The goal of this course is to equip you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to design a VMware vSphere® 5.5 virtual infrastructure that is available, scalable, manageable, and secure. You will design such an infrastructure while meeting your organization’s business objectives and working within its constraints and requirements. This course discusses the benefits and risks of available design alternatives and provides information to support making sound design decisions. This course also gives you an opportunity to practice your design skills by working with peers on a design project.
The course is based on VMware ESXi™ and VMware vCenter Server™ 5.5.
After you complete this course you may enroll in any of our advanced vSphere courses. For advanced course options, go to www.vmware.com/education
By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
Understand and apply a framework to a design.
Design a storage solution to use vSphere in an enterprise.
Design a network to use vSphere in an enterprise.
Design compute resources for an enterprise.
Design virtual machines to run applications in a virtual infrastructure.
Design a virtual datacenter for an enterprise.
Incorporate management and monitoring features in the design.
Identify design goals, requirements, constraints, and risks.
Identify useful information for making design decisions.
Recognize and analyze best-practice recommendations.
Analyze alternative design choices.