VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage (VSDM) Version 6.6

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Course Overview

In this three-day course, you will focus on deploying and managing a software-defined storage solution with VMware vSAN™ 6.6. You will learn how vSAN functions as an important component in the VMware software-defined data center. You will gain practical experience with vSAN concepts through the completion of hands-on lab exercises.

Who should attend

Storage and virtual infrastructure administrators who want to use software-defined storage with vSAN

Prerequisites

This course requires completion of one of the following prerequisites:

  • Storage administration experience on block or file storage devices
  • Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6] course

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

Course Content

Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
  • Describe the software-defined data center
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
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
vSAN Configuration
  • Identify physical network configuration requirements
  • Configure vSAN networking
  • Configure a vSAN cluster
  • Test and validate the vSAN configuration and functionality
vSAN Policies and 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
Managing and 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
Stretched Clusters and 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
Monitoring and 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
Interoperability with vSphere Features
  • Identify vSphere features and VMware products that interoperate with vSAN
  • Describe how vSAN interoperates with third-party products and solutions
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
Classroom Training

Duration 3 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 2,010.- €
  • Switzerland: 2,010.- €
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Duration 3 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 2,010.- €
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Germany
23/10/2017 - 25/10/2017 Munich
23/10/2017 - 25/10/2017 Schwalbach
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18/09/2017 - 20/09/2017 virtual
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