VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V7]


  • Education Order

    Open To Public / Closed Group

  • Number of days

    5 Day(s)

  • Training Hours


  • Recommended exam

    Professional VMware vSphere 7.x

VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale training is designed for experienced vSphere users. In this training, the necessary knowledge and skills are transferred for the configuration and maintenance of a backup and scalable virtual infrastructure.

Lecture and applications are presented to users as a whole. The vSphere features needed by a scalable infrastructure will be configured, optimized, and participants will have the opportunity to discuss which feature will have the best impact, where, and when.

It would be beneficial for professionals who want to understand and use the features of vSphere product at an advanced level, to participate in this training. This course is based on VMware ESXi 7.0 and VMware vCenter Server 7.0.

At the end of the training, participants can take the title of Professional VMware vSphere 6.7 - Data Center Virtualization exam (VCP - DCV 2020).

  • Microsoft Windows and Linux operating system knowledge at system administration level.
  • Command line experience.
  • Attending VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V7] training or having equal knowledge.
At the end of this training, participants are expected to gain proficiency in the following subjects.
  • VSphere network and data storage configuration and management of a large and advanced corporate company
  • Certificate management using VMware vSphere Client
  • Using Identity Federation to configure VMware vCenter Server to use Microsoft ADFS
  • Using VMware vSphere Trust Authority to secure the infrastructure of Encypted virtual machines
  • Using host profiles to manage VMware ESXi and host compatibility
  • Creating and managing Content Library for virtual machine deployment
  • Management of virtual machine resource usage with Resource pool
  • Monitoring and analyzing resource performance
  • Optimizing performance of ESXi and VMware vCenter Server
  • Discussing the purpose, capabilities, and how VMware vSphere fits into the VMware Tanzu portfolio with Kubernetes

•  Introductions and course logistics
•  Course objectives

•  Configure and manage vSphere distributed switches
•  Describe how VMware vSphere® Network I/O Control enhances performance
•  Explain distributed switch features such as port mirroring and NetFlow

•  Explain why VMware vSphere® VMFS is a high-performance, scalable file system
•  Explain VMware vSphere® Storage APIs - Array Integration, VMware vSphere® API for Storage
   Awareness™, and vSphere APIs for I/O Filtering
•  Configure and assign virtual machine storage policies
•  Create VMware vSAN™ storage policies
•  Configure VMware vSphere® Storage DRS™ and VMware vSphere® Storage I/O Control
•  Discuss vSphere support for NVMe and iSER

•  Use the vSphere Client to manage vSphere certificates
•  Describe identity federation and recognize its use cases
•  Configure identity federation
•  Describe the benefits and use cases of vSphere Trust Authority
•  Configure vSphere Trust Authority
•  Use host profiles to manage ESXi configuration compliance
•  Manage and update VM templates in content libraries
•  Create and manage resource pools in a cluster

•  Explain the CPU scheduler operation and other features that affect CPU performance
•  Explain NUMA and vNUMA support
•  Use esxtop to monitor key CPU performance metrics

•  Explain ballooning, memory compression, and host-swapping techniques for memory reclamation when
   memory is overcommitted
•  Use esxtop to monitor key memory performance metrics

•  Describe storage queue types and other factors that affect storage performance
•  Use esxtop to monitor key storage performance metrics

•  Explain performance features of network adapters
•  Explain the performance features of vSphere networking
•  Use esxtop to monitor key network performance metrics

•  Describe the factors that influence vCenter Server performance
•  Use VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™ tools to monitor resource use

•  Differentiate between containers and virtual machines
•  Identify the parts of a container system
•  Recognize the basic architecture of Kubernetes
•  Describe a basic Kubernetes workflow
•  Describe the purpose of vSphere with Kubernetes and how it fits into the VMware Tanzu portfolio
•  Explain the vSphere with Kubernetes supervisor cluster
•  Describe the Tanzu Kubernetes Grid service

•  Explain the purpose of VMware vSphere® ESXi ™ Image Builder CLI
•  Explain the purpose of VMware vSphere® Auto Deploy™
•  Describe how an autodeployed ESXi host boots
•  Configure a vSphere Auto Deploy environment

•  Configure ESXi Host Access and Authentication
•  Recognize strategies for securing vSphere components, such as vCenter Server, ESXi hosts, and virtual machines
•  Describe vSphere support for security standards and protocols
•  Describe virtual machine security features
•  Describe the components of a VM encryption architecture
•  Create, manage, and migrate encrypted VMs
•  Encrypt core dumps
•  List VM encryption events and alarms

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Our trainings are planned as Foundation Level or Advanced Level. In the content of all trainings, the level you need to be before the training and the technologies you need to know are specified separately.


In particular, the trainings you have received in Official VMware trainings are entered into the manufacturer's portal. In this way, the prerequisite required to take the exam is completed. The training of all other manufacturers is sufficient to take exams as they are prepared in accordance with the Official Curriculum.


If the current Official Training content is not enough for you, you can request Custom content that you will determine with our expert advisors at your company location and on your current structure with the “On the Job Training” model.


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You can enter the following exams at the vSmart Pearson VUE test center.
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  • Exam Duration

    130 Minutes

  • Number of questions


  • Passing score


  • Exam Language


  • Exam Fee

    250 $


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