VMware Capacity Planner

2 Day Course
Hands On
Official VMware Curriculum
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Introducing VMware Capacity Planner (2 topics)

  • Introduction to the course
  • Introduction to the tool

Before the Engagement (1 topic)

  • Ensuring success through logistical planning Scoping out the engagement

During the On-site (3 topics)

  • Installing and configuring Capacity Planner Data Manager
  • Configuring notifications
  • Conducting customer interviews

During the Data Collection Period (4 topics)

  • Monitoring data collection levels
  • Creating server groups
  • Defining hardware templates
  • Creating consolidation scenarios

Troubleshooting Capacity Planner (2 topics)

  • Troubleshooting logistical issues
  • Troubleshooting Capacity Planner Data Manager Troubleshooting Capacity Planner Dashboard

Creating Customer Deliverables (3 topics)

  • Classifying servers
  • Calculating TCO/ROI
  • Available report formats

After the Engagement (2 topics)

  • Virtualization opportunities
  • Other opportunities


Windows and/or Unix/Linux system administration experience, including network-interface configuration, file permissions and familiarity with performance-tuning basics on x86-architecture.

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