VMware View 5.x: Design Best Practices (VVD)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

Who should attend

  • Consulting professionals
  • Solution architects
  • System architects
  • System administrators
  • IT managers


Course Objectives

This course presents a methodology for designing a VMware® View™ solution for the VMware vSphere® infrastructure. The design methodology includes recommendations for the type of information and data that must be gathered and analyzed to make sound design decisions for client systems, desktop options, the vSphere infrastructure, and View components. VMware best practices are presented during each phase of the design process. You will work with other participants to design a View solution for a real-world project. At the end of the course, you should understand the principles involved in designing a View solution and be able to do the following:

  • Identify design goals, requirements, and constraints
  • Identify information that is required for design decisions
  • Recognize situations that benefit from best-practice recommendations
  • Use the recommended design process
  • Analyze design choices in the following areas:
    • View Manager infrastructure
    • View desktop options
    • vSphere infrastructure
    • Network infrastructure
    • Client-access devices
    • End-user management
  • Construct a comprehensive View solution

Course Content

  • Course Introduction
    • Introductions and course logistics
    • Course objectives
  • Design Methodology
    • General design process
    • Elements of a successful View solution
    • A design process for View solutions
  • Use-Case Definition
    • Identifying use cases and their characteristics
    • Options for collecting performance data
  • Pool and Desktop Design
    • Mapping use cases to View pools
    • Design decisions for pool configurations
    • Configuring and optimizing virtual desktops
  • View Pod and Block Design
    • Designing the access infrastructure
    • Design decisions for remote display protocols
    • Designing a load-balancer solution
    • Designing the View infrastructure
  • VMware Infrastructure Design
    • Mapping View infrastructure requirements to vSphere 5
    • Sizing VMware vSphere ESXi™ hosts for CPU and memory
    • Sizing VMware vCenter™ Server systems
    • Sizing network capacity for PCoIP and RDP
    • Optimizing PCoIP performance
  • Storage Design
    • Designing the storage solution
    • Sizing datastores based on capacity and performance metrics
    • Deploying tiered storage for View Composer linked clones
  • End-User Session and Client-Device Design
    • Managing end-user personas and sessions
    • Best practices for using Active Directory in a View environment
    • Managing user profiles with View Persona Management
    • Selecting client devices
Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 3 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 1,990.- €
  • Switzerland: Fr. 2,100.-
  • VMware Training Credits: 27 VTC
incl. catering
Catering includes:

  • Coffee, Tea, Juice, Water, Soft drinks
  • Pastry and Sweets
  • Fresh fruits
  • Lunch in a nearby restaurant

* Catering information only valid for courses delivered by Fast Lane.

Digital courseware Dates and Booking
Online Training
Modality: L

Duration 3 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 1,790.- €
  • VMware Training Credits: 27 VTC
Digital courseware Dates and Booking
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27/11/2017 - 29/11/2017 Stuttgart
08/01/2018 - 10/01/2018 Stuttgart
05/02/2018 - 07/02/2018 Munich
12/03/2018 - 14/03/2018 Düsseldorf
16/04/2018 - 18/04/2018 Hamburg
23/05/2018 - 25/05/2018 Frankfurt
18/06/2018 - 20/06/2018 Berlin
16/07/2018 - 18/07/2018 Münster
05/02/2018 - 07/02/2018 Zurich
02/05/2018 - 04/05/2018 Zurich
25/06/2018 - 27/06/2018 Zurich
20/08/2018 - 22/08/2018 Zurich
29/10/2018 - 31/10/2018 Zurich