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VMware Virtual SAN (VSAN) Fundamentals

Course Summary

VMware Virtual SAN (VSAN) is a software-defined storage solution for vSphere infrastructures. Built into the vSphere hypervisor, Virtual SAN offers a new, converged storage solution for virtual machines, potentially eliminating the need for separate, cost

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    Course Syllabus

    ● Overview – VMware Virtual SAN (VSAN) Fundamentals
        ◦ Who Needs This Course?
        ◦ What You'll Learn in This Course
    ● What Is VMware Virtual SAN (VSAN)?
        ◦ Demo: VSAN Deployed
        ◦ How VSAN Works
        ◦ VMware's Move to Policy-Driven Storage
        ◦ Benefits to Using VSAN
        ◦ VSAN Recommended Use Cases
        ◦ VSAN Requirements
        ◦ Two Ways to Build a VSAN
        ◦ VSAN Ecosystem
        ◦ Summary
    ● How VSAN Fits Into the Software Defined Datacenter (SDDC)
        ◦ Introduction to the Software Defined Datacenter (SDDC)
        ◦ Introduction to Convergence
        ◦ Why You Need Software-Defined Storage (SDS)
        ◦ Comparing Software-Defined Storage Options
        ◦ Comparing Hardware and Software-Based Storage
        ◦ VMware's View of Software Defined Storage
        ◦ Summary
    ● Planning Virtual SAN (VSAN) Deployment
        ◦ Design Resources
        ◦ Sizing Considerations
        ◦ Availability Considerations
        ◦ Network Considerations
        ◦ Configuration Maximums
        ◦ Hardware Considerations
        ◦ Disk Considerations
        ◦ Summary
    ● Installing VMware Virtual SAN (VSAN)
        ◦ Downloading VSAN
        ◦ Preparing vSphere Hosts for VSAN
        ◦ VSAN and Other Advanced VMware Features
        ◦ Installing Virtual SAN (VSAN), Step by Step
    ● Configuring and Administering Virtual SAN
        ◦ Moving Virtual Machines to VSAN
        ◦ Understanding Disk Groups
        ◦ Viewing and Defining Storage Policies
        ◦ Summary
    ● Monitoring Virtual SAN (VSAN)
        ◦ Monitoring VSAN With the vSphere Client
        ◦ Using VSAN Alarms in vCenter
        ◦ Monitoring VSAN From vCenter Operations Manager (vC Ops)
        ◦ Summary
    ● Advanced Virtual SAN (VSAN) Concepts
        ◦ VSAN Architecture
        ◦ File System vs. Object Store
        ◦ Objects and Components
        ◦ The Virtual Machine Namespace
        ◦ Policies
        ◦ Summary
    ● Troubleshooting Virtual SAN (VSAN)
        ◦ vSphere Web Client
        ◦ Using the Ruby vSphere Console (RVC)
        ◦ Using the VSAN Observer
        ◦ Using the ESXCLI
        ◦ Summary
    ● Running Virtual SAN (VSAN) in a Lab
        ◦ Why VSAN in a Lab?
        ◦ VSAN Lab Considerations
        ◦ Running VSAN in a Mac Mini Lab
        ◦ Running VSAN in a Nested Environment
        ◦ Summary


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USD 29

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1 - 4 hours / week

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