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VMware vSphere V4 : Whats New

A Two-Day Training Course

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Course Content

Authorised Training Course

This is an authorised training course, delivered by certified trainers at fully equipped centres using the latest course materials. There is no better way to undertake your training, and to ensure the highest marks possible in your certification exams.

Course Aims

This hands-on two-day training course explores new features in future versions of VMware® vCenter Server and ESX™/ESXi, as well as how to upgrade to vSphere 4
If you are currently a VCP3: VCP3s must attend the VMware vSphere 4: What’s New class in order to upgrade and then sit the VCP 4 exam in order to upgrade.
If you are not a VCP3 but have attended one of the prerequisite classes (VI3: Install & Configure; VI3: Deploy Secure & Analyze; or VI3: Fast Track):

  • Attend the VMware vSphere4: What’s New course.
  • Take and pass the VCP4 Exam
  • Who Should Attend

    This course is designed for system architects, system administrators, IT managers, and individuals responsible for implementing and managing VMware Infrastructure architectures.
    Completion of VMware Infrastructure 3: Install and Configure, or equivalent experience with VMware ESX and vCenter Server is recommended.

    Course Outline

    Introducing vSphere 4
    • vSphere 4 enhancements by component  • Upgrade tools and strategies 
    Infrastructure Administration
    • vSphere 4 new features that support better infrastructure monitoring and reduce the time it takes to provision ESX/ESXi hosts and virtual machines. 
    • Networking enhancements that simplify configuration; extend support and improve performance 
    • vSphere 4 new storage features that reduce storage costs; streamline management and optimise performance 
    Resource Management
    • vMotion™ compatibility enhancements  • New VMware Distributed Resource Scheduler monitoring and management tools  • Extended VMware DPM support 
    Business Continuity
    • VMware High Availability enhancements  • VMware Fault Tolerance and vStorage APIs for data recovery 

    Course Objectives

    At the end of the course, delegates should possess knowledge and skills for the following:

  • Upgrading VMware deployments
  • Deploying distributed virtual switches to simplify datacenter-wide network management
  • Using VMDirectPath to assign a PCI adapter directly to a virtual machine
  • Migrating virtual machines’ storage while they are live with Storage vMotion
  • Growing virtual disks and VMFS volumes while they are live
  • Employing VMware’s new Pluggable Storage Architecture
  • Ensuring application availability with VMware Fault Tolerance
  • Manage more than one vCenter Server from the same client
  • Use the new host profiles feature to keep hosts uniformly configured
  • Save energy with VMware Distributed Power Management
  • Save disk space with thin provisioning
  • Administer virtual appliances consisting of more than one virtual machine
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