Table of Contents Going ahead with vRops Which vRealize Operations Deployment Model Fits Your Needs Initial Setup and Configuration Extending vROps with Management Packs and Plugins Badges Getting a handle on Alerting and Notifications Capacity Management Made Easy Aligning vROps with Business Outcomes Super Metrics made Super Easy Creating Custom Views Creating Custom Dashboards Using vRealize Operations to Monitor Applications Leveraging vROps for vSphere and vRA Workload Placement and Balancing Using vRealize Operations for Infrastructure Compliance Troubleshooting vRealize Operations
Spas Kaloferov has been a technology professional since 2004 and holds over 30 industry certifications. His experience is focused around the Microsoft and VMware portfolios. He studied in Germany and now lives in Sofia, Bulgaria. Spas joined the VMware family in 2014, and he is currently part of a team delivering high-level training across the VMware Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) product stack. Scott Norris has 12 years of professional IT experience. Currently, he works for VMware as a Consulting Architect. Scott specializes in multiple VMware technologies, such as ESXi, vCenter, vRA 6 and 7, vCD, vCOps (vROps ), vRO, SRM, and Application Services. He is a VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX-DCA and VCDX-CMA #201). For the past 10 years, Scott has worked on VMware products and technologies, supporting small environments from a single server to large federal government environments with hundreds of hosts. Christopher Slater is a VMware Principal Solutions Architect and a member of the Office of the CTO - Global Field. He specializes in designing and implementing VMware technologies for the Software-Defined Data Center. His technical experience includes design, development and implementation of virtual infrastructure, Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service, and DevOps solutions. Chris also holds a double VCDX in Virtualization and Cloud Management and Automation. He is also the co-author of Mastering vRealize Operations Manager 6 by Packt Publishing.