Designing VMware Infrastructure

This course will teach vSphere administrators how to properly design their vSphere environments to prevent painful performance, application outages, and lost profits for their companies.
Course info
Rating
(115)
Level
Advanced
Updated
Jul 24, 2012
Duration
6h 10m
Table of contents
Getting Started with Designing VMware Infrastructure
Designing vSphere Environments in the Real World
Understanding vSphere Design Terminology
Determining vSphere Design Factors
Defining a Logical Design
Defining a Logical Compute Design
Creating a Logical Network Design
Creating a Logical Storage Design
Building Security Into the Logical Design
Specifying Backup and Availability in the Logical Design
Designing the Management Layer
Mapping the Logical Design to Actual Solutions
Creating a Physical Storage Design
Creating a Physical Network Design
Sizing Hosts, Clusters, and Resource Pools
Defining VM Attributes
Incorporating Implementation and Test Plans
Bringing It All Together
Preparing for Your VCAP-DCD Certification Exam
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Description
Course info
Rating
(115)
Level
Advanced
Updated
Jul 24, 2012
Duration
6h 10m
Description

This course will teach vSphere administrators how to properly design their vSphere environments to prevent painful performance, application outages, and lost profits for their companies. You'll learn about the key concepts behind vSphere design along with the main phases that make up the design process. Taking into consideration availability, manageability, performance, recoverability, and security, will soon have you well on your way to passing the VCAP-DCD exam. To get the most out of this course, you should have experience working with VMware vSphere and a solid understanding of virtualization fundamentals and concepts.

About the author
About the author

Scott Lowe has been working in IT for more than 20 years and is currently an Engineering Architect for VMware.