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VMware vSAN™ - Deploy and Manage v6.6

Course Overview

In this three-day course, you will focus on deploying and managing a software-defined storage solution with VMware vSAN™ 6.6.

Who Should Attend

Storage and virtual infrastructure administrators

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives: Describe the vSAN architecture Identify vSAN features and use cases Configure vSAN networking components Configure a vSAN cluster Deploy virtual machines on a vSAN datastore Configure virtual machine storage policies Perform ongoing vSAN management tasks Outline the tasks for upgrading to vSAN 6.6 Configure vSAN encryption Control vSAN resynchronization tasks Create and manage nested fault domains Use the vSAN health service to monitor health and performance Configure a stretched cluster and observe failover scenarios Describe vSAN interoperability with VMware vSphere® features and other products Plan and design a vSAN cluster

Suggested Prerequisites

Course Outline

1 - COURSE INTRODUCTION

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
  • Describe the software-defined data center

2 - STORAGE FUNDAMENTALS

  • Define common storage technologies
  • Identify characteristics of storage devices: magnetic and flash-based devices
  • Identify and explain various types of storage architectures
  • Identify SAN performance factors

3 - INTRODUCTION TO VSAN

  • Describe the vSAN architecture and components
  • Describe the differences between the vSAN hybrid and all-flash architectures
  • Describe the space-efficiency features of vSAN

4 - VSAN CONFIGURATION

  • Identify physical network configuration requirements
  • Configure vSAN networking
  • Configure a vSAN cluster
  • Test and validate the vSAN configuration and functionality

5 - VSAN POLICIES & VIRTUAL MACHINES

  • Explain how storage policies work with vSAN
  • Define and create a virtual machine storage policy
  • Apply and modify virtual machine storage policies
  • Discuss the vsanSparse snapshot format
  • Explain the considerations for vsanSparse snapshots

6 - MANAGING & OPERATING VSAN

  • Manage hardware storage devices
  • Manage hardware device failures
  • Identify vCenter Server alarms for vSAN events
  • Configure fault domains
  • Upgrade to vSAN 6.6

7 - STRETCHED CLUSTERS & TWO-NODE CLUSTERS

  • Describe the architecture for stretched clusters and two-node clusters
  • Create a stretched cluster using a two-node configuration
  • Configure VMware vSphere® High Availability and VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™ for a stretched cluster
  • Demonstrate stretched cluster failover scenarios

8 - MONITORING & TROUBLESHOOTING VSAN

  • Use vSphere Web Client to detect issues
  • Use the vSAN health service to monitor health and performance
  • Monitor vSAN with VMware vRealize® Operations Manager™
  • Use ESXi commands to monitor the vSAN environment
  • Monitor vSAN with Ruby vSphere Console and vSAN Observer

9 - INTEROPERABILITY WITH VSPHERE FEATURES

  • Identify vSphere features and VMware products that interoperate with vSAN
  • Describe how vSAN interoperates with thirdparty products and solutions

10 - DESIGNING A VSAN DEPLOYMENT

  • Understand vSAN design considerations
  • Plan and design vSAN clusters
  • Identify the design and sizing tools for vSAN
  • Describe vSAN use cases

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This is a 3-day class

Price: $2,475.00
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