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VMware Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals

Summary:  
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- Format: Self-Paced
- Length: 2.5 Hours
Overview:
The Free VMware Certified Associate course on Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals will provide you with a fundamental understanding of VMware's Data Center Virtualization products, including the business challenges those products are intended to solve.

The course will start by covering the concepts of Data Center Virtualization, including some common IT challenges faced by organizations. We’ll then take a journey through the vSphere 5.5 product line, showing the various components and features and how they help resolve business and technical challenges. Finally, we’ll help you relate the products and features to the challenges they are intended to resolve.

Objectives:    At the end of this course, you should be able to:

•  Define and describe the need for Data Center Virtualization.

•  Provide an overview of the features of vSphere 5.5 and define how VMware's products help solve business and technical challenges with regard to Data Center Virtualization.
 
Outline:    Module 1 is an introduction to Data Center Virtualization with VMware vSphere.
This module will define Data Center Virtualization, provide examples of business and technical challenges, and finally provide an overview of the vSphere product line.
At the end of this module, you should be able to:

•  Provide an overview of the challenges that vSphere is intended to resolve.
•  Define and describe the need for Data Center Virtualization.

Module 2 covers the components of VMware vSphere. In this module we will explain what vSphere is, and how its components support Data Center Virtualization.

You'll learn about Virtual Machines, the ESXi hypervisor, vCenter and its features, Storage and virtual networking, vCenter Operations Manager, vCenter Configuration Manager, and vCenter Site Recovery Manager.
At the end of this module, you should be able to:

•  Provide an overview of the challenges that vSphere is intended to resolve.
•  Discuss the features of VMware vSphere.

Module 3 is applying what you have learned.

In this module you will apply what you have learned about Data Center Virtualization to overcome Availability, Scalability, Optimization, and Management challenges encountered by our Sample Companies.
At the end of this module, you will be able to:

•  Describe how VMware's products help overcome business and technical challenges with regard to Data Center Virtualization.