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More Information About VMWare
More Information About VMWare
This page offers more information about VMWare courses, prerequisites, and advanced skills.
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Install and configure ESXi
Install and configure vCenter Server components
Configure vCenter Server Linked Mode
Configure and manage ESX/ESXi networking and storage using vCenter Server
Deploy, manage, and migrate virtual machines
Manage user access to the VMware infrastructure
Monitor resource usage using vCenter Server
Increase scalability using vCenter Server
Manage ESX/ESXi host configuration using Host Profiles
Manage host power consumption using Distributed Power Management
Apply ESX/ESXi patches using VMware vCenter Update Manager
Manage higher availability and data protection using vCenter Server High Availability, VMware Fault Tolerance, and VMware Data Recovery
Students must have a complete understanding of Microsoft Windows Server, Unix, or Linux Operating Systems. Students should also have a good understanding of data networking technologies.
What is VMWare Certification?
North Lake VMware Academies includes certifications for IT Architects, Engineers, Administrators, Developers, and Project Managers. The focus is to educate students on the technologies that are the foundation supporting IT Cloud Services and enterprise datacenters. This will be an IT role-based education that includes theory, discussions, exercises, and labs that align to real world responsibilities.
Below you may read about different levels of VMWare certification.
VMWare Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization (VCP5-DCV)
As the demand for IT professionals with datacenter virtualization skills increases, it is essential to distinguish yourself in the market with skills and certification that validates your technical capabilities. Becoming a VMware Certified Professional (
) does just that. This industry-recognized certification requires completion of a VMware-authorized training course and hands-on experience with VMware technologies. Achieving the
certification confirms that you have the skills needed to successfully install, deploy, scale and manage VMware vSphere environments, as well as the skills obtained by a minimum of six months experience with VMware infrastructure technologies.
VMWare Certified Professional - Data Center Administration (VCAP5-DCA)
Once you earn VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5) status you are eligible to pursue our intermediate level certification:
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP)
. Available in Datacenter Administration (DCA) or Datacenter Design (DCD), this program is appropriate for VCP5s that are ready to further enhance their skills with the virtual infrastructure and add new, industry-recognized credentials to their list of accomplishments. VCAP is also a stepping stone to the prestigious VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX) certification. Before enrolling in this course students are required to take and complete the Introduction to EMC/NetApp Storage Course.
VMWare (NSX VCP)
VMware NSX solves these data center challenges by delivering a completely new operational model for networking. This model breaks through current physical network barriers and allows data center operators to achieve orders of magnitude better agility and economics. VMware NSX exposes a complete suite of simplified logical networking elements and services including logical switches, routers, firewalls, load balancers, VPN, QoS, monitoring, and security. These services are provisioned in virtual networks through any cloud management platform leveraging the NSX APIs and can be arranged in any topology with isolation and multi-tenancy. Virtual networks are deployed non-disruptively over any existing network and on any hypervisor.
Key Features of NSX
Logical Switching – Reproduce the complete L2 and L3 switching functionality in a virtual environment, decoupled from underlying hardware.
NSX Gateway – L2 gateway for seamless connection to physical workloads and legacy VLANs.
Logical Routing – Routing between logical switches, providing dynamic routing within different virtual networks.
Logical Firewall – Distributed firewall, kernel enabled line rate performance, virtualization and identity aware, with activity monitoring.
Logical Load Balancer – Full featured load balancer with SSL termination.
Logical VPN – Site-to-Site & Remote Access VPN in software.
NSX API – RESTful API for integration into any cloud management platform.
VMWare Viewer Desktop (VCP-DT)
VMware View delivers virtual desktops that run in the datacenter to end users, who can access their desktops from any number of devices either within the enterprise or at home. Administrators gain centralized control, efficiency, and security by having desktop data in the datacenter.
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