VMware Horizon® 7 - Design Workshop v7.0

This three-day course presents a methodology for designing a VMware Horizon® solution.

VMware Horizon® 7 - Design Workshop v7.0

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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 an environment
  • Analyze design choices and design an EUC infrastructure architecture that addresses the needs of the environment
  • Design a VMware Horizon infrastructure architecture that addresses the needs of the organization and follows VMware best practices
  • Document a design that can be implemented
  • Design a comprehensive VMware Horizon solution

     

    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
  • 2 - Infrastructure Assessment
  • Define customer business objectives
  • Gather and analyze business and application requirements
  • Use a systematic methodology to evaluate and document design decisions
  • 3 - VMware Horizon Design
  • Identify the design process to build a VMware Horizon solution
  • Identify the VMware Horizon reference architecture
  • Outline the process to define a use case
  • Determine use cases for a given business case study
  • Outline the process to define service definition
  • 4 - VMware Horizon Block & POD Design
  • Identify the components of a typical VMware Horizon block and pod
  • Outline the relationships between VMware Horizon management block components
  • Design a VMware Horizon desktop block and pod configuration for a given use case
  • Configure cloud pod architecture for multisite pool access
  • 5 - VMware Infrastructure Design
  • Identify factors and design decisions that determine the sizing for VMware ESXi™ hosts
  • Estimate and size CPU and memory requirements
  • Describe the design considerations for sizing network capacity
  • Outline the privileges that are required by an administrative user account
  • 6 - Pool & Desktop Design
  • Map use cases to VMware Horizon instances and VMware Horizon pools
  • Design desktop pools for a given use case
  • List the key considerations for sizing hardware for a desktop virtual machine
  • Identify key virtual desktop performance tuning and Windows optimizations and their effects on VMware Horizon performance
  • 7 - Storage Design
  • Identify factors that determine the sizing for shared storage
  • Identify benefits of using tiered storage for linkedclone pools
  • Identify use cases and benefits of using View Storage Accelerator
  • Identify use cases and benefits of using persistent disks and disposable-files disks in linked-clone desktops
  • Identify use cases and benefits of using VMware vSAN™
  • 8 - Network & Security Design
  • Identify the design decisions related to bandwidth use
  • Identify use cases and benefits of using load balancing and traffic management
  • Identify the best practices for avoiding network congestion
  • Recognize the PCoIP and Blast optimization strategies
  • Identify use cases and benefits of using firewalls for DMZ-based security servers
  • 9 - End-User Session & Device Design
  • Configure Horizon Persona Management for enduser personalization
  • Discuss the use of VMware User Environment Manager™ for personalizing desktops
  • Identify VMware best practices for Active Directory containers, groups, and Group Policy object policies in a VMware Horizon solution
  • Identify VMware best practices for True SSO
  • Identify client device characteristics and requirements
  • 10 - Delivering & Managing Applications
  • Describe the importance of the application delivery mechanism
  • Determine which VMware Horizon application tool should be used to accomplish which business objectives
  • Design and create Remote Desktop Services farms and application pools to support the deployment of applications
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    Experienced system administrators and system integrators

    Other Prerequisites

    Virtualized desktop implementation experience

    VMware Horizon® 7 - Design Workshop v7.0

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

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