Overview

Elevate Your Career with vSphere 8 Training and Certification

In this 2-day official VMware Learning course, you will explore the new features and enhancements in VMware vCenter® 8.0, VMware ESXi™ 8.0, and VMware vSphere® 8.0. Through use-case scenarios, demonstrations, labs, and simulations, you develop skills to implement and configure vSphere 8.0.

Skills Covered

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Recognize the importance of key features and enhancements in vSphere 8.0
  • Describe the purpose of VMware vSphere® Distributed Services Engine™
  • Use VMware vSphere® Lifecycle Manager™ to update an ESXi host that has a data processing unit (DPU)
  • Identify devices supported for system storage on ESXi 8.0
  • Recognize enhancements to VM hardware compatibility settings
  • Recognize changes related to vSphere Memory Monitoring and Remediation that improve VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™
  • Describe the new virtual non-uniform memory access (vNUMA) topology settings in the VMware vSphere® Client™
  • Use vSphere Lifecycle Manager and VMware vSphere® Auto Deploy™ to manage configuration specifications for hosts in a cluster
  • Recognize vSphere Lifecycle Manager and Auto Deploy enhancements in vSphere 8.0
  • Describe new cluster management features in Tanzu Kubernetes Grid 2.0
  • Recognize the cloud benefits that VMware vSphere+ brings to on-premises workloads
  • Identify discontinued or deprecated features and technology in vSphere 8.0

Who Should Attend

  • System architects, system administrators, IT managers, VMware partners, and individuals responsible for implementing and managing vSphere architectures who want to deploy vSphere 8.0 into their existing vSphere environment.

Course Curriculum

Prerequisites

This course requires completion of one of the following courses, or equivalent knowledge, plus administration experience with ESXi and vCenter Server:

The course material presumes that you can perform the following tasks with no assistance or guidance before enrolling in this course:

  • Install and configure ESXi
  • Install vCenter Server
  • Create vCenter Server objects, such as data centers and folders
  • Create and manage vCenter Server roles and permissions
  • Create and modify a standard switch
  • Create and modify a distributed switch
  • Connect an ESXi host to NAS, iSCSI, or Fibre Channel storage
  • Create a VMware vSphere VMFS datastore
  • Use a content library template to create a virtual machine
  • Modify a virtual machine’s hardware
  • Migrate a virtual machine with VMware vSphere vMotion and VMware vSphere Storage vMotion
  • Configure and manage a VMware vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler cluster
  • Configure and manage a VMware vSphere High Availability cluster
  • Use VMware vSphere Lifecycle Manager to perform upgrades to ESXi hosts and VMs

If you cannot complete these tasks, VMware recommends that you instead take the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V8] course.

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