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In this entry-level VMware VCA-DCV training, Keith Barker teaches learners the basics of vSphere, when to use vSphere products, and how data center virtualization works.
Though the certification associated with this VMware training is retired, this VCA-DCV training serves as good, foundational VMware training. If you’re new to vSphere, this training will teach you the basic concepts and features of vSphere, and how they can help businesses meet their needs. You’ll also learn about ESXi Hypervisor, virtual storage, and networking.
For supervisors, this VCA-DCV training can be used for on-boarding new network administrators, or as part of a team training plan.
VCA-DCV: What You Need to Know
This VCA - Data Center Virtualization (VCA-DCV) training maps to the VMware VCAD510 exam objectives, and covers topics such as:
- Data center virtualization concepts and typical business challenges they solve
- vSphere core hypervisor, storage, networking, and management components
- VMware virtual machine capabilities such as key migration and availability technologies
- vSphere storage technologies like VMware disaster recovery technologies
- vSphere networking and virtual switches
- VMware data center solutions for availability, management, optimization, and scalability
- Differences between the challenges facing enterprises and small to medium businesses
Who Should Take VCA-DCV Training?
This VCA-DCV training is considered associate-level VMware training, which means it was designed for network administrators. This VCA-DCV course is valuable for new IT professionals with at least a year of experience with infrastructure virtualization and experienced network administrators looking to validate their VMware skills.
New or aspiring network administrators. In addition to being ideal for new and aspiring net admins, this VCA-DCV training is ideal for IT managers and execs as well. That’s because the course helps develop an understanding of VMware vSphere concepts and features and the business needs they address. This training is a perfect primer for anyone in a position to implement or suggest ways to use VMWare to advance their business’ objectives.
Experienced network administrators. Although this course was originally designed to prepare learners for the now-retired VCA-DCV certification, the material on the course about data center virtualization and vSphere is more relevant now than it’s ever been -- those technologies are more popular now than they’ve been before. If you’ve been working as a network administrator for several years, this training can ensure you’ve got all of the fundamentals covered before moving on to the more advanced VCP-DCV 2020 certification.