• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

VMware vSphere 6.5 provides many tools to manage the resources used throughout a host or cluster. This course covers how to use high-level resource management techniques.

Learning Objectives

Advanced Resource Management

  • start the course
  • describe how cluster resources are allocated within VMware vSphere 6.5
  • recognize best practices for allocating VM CPU resources within VMware vSphere 6.5
  • recognize best practices for allocating memory resources within VMware vSphere 6.5
  • describe how memory overcommitment functions within VMware vSphere 6.5
  • describe how Transparent Page Sharing functions within VMware vSphere 6.5 and how to enable it
  • describe how paging assists with memory management within VMware vSphere 6.5
  • describe how resource pools assist with resource allocation within VMware vSphere 6.5
  • use vSphere to allocate resources with pools for optimal cluster design
  • describe the benefits of expansion and nesting resource pools within VMware vSphere 6.5
  • recall the importance of optimal vApp resource allocation

Practice: Managing Resources

  • configure resource pools 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