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VCP5 VMware Certified Professional on vSphere 5 Study Guide. Exam VCP–510

  • ID: 2246413
  • Book
  • May 2012
  • 816 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Includes Real–World Scenarios, Hands–On Exercises, and Access to Exam Prep Software Featuring:

  • Custom Test Engine

  • Over 300 Sample Questions

  • Electronic Flashcards

The Ideal Product to Prepare You for the Leading Virtualization Certification

As the demand for virtualization skills continues to grow, you need to earn the newest certification to stand out from other IT professionals. This guide gives you the tools to pass the VCP–510 exam so you can highlight your capabilities. It walks you through all of the requirements, including planning and installing ESXi, configuring vCenter Server, deploying and managing virtual machines, and much more. Inside these pages, you′ll also find:

  • Full coverage of all exam objectives in a systematic approach, so you can be confident you′re getting the instruction you need for the exam
  • Real–world scenarios that put what you′ve learned in the context of actual job roles
  • Challenging review questions in each chapter to prepare you for exam day
  • Exam Essentials, a key feature in each chapter that identifies critical areas you must become proficient in before taking the exam
  • A handy tear card that maps every official exam objective to the corresponding chapter in the book, so you can track your exam prep objective by objective
  • Sybex Exam Prep Tools

Go to [external URL] and download a full set of electronic test prep tools to help you thoroughly prepare for the exam. These include:

  • Custom Test Engine

  • Over 300 Sample Questions

  • Electronic Flashcards

  • Glossary of Terms in PDF

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Introduction xxxiii

Assessment Test liii

Chapter 1 What s New in vSphere 5 1

Chapter 2 Plan, Install, Configure, and Upgrade vCenter Server and VMware ESXi 27

Chapter 3 Secure vCenter Server and ESXi and Identify vSphere Architecture and Solutions 95

Chapter 4 Plan and Configure vSphere Networking 143

Chapter 5 Plan and Configure vSphere Storage 219

Chapter 6 Create and Deploy Virtual Machines and vApps 299

Chapter 7 Manage and Administer Virtual Machines and vApps 373

Chapter 8 Establish Service Levels with Cluster, Fault Tolerance, and Resource Pools 421

Chapter 9 Maintain Service Levels 499

Chapter 10 Perform Basic Troubleshooting 593

Chapter 11 Monitor a vSphere Implementation and Manage vCenter Server Alarms 641

Appendix A Answers to Review Questions 703

Appendix B About the Additional Study Tools 719

Index 723

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Brian Atkinson is a senior systems engineer with 15 years of experience in the IT field. For the past six years, he has been focused on virtualization and storage solutions. Brian has been awarded the VMware vExpert designation from VMware for 2009, 2010, and 2011. He is a VMware Technology Network (VMTN) moderator and guru. He maintains his personal blog in the VMTN communities at communities.vmware.com/blogs/vmroyale/.

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