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VMware vSAN with Horizon Workshop – On Demand

Format: Subscription

Length: 30 days

Overview:
This hands-on course, equivalent to one day of training, builds skills in post-deployment configuration and administration of VMware Horizon® 7. The configuration and administration skills are focused on the inclusion of VMware vSAN™ 6.7 storage datastores for desktop pools and virtual machines deployed and managed by VMware Horizon 7.

Product Alignment
•  VMware ESXi™
•  VMware vCenter Server® 6.7
•  vSAN 6.7
•  VMware Horizon 7.7

 

Objectives:    By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
•  Identify vSAN and VMware Horizon 7 integration considerations
•  Recognize the benefits of using vSAN as the native storage for VMware Horizon 7
•  Describe basic vSAN architecture and components
•  Describe basic VMware Horizon 7 architecture and components
•  Identify the vSAN features that benefit VMware Horizon 7
•  Describe key vSAN characteristics
•  Identify ways to overcome vSAN limitations in a VMware Horizon 7 environment
•  Define hardware, software, and storage requirements for a given use case
•  Identify desktop pool use cases and how these cases affect vSAN datastore sizing
•  Configure a desktop pool for a given use case
•  Determine and configure the correct vSAN storage policies for VMware Horizon 7
 
Intended Audience:    Storage and virtual infrastructure administrators who want to use software-defined storage with vSAN
 
Prerequisites:    This course requires meeting one of the following prerequisites:
•  Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.7] course
•  Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage [V6.7] course
•  Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware Horizon 7: Install, Configure, Manage [V7.x] course
 
Outline:    1  Course Introduction
•  Introductions and course logistics
•  Course objectives
•  Describe the software-defined data center

2  Integrating vSAN with VMware Horizon 7
•  Identify vSAN and VMware Horizon 7 integration considerations
•  Describe basic vSAN architecture
•  Describe basic VMware Horizon 7 architecture
•  Identify key vSAN characteristics that affect VMware Horizon 7 design and sizing
•  Describe basic vSAN architecture and components
•  Identify ways that vSAN benefits VMware Horizon 7
•  Recognize vSAN features that are key to increasing storage performance in VMware Horizon 7
•  Identify ways to overcome vSAN limitations with VMware Horizon 7

3  Configuring vSAN for Horizon 7
•  Define hardware, software, and storage requirements for a specific use case.
•  Configure a desktop pool for a specific use case.
•  Recognize vSAN sizing considerations for VMware Horizon 7
•  Determine the appropriate vSAN sizing and cluster type for a VMware Horizon 7 environment or pool
•  Apply vSAN design considerations
•  Describe the expansion of a vSAN cluster  
•  Configure vSAN disk groups

4  Configuring VMware Horizon 7 to use vSAN
•  Identify Horizon Connection Server requirements
•  Configure Horizon Connection Server storage settings
•  Describe how to configure the event database
•  Describe the function of View Composer
•  Describe replica tiering
•  Identify vSAN datastore requirements for linked-clone desktop pools
•  Deploy linked-clone desktops from a vSAN datastore
•  Optimize storage for instant-clone desktops
•  Describe replica and instant-clone virtual machine storage options

5  vSAN Policies for VMware Horizon Desktops
•  Explain how storage policies work with VMware Horizon 7
•  Explain virtual machine storage policies
•  Identify virtual machine storage policy compliance status

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