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Deploying VMware vSphere

4VTZ 10 chapters 2 ECTS credits Level Intermediate


This course will enable students to grasp the concept of virtualization.

The course consists of theoretical parts on the implementation of a virtualized infrastructure with the issues and problems arising

The practical oriented courses are in turn illustrated by technology market leader VMware virtualization server system. The aim throughout this practice is to bring the student to a highly available infrastructure resistant to all technical failures thus ensuring continuity of service.

Learning path


    • Designing a robust virtual infrastructure with vSphere 5
    • Install the main components of vSphere
    • Configure and manage ESXi Server
    • Implement vSphere features such as vMotion, DRS (Distributed Resource Scheduler) and High Availability (HA)

    Course content

    • Introduction to Virtualization and vSphere 5

      Course : 90 min - Labs : 60 min
    • Installing vSphere 5 Components

      Course : 120 min - Labs : 120 min
    • vSphere 5.5 Features, the vSphere Web Client, and P2V

      Course : 60 min - Labs : 60 min
    • vSphere Network Configuration

      Course : 60 min - Labs : 120 min
    • Working With Datastores

      Course : 120 min - Labs : 120 min
    • Virtual Machines, Clones, and Templates

      Course : 120 min - Labs : 180 min
    • Security in a vSphere 5.5 Environment

      Course : 60 min - Labs : 120 min
    • Managing Resources With vMotion and DRS

      Course : 120 min - Labs : 180 min
    • High Availability and Backups With vStorage APIs for Data Protection

      Course : 60 min - Labs : 60 min
    • Monitoring and Troubleshooting

      Course : 30 min - Labs : 60 min


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