VMware vSphere: Design Workshop [V6.5]




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    Course Information

    VMware vSphere: Design Workshop [V6.5] training offers you the knowledge, skills, and abilities to design a VMware vSphere 6.5 virtual infrastructure.

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

    Product Alignment

    • VMware ESXi 6.5
    • VMware vCenter Server 6.5


    You should be able to meet the following objectives after the completion of the course:

    • Apply a design framework
    • Design the compute infrastructure for an enterprise
    • Assess the business and application requirements of the current environment
    • Create a design that ensures availability, performance, manageability, recoverability, and security.


    You can prepare for the following certification through this course:

    •  VMware Certified Advanced Professional 6 – Data Center Virtualization Design (VCAP6-DCV Design)


    1. Course Introduction

    • Introductions and course logistics
    • Course objectives

    2. Infrastructure Assessment
    • Use a systematic method to evaluate and document design decisions
    • Proven process to design a virtualization solution

    3. Core Management Infrastructure

    • Designing a vCenter Server deployment topology that is appropriate for the size and requirements of the data center
    • Choose the time synchronization method

    4. Virtual Data Center Infrastructure
    • Use of resource pools in the virtual data center design
    • Virtual Data Center Cluster Design to meet business and workload requirements

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

    6. Storage Infrastructure
    • Calculation of storage capacity and performance requirements for a design
    • Evaluate the use of various storage platform and management solutions

    7. Network Infrastructure
    • Design a network management architecture to meet the vSphere environment needs
    • Evaluate the use of various network component and network management solutions

    8. Virtual Machine Design
    • Design virtual machines to meet the applications in the vSphere environment the needs and that follow VMware best practices
    • Make virtual machine design decisions

    9. Infrastructure Security
    • Security design decisions of different vSphere environment layers
    • Design a security strategy to meet the vSphere environment needs and follows VMware best practices

    10. Infrastructure Manageability
    • Design an infrastructure management strategy to meet vSphere environment needs
    • Make infrastructure management design decisions  

    11. Infrastructure Recoverability
    • Make infrastructure recoverability design decisions
    • To Design an infrastructure recoverability strategy to meet vSphere environment needs and follows VMware best practices


    • Experienced System Integrators  
    • Designing and Deploying vSphere Environments Consultants


    You must have completed the following prerequisites to be eligible for this course:

    • VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6.5]
    • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.5]


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