WEI's vSphere 8.0 Virtual Workshop

WEI's 3-day virtual workshop designed to teach you the ins and outs of vSphere 8.0 is taught by leading VMware expert Mark Gabryjelski.

The workshop focuses on configuration, day-to-day maintenance, design of storage solutions (FC, iSCSI, NFS, vVols, & HCI), design of standard & distributed vSwitches, building template Virtual Machines, and working with the features available in vSphere 8.0.

Available Dates:

  • May 3-5, 2023
  • November 8-10, 2023

Time: 9:00am-4:30pm EST

What you will learn:

  • Master the foundation of your internal private cloud
  • Prepare to consume external cloud resources
  • Network with other vSphere infrastructure users

Who should attend: Technical staff in server, operating system, network or storage roles who support virtualized infrastructures

What is needed: Wireless internet connection and ability to log into zoom

What is provided: $50 DoorDash gift card to purchase lunch! 

Register for this workshop by completing the form and selecting your workshop date.

Value: $1,495.00 per person

Questions: Contact marketing@wei.com

Mark Gabryjelski 1

Mark Gabryjelski
Senior Architect & Virtualization Ambassador
Certifications:VCP#46, VCAP-DCA #7, VDAP-DCD#48, and VCDX #23

Mark Gabryjelski has been practicing VMware since 2000, and ESX since 2002. He is recognized by VMware as an SME in Datacenter Virtualization, Desktop and Mobility, and Digital Business Transformation.

Mark is a founder of the IT Architect Series of books, and authored, Foundation in the Art of IT Infrastructure Design and Stories from the Field, Vol. 1 in the series.

Hundreds of integrations and implementations later, his experiences, lessons learned, and insights should help keep your nights and weekends for yourself.

Three Day Agenda

Day 1 & 2

  • Build a Platform Service Controller Build a vCenter Server
  • Build ESXi Servers
  • Configure the entire vSphere Infrastructure (Licensing, SAN, Storage, and all other requirements of vSphere)
  • Configuration of Virtual Machines
  • How to build a best practices Virtual Machine Template
  • Maintenance of Virtual Machines & Templates
  • Build a VMware Cluster
  • Work with vMotion
  • Work with High Availability (and do an HA test)
  • Work with Distributed Resource Scheduler
  • Work with Storage DRS
  • Work with Datastore Clusters
  • Work with Fault Tolerant Virtual Machines
  • Perform upgrades of VM CPU, memory, & Hard disks
  • Perform Resource Management of Virtual Machines
  • Work With vApps
  • Deploy OVF based Virtual Machines
  • Perform and managed Scheduled Tasks
  • Alarms, Alerts, SNMP, SMTP, & Performance Monitoring
  • Events and Tasks logging

Day 3

  • Network Architecture Decisions
  • vSwitch or Distributed vSwitch?
  • Load Balancing Choices
  • Storage Area Network design
  • Sizing Datastores
  • Designing your Clusters
  • Designing your Datacenters
  • Designing your Hosts
  • Host Profiles
  • Update Manager
  • Permissions to vSphere 8.0 Infrastructure



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