VMware Certified Associate – Data Center Virtualization

VMWare are the market leader in cloud and virtualization software and services.

Virtualization represents a huge cost benefit to companies and represents a critical part of the IT infrastructure. VMware certification can be considered a ‘must have' for any network engineer either because you will be installing and troubleshooting their products at some stage or will need to converse with colleagues and managers about this part of the network.

TThis course is suitable for beginners and covers all the basics of virtualization, VMware products as well as how to install them. By the end of the course you will be knowledgeable enough to install and advise upon suitable VMware Data Centre products for your company. This course will also prepare you for the VMware Certified Associate – Data Center Virtualization (VCA6-DCV) exam 1V0-601.

Your Instructors

Kaylan P
Is a Red Hat Systems Engineer and Linux consultant. Kaylan is the Linux team team lead in a fortune 500 company. He works in production support on different flavours of unix such as RedHat Linux, Solaris and IBM AIX.His role involves supporting and training on different flavours of unix and installing, configuration and fixing issues on all types of servers. He also holds an MBA.
Paul Browning
Worked as a police officer in the UK for 12 years and then left for a career in IT. He worked for Cisco systems and then started his own Cisco training company. He moved into online training in 2006 creating the old version of this site and in60days.net. He has trained over 30,000 IT students via his websites, Kindle study guides and training manuals.
Paul now lives in Brisbane, Australia with is wife and three young children and he owns howtonetwork.com.

  • Over 3 hours of video training
  • Instructor follow along labs
  • End-of-module exams
  • End-of-course certificate
  • Captions available
  • Access to members only forum
  • Exam vendor – VMware/PearsonVue
  • Prerequisites – None
  • Recommended – Network+ / LPIC1
Module 1 Introduction to Virtualization
Unit 1 Course Introduction
Unit 2 Benefits of Virtualization
Unit 3 Challenges in Data Center Virtualization
Unit 4 Overcoming Challenges
Unit 5 Hypervisor
Unit 6 Lab 1 - Routing
Module 2 VMware Products
Unit 1 vCenter Server
Unit 2 vMotion, DSR and DPM
Unit 3 Storage vMotion, SDRS and VDP
Unit 4 HA, FT and vSphere Replication
Unit 5 Virtual Networking and Virtual Switches
Unit 6 Shared Storage and VSA
Unit 7 vFlash and Datastores
Unit 8 VMware Additional Products
Module 3 VMware ESXi Server
Unit 1 Installation of VMware ESXi Server
Unit 2 VMware ESXi Server Configuration
Module 4 VMware vSphere Client
Unit 1 Installation of VMware vSphere Client
Unit 2 vSphere Client Usage
Unit 3 Common Voice Gateway Hardware Selections
Unit 4 Create a New Virtual Machine
Module 5 VMware vCenter Server
Unit 1 Installation of VMware vCenter Server
Unit 2 VMware vCenter Server Configuration
Module 6 Creation of Virtual Data Center
Unit 1 Creation of Virtual Data Center
Unit 2 Deploy a Virtual Machine
Unit 3 Add Additional Resources to Virtual Machine
Unit 4 Manage Resources
Unit 5 Scenarios