VMware Certified Professional 6 – Data Center Virtualization
Validate your ability to configure, administer and scale a vSphere virtualized data center. You can deploy, consolidate, and administer virtualization technologies including vSphere HA and DRS Clusters, storage virtualization using VMFS, Storage DRS and Storage I/O Control, network virtualization using vSphere standard and distributed switches and Network I/O Control, vSphere management using vCenter Server and vRealize Operations Manager Standard, and Virtual Machines.
✔ Describe the software-defined data center.
✔ Deploy an ESXi host and create virtual machines.
✔ Describe vCenter Server architecture.
✔ Deploy a vCenter Server instance or VMware vCenter Server™ Appliance™ .
✔ Use vCenter Server to manage an ESXi host.
✔ Configure and manage vSphere infrastructure with VMware vSphere® Client™ and VMware vSphere® Web Client.
✔ Configure virtual networks with vSphere standard switches
✔ Use vCenter Server to manage various types of host storage: VMware vSphere® VMFS, NFS, virtual SAN and Virtual Volumes
✔ Manage virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots.
✔ Create a vApp.
✔ Describe and use the content library.
✔ Migrate virtual machines with VMware vSphere® vMotion®.
✔ Use VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion® to migrate virtual machine storage.
✔ Monitor resource usage and manage resource pools.
✔ Use VMware vRealize™ Operations Manager™ to identify and solve issues through analytics and alerts.
✔ Manage VMware vSphere® High Availability and VMware vSphere® Fault Tolerance.
✔ Use VMware vSphere® Replication™ and VMware vSphere® Data Protection™ to replicate virtual machines and perform data recovery.
✔ Use VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™ clusters to improve host scalability.
✔ Use vSphere distributed switches to improve network scalability.
✔ Use VMware vSphere® Update Manager™ to apply patches and perform basic troubleshooting of ESXi hosts, virtual machines, and vCenter Server operations.
✔ System administrators
✔ Systems engineers
✔ System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems
✔ Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals course for VCA-DCV certification.