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VMware vRealize Operations Manager Fundamentals [V6.2]

Summary:  
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- Format: Self-Paced
- Length: 2 Hours
Overview:
This course demonstrates how VMware vRealize® Operations Manager™ delivers intelligent operations management from applications to infrastructure across physical, virtual, and cloud environments.

Objectives:    After completing the program, you should be able to:

-  Explain how an analytics-based operational process addresses the challenges of IT operations
-  Name the three main use cases for intelligent operations
-  Describe how the architecture of vRealize Operations Manager supports scalability, reliability, and extensibility
-  Summarize the process to deploy vRealize Operations Manager
-  Recognize how vRealize Operations Manager helps IT Operations:
  o  Optimize utilization
  o  Ensure performance and availability across the software-defined data center (SDDC)
  o  Monitor heterogeneous data centers and hybrid clouds
-  Browse for solutions to extend intelligent operations from applications to infrastructure across physical, virtual, and cloud environments
 
Outline:    -  VMware vRealize Operations Manager Essentials
o  Course Introduction
o  VMware vRealize Operations Manager Essentials
o  Course Outline
o  Course Objectives

-  Intelligent Operations Use Cases with VMware vRealize Operations Manager
o  Module Introduction
o  Module Objectives
o  Today’s Reality in Operations Management
o  VMware’s Approach to Operational Efficiency
o  vRealize Operations Manager Overview
o  Intelligent Operations
o  Optimize Utilization
o  Ensure Performance and Availability
o  Monitor Heterogeneous and Hybrid Environments
o  On-Ramp to the Hybrid Cloud
o  Who Uses vRealize Operations?
o  Adopting an Intelligent Operations Process
-  vRealize Product Overview
o  Module Introduction
o  Module Objectives
o  Deployment Architecture and Installation
o  How vRealize Operations Manager Works
o  Multi-Node Cluster Architecture
o  Scaling Out a Deployment
o  Deployment Examples
o  Ensuring High Availability
o  Node Deployment Size
o  Self-Monitoring Capabilities
o  Installation Workflow
o  Types of Installations
o  Product User Interface Quick Tour
o  Two Graphical Interfaces
o  Major Areas of the Product User Interface
o  Home Page
o  Alerts Page
o  Environment Page
o  Contents Page
o  Administration Page
o  Access Control
o  Controlling Access to the Product User Interface
o  Check Your Understanding

-  Ensuring Performance and Availability
o  Module Introduction
o  Module Objectives
o  Monitoring the Environment
o  Evaluating Health, Risk, and Efficiency
o  Viewing the Recommendations Dashboard
o  Viewing a List of Affected Objects
o  Viewing Alert Details
o  Resolving the Issue
o  Troubleshooting an Issue
o  Using Analysis and Environment Information
o  Searching for Alerts
o  Viewing the Alert Summary
o  Viewing the Relationships Tab
o  Viewing Alerts on the Host System
o  Viewing the Workload Badge
o  Anomalies Badge
o  Faults Badge
o  Viewing the Environment > Overview Tab
o  Resolving the Issue
o  Additional Monitoring and Troubleshooting Features in vRealize Operations Manager
o  Viewing the Health Weather Maps
o  All Metrics
o  Heatmaps
o  Compliance Monitoring
o  Customization and Automation
o  Customizing Content
o  Customizing Dashboards, Views, and Reports
o  Customizing Alerts
o  Setting Up Alert Notifications
o  Supported External Systems
o  Setting Up Policy-Based Monitoring
o  Built-In Policies
o  Creating Policies
o  Automated Policy Enforcement
o  Automatable Actions
o  Tracking Automated Actions
o  Check Your Understanding

-  Optimizing Utilization
o  Module Introduction
o  Module Objectives
o  Assessing Capacity Risk
o  Monitoring Efficiency
o  Evaluating Capacity Risk
o  Viewing the Recommendations Dashboard
o  Viewing the Workload Analysis Tab
o  Viewing Capacity Remaining
o  Viewing Capacity Remaining Details
o  Viewing Time Remaining
o  Viewing Stress
o  Reclaiming Resources
o  Identifying Reclamation Opportunities
o  Viewing Reclaimable Capacity
o  Reclaiming Available Resources
o  Viewing the Density Badge
o  Planning and Forecasting
o  Working with Projects
o  Project Scenarios
o  Modeling Memory Demand
o  Adding Capacity
o  Adding Demand
o  Adding More Capacity
o  Committing a Project
o  Saving a Project
o  Viewing the Effect of a Committed Project
o  Intelligent Workload Balancing
o  Balancing Between and Within Clusters
o  Viewing Workload Distribution
o  Rebalancing Workloads
o  Viewing the Results
o  Check Your Understanding

-  Monitoring Heterogeneous Data Centers and Hybrid Clouds
o  Module Introduction
o  Module Objectives
o  Types of Extensibility Solutions
o  Management Pack Solution Overview
o  Components of a Management Pack
o  vSphere Solution
o  Finding Management Packs
o  Types of Management Pack Solutions
o  Network Visibility
o  Management Pack for Network Devices
o  VMware NSX for vSphere Management Pack
o  VMware NSX for vSphere + Network Devices
o  Storage Visibility
o  Management Pack for Storage Devices
o  Virtual SAN Visibility
o  Virtual SAN Cluster Insights
o  Visibility in Heterogeneous, Hybrid Cloud Environments
o  Heterogeneous, Hybrid Cloud Environments
o  Example: vCloud Air
o  Example: Amazon Web Services (AWS)
o  Example: Microsoft SCOM
o  End Point Operations (EPO) Solutions
o  EPO Solutions
o  EPO Architecture
o  Native Monitoring Example
o  Extending Application Monitoring
o  Browsing Solution Exchange
o  Check Your Understanding

-  Conclusion
o  Congratulations
o  Review of Course Objectives
o  Learn More