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VMware vSphere v8.0 Boot Camp


5 Days (Virtual or Physical Classroom)

What’s Included

Everything You Need to Pass the VMware DCV Exam

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Free Retake of Course & Post-class support

Our Authorized VMware® vSphere v8.0 course is an intensive hands-on boot camp that focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vSphere® v8, merged with Training Camp’s award-winning comprehensive exam preparation the Data Center Virtualization exam.

Our vSphere v8.0 training program includes:
• Hands-on labs and interactive exercises to give you real-world experience
• Exam-focused instruction and practice tests to help you become familiar with the exam format
• Study materials and resources to help you prepare for the exam
• Access to our team of experts who can answer any questions you may have
• A 100% Pass guarantee, to ensure that you succeed on your exam

We understand that preparing for a certification exam can be challenging, that’s why we designed our boot camp to give you the best chance of success. By the end of our program, you will be fully prepared to pass the Data Center Virtualization 2023 exam and take the next step in your career.

This VMware certification validates candidate skills to implement, manage, and troubleshoot a vSphere infrastructure, using best practices to provide a powerful, flexible, and secure foundation for business agility that can accelerate the transformation to cloud computing. Our Authorized VMware® vSphere v8.0 program meets the VMware training requirements needed in the VMware certification process.

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  • Install and configure ESXi hosts
  • Deploy and configure vCenter
  • Use the vSphere Client to create the vCenter inventory and assign roles to vCenter users
  • Create virtual networks using vSphere standard switches and distributed switches
  • Create and configure datastores using storage technologies supported by vSphere
  • Use the vSphere Client to create virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots
  • Create content libraries for managing templates and deploying virtual machines
  • Manage virtual machine resource allocation
  • Migrate virtual machines with vSphere vMotion and vSphere Storage vMotion
  • Create and configure a vSphere cluster that is enabled with vSphere High Availability (HA) and vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler
  • Manage the life cycle of vSphere to keep vCenter, ESXi hosts, and virtual machines up to date

The VMware Certified Professional – Data Center Virtualization 2023 (VCP-DCV 2023) certification validates an individual’s knowledge and skills with VMware vSphere solutions, including virtual machines, networking, and storage. Job-roles associated with this certification include virtualization administrators, system engineers, and consultants.

Data Center Virtualization solutions are frequently updated.  Having a year as its certification version allows VMware to better maintain the exam and training content, and more importantly, provides certification candidates to communicate how current their skills are in relation to other certifications.

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Our Authorized VMware® vSphere v8.0 Boot Camp uses Authorized VMware Courseware that is combined with hands-on and interactive labs, giving you a powerful alternative to traditional courseware. This content meets VMware certification course requirements and will help you grow the skills you need to fully leverage the power of VMware technologies.

Data Center Virtualization 2023 – VCP-DCV 2023

We utilize VMware Certified Instructors (VCIs) who are Subject Matter Experts well-versed in accelerated learning and exam preparation for this training. Their delivery accommodates every student’s learning needs through individualized instruction, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Having VMware certification alone does not make someone a VCI. If you are considering training for a vendor that does not use VCIs, it is not authorized training.

This VMware course includes a value-added VMware exam review sessions & constantly updated practice exam review drills – representative of the actual exam questions delivered during the official VMware certification tests.

Our goal is to build the confidence in your ability to pass the VMware exams.

Upon completion of the course, students are offered to attend (as many times as desired) our ongoing live, online full-day exam preparation review sessions prior to taking the examination. We are so confident in our course, we offer the industry’s best guarantee.

Our exam support team will help you get ready for your VMware certification training. From exam registration, to understanding all the steps needed for certification, they will answer any questions you make have to make sure you are building momentum towards VMware certification success.

Maintaining current knowledge and skills is crucial in the IT industry, and earning Continuing Education Units (CEUs) is essential to keeping your certifications valid.

We provide qualifying CE activities to meet your renewal requirement for our Alumni, such as:

  • Custom training events
  • Exclusive webinars
  • Reduced-cost exam vouchers

We understand the importance of staying current in this field and are committed to helping our Alumni maintain their professional certified status. Whether you are looking to renew your current certification or earn additional ones, we provide the resources and support you need to stay current and competitive in the industry.

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  1. vSphere and Virtualization Overview
    • Explain basic virtualization concepts
    • Describe how vSphere fits in the software-defined data center and the cloud infrastructure
    • Recognize the user interfaces for accessing vSphere
    • Explain how vSphere interacts with CPUs, memory, networks, storage, and GPUs
  2. Installing and Configuring ESXi
    • Install an ESXi host
    • Recognize ESXi user account best practices
    • Configure the ESXi host settings using the DCUI and VMware Host Client
  3. Deploying and Configuring vCenter
    • Recognize ESXi hosts communication with vCenter
    • Deploy vCenter Server Appliance
    • Configure vCenter settings
    • Use the vSphere Client to add and manage license keys
    • Create and organize vCenter inventory objects
    • Recognize the rules for applying vCenter permissions
    • View vCenter logs and events
  4. Configuring vSphere Networking
    • Configure and view standard switch configurations
    • Configure and view distributed switch configurations
    • Recognize the difference between standard switches and distributed switches
    • Explain how to set networking policies on standard and distributed switches
  5. Configuring vSphere Storage
    • Recognize vSphere storage technologies
    • Identify types of vSphere datastores
    • Describe Fibre Channel components and addressing
    • Describe iSCSI components and addressing
    • Configure iSCSI storage on ESXi
    • Create and manage VMFS datastores
    • Configure and manage NFS datastores
  6. Deploying Virtual Machines
    • Create and provision VMs
    • Explain the importance of VMware Tools
    • Identify the files that make up a VM
    • Recognize the components of a VM
    • Navigate the vSphere Client and examine VM settings and options
    • Modify VMs by dynamically increasing resources
    • Create VM templates and deploy VMs from them
    • Clone VMs
    • Create customization specifications for guest operating systems
    • Create local, published, and subscribed content libraries
    • Deploy VMs from content libraries
    • Manage multiple versions of VM templates in content libraries
  7. Managing Virtual Machines
    • Recognize the types of VM migrations that you can perform within a vCenter instance and across vCenter instances
    • Migrate VMs using vSphere vMotion
    • Describe the role of Enhanced vMotion Compatibility in migrations
    • Migrate VMs using vSphere Storage vMotion
    • Take a snapshot of a VM
    • Manage, consolidate, and delete snapshots
    • Describe CPU and memory concepts in relation to a virtualized environment
    • Describe how VMs compete for resources
    • Define CPU and memory shares, reservations, and limits
  8. Deploying and Configuring vSphere Clusters
    • Create a vSphere cluster enabled for vSphere DRS and vSphere HA
    • View information about a vSphere cluster
    • Explain how vSphere DRS determines VM placement on hosts in the cluster
    • Recognize use cases for vSphere DRS settings
    • Monitor a vSphere DRS cluster
    • Describe how vSphere HA responds to various t.ypes of failures
    • Identify options for configuring network redundancy in a vSphere HA cluster
    • Recognize vSphere HA design considerations
    • Recognize the use cases for various vSphere HA settings
    • Configure a vSphere HA cluster
    • Recognize when to use vSphere Fault Tolerance
  9. Managing the vSphere Lifecycle
    • Enable vSphere Lifecycle Manager in a vSphere cluster
    • Describe features of the vCenter Update Planner
    • Run vCenter upgrade prechecks and interoperability reports
    • Recognize features of vSphere Lifecycle Manager
    • Distinguish between managing hosts using baselines and managing hosts using images
    • Describe how to update hosts using baselines
    • Describe ESXi images
    • Validate ESXi host compliance against a cluster image and update ESXi hosts
    • Update ESXi hosts using vSphere Lifecycle Manager
    • Describe vSphere Lifecycle Manager automatic recommendations
    • Use vSphere Lifecycle Manager to upgrade VMware Tools and VM hardware
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VMware vSphere v8.0 Boot Camp Testimonials

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Training camp got me up to speed on the domains that I hadn’t had tons of experience and in the end this made all the difference to ensure I attained my certification.

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