What is virtualization?

What is cloud Computing?
What is the need for Virtualization?
1. Help move things to the cloud
2. Extend the life of older applications
3. Isolate applications
4. Improve disaster recovery
5. Increase uptime
6. Reduce hardware vendor lock-in
7. Faster server provisioning
8. QA/lab environments
9. Reduce the data center footprint
10. Save energy, go green


What is the need for Cloud Computing?
Disaster recovery
Big data analytics
Test and development
Private cloud and hybrid cloud
Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and platform as a service (PaaS)

What is a Virtual Server or Virtual Machine?
A virtual machine (VM) is an operating system OS or application environment that is installed on
software which imitates dedicated hardware, and Virtual Server is designed for server operating
What are virtualization technologies?
Citrix Xen
Vmware Hypervisor
Sun xVM
What is Hypervisor?
What is VMware?
What is ESX Server?
What is ESXi Server?
What is VMware Workstation?
What are the available VMware Versions?
Why do we need VMware tools?
How to install multiple operating systems on one server?
What is NAS and SAN storage?
What is LUN?
What is Cluster?
How to install VMware?
What is a snapshot?
What is backup?
What is the difference between snapshot and backup?
What is a VLAN?
What is a template?
What is cloning?

Difference between Template and cloning? Describe different ways of creating Virtual machine in VMware Can we share a file with the virtual machine? What are the components of VMware Cluster? What is vCenter? What is VMFS? What is a host server? Can we migrate Virtual machine from one host to other? What is a shared Storage? How to access Virtual Machine? How to check VMware logs? How many partitions VMware creates? What are they? How to access VMware from ANY location? Can we install Esxi inside Virtual Machine? If Yes. then how? How to connect ESXi server? What is P2V? How can we do that? What is V2V? How can we do that? What are vSwitches? Difference between ESX and ESXi What is Distributed Switch? Difference between Standard and Distributed Switch What is HA? What are the pre-requisites for HA? What is FT? What are the pre-requisites for FT? What is vMotion? What are the pre-requisites for vMotion? What are PortGroups? What is DRS? How DRS works? What is Storage Cluster? What is Storage vMotion? What are the files that make a Virtual Machine ? What are the supported Storages for VMware? What is OVF Template? Difference between OVA and OVF What is the Lockdown Mode? What are the Resource Pools? What is vCenter Linked Mode? How to upgrade VMware? Difference between Logical Storage and Shared Storage Can we change Virtual Machine MAC address? If yes. then How? What is RDM? What is Sysprep? What are vApp’s? How to check ESXi server load from shell? What are VMware Alarms? What is Storage Multipathing? .

Host-only and NAT? What other VMware Products you are aware of? What is the minimum Server requirement to install VMware? How to enable virtualization for Intel and AMD Servers? How many VMs / hosts you require to create to setup VMware LAB? Difference between vCenter Manual installer and vCenter Appliance How do you compare VMware with other Virtualization Technologies? What is vCenter Agent? How to restart vCenter Agent from command prompt? What are HBAs? What are WWN and WWPN? What are VMkernel Ports? What happens when you rename the Virtual Machine? What are the Affinity & Anti-Affinity Rules? What are the Types of Resource Controls in VMware? Describe VMware Resource Shares.g. Limits and Reservations in short? What is Resource Overlimitting? What is transparent page sharing? What is Memory Compression? What is the procedure to add a new Storage (e. Software iSCSI Storage) in VMware? What are the default Virtual Switch Security Policies available? .What is VMware vShield Zone? How to create Software based iSCSI Storage? What are VMDK files? What is Storage DRS and how it works? What is RAID? Types of RAID? What are the supported Databases for VMware? How to manage VM’s backup? What is incremental backup? What are the Backup Methods in Virtual Environment? What is Array Snapshot? Difference between Array Snapshot and vSphere snapshots How to monitor VMware resource utilization? What is Memory Ballooning? What is DPM? How it works? What is VMware Web Client and how it is differ from vSphere Client? Difference between Thick and Think Disk provisioning? What is Thick Provision Lazy Zeroed? What is Thick Provision Eager Zeroed? What are the types of SCSI controllers? What are VM Storage Profiles? What are iSCSI initiators? What is Default VMware Firewall? How to secure VMware environment? How to collect VMware Logs to send those to VMware support team? What is vMA? What are Host Profiles? Difference between Bridged.

What is Promiscuous Mode? What is MAC Address Changes? What is Forged Transmits? What is NIC Teaming? What is Traffic Shaping? What is Maintenance Mode? What is Domain Controller? Is it mandatory to have it in VMware Cluster? How to install VMware Tools manually on Linux VM? .