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Overview:

This five-day course includes instruction on advanced capabilities, including customization and management, and explains the architecture of VMware vRealize® and different ways of deploying vRealize operations. This course explains certificates, capacity concepts, and workload optimization with real-world use cases. This course covers troubleshooting using dashboards and how-to managing configurations. This course also covers management packs such as those for or in the SDDC Management Health solution, VMware vRealize® Service DiscoveryTM Management Pack, and VMware vRealize® Orchestrator™.

Prerequisite(s):

This class requires system administration experience with VMware vSphere® deployments or completion of one of the following courses:

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.x]
  • VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6.x]

Audience:

Experienced system administrators, system integrators, and consultants responsible for designing, implementing, and customizing vRealize Operations.

Outline:

Module 1: Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

Module 2: User Interface Enhancements

  • Describe how to use vRealize Operations to manage the software-defined data center
  • Identify features and benefits of vRealize Operations

Module 3: Deploying vRealize Operations

  • Design and size a vRealize Operations cluster
  • Install a vRealize Operations cluster
  • Configure a vRealize Operations cluster for high availability
  • Describe different vRealize Operations deployment scenarios
  • Describe how to use vRealize Lifecycle Manager to deploy vRealize Operations

Module 4: vRealize Operations Architecture and Certificates

  • Describe the functions of the components in a vRealize Operations node
  • Identify the types of nodes and their roles in a vRealize Operations cluster
  • Recognize how a node’s components interact to achieve scalability and availability
  • Identify ways that data is collected and analyzed by vRealize Operations
  • Describe vRealize Operations certificates

Module 5: vRealize Operations Concepts and Policies

  • Identify the tasks that can be performed in the administration and product user interfaces
  • Describe dashboards and their usage
  • Use tags to group objects
  • Create policies for various types of workloads
  • Explain how policy inheritance works

Module 6: Performance Optimization

  • Assess the performance of your environment to determine which data centers need optimization
  • Define the business and operational intents for a given data center
  • Automate the process of optimizing and balancing the workloads in data centers
  • Report on the results of optimization efforts

Module 7: Capacity Optimization and Costing

  • Define capacity planning terms
  • Understand capacity planning models
  • Assess the overall capacity of a data center and identify optimization recommendations
  • Recognize options for rightsizing VMs
  • Run what-if scenarios for adding workloads to a data center
  • Run what-if scenarios to plan the migration of workloads to the public cloud

Module 8: Managing Configurations and Troubleshooting Pillars

  • Recognize how to troubleshoot issues by monitoring alerts
  • Use step-by-step workflows to troubleshoot different vSphere objects
  • Assess your environment’s compliance to standards
  • View the configurations of vSphere objects in your environment

Module 9: Operating System and Application Monitoring

  • Recognize how the Service Discovery manager and Telegraf fits into the vRealize Operations OS and app monitoring
  • Deploy the Application remote collector
  • Monitor the operating system and applications by using Telegraf

Module 10: Custom Alert Definition

  • Create symptom definitions
  • Create recommendations, actions, and notifications
  • Create alert definitions that monitor resource demand in hosts and VMs

Module 11: Custom Views and Reports

  • Build and use custom views in your environment
  • Create custom reports for presenting data about your environment

Additional information

Length

5 days

Guaranteed to run

No