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Free e-learning course – VMware Integrated OpenStack Fundamentals

In this free VMware Integrated OpenStack Fundamentals course, you will learn how VMware supports the open-source and industry standard OpenStack framework for managing public and private clouds.

This course covers the features and advantages of VMware Integrated OpenStack. It also covers the basic architecture, explains how to deploy and manage cloud-based IaaS, demonstrates the unique advantages that VMware brings to OpenStack, and describes the new features available in the latest release, including container management built on Kubernetes.

This course has five modules:
• Introduction to VMware Integrated OpenStack
• Getting Started With VMware Integrated OpenStack
• Using vRealize Solutions to Operationalize OpenStack
• VMware Integrated OpenStack API Consumption
• Container Management With Kubernetes on VMware Integrated OpenStack

More videos from VMware YouTube Channel on VIO.

VMware Integrated OpenStack Hands-on-Lab – Make the best use of Hands-On-Labs as it will give you the opportunity to have a hands on experience with VIO.

Happy Learning!!! 🙂

VMware vSphere 6.5 Webcast

Tune in to the webcast to get an in-depth look at the benefits of building a modern, software-defined infrastructure based on VMware vSphere 6.5.

A modern infrastructure consists of a fully virtualized, software-defined IT environment, including compute, storage, and networking, plus unified management. The latest version, vSphere 6.5, supports both existing and next-gen applications with a simplified customer experience, built-in security, a universal application platform, and proactive data center management. It provides the foundation for a modern infrastructure that provides:

Flexibility – A common infrastructure with unified operations and management lets you choose the best placement of workloads across private and public clouds.
Agility – Gain faster IT service delivery and response to business needs.
A future-proof environment – Run traditional enterprise applications and new cloud-native applications on the same platform.

Date:
Thursday, 18th January 2018

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VMware Horizon 7.3: What’s New

Horizon 7.3 is here! Join VMware Horizon 7.3 session for a walkthrough of the new features including App Shortcuts and Dedicated Instant Clone Support. The session will help you to understand how Horizon 7.3 can enhance and build on your current Horizon feature set.

Date:
September 28, 2017

Speaker Bios:

Jonathan Perrott

Jonathan is a Sr. Technical Training Specialist with VMware Technical Support University (vTSU). He has been with VMware for over six years. In his current role, Jonathan specializes in developing and delivering VMware End User Computer training to internal VMware employees and external customers.

John Hathaway

John has worked in Corporate Technical Training for over 15 years developing training and certification programs for Sun, Oracle, and VMware. John manages VMware’s NSX and End User Computing Training Portfolio.

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VMware WEBCAST : VMware SRM Troubleshooting Tools, Tips and Tricks

Learn tips and tricks on how to identify and troubleshoot common issues encountered with VMware Site Recovery Manager. Topics will include

  • Deployment issues
  • Site pairing
  • IP Customization
  • SRA/Storage issues

You will also learn how Site Recovery Manger authenticates with the Platform Services Controller and vCenter Server.

Speaker Bio:

James Doyle is a Staff Technical Support Training Specialist with VMware’s Technical Support University. He has worked with VMware for 6 years, starting in their support teams taking cases on vSphere Storage & Networking, VMware Site Recovery Manager and VMware Data Protection. After moving to the training teams, James continued to focus on training development and delivery on VMware Site Recovery Manager, vSphere and vSAN.

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Webcast – VMware vSAN Troubleshooting Tools, Tips and Tricks

VMware webcast on 27 July 2017 on vSAN Troubleshooting Tools, Tips and Tricks.

Attend this 60-minute webcast and the topic are listed below.

  • VMware vSAN architecture.
  • Troubleshooting tools you need based on actual customer use cases.
  • Effective troubleshooting techniques used by the VMware Technical Support Team

Speakers
Francis Daly
Staff Technical Support Training Specialist
VMware
Francis Daly is a Staff Technical Training Specialist working in VMware’s Technical Support University. Francis trains VMware’s technical staff on all things storage. VMware vSAN has been one of Francis’s passions since it was firstreleased. Francis holds VCP 4, 5, 6 AND VCAP-DCA certifications.

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Free e-book – VMware NSX Micro-segmentation Day 1

VMware NSX Micro-segmentation – Day 1 offers guidance to security architects and practitioners planning to implement NSX for additional security and visibility through micro-segmentation. VMware NSX Micro-segmentation – Day 1 provides the information needed to plan a security strategy around micro-segmentation using VMware NSX. This includes guidance to plan, design, and implement security policy utilizing micro-segmentation.

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Webcast: VMware vSphere 6.5 Training: What’s New

Make use of this opportunity and join the webcast on 22 November 2016 for VMware vSphere 6.5 Training:

Date:
November 22, 2016

Time:
Choose a time that best suits your schedule and location.

08:00 AM – 9:00 AM PDT
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM BST
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM SGT

This vSphere 6.5 Training: What’s New webcast will provide a high level look at the new features in vSphere 6.5 and why those features are important in today’s data centers. Additionally, we will discuss the latest vSphere 6.5 instructor led classes from VMware Education Services with a focus on the new vSphere: What’s New [V5.5 to V6.5] course. This hands on class is designed to help you and your organization realize all of the benefits of updating your existing vSphere infrastructure to vSphere 6.5.

Speakers
Andrew Ellwood
Senior Education Product Manager
VMware

Andrew has been with VMware for over ten years, working extensively with vSphere and related technologies. He is VCAP-DCA and VCAP-DCD certified, the product manager for a number of courses including VMware vSphere: Design and Deploy, and a key contributor to VMware certification programs.

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Free e-learning course – VMware Horizon 7 Fundamentals

Summary:
This course will provide you with a fundamental understanding of the VMware Horizons portfolio. It discusses some of the key features and benefits of the portfolio whilst exploring the components and architecture of Horizon 7.

Objectives: At the end of this course, you should be able to:

– Diagram the Horizon architecture
– Discuss the key benefits and features and use cases of Horizon 7
– List and explain the Horizon 7 components
– Describe the key Horizon capabilities
– Describe the High End graphics and display protocol options of Horizon7
– Describe the purpose of the Horizon Agent and Horizon Client
– Differentiate Instant clones from Linked clones
– Demonstrate how to log in, navigate and perform administration tasks in the Horizon Administrator interface

Outline: This course consists of 4 Modules.

Module 1: Introduction to Horizon provides an overview of the Horizon 7 Architecture and discusses the key benefits, features and use cases. This module also lists and explains the various Horizon 7 components.

Module 2: Horizon Desktops covers the steps for configuring virtual machines as desktops and how to install and configure the Horizon Client. The module also describes the capabilities of Blast Extreme, and compares Instant Clones to Horizon Composer Clones.

Module 3: Horizon Client Options outlines the process and choices to setup vCenter Server managed desktops. It also covers how to install and configure the Horizon Client, how to configure Horizon on Thin clients and how to setup and configure virtual printing.

Module 4: Working with Horizon Administrator demonstrates how to login and navigate the Horizon Administrator interface and carry out administration tasks in relation to creating an automated pool and how to provision and manage applications with App volumes. It also lists the steps for using and creating application pools.

Course Link

Free e-learning course from VMware on vRealize Automation 7 Fundamentals

Take advantage and make the best use of this free e-learning course from VMware on VMware vRealize® Automation.

Summary:
– Format: Self-Paced
– Length: 3 Hours

Overview:
This course demonstrates how people use VMware vRealize® Automation™ to accelerate the delivery and ongoing management of business-relevant IT services.

Objectives:
– Discuss the role vRealize Automation plays in delivering an integrated approach to cloud management
– Recognize how to install and configure the architectural components that support automated service delivery across a multi-vendor, hybrid cloud infrastructure
– Describe how vRealize Automation enforces service delivery policies and helps administrators control resource use
– Understand the process service architects use to build a library of re-usable, gold standard service components
– Describe how service architects and IT administrators can extend vRealize Automation to automate services provided by third-party management systems

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Cool Tool : RVTools version 3.8 is now available for download

Thanks to Rob de Veij (@rvtools) for developing RVTools and sharing with the community for free of cost. This tool does a great job of fetching loads of information from the Virtual Infrastructure and saves lot of time for the VI administrator, otherwise we need to run multiple script to fetch similar data.

RVTools is a windows .NET 2.0 application which uses the VI SDK to display information about your virtual machines and ESX hosts. Interacting with virtual center. RVTools is able to list information about VMs, CPU, Memory, Disks, Partitions, Network, Floppy drives, CD drives, Snapshots, VMware tools, Resource pools, Clusters, ESX hosts, HBAs, Nics, Switches, Ports, Distributed Switches, Distributed Ports, Service consoles, VM Kernels, Datastores, Multipath info and health checks. With RVTools you can disconnect the cd-rom or floppy drives from the virtual machines and RVTools is able to update the VMware Tools installed inside each virtual machine to the latest version.

Version 3.8 (March, 2016)
•VI SDK reference changed from 5.5 to 6.0
•on vInfo tab page new field: ChangeVersion unique identifier for a given version of the configuration
•on vInfo tab page new field: HA VM Monitoring status
•on vInfo tab page new fields: Number of supported monitors and Video RAM in KB.
•on vInfo tab page new field: Config status.
•Config issues are visible on the vHealth tab page
•on vInfo tab page new field: OS according to the VMware Tools
•on vTools tab page new fields: App state, App heartbeat status and Kernel crash state
•on vTools tab page new fields: Operations availability, State change support and
•Interactive Guest Operations availability
•on vHost tab page new field: NTPD running state.
•NTP issues are visible on the vHealth tab page
•on vHost tab page new field: Config status.
•Config issues are visible on the vHealth tab page
•on vCluster tab page new field: Config status.
•Config issues are visible on the vHealth tab page
•on vDatastore tab page new field: Config status.
•Config issues are visible on the vHealth tab page
•on vSC+VMK tab page new fields: IP 6 Address and IP 6 Gateway
•all VM related tab pages now have a VM Object ID and VM UUID columnsall VM related tab pages now have powerstate and template columns
•all tab pages. Now have a vCenter UUID column (= unique identifier for a vCenterServer)
•all VM related tab pages. The Custom Attributes columns are now ordered alphabetically
•all tab pages. A select is now a full row select so it is easier to follow the information across many columns
•bug fix: Refresh data issue on vRP and vCluster tab pages solved
•bug fix: Filter issue on vCluster tab page solved
•bug fix: On vInfo tab page the HA information was not filled with cluster default values
•bug fix: Content Libraries vmdk files are no longer reported as possible zombie files
•bug fix: msi installer sometimes installs RVTools in root of c:\ drive. This is solved now.

Download link : RVTools version 3.8 | Documentation

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