Objective 5.1: Configure Advanced/Multilevel Resource Pools

Back again with a new objective. This time we are going to go over Resource Pools. Over the course of the blog post we will cover the following points.

Objective 4.2: Perform vCenter Server Upgrades

To wrap up upgrade processes and things, we are going to go over vCenter Upgrades. The following points will be covered:

Objective 4.1: Perform ESXi Host and Virtual Machine upgrades

Here we are again, starting Objective 4.1. The following points will be covered:

Objective 3.5 Setup and Configure Storage I/O Control

Moving on to our last sub point in the Storage Objectives, we are going to cover Storage I/O Control. We will cover the following:

Objective 3.4 Perform Advanced VMFS and NFS Configurations and Upgrades

Continuing along our Storage Objectives, we now are going to cover VMFS and NFS datastores and our mastery of them. We will cover in this objective:

Objective 3.3 Configure Storage Multi-pathing and Failover

Once again we return to cover another objective. It has been hectic lately, with delivering my first ICM 6 class and also delivering a vBrownBag the same week on one of the future objectives. Now we are back though and trying to get in the swing of things again. Here are the sub-points we will be covering this time:

Objective 3.2: Configure Software Defined Storage

Back again!! This time we are going to go over the relatively new VSAN. Now VMWare Virtual SAN originally came out in 5.5 U1, but has been radically overhauled for 6.0 (massive jump from VSAN 1.0 -6 J ) So what are we going to go over and have to know for the exam?

Objective 3.1: Manage vSphere Storage Virtualization

Wait, wait wait…. Where did objective 2.2 go? I know… I didn’t include it since I have already gone over in previous objectives all the questions asked on it. So moving on to Storage.

Objective 2.2 – Configure Network I/O Control

After the last objective this one should be a piece of cake. There are only 4 bullet points that we need to cover for this objective. They are: