Arrow Electronics, Inc.

VMware vRealize Operations for Administrators v7


LENGTH: 16 Hours (2 days)

PRICE: kr17 000,00


This two-day course is designed for data center administrators who are responsible for the day-to-day management of a VMware vSphere environment using VMware vRealize Operations. This course will teach you how to use vRealize Operations as a forensic and predictive tool. The course is based on VMware ESXi 6.7, VMware vCenter Server 6.7, and vRealize Operations 7.0.

Note: If you have taken the VMware vRealize Operations: Install, Configure, Manage course, duplicate content makes this course unsuitable for you.


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

• Identify features and benefits of vRealize Operations

• Use interface features to assess and troubleshoot operational issues

• Recognize how to use vRealize Operations components to build scalability and availability

• Recognize effective ways to optimize performance and capacity in data centers

• Troubleshoot and manage issues and configurations using alerts and dashboards

• Create policies to meet the operational needs of your environment


Experienced system administrators


This class requires completion of one of the following courses:

• VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.x]

• VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6.x]


Or system administration experience with vSphere deployments


1 Course Introduction

• Introductions and course logistics

• Course objectives

2 Introduction to vRealize Operations

• Describe how vRealize Operations is used to manage the software-defined data center

• Describe the features and benefits of vRealize Operations

3 vRealize Operations Concepts

• Navigate the main pages of the product user interface

• Use the product UI and the admin UI

• Use tags, applications, and groups to group related objects in the environment

4 vRealize Operations Architecture

• Describe the function of the components in a node

• Describe the roles in a vRealize Operations cluster

5 Performance Optimization

• Assess the performance of your environment to determine which data centers need optimization

• Define the business and operational intents for your data centers

• Automate the process of optimizing and balancing workloads in your data centers

• Report on the results of your optimization efforts

6 Capacity Optimization

• Define capacity planning terminology and capacity planning models

• Assess the overall capacity of a data center and provide optimization recommendations

• Use what-if scenarios to plan for future capacity requirements

• Assess the cost of running the data centers in your environment

7 Troubleshooting and Managing Configurations

• Use predefined step-by-step workflows to troubleshoot different vSphere objects

• Assess your environment’s compliance to standards

• View the configurations of vSphere objects in your environment

• Describe how logs can be accessed by integrating vRealize Operations with VMware vRealize Log Insight

• Use inventory trees on the Environment page to monitor vSphere objects

• Monitor the performance of the vRealize Operations instance

8 Policies

• Create policies for various types of workloads

• Explain how policy inheritance works


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