The class is designed to help IT professionals prepare for the VMware Certified Technical Associate – Data Center Virtualization 2022 (VCTA-DCV) certification exam.

This Track Includes:

VMware Data Center Virtualization: Core Technical Skills – 3 Days


3 Days

Course Overview

VMware Data Center Virtualization: Core Technical Skills is a self-paced course aimed at individuals who are new to virtualization and those working in IT who want to learn more about VMware’s compute virtualization platform, vSphere. Through a series of targeted, self-paced lessons, the student acquires the skills to perform operational tasks typically assigned to the roles of operator or junior administrator. The course aligns with the VMware Certified Technical Associate (VCTA) Data Center Virtualization certification exam.

Course Objectives

  • Describe virtualization, virtual machines, and vSphere components
  • Explain the concepts of server, network, and storage virtualization
  • Deploy, configure, clone, and migrate virtual machines
  • Monitor and manage virtual machines
  • Describe how cluster features, such as vSphere DRS and vSphere HA, optimize the performance of your vSphere environment

Course Modules

  • Introduction to Virtual Machines
  • How Virtualization Works
  • vSphere and the Software-Defined Data Center
  • Components of a vSphere Environment
  • vSphere Graphical User Interfaces
  • VMware SDDC Solutions
  • SDDC Business Continuity
  • Getting Started with the vSphere Client
  • Organizing your vCenter Server Inventory
  • Managing the vSphere Configuration
  • vCenter Server Roles and Permissions
  • VM Virtual Hardware
  • Virtual Machine Configuration
  • Creating and Removing Virtual Machines
  • Installing the Guest Operating System
  • Installing VMware Tools
  • Upgrading Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Switches Overview
  • vSphere Standard Switches
  • vSphere Distributed Switches
  • Virtual Switch Networking: Security Policy
  • Virtual Switch Networking: Traffic Shaping Policy
  • Virtual Switch Networking Policy: NIC Teaming and Failover
  • VM Network Connectivity Checks
  • vSphere Network Connectivity Checks
  • Datastores Overview
  • Viewing Datastore Information
  • Monitoring Datastore Usage
  • Overview VM Templates
  • Creating VM Templates
  • Updating VM Templates
  • Deploying VM’s Using Templates
  • Cloning Virtual Machines
  • Guest OS Customization
  • Content Library Overview
  • Virtual Appliance Overview
  • VM Migration Overview
  • Migrating VMs Using vSphere vMotion
  • Migrating VMs with vSphere Storage vMotion
  • Virtual Machine Snapshots
  • Working with Virtual Machine Snapshots
  • Virtual Machine Resource Controls
  • Working with Virtual Machine CPU Shares
  • Using vSphere Alarms
  • Introduction to Performance Charts
  • Monitoring vSphere Tasks and Events
  • Overview of vSphere Clusters
  • Overview of vSphere HA
  • Monitoring of vSphere HA
  • Overview of vSphere DRS
  • vSphere DRS Settings
  • vSphere DRS Functionality
  • Overview of vSphere Fault Tolerance
  • Overview of Enhanced vMotion Compatibility
  • Certification Information

Target Audience

  • System administrators
  • System engineers


This course has the following prerequisites:

  • System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems


  • Attending this course meets the training requirement to achieve the following certification:
  • VMware Certified Technical Associate – Data Center Virtualization

Below is a Course Schedule for this:



Duration: 4 Days

Course Fee

Course Fee$2250.00
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