WEEKEND – 5

DAYS – SAT & SUN

DURATION OF CLASS : 7-8 Hrs

 

 Module 15:

Deep-Dive into vMotion Architecture and Its Benefits

  • What is vMotion and Why do we need it
  • Customer Use case and Benefits of vMotion Features in Virtualization Environment
  • Deep-Dive into vMotion Architecture and Its Components 
  • Understanding vMotion Prerequisites and Characteristics like CPU model, Shared Storage, Network config etc..
  • Understanding Checkpoint Infrastructure and Iterative Copy Mechanism in Detail to achieve vMotion
  • Technical overview of vMotion features like multi-NIC vMotion and SDPS
  • vMotion Design Considerations in Real World Environment
  • Discussion on possible Reasons for vMotion Failures and its causes

Module 16 :

Deep-Dive into Storage vMotion and Its Benefits

  • What is Storage vMotion and Why do we need it
  • Customer Use cases and Benefits of Storage vMotion features in Virtualization Environment
  •  Deep-Dive into Storage vMotion Architecture and Its Components
  •  Understanding Storage vMotion Prerequisites and Characteristics
  • Technical Overview of CBT, Data-Mover and Mirror Module to achieve Storage vMotion
  • Storage vMotion Design considerations in Real-World Environment
  •  Discussion on Possible Reasons for Storage vMotion Failure and Its causes

LAB PRACTICE – 11 :

Performing vMotion and Storage vMotion

  • Creating Datacenter and adding at least two host to DC
  • Meeting all the pre-requisites of vMotion like shared storage, vmknic, same CPU model etc. 
  • Hosting Test VMs into Shared Storage 
  • Performing Virtual Machine Migration using vCenter Server in Lab Environment
  • Meeting all the pre-requisites of Storage vMotion 
  • Performing Storage vMotion using vCenter Server in Lab environment

 

Module 17:

Understanding Memory Management Concepts

  • Technical Overview of ESXi Memory Virtualization Basics
  • Discussing VMware challenges to reclaim memory freed by Guest OS
  • Deep-Dive into ESXi Memory Reclamation Techniques
  • Understanding ESXi Memory Balloning concepts and Its implementation
  • Technical Overview of Memory compression and Swap Memory 
  • Understanding ESXi Memory Stats Counters populated in vCenter Server
  • Understanding CPU affinity and Anti Affinity Rules
  • Troubleshooting ESXi Memory Management issues and Common Mistakes by Admin
  • Understanding differences between Active, Consumed, Host Memory, Overhead memory, Granted memory etc..

 Module 18:

Deep-Dive into Reservation, Shares and Limits

  • Technical Overview of ESXi Resource Consumers, Resource Providers, Resource Pools
  • Why do we need Resource Control and How to achieve it in ESXi Environment
  • Understanding ESXi CPU & Memory Reservations, Shares and limits and Its implementation
  • How VMware ESXi achieves CPU and Memory Overcommittment
  • What is Resource Pools and Why do Resource Pools are so important in ESXi Environment
  • Understanding NUMA Architecture and How NUMA works in ESXi

LAB PRACTICE -12 :

Configuring Reservation, Shares & Limits  

  • Create Resource Pools and Add VMs to Resource Pools 
  • Configure Memory Reservation, Share and Limits on VMs
  • Simulate Memory and CPU contention on VMs using Membusy & cpubusy tools
  • Understanding Memory and CPU contention statistics counter using esxtop
  • Brief overview of Resource Pool Level Reservation and Its Implications
  • Explore vCenter Server Performance graphs to measure Host Memory and CPU contention

WEEKEND – 6

DAYS – SAT & SUN

DURATION OF CLASS : 7-8 Hrs

 

 Module 19:

Deep-Dive into HA Architecture and Its Implementation

  • Technical Overiview of vSphere HA availability and Its Benefits
  • What is required for HA to work and Its Feature enhancements 
  • Understanding High Availability agents like Hostd Agent, vpxa and vpxd
  • Difference between Master and Slave agents & Isolated and Partitioned
  • Technical overview of Host Isolation Response and Split Brain Scenarios
  • Understanding Datastore Heartbeats and how does it add more resiliency
  • Deep-Dive into various HA admission control policies 

Module 20 :

Deep-Dive into vSphere DRS and Its Implementation

  • What is vSphere DRS and Why do we need it
  • Understanding DRS cluster configuration and Its Automation level settings
  • Understanding EVC mode in DRS cluster and How to configure it
  • Deep-Dive into DRS recommendations and how it is invoked
  • Cost Benefit and Risk Analysis of DRS Scheduler and Its recommendations
  • Technical overview of DPM and Its use case
  • Best Practices for vSphere DRS Deployment and Troubleshooting  issues

LAB PRACTICE – 13 :

Configuring HA Cluster 

  • Creating & configuring HA clusters
  • Add ESXi Hosts to Cluster
  • Configuring Host Isolation Response and Detection
  • Configuring Network and Datastore heartbeats for failure detection
  • Configuring Host Isolation Response in HA cluster
  • Enabling Admission control policy and verifying it
  • Enabling HA application and VM monitoring 

 

Module 21:

Best Practices for vSphere HA and DRS

  • Analyzing common mistakes made while configuring HA and DRS
  • Real-customer case study of vSphere HA and DRS functionality
  • Best Practices for vSphere HA and DRS configuration
  • Understanding Resource pool Resource allocation settings
  • The Resource Pool PriorityPie Paradox
  • Expandable reservation and Resource Pool Reservation
  • Virtual Machine Automation Level & VM monitoring implementation details
  • Technical overview of Storage DRS and its recommendation algorithm

 Module 22:

vSphere Fault Tolerance Architecture and Its Benefits

  • What is Fault Tolerance and How Fault Tolerance used in Industries
  • Hardware Requirements of FT
  • How VMware has implemented FT in vSphere 5.0
  • Understanding vLockStep Technology and How FT works in vSphere
  • Understanding primary, secondary VM and vlockstep interval and lag time
  • Key features of VMware FT and Its PreRequisites
  • Testing FT HW compliance using VMware Site Survey

LAB PRACTICE -14:

Configuring vSphere DRS, DPM and FT 

  • Create DRS cluster and configure Migration Threshold 
  • Configure DRS automation level and Virtual Machine Priority
  • Creating DRS group managers and Adding ESXi Host and VMs to Groups
  • Create, Test and Verify DRS affinity and anti-Affinity Rules
  • Create DPM enabled cluster and configure DPM migration threshold
  • Create FT enabled cluster and verify FT HW compliance using site survey 

WEEKEND – 7

DAYS – SAT & SUN

DURATION OF CLASS : 7-8 Hrs

 

 Module 23:

ESXi Firewall and Security

  • What makes ESXi more robust and reliable Hypervisor
  • Understanding ESXi VIB Format
  • Technical overview of ESXi Acceptance level like Community, Partner
  • Understanding ESXi Lock Down mode
  • How to restrict unauthorized users to access ESXi Host through DCUI
  • Disabling specific port and Services using VI client
  • Commands to disable Firewall using esxcli API

Module 24 :

Managing Users, Groups, Roles and Permissions

  • Managing Users & Groups using VI client
  • Importing existing Windows users into vSphere Environment
  • Understanding roles & Permissions in vSphere Environment
  • How to define customize roles and mapping it to specific users
  • Best Practices for Managing users, groups, Roles and Permissions

LAB PRACTICE – 15 :

Configuring ESXi Firewall and Security 

  • Configuring & Verifying ESXi Lockdown mode 
  • Configuring & Verifying ESXi Acceptance Level 
  • Disabling SSH & ESXi Shell Services using VI client & Verifying it
  • Configuring and Verifying Access List in ESXi 
  • Active Directory Integration in vSphere Client

 

LAB PRACTICE – 16 :

Configuring Task,Events and Alarms

  • Understanding Task, Events and Alarms
  • Configuring User-Defined Alarms
  • Creating Events based Alarms and Verifying it
  • Creating performance based alarms and verifying it
  • Understanding Triggers and Verifying it
  • Scheduling Tasks using VI client
  • Viewing, Filtering and Exporting Tasks & Events

LAB PRACTICE – 17:

Configuring Users, Groups, Roles and Permissions

  • Creating Users at vSphere Client and vCenter level and verifying it
  • Importing Users & Groups from Active Directory & Integrating into vCenter Server
  • Create Custom roles like VM user or Network User and Assign Permissions
  • Mapping custom-defined roles to specific users & groups

MODULE 25 : 

Understanding NETIOC & SIOC

  • Technical Overview of Network IO Control and Why do need it 
  • How NETIOC works & customer use case scenarios of NETIOC
  • Technical Overview of Storage IO Control and Why do need it
  • How SIOC works & customer use cases scenarios of SIOC
  • Enabling NETIOC & SIOC in vSphere Environment

 

WEEKEND – 8

DAYS – SAT & SUN

DURATION OF CLASS : 7-8 Hrs

 

 Module 26:

VMWARE MOCK INTERVIEWS PREPARATION

  • VMware mock interviews will be conducted to help our student to crack MNC’s Interviews
  • We will be sharing frequently asked VMware Interview Questionaire with you guys 
  • From our Experience, We will also be sharing Scenario based interview question 

Module 27:

DEVELOPING INTERVIEW CRACKING SKILLS

  • We have seen lack of interview cracking skillsets in most of students who came for VMware training
  • In this session, we share unique interview cracking skills with our students to crack Interviews
  • We train them on how to drive your own interview by sharing our Industry experience

 

 Module 28:

VMWARE RESUME PREPARATION

  • We will be helping students to prepare effective VMware resume for better job opportunity
  • We Analyze each candidate strength & weakness during training and guide them to prepare resume accordingly
  • Do’s and Don’t of VMware Resume Preparation 

 

Module 29:

ADDRESSING STUDENT’S QUERIES

  • This session is also dedicated for addressing student’s queries regarding topics covered during Training
  • We also use this weekend as Buffer Period to give ample amount of time to explain every topics in Detail

 

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