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Two vRealize Courses Now Open for Registration

NEW CoursesTwo new instructor-led training courses covering components of the VMware vRealize product suite are now open for registration.

Beta versions of these courses may also be available. Beta courses let you participate in finalizing the near-complete course while saving 50% off the course price.

For more information about these courses, or assistance developing a learning plan for yourself or your team, please contact the Education Specialist for your area.


VMware vRealize Business: Costing and Implementation

VMware vRealize® Business™ (formerly VMware IT Business Management Suite™) provides transparency and control over the costs and quality of IT services, enabling CIOs and CFOs to align IT with the business and accelerate IT transformation. This four-day training course discusses IT costing as well as configuring and managing vRealize Business. This course will give you an understanding of the concepts and functionality of IT finance management with vRealize Business.

Data Center Automation with vRealize Orchestrator and PowerCLI

This five-day course equips experienced VMware vSphere® administrators with the knowledge to use the automation tools that all vSphere customers have access to. Using real-world use cases and examples, students learn how to automate day-to-day administration tasks with VMware vSphere® PowerCLI™ and VMware vRealize® Orchestrator™. In this class, you use these tools to automate tasks in a lab environment.

 

New vSphere, NSX and vRealize Orchestrator Videos in the Learning Zone

221x125_learningzoneVMware Learning Zone subscribers get one year of unlimited access to our cloud-based video training library taught by top VMware experts. Including all the latest videos we release each month, like these:

  • In vSphere 6 – Virtual Volumes (Part 1 – Presentation), Andy Cary takes you through many of the concepts around Virtual Volumes, which were newly introduced in vSphere 6. Topics include a review of the advantages of using virtual volumes, using the Hypervisor to transform storage, LUNs – VMDKs managed as data, virtual volumes – VMDKs managed as native objects, array requirements, simplification of storage administration, virtual volumes high level architecture, and many others.
  • vRealize Orchestrator Automation with vSphere Client takes you through the process of integrating vRealize Orchestrator with the vSphere 6 web client. Alistair Sutherland provides a detailed look at both the vSphere 6 web client and vRealize Orchestrator client, registering vRO and launching workflows from the web client, and using and extending context menus in the web client to launch workflows.
  • Andy Cary walks you through the specifics of setting up Network IO Control (NIOC) v3 in vSphere 6 in vSphere 6 – NIOC Enhancements: Demonstration.
  • In VMware NSX Traceflow Joe Silvagi demonstrates NSX Traceflow – added in VMware NSX 6.2 – which now allows you to trace end-to-end traffic paths through your virtual network for trout, shooting and network planning.
  • VMware NSX Central CLI by Joe Silvagi, shares some helpful information on NSX Central CLI – added in NSX 6.2 – allowing that you can run commands on multiple points in NSX from a single location. Joe discusses features, sample commands, and resources helpful to using the NSX Central CLI.

These videos are available NOW to anyone with an active VMware Learning Zone Standard or Premium subscription.

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Newest Additions to the Learning Zone Video Library

221x125_learningzoneVMware Learning Zone subscribers get one year of unlimited access to our cloud-based video training library taught by top VMware experts. Including all the latest  videos we release each month, like these:

    • In vRealize Operations: An Introduction and Overview, Ellis Paul guides you through an overview of vRealize Operations, including new functionality and upgraded UI features.
    • Mike Laverick goes Under the Hood of EVO:RAIL: Prerequisites, How EVO:RAIL Works in the first of this new series which includes guidance on helpful resources available to you, pre-requisites required by EVO:RAIL, and a thorough walk-through of how EVO:RAIL works..
    • Mike Laverick shares a technical deep-dive on EVO: RAIL in Under the Hood of EVO:RAIL: vSphere Environment, What’s Next For EVO:RAIL, including configuring EVO:RAIL, what changes to look for in vSphere once the EVO:RAIL configuration has been completed, and a sneak peek preview of features coming soon in EVO:RAIL.
  • Joerg Lew demonstrates advanced techniques you can use to customize input presentation and increase your workflow usability in vRealize Orchestrator Advance Techniques (Part 4 – Input Presentation).
  • Finishing up his series on advanced vRealize Orchestrator techniques with vRealize Orchestrator Advance Techniques (Part 5 – Dynamic Data Structures), Joerg Lew helps you understand advanced javascript techniques available in vRealize Orchestrator to create dynamic data structures, including: properties type, composite types, and the use of JSON.
  • In Integrating vRealize Automation and vRealize Orchestrator (Part 1), Alistair Sutherland demonstrates how to integrate vRealize Orchestrator with vRealize Automation and key tasks that must be accomplished correctly – with a specific focus on Infrastructure As A Service (IaaS) workflows built into vRealize Automation.
  • Integrating vRealize Automation and vRealize Orchestrator (Part 2) by Alistair Sutherland shows you how to integrate vRealize Orchestrator with vRealize Automation focusing on using vRealize Orchestrator to achieve Anything As A Service (XaaS).
  • Ellis Paul focuses on concepts and configuration of custom views for most effective use in dashboards in his new video vRealize Operations: Using Views with Custom Dashboards.

These videos are available NOW to anyone with an active VMware Learning Zone Standard or Premium subscription.

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New Videos Added to the VMware Learning Zone

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The VMware Learning Zone is a our subscription-based service that gives you a full year of unlimited, 24/7 access to VMware video-based training. Top VMware experts and instructors discuss solutions, provide tips and give advice on a variety of topics which is expanding constantly. This month’s new additions are:

  • vRealize Operations Custom Dashboards: Customizing Widget Interaction – In this video, Ellis Paul takes you through a practical hands-on demonstration of custom dashboards in vRealize Operations Manager 6, with a specific focus on widgets and how to use and customize widget interactions.
  • vRealize Orchestrator Advance Techniques Part 1: Workflow Elements You May Not Have Used Before – In this first segment of a 5-part series on vRealize Orchestrator advance techniques, Joerg Lew shares helpful insights and techniques that you can use directly out of the box in vRealize Orchestrator to build reliable and maintainable workflows.
  • vRealize Orchestrator Advance Techniques Part 2: Configuration and Resource Elements – In this second segment of a 5-part series on vRealize Orchestrator advance techniques, Joerg Lew provides hands-on demonstrations on how you can make your workflows more portable between multiple environments, such as development to production, multiple customers, and with your peers.
  • vRealize Orchestrator Advance Techniques Part 3: Exceptions and Error Handling – In this third segment of a 5-part series on vRealize Orchestrator advance techniques, Joerg Lew shares how to bulletproof your workflows with a theoretical focus on exceptions and error handling in general, guidance on helpful techniques, hands-on demonstration in vRealize Orchestrator, best practices, and practical real-world use cases.
  • vRealize Operations: Overview of Alerting System – In this video, Ellis Paul takes an advanced look at practically using and configuring the alerting system in vRealize Operations Manager, including taking advantage of the new functionality introduced in v6.
  • vSphere 6: vMotion Enhancements (Part 2: Demo) – In this video, Andy Cary takes you through how to set up vMotion in a vSphere 6.0 environment and how to configure vMotion to use its own TCP/IP Protocol stack. He’ll also show you how you can vMotion a VM from one data center to another.
  • vSphere 6: Content Library (Part 1: Presentation) – In this video, Andy Cary explains the purpose of the new feature known as Content Library which shipped with vSphere 6. The Content Library is a repository for storing VM Templates, ISO Files, and scripts which can be replicated between vCenter instances. He also shows you how to setup a Content Library, and you’ll learn which mechanisms are used to replicate Content Libraries.

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