VMware vSphere® - Design Workshop v6.5

This course equips students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to design a VMware vSphere 6.5 virtual infrastructure.

VMware vSphere® - Design Workshop v6.5

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Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Assess the business and application requirements of the current environment
  • Apply a framework to a design
  • Analyze design choices and best-practice recommendations
  • Create a design that ensures availability, manageability, performance, recoverability, and security
  • Design the core management infrastructure for an enterprise
  • Design the virtual data center for an enterprise
  • Design the compute infrastructure for an enterprise
  • Design the storage and networking infrastructures for an enterprise
  • Design virtual machines to run applications in a vSphere infrastructure
  • Design security, management, and recoverability features for an enterprise

     

    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
  • 2 - Infrastructure Assessment
  • Follow a proven process to design a virtualization solution
  • Define customer business objectives
  • Gather and analyze business and application requirements
  • Document design requirements, constraints, assumptions, and risks
  • Use a systematic method to evaluate and document design decisions
  • Create a conceptual design
  • 3 - Core Management Infrastructure
  • Determine the number of vCenter Server and VMware Platform Services Controller™ instances to include in a design
  • Choose the appropriate platforms for vCenter Server components
  • Choose the appropriate single sign-on identity source
  • Choose the time synchronization method
  • Choose methods to collect log files and ESXi core dumps
  • Design a vCenter Server deployment topology that is appropriate for the size and requirements of the data cente
  • 4 - Virtual Data Center Infrastructure
  • Calculate total capacity requirements for a design
  • Create a virtual data center cluster design that meets business and workload requirements
  • Evaluate the use of several management services, such as VMware vSphere® High Availability and VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™, in the virtual data center
  • Evaluate the use of resource pools in the virtual data center design
  • 5 - Compute Infrastructure
  • Create a compute infrastructure design that includes the appropriate ESXi boot, installation, and configuration options
  • Choose the ESXi host hardware for the compute infrastructure
  • 6 - Storage Infrastructure
  • Calculate storage capacity and performance requirements for a design
  • Evaluate the use of various storage platform and storage management solutions
  • Design a storage platform and storage management architecture that meets the needs of the vSphere environment
  • 7 - Network Infrastructure
  • Evaluate the use of various network component and network management solutions
  • Design a network component architecture that includes information about network segmentation and virtual switch types
  • Design a network management architecture that meets the needs of the vSphere environment
  • 8 - Virtual Machine Design
  • Make virtual machine design decisions, including decisions about resources
  • Design virtual machines that meet the needs of the applications in the vSphere environment and that follow VMware best practices
  • 9 - Infrastructure Security
  • Make security design decisions for various layers in the vSphere environment
  • Design a security strategy that meets the needs of the vSphere environment and follows VMware best practices
  • 10 - Infrastructure Manageability
  • Make VMware vSphere® Update Manager™ design decisions that meet the requirements of the virtual data center
  • Make infrastructure management design decisions about the required areas
  • Design an infrastructure management strategy that meets the needs of the vSphere environment and follows VMware best practices
  • 11 - Infrastructure Recoverability
  • Make infrastructure recoverability design decisions in the required areas
  • Design an infrastructure recoverability strategy that meets the needs of the vSphere environment and follows VMware best practices
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    Experienced system integrators and consultants

    Prerequisites

    VMware vSphere® - Design Workshop v6.5

    $2,775
    Course Length : 3 Days (24 Hours)
     

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