VCAP-DCV Deploy Objective 2.1 – part 3

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In this post we will continue to discuss Implementing Complex Storage Solutions here are the objectives from the blueprint that i am going to cover: Configure / Manage vSphere Flash Read Cache Create / Configure Datastore Clusters Lab Setup: Using VMware workstation: Microsoft Servers 2012R2 for Services (DNS , DHCP, etc…) installed esxi0 and esxi1 Installed VCSA One VM installed on ESXi with VMware version 10 or higher Storage device that can support iSCSI ( i am using Netgear ReadyNAS 202)  Documents used: vSphere6 Storage Guide vSphere Resource Management Configure / Manage vSphere Flash Read Cache: Before we can start the lab we need to configure additional HDD for each ESXi so we can use for read cache, if you dont have an SSD drive you can mark the drive…
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VCP6-DCV blueprint section 5:Configure Advanced/Multilevel Resource Pools

blueprint, Resource Pool, study guide, VCP6-DCV, vFlash
In this post we will continue covering the objective from the blueprint and now its time for the Administer and Manage vSphere 6.x Resources The following are the blueprint objective: Understand/Apply Create/Remove a Resource Pool Configure custom resource pool attributes Add/Remove virtual machines from a Resource Pool Create a resource pool hierarchical structure Determine the effect of the Expandable Reservation parameter on resource allocation Describe vFlash architecture Create/Delete vFlash Resource Pool Assign vFlash resources to VMDKs   Concepts: Reservation,guarantee resource :Specify a guaranteed CPU or memory allocation for this resource pool. Defaults to 0.A nonzero reservation is subtracted from the unreserved resources of the parent (host or resource pool). The resources are considered reserved,regardless of whether virtual machines are associated with the resource pool. Limits, limit resource:Specify the upper limit for this resource pool’s…
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