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DEADLINE EXTENDED

Application deadline extended

DURATION

5 Weeks

PROGRAM FEES

$6300 Flexible payment available
Special group enrollment pricing

Program Description

The Virtualization & Cloud Computing program targets professionals from all fields who want to update their skills to include rapidly developing technology. This is a specially designed, hands-on training course. It explores installation, configuration, and management of VMware® vSphere , which consists of VMware ESXTM /ESXi and VMware vCenterTM Server. The program is geared toward professionals from all fields who are generally familiar with IT environments and are interested in learning a rapidly developing technology, analyze cloud principles used in cloud computing and evaluate cloud-based services, analyze techniques and methods of cloud deployment; install and configure the virtualization server platform and install, configure and manage virtualized clients, storage technologies and storage configuration. The program intends to provide training for proficiency in network optimization using network protocols, ports, and topologies.

Why should you take this course?

Would you like to work in IT, or have an understanding of IT, but no formal education or training? This program will provide you skills needed for a successful transition into the IT field.

Who Is This Program For?

The Virtualization & Cloud Computing program designed for your team of professionals who want to update their skills to include rapidly developing technology.

Program Modules

Module 1 - Course Introduction: Discussion on Introductions, course logistics, and course objectives.

Module 2 - Introduction to VMware Virtualization: Discussion on virtualization, virtual machines, and vSphere components.

Module 3 - VMware ESX and ESXi: Discussion on Introduction to the architecture of ESX and ESXi; and manually configure ESX/ESXi.

Module 4 - VMware vCenter Server: Students learn to install and configure vCenter Server components and manage vCenter Server inventory objects.

Module 5 - Networking: Students learn to create, configure, and manage vNetwork standard switches, network connections, and port groups.

Module 1 - Course Introduction: Discussion on Introductions, course logistics, and course objectives.

Module 6 - Storage: Students learn to configure ESX/ESXi with iSCSI, NFS, and Fibre Channel storage and to create and manage vSphere datastores.

Module 7 - Virtual Machines: Students learn to deploy virtual machines with Create New Virtual Machine wizard and VMware vCenter Converter, modify and manage virtual machines, and perform storage vMotion migrations.

Module 8 - High Availability: Students learn to configure and manage a VMware High Availability cluster, and configure fault-tolerant virtual machines using VMware Fault Tolerance.

Module 9 - VMware vCenter Convertor: Discussions on overview of VMware Converter, Installing VMware Converter and Converter Plug-in, Converting/Importing a Physical Machine to Virtual Machine.

Module 10 - VMware Clustering and High Availability: Students learn to Configure and manage a VMware High Availability cluster, Configure fault-tolerant virtual machines using VMware Fault Tolerance.

Module 11 DRS - Configuration and Management: Students learn to configure and manage components of the VMware Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) cluster, and Clustering with the use of HA and DRS.

Module 12 - Patch Management: Students learn to manage patching and patch compliance using vCenter Update Manager.

Module 13 - Installing VMware ESX and ESXi: Discussions on ESX and ESXi Installable installation.

Module 14 - Access Control and Management: Discussions on Introduction of Access Control system in VMware vSphere. Students learn to Create/Manage user/groups, privilege, and Integration with Windows Active Directory.

Module 15 - Resource Management: Discussions on Virtual CPU and Memory Concepts, managing Resource Pool, monitoring resources, and using Performance Graphs and Alarms.

Module 16 - vSphere Command-Line Interface: Discussions on Introduction/Installation of vCLI and Introduction to VMware Command Line Tools and interface.

Module 17 - Data Protection: Students learn to install and configure VMware Data Recovery (vDR) for Backup humongous , Backup/Restore Virtual Machine using VMware vDR, Backup/Restore Virtual Machine using third party Tools/Virtual Appliance.

Our Faculty

Danielle McGee, EdD

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