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VMware Virtual SAN: Deploy and Manage (VSDM)

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Detailed Course Outline

Module 1: Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
  • Course outline
  • Identify benefits of the software-defined data center
Module 2: Storage Fundamentals Overview
  • Define common storage terminology
  • Identify common SAN architectures
  • Identify characteristics of hard-disk drives and solid-state disk drives
  • Explain file, block, and object-oriented storage architectures
  • Contrast local, centralized, and distributed storage architectures
Module 3: Architecture
  • Describe the Virtual SAN architecture
  • Describe Virtual SAN objects and components
  • Identify Virtual SAN capabilities
  • Identify Virtual SAN use cases
  • Identify the Virtual SAN network interconnect
Module 4: Configuring Networks and Clusters
  • Configure a Virtual SAN network
  • Configure a Virtual SAN cluster
Module 5: Storage Policy-Based Management
  • Define the purpose of virtual machine storage policies
  • Apply virtual machine storage policies
  • Deploy virtual machines to Virtual SAN
  • Modify virtual machine storage policies
Module 6: Managing and Monitoring
  • Scale a Virtual SAN cluster
  • Identify failure scenarios and responses
  • Manage Virtual SAN with the VMware vSphere® Web Client
  • Monitor Virtual SAN with Ruby vSphere Console (RVC)
  • Manage Virtual SAN with RVC
  • Monitor Virtual SAN with Virtual SAN Observer
Module 7: Designing and Planning
  • Plan Virtual SAN cluster sizing
  • Design a Virtual SAN cluster
  • Identify Virtual SAN interoperability options