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VMware vSphere: What's New [V6] Fundamentals

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Course Description
Self-Paced (1.5 Hours)
Overview:
This eLearning course highlights the new features and enhancements in vSphere 6. It also presents use cases that describe how the new features align with customer needs.

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

-  Explain the important functional and architectural changes in vSphere 6.0.
-  Identify high-level capabilities that arise from functional changes.
-  Identify new use cases that are now feasible with vSphere 6.0.
-  Outline the new features in vSphere with Operations Management 6.0.
 
Prerequisites:   It is recommended that learners complete the following prerequisite courses:

-  Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals, VCA-DCV, or equivalent
 
Outline:   1.  Course Introduction
  -  Course Overview
  -  Navigation
  -  Course Objectives

2.  vSphere 6.0 Platform Features
  -  Module Objectives
  -  New Platform Features
  -  Increased vSphere 6.0 Maximums
  -  Virtual Machine Compatibility ESXi 6.0
  -  ESXi Account Management Enhancements
    o  ESXCLI Commands
    o  Account Lockout
    o  Password Complexity
  -  Improved Auditability of ESXi Admin Actions
  -  Enhancements to Microsoft Clustering Capabilities
  -  Support to NVIDIA GRID vGPU
  -  Use Cases

3.  vCenter Server Features
  -  Module Objectives
  -  vCenter Server Features Overview
  -  Enhanced vCenter Server Features
  -  Architectural Changes
  -  Platform Services Controller
  -  Linked Mode Comparison
  -  Certificate Lifecycle Management for vCenter and ESXi
  -  VMCA
  -  VECS
  -  Certificate Replacement Options
  -  vMotion Enhancements
  -  Cross vSwitch vMotion
  -  Cross vCenter vMotion
  -  Long Distance vMotion
  -  Content Library
  -  Content Library Catalog
  -  vSphere Web Client
  -  Use Cases

4.  Networking and Storage Features
  -  Module Objectives
  -  Networking and Storage Enhancements in vSphere 6.0
  -  Network I/O Control
  -  Multiple TCP/IP Stacks
  -  VMware Virtual Volumes
  -  Virtual Volumes Storage Architecture
  -  Storage Architecture Components
  -  VASA Provider
  -  Protocol Endpoints
  -  Storage Container
  -  Storage Policy-Based Management (SPBM) Framework
  -  New De-Facto Storage Paradigm
  -  Benefits of Virtual Volumes
  -  Use Case

5.  Availability Features
  -  Module Objectives
  -  Availability Enhancements in vSphere 6.0
  -  Fault Tolerance
  -  High Availability
  -  vSphere Replication
  -  vSphere Data Protection
  -  Use Cases

6.  Introduction to vSphere with Operations Management 6.0
  -  Module Objectives
  -  vSphere with Operations Management 6.0 Overview
  -  New Features in vSphere with Operations Management 6.0
  -  Benefits of vSphere with Operations Management 6.0
  -  Case Study: Cornerstone Home Lending, Inc.
  -  Case Study: The Waddington Group
  -  Case Study: Millennium Pharmacy Systems Inc.