VCAP5-DCA Objective 4.2-Deploy and Test VMware FT

For this objective I used the following documents: Documents listed in the Tools section Objective 4.2 – Deploy and Test VMware FT Knowledge **ITEMS IN BOLD ARE TOPICS PULLED FROM THE BLUEPRINT** Identify VMware FT Hardware Requirements There are some pretty strict hardware requirements when it comes to VMware Fault Tolerance (FT). Only certain processors are compatible with VMware’s vLockstep …

VCAP5-DCA Objective 4.1–Implement and Maintain Complex VMware HA Solutions

For this objective I used the following documents: VMware vSphere 5 Clustering Technical Deepdive by Duncan Epping and Frank Denneman Documents listed in the Tools section Objective 4.1 – Implement and Maintain Complex VMware HA Solutions Knowledge **ITEMS IN BOLD ARE TOPICS PULLED FROM THE BLUEPRINT** Identify the three admission control policies for HA There are actually three types of …

VCAP5-DCA Objective 1.3 – Configure and Manage Complex Multipathing and PSA Plug-ins

For this objective I used the following documents: Documents listed in the Tools section Objective 1.3 – Configure and Manage Complex Multipathing and PSA Plugin-ins Knowledge **ITEMS IN BOLD ARE TOPICS PULLED FROM THE BLUEPRINT** Explain the Pluggable Storage Architecture (PSA) layout The Pluggable Storage Architecture (PSA) is a framework that is use for handling multipathing in a VMware environment. …

VCAP5-DCA Objective 1.2 – Manage Storage Capacity in a vSphere Environment

For this objective I used the following documents: Documents listed in the Tools section Objective 1.2 – Manage Storage Capacity in a vSphere Environment Knowledge **ITEMS IN BOLD ARE TOPICS PULLED FROM THE BLUEPRINT** Identify storage provisioning methods There are two types of storage that can be provisioned through vSphere; block storage and NAS. Block Storage Local – any local …

VCAP5-DCA Objective 1.1 – Implement and Manage Complex Storage Solutions

For this objective I used the following documents: Best Practices for NFS on vSphere White Paper Documents listed in the Tools section Objective 1.1 – Implement and Manage Complex Storage Solutions Knowledge **ITEMS IN BOLD ARE TOPICS PULLED FROM THE BLUEPRINT** Identify RAID Levels If you are looking at this blueprint and contemplating taking this exam I’m going to assume …