This four-day course features comprehensive coverage of performance management for Nutanix clusters and details how to optimize performance, fix issues that slow down your system, and improve data center performance. You’ll learn through hands-on labs on how to monitor system performance as well as performance tuning. Also covered is advanced networking and storage to help optimize data center administration.
This course explains in detail how to use the major Acropolis services such as Acropolis Block Services (ABS) and Acropolis File Services (AFS). The course also explains how to define and manage assets and applications using Calm, including how to connect to clouds, automation of the Life Cycle Management (LCM) application, and how to implement and configure Self Service Portal and governance.
You will learn how to take advantage of Flash mode to improve system performance, as well as how to effectively clone and delete VMs, move them between storage containers, and how to manage VMs (tagging, sizing, migration).
This course also covers Data Protection solutions such as Cloud Connect and Metro Availability with Witness. Advanced management using the new features of Prism Central and the command line are also covered in exhaustive detail. This includes how to take advantage of machine learning with entity management and resource optimization as well as how to plan for future growth using Scenario Management.
During this course, you will learn to:
o Self Service Restore
o Unattended installation and configuration of Nutanix Guest Tools (NGT)
o Working with Nutanix storage containers to delete and move vDisks
o Cloud Connect
o Metro Availability
o Advanced API
o REST API V3
o Bridge and uplink management
o Load balancing across multiple NICs
o Network visualization
o Physical switch configuration using Spanning Tree and Link Aggregation
o Creating and installing SSH keys for Prism lockdown
o Reviewing audit logs,
o Two-factor authentication
o Using Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs)
o Identify and fix cluster health problems
o Exploit machine learning for entity management and resource optimization
o Plan for future growth
o Manage assets and applications using Calm, Life Cycle Management (LCM), and Self-Service Portal
*The exam is not included