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VMware vSphere: Design

  • Length 3 days
  • Price  NZD 3700 exc GST
  • Version 8
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Why study this course

This course equips you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to design a VMware vSphere 8 virtual infrastructure. You follow a proven approach to design a virtualisation solution that ensures availability, manageability, performance, recoverability, and security. The approach presented follows VMware best practices. This course discusses the benefits and risks of available design alternatives and provides information to support making sound design decisions.

Product Alignment
•VMware ESXi 8.0
•VMware vCenter 8.0

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What you’ll learn

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

  • Create a vSphere design given a case study

  • Identify and assess the business objectives of the vSphere environment

  • Identify business requirements, constraints, assumptions, and risks, for all layers in the vSphere environment

  • Apply a framework to a design

  • Analyse design choices for vCenter, ESXi, storage, networking, vSphere clusters, and virtual machines

  • Identify design decisions to ensure manageability, which include scalability, capacity planning and lifecycle management

  • Identify design decisions to ensure that the vSphere environment is highly available

  • Identify design decisions to ensure that the vSphere environment performs well

  • Identify design decisions to ensure that the vSphere environment is secure

  • Identify design decisions to ensure that the vSphere environment can recover from data loss or disaster


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VMware at Lumify Work

VMware is the world leader in server virtualisation technologies. Lumify Work is a VMware Education Reseller Partner (VERP), offering training in vSphere, vRealize, vSAN, Horizon, NSX-T, Workspace ONE, Carbon Black, and other VMware technologies and platforms.


Who is the course for?

  • System integrators

  • Consultants

  • Solution architects


Course subjects

1. Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics

  • Course objectives

2. Infrastructure Assessment

  • Describe various design framework principles

  • Follow a proven process to design a virtualisation solution

  • Define customer business objectives and requirements

  • Use a systematic method to evaluate and document a conceptual model

  • Create a logical design from a conceptual model

  • Recognise key information contained in the physical design

3. Designing for Manageability: Capacity Planning

  • Make capacity planning design decisions that adhere to business requirements

  • Design capacity planning strategies that meet the needs of the vSphere environment and follow VMware best practices

  • Calculate compute and storage requirements for the VMs in the vSphere environment

4. Designing for Manageability: Scalability

  • Make scalability design decisions that adhere to business requirements

  • Design scalability strategies that meet the needs of the vSphere environment and follow VMware best practices

5. Designing for Manageability: Lifecycle Management

  • Make lifecycle management design decisions that adhere to business requirements

  • Design lifecycle management strategies that meet the needs of the vSphere environment and follow VMware best practices

6. Designing for Availability

  • Make availability design decisions that adhere to business requirements

  • Design availability strategies that meet the needs of the vSphere environment and follow VMware best practices

7. Designing for Performance

  • Make performance design decisions that adhere to business requirements

  • Design performance strategies that meet the needs of the vSphere environment and follow VMware best practices

8. Designing for Security

  • Make security design decisions that adhere to business requirements

  • Design security strategies that meet the needs of the vSphere environment and follow VMware best practices

9. Designing for Recoverability

  • Make recoverability design decisions that adhere to business requirements

  • Design recoverability strategies that meet the needs of the vSphere environment and follow VMware best practices


Prerequisites

This course requires completion of the following prerequisites:


THIRD PARTY REGISTRATION

Lumify Work offers certification and training as a VMware Education Reseller Partner (VERP). This arrangement requires Lumify Work to provide your details to VMware for course and/or exam registration purposes.




Terms & Conditions

The supply of this course by Lumify Work is governed by the booking terms and conditions. Please read the terms and conditions carefully before enrolling in this course, as enrolment in the course is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.


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