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Exam Preparation Tasks

Review All Key Topics

Review the most important topics in the chapter, noted with the Key Topic icon in the outer margin of the page. Table 8-2 lists a reference to these key topics and the page numbers on which each is found.


Table 8-2 Key Topics

Key Topic Element




What a provider vDC is


Activity 8-1

Creating a Provider vDC


Activity 8-2

Preparing a Host



Creating a storage profile


Activity 8-3

Assigning a Storage Profile to a Datastore


Activity 8-4

Disabling a Provider vDC






Allocation Pool Model



Reservation Pool Model



Defining a Gold Master


Activity 8-9

Creating a Catalog


Definitions of Key Terms

Define the following key terms from this chapter, and check your answers in the glossary:

  • provider virtual datacenter (provider vDC), organization virtual datacenter (org vDC), catalog, storage profile, OVF, Pay-As-You-Go, Allocation Pool, Reservation Pool

Review Questions

The answers to these review questions are in Appendix A.

  1. The vCPU speed in an allocation model is the limit of the vCPUs in the org vDC.

    1. True
    2. False
  2. The CPU quota in a Pay-as-You-Go allocation model is elastic and can be exceeded for bursts.

    1. True
    2. False
  3. Which org vDC model would best be suited for an organization that requires guaranteed performance?

    1. Allocation
    2. PAYG
    3. Reservation
  4. ISOs and FLPs can be shared across organizations.

    1. True
    2. False
  5. Which allocation models can be serviced by an elastic provider vDC? (Choose two.)

    1. Reservation
    2. Allocation
    3. PAYG
  6. Before removing an org vDC, which two items must be removed or moved to another org vDC? (Choose two.)

    1. Catalogs
    2. vApps
    3. vApp templates
    4. Users
  7. When creating a provider vDC, it is possible to assign a vCenter Server resource pool to multiple provider vDCs.

    1. True
    2. False
  8. With an Allocation Pool org vDC, it is possible to exceed the memory allocation by using ballooning and other vSphere memory management technologies.

    1. True
    2. False
  9. Where in an Allocation Pool model is the memory resource guarantee placed?

    1. VM
    2. Resource pool
    3. Cluster
    4. None of the above
  10. Where in a PAYG model is the CPU limitation placed when VMs are deployed?

    1. VM
    2. Resource pool
    3. Cluster
    4. None of the above
  11. When does a Reservation Pool org vDC reserve the capacity for the organization?

    1. At creation
    2. When a virtual machine is deployed
    3. Increased as each VM is deployed
    4. When a virtual machine is powered on
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