™
  • Create virtual networks with VMware vSphere® Distributed Switch™ and enable distributed switch features
  • Discuss solutions for managing the vSphere life cycle
  • Use VMware vSphere® Lifecycle Manager™ to apply patches and perform upgrades to ESXi hosts and virtual machines
  • Use host profiles to manage ESXi configuration compliance
  • Describe how vSphere storage APIs help storage systems integrate with vSphere
  • Configure and use virtual machine storage policies
  • Discuss the purpose and capabilities of VMware vSphere® with Kubernetes and how it fits into the VMware Tanzu™ portfolio

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  • Course Number vSFT
  • Course Length 5 days
  • Course Fee $6,475.00
  • Delivery Format vILT (Instructor Led; Virtual LIVE Online; Remote Training)
  • Course Topic Certification
  • Vendor VMware
  • Technology vSphere / ESXi / vCenter

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