VMware vSphere: Manage for Performance

PT8320
Summary
This 3-day hands-on training explores the management of performance in a VMware vSphere environment. It provides the knowledge and skills necessary to make fundamental design decisions that enhance performance and to meet performance goals in an already-deployed vSphere installation. The course is based on ESX 4.0, ESXi 4.0, and vCenter Server 4.0. This course is 50 percent lecture and 50 percent hands-on lab
Prerequisites
This is an advanced course. Required prerequisites include the completion of one of the following:Completion of VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage (HH627S) Completion of VMware vSphere: Fast Track (HH629S) Completion of VMware vSphere: Whats New(HG805S) Equivalent knowledge and administration experience with ESX/ESXi and vCenter Server Experience with working at the command line is highly recommended
Duration
3 Days/Lecture & Lab
Audience
System administrators, systems engineers, and consultants responsible for managing the performance of a vSphere installation
Topics
  • Explain the performance impact of using different monitor modes
  • Use vSphere tools to monitor the performance of ESX/ESXi hosts
  • Diagnose performance problems relating to CPU, memory, network, and storage on an ESX/ESXi host
  • Discuss how to achieve an optimal virtual machine configuration
  • Discuss guidelines for monitoring application performance

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