• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

VMware vSphere 6.5 provides dynamic load balancing using DRS clusters. However, there are many ways to control DRS behavior. This course covers how to deploy a DRS cluster.

Learning Objectives

Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS)

  • start the course
  • recognize uses of Distributed Resource Scheduler in a VMware virtualized environment
  • describe methods of enabling Distributed Resource Scheduler in a VMware virtualized environment
  • compare the three levels of automation within Distributed Resource Scheduler
  • select an appropriate automation migration threshold within Distributed Resource Scheduler
  • create Distributed Resource Scheduler groups and apply rules
  • identify the components of HA Orchestrated Restart in vCenter 6.5

Monitoring DRS

  • describe how Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) overrides function
  • use Schedule DRS to automatically manage resources in a VMware virtualized environment
  • use Distributed Resource Scheduler to monitor events, performance, and resource utilization
  • describe the benefits of Distributed Power Management in DRS
  • recognize how storage DRS assists with datastore management
  • describe various advanced Storage Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) options

Practice: Configuring DRS

  • configure DRS cluster settings according to business needs using the vSphere Web Client

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Systems Administration