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VMware vSphere Virtualization Fundamentals LiveLessons (Video Training), (DVD)
VMware vSphere Virtualization Fundamentals LiveLessons (Video Training), (DVD)
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-352195-8
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-352195-5
  • Copyright 2014
  • Edition: 1st

Bestselling author and VCI (VMware Certified Trainer) Bill Ferguson is ready to get you started with vSphere, VMware vSphere the leading product for creating virtualized data centers. Virtualization is one of the most interesting and beneficial concepts in today's IT world. Nearly everyone in IT has some experience with virtualized data. Many IT and business professionals would like to learn more about the concepts, but have no idea where to begin. This LiveLesson, part of the VMware Press Series, is an excellent starting point.

This video will teach you the fundamentals of virtualization topics as they relate to (create, manage, and control) a VMware vSphere virtual data center. This video begins with coverage of core virtualization concepts and then becomes increasingly specific with regard to vSphere, virtual machines, virtual resources, and the features that allow for management and control of a virtual data center. It starts at a beginner level and gradually builds on the specifics of VMware and vSphere related topics. By the end of the video, the viewer should have an understanding of the basics of vSphere.


Introduction to VMware vSphere Virtualization Fundamentals LiveLessons

Lesson 1 - Core VMware Virtualization Concepts
  • 1.1 Comparing Physical Infrastructure with Virtual Infrastructure
  • 1.2 Comparing Physical Architecture with Virtual Architecture
  • 1.3 Real-World Benefits of Using Virtual Machines
Lesson 2 - What is vSphere?
  • 2.1 vSphere Concepts
  • 2.2 vSphere Networking
  • 2.3 vSphere Storage
  • 2.4 vSphere Management
Lesson 3 - Understanding Virtual Machines
  • 3.1 Virtual Machine Files and Concepts
  • 3.2 Virtual Machine Hardware
  • 3.3 Guest OS Installation Options
  • 3.4 Faster Ways to Deploy Virtual Machines
Lesson 4 - Managing Virtual Machines
  • 4.1 Hardware Settings
  • 4.2 Options Settings
  • 4.3 Resource Settings
Lesson 5 - Allocating CPU and Memory Resources
  • 5.1 Patented Technologies for Memory Efficiency
  • 5.2 Best Practices for Virtual Machine CPU and Memory
  • 5.3 Using Shares to Establish Priority
  • 5.4 Using Limits and Reservations When Needed
  • 5.5 Using Resource Pools
Lesson 6 - Scalability Features in vSphere
  • 6.1 vMotion
  • 6.2 Storage vMotion
  • 6.3 High Availability and Fault Tolerance
  • 6.4 Distributed Resource Scheduler
  • 6.5 Storage Distributed Resource Scheduler
Lesson 7 - Performance Monitoring and Tuning
  • 7.1 vCenter Performance Charts
  • 7.2 vCenter Alarms
  • 7.3 Resxtop
Lesson 8 - Extending vSphere Capabilities to the Cloud
  • 8.1 Tools for Managing Large or Multiple Virtual Datacenters
  • 8.2 Tools for Managing a Cloud Environment

Summary of VMware vSphere Virtualization Fundamentals LiveLessons

VMware Press is the official publisher of VMware books and training materials, which provide guidance on the critical topics facing today's technology professionals and students. Enterprises, as well as small- and medium-sized organizations, adopt virtualization as a more agile way of scaling IT to meet business needs. VMware Press provides proven, technically accurate information that will help them meet their goals for customizing, building, and maintaining their virtual environment.

With books, certification and study guides, video training, and learning tools produced by world-class architects and IT experts, VMware Press helps IT professionals master a diverse range of topics on virtualization and cloud computing and is the official source of reference materials for preparing for the VMware Certified Professional Examination.

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