VMware vSphere: Design v7

3 Day Course
Hands On
Official VMware Curriculum
Code VMWAREDW7

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Classroom Virtual Classroom Private Group - Virtual Self-Paced Online

Overview

This three-day training course equips you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to design a VMware vSphere® 7 virtual infrastructure. You follow a proven approach to design a virtualization solution that is available, scalable, manageable, recoverable, and secure, and that uses VMware best practices.

This course discusses the benefits and risks of available design alternatives and provides information to support making sound design decisions.

Given a case study, you practice your design skills by working with peers on a design project.

Product Alignment: 

  • VMware ESXi™ 7
  • VMware vCenter Server® 7

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

Target Audience

Experienced system integrators and consultants responsible for designing and deploying vSphere environments.

Additional Information

In order to facilitate your VMware e-courseware provision we will share your name and email address (that which we have registered for you on our business systems) with VMware. VMware will then send you directly the details of your e-courseware access no less than 48 hours before your course is due to take place. VMware will not use these details for any other purpose than provisioning you with your e-courseware.

Please note that these details are held by VMware outside of the EU. If you have an existing VMware MyLearn account it is imperative that you notify us of the email address you have registered to this account. Should you have any questions or concerns about this please contact your account manager.

Training Partners

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Modules

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Course Introduction (2 topics)

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

Infrastructure Assessment (6 topics)

  • 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

Core Management Infrastructure (6 topics)

  • 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 center

Virtual Data Center Infrastructure (4 topics)

  • 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

Compute Infrastructure (2 topics)

  • Create a compute infrastructure design that includes the appropriate ESXi boot, installation, and configuration options
  • Choose the ESXi host hardware for the compute infrastructure

Storage Infrastructure (3 topics)

  • 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

Network Infrastructure (3 topics)

  • 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

Virtual Machine Design (2 topics)

  • 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

Infrastructure Security (2 topics)

  • 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

Infrastructure Manageability (3 topics)

  • 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

Infrastructure Recoverability (2 topics)

  • 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

Prerequisites

This course requires completion of the following prerequisites:

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V7]
  • VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V7]

Additional Learning

The courses below may help you meet the knowledge level required to take this course.

Scheduled Dates

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Pricing

Different pricing structures are available including special offers. These include early bird, late availability, multi-place, corporate volume and self-funding rates. Please arrange a discussion with a training advisor to discover your most cost effective option.

Code Location Duration Price Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
VMWAREDW7
Virtual Classroom (Virtual On-Line)
3 Days $3,020
18-20
VSD
Zoom Virtual Centre
3 Days $2,870

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