VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage Training [V6.6]

VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage Training [V6.6]

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Course Overview:

VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage Training [V6.6] hands-on

This VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage Training [V6.6] course focuses on preparing you to deploy and manage a software-defined storage solution with VMware® Virtual SAN™ 6. You will learn how Virtual SAN is used as an important component in the VMware Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC). You will gain practical experience with these concepts through the completion of hands-on labs. The course is based on the VMware® ESXi™ 6, VMware® vCenter Server™ 6 and VMware Virtual SAN 6.

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• If you are familiar with some aspects of this VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage Training [V6.6] course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
• We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage Training [V6.6] course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
• If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage Training [V6.6] course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage Training [V6.6] course:

• Storage and virtual infrastructure administrators who want to use software-defined storage with Virtual SAN

Related Courses:

VMware Cloud Orchestration and Extensibility Training [V7.1]
VMware Cloud Automation: Design and Deploy Training [V7.1]

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

The course material presumes that a student can perform the following tasks with no assistance or guidance before enrolling in this course:

• Use VMware vSphere® Web Client
• Create and manage VMware vCenter Server® objects, such as data centers, clusters, hosts, and virtual machines
• Create and modify a standard switch
• Connect an ESXi host to NAS, iSCSI, or Fibre Channel storage
• Create a VMware vSphere® VMFS datastore
• Use a wizard or a template to create a virtual machine
• Migrate a virtual machine with VMware vSphere® vMotion®
• Migrate a virtual machine with VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion®
• Experience with working at the command line is helpful.

If you cannot complete all of these tasks, VMware recommends that you complete the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6] course before enrolling in VMware Virtual SAN: Deploy and Manage.

What You Will Learn:

Upon completing this VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage Training [V6.6] course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

• Describe the Virtual SAN architecture
• Identify Virtual SAN features and use cases
• Configure Virtual SAN networking components
• Configure a Virtual SAN cluster
• Deploy virtual machines on a Virtual SAN datastore
• Configure virtual machine storage policies
• Perform ongoing Virtual SAN management tasks
• Outline the tasks for upgrading to Virtual SAN 6.2
• Use the Virtual SAN health service to monitor health and performance
• Monitor Virtual SAN with VMware ESXi™ commands and the Ruby vSphere Console
• Configure a stretched cluster and observe failover scenarios
• Describe Virtual SAN interoperability with VMware vSphere® and other products
• Plan and design a Virtual SAN cluster

VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage Training [V6.6] – Course Syllabus:

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 Virtual SAN

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

Virtual SAN Configuration

Identify physical network configuration requirements
Configure Virtual SAN networking
Configure a Virtual SAN cluster
Test and validate the Virtual SAN configuration and functionality

Virtual SAN Policies and Virtual Machines

Explain how storage policies work with Virtual SAN
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 Virtual SAN

Manage hardware storage devices
Manage hardware device failures
Identify vCenter Server alarms for Virtual SAN events
Configure fault domains
Upgrade to Virtual SAN 6.2

Monitoring and Troubleshooting Virtual SAN

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

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

Interoperability with vSphere Features

Identify vSphere features and VMware products that interoperate with Virtual SAN
Describe how Virtual SAN interoperates with third-party products and solutions

Designing a Virtual SAN Deployment

Understand Virtual SAN design considerations
Plan and design Virtual SAN clusters
Identify the design and sizing tools for Virtual SAN
Describe Virtual SAN use cases

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