This course covers VMware vSphere products and technologies, and the business needs that can be met by them. The course focus is on concepts, products and features. For training on the implementation and management of these features in a VMware vSphere environment, please watch the VMware Certified Professional (VCP) course.
Related area of expertise:
Familiarity with basic networking and server concepts
VMware Certified Associate, Data Center Virtualization (VCA-DCV)
Related job functions:
Managers and Executives interested in Business Continuity (BC)
1. Welcome and Overview (11 min)
In this Nugget, Keith welcomes you to the course and provides an overview of what is covered and why it is important.
2. Give me a "V" (22 min)
There are compelling reasons for virtualizing the devices on your network, including the Data Center. In this Nugget, Keith talks with you about the features of availability, scalability, optimization, and management that a virtual infrastructure can provide using VMware.
3. ESXi Hypervisor (20 min)
This Nugget introduces and demonstrates the software (the Hypervisor) responsible for creating virtualized environments for VMs.
4. vMotion (17 min)
Moving VMs around in a vSphere environment is easy with vMotion and Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS). In this Nugget, Keith explains these features and why they are valuable to companies that use them.
5. Virtual Storage (24 min)
This Nugget introduces several types of datastores, and discusses the services that require shared datastores, including vMotion, DRS, HA, FT, and more.
6. vCenter (5 min)
In this Nugget, Keith introduces VMware's centralized management tool for a vSphere environment called vCenter.
7. Networking (17 min)
Networking in a virtualized vSphere environment involves VMs connecting to virtual switches, and virtual switches connecting to the physical world. In this Nugget, Keith walks you though the logic of this virtual to physical integration.
8. vCenter Operations Manager (6 min)
vCenter Operations Manager (vC OPS) is an additional management tool that allows proactive monitoring, capacity planning and utilization monitoring in a vSphere virtualized environment. In this Nugget, Keith shares some of the methods and benefits of VC OPS.
9. VCM, VDP & SRM (11 min)
In this Nugget, Keith discusses additional VMware tools including vCenter Configuration Manager (VCM), vSphere Data Protection (VDP), and Site Recovery Manager (SRM).
10. Final Prep (12 min)
In this Nugget,Keith and you do a quick review of the features and benefits of a VMware vSphere environment. The PDF document which is used in this video is available in the NuggetLab files associated this course.
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