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VMware GSS Webinar Catalog H1 2015

February 14th, 2015 Leave a comment Go to comments

The GSS webinars covering various topics are back, within the next 3 weeks covering topics from Horizon, to the Cloud and vSphere. I was assured by the program manager that there will be recordings this time as well.

A comprehensive schedule can be downloaded here. All sessions will be at 3pm GMT and last for 45-60 minutes.

Details in text form below and I am looking forward to any attendance on April 9th to talk about all the hot and new stuff regarding SSL certificates in vSphere 6.0.

26th Feb Journey to the Horizon from View to FLEX
(LEVEL) Beginner – Intermediate
Register here

  • Wide focus from Horizon View over Mirage to FLEX
  • New features in View, technology and features behind Mirage and FLEX
  • Best practices for successful implementations and known issues

5th March vSphere Data Protection Extra
(LEVEL) Intermediate
Register here

  • Broken Comms to vCenter
  • Some MCS/GSAN views
  • Manual Disk Restore via command line
  • VMRun
  • Q+A

12th March vCloud Director – Design and Scale
(LEVEL) Intermediate
Register here

  • Highlight a recommended design
  • How you can scale that design without hitting the config maximums and still getting the most out of your setup
  • Some commonly encountered issues that occur due to bad practice rather than bad design

19th March vRealize Business
(LEVEL) Beginner
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  • vRB Standard: “How much does my VM cost?”
  • vRB Advanced: “How much does my IT cost?”
  • vRB Enterprise: “Are my IT Providers complying with their SLA’s?”

26th March NSX
(LEVEL) Beginner
Register here

  • SDDC and network virtualization (concepts and connection between them)
  • NSX components and features explained
  • A typical lab walk-through with commands
  • Q&A

9th April SSL Certificate handling in vSphere 6.0
(LEVEL) Beginner
Register here

  • What’s new in 6.0
  • Introduction to VECS and VMCA
  • Demo of common replacement tasks
  • Q&A

16th April vRealize Automation
(LEVEL) Intermediate
Register here

  • Tuning for scale

23rd April vCloud Air – Disaster Recovery
(LEVEL) Intermediate
Register here

  • What’s new
  • Architecture
  • How does it work
  • Use case study

30th April Introduction to vRealize Orchestrator
(LEVEL) Beginner
Register here

  • Orchestrator Overview
  • What’s new in 6.0
  • vRealize Orchestrator Elements
  • Create a Simple Workflow
  • Workflow Parameter Binding
  • Invoking/Creating Actions

7th May Database maintenance
(LEVEL) Intermediate
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  • Backing up your database
  • Getting the best performance from your vCenter
  • Avoiding corruption on the vCenter appliance
  • Q+A

14th May Overview of Storage I/O Control
(LEVEL) Intermediate- Advanced
Register here

  • Why SIOC
  • SIOC features
  • Noisy Neighbour
  • How SIOC helps
  • Shares and increasing priorities
  • Recommended latency thresholds
  • Limit IOPS and SIOC

21st May What’s new in vSphere 6
(LEVEL) Beginner
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  • An overview of new features in vSphere 6
  • Feature changes from vSphere 5.5
  • New best practices

28th May vSphere Networking – Best Practices and Troubleshooting
(LEVEL) Beginner – Intermediate
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  • NIC Teaming
  • Redundancy and Load Balancing
  • VLANs
  • vDS
  • Common Issues

4th June Datacentre to vCloud Air over IPSec VPN
(LEVEL) Intermediate
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Overview of vCloud Air and vCloud Air networking
Discussion on IPSEC VPN and how it is implemented in vCloud Air
Setup example to an Edge Gateway in vCloud Air

11th June Migrating workloads to vCloud Air with vCloud Connector and Datacentre Extension
(LEVEL) Intermediate
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  • What is vCloud Connector and what does it do
  • Configuration and setup of vCloud Connector Server and Node
  • Copy templates from private datacentre to vCloud Air
  • What is the Datacentre Extension
  • Additional setup of vCloud Connector for Datacentre Extension
  • Demonstration of a vm being stretched to vCLoud Air
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