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VMware vSphere: Master Modern Server Virtualization

Would you like to learn how to administer a vSphere infrastructure for an organization?

Modern businesses, these days, depend on virtualization to help them scale more efficiently while cutting hardware costs. VMware vSphere is the most popular server virtualization product in the market. If virtualization is an unfamiliar term and you are just being introduced to VMware, this article will close that information gap for you. So, keep reading and learn what vSphere does and how it fits into the big picture of your virtualization environment.

For your reference, there are three types of virtualization:

  • Server Virtualization: It allows more than one server to work on one machine, instead of multiple machines. Virtual servers increase efficiency by minimizing operating costs, improving performance, deploying workloads more quickly, and getting rid of unnecessary server complexity.
  • Network Virtualization: It recreates physical networks and allows applications to function independently of hardware. Hence, multiple computers are able to communicate and share data across remote locations.
  • Desktop Virtualization: It gives employees access to their work computers without the actual hardware. Organizations can quickly respond to a company’s needs and opportunities, allowing branch offices, mobile employees and outsourced team members to access information they need without a hardware system being shipped to them.

What is VMware vSphere?

VMware is a software solutions provider specializing in cloud and virtualization services that powers complex digital infrastructure. Released in 2009, VMware vSphere is a cloud computing virtualization platform that supports container-based application development. VMware vSphere enables your organization to power its computing environment for modern applications using any combination of  containers, virtual machines, and Kubernetes.

Why choose VMware vSphere?

vSphere 7 vSphere 7 has been rearchitected with native Kubernetes for application modernization. It is the biggest release of vSphere in over a decade. VMware vSphere® with VMware Tanzu™ enables IT administrators all over the world to get started with Kubernetes workloads within an hour.

According to VMware, here are the key benefits of vSphere:

Deliver Developer-Ready Infrastructure
o Drop-in Enterprise grade Kubernetes to existing vSphere infrastructure within an hour
o TKG service enables self-service provisioning of Kubernetes clusters within a few minutes and simplified operations of cloud native workloads
o Application focused management allows IT admins to implement policy for namespaces, and manage access and quota allocation for developers

• Scale Without Compromise
o Industry-leading Monster VMs to scale up to 24TB and 768 vCPUs
o Increased cluster scale to support up to 96 hosts per cluster

• Boost Infrastructure and Data Security
o Easier to enable encryption and advanced security with vSphere Native Key Provider
o Confidential Containers for vSphere Pods on AMD systems protect modern applications in use
o vSphere Product Audit Guides & FIPS validation ease compliance audits

• Simplify Operations
o vSphere Ideas® to capture customer feedback and feature requests
o vCenter connect® to manage on-premises and off-premises (cloud providers) servers using a single interface
o Easier and less disruptive maintenance with Suspend-to-Memory and Desired Image Seeding

VMware vSphere – This course is for you!

VMware vSphere training is easily available and accessible. It’s time for you to dig deeper and learn about vSphere 7. You can now conveniently learn how to install, configure, and manage VMware vSphere® 7. 

P2L has partnered up with Amazon Web Services to create an outstanding 5-day VMware vSphere course just for you! This five-day course includes intensive hands-on training that focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vSphere® 7, which includes VMware ESXi™ 7 and VMware vCenter Server® 7. The course prepares you to administer a vSphere infrastructure for an organization of any size. It is the foundation for most  VMware technologies in the software-defined data center.

The course focuses on the following skills:

  • Software-defined data center (SDDC)
  • vSphere components and their functions in the infrastructure
  • Installing and configuring VMware ESXi™ hosts
  • Deploying and configuring VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™
  • Using VMware vSphere® Client™ for managing the vCenter Server inventory and the vCenter Server configuration
  • Managing, monitoring, backing up, and protecting vCenter Server Appliance
  • Creating virtual networks with vSphere standard switches
  • Describing the storage technologies supported by vSphere
  • Configuring virtual storage using iSCSI and NFS storage
  • Creating and managing VMware vSphere® VMFS datastores
  • Using the vSphere Client to create virtual machines, clones, templates, and snapshots
  • Creating a content library and deploying virtual machines from templates in the library
  • Managing virtual machine resource use
  • Migrating virtual machines with VMware vSphere® vMotion® and VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion®
  • Creating and managing a vSphere cluster that is enabled with VMware vSphere® High Availability and VMware
    vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™
  • Discussing solutions for managing the vSphere life cycle
  • Using VMware vSphere® Update Manager™ to apply patches and perform upgrades to ESXi hosts and virtual

Who Can Benefit from this course?

System administrators and System engineers are best suited to this course.

Prerequisite course: System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems

Begin your journey and contact P2L today for more information on this course.

Still have any questions about VMware or the course? Contact P2L here.

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Follow-on CoursesWhy stop at the basics? Continue your training journey. P2L offers training in different learning formats, instructor-led to virtual, so you can choose what works best for you.

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Horizon – VMware Horizon 8: Deploy and Manage

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