VMware vSphere Design Workshop new training class is announced

Posted by on March 25, 2010 in Certification, Training, VMware | 1 comment

Looks like VMware is continuing its push to create more specialized training classes. There has been demand from the community for a long time for advanced troubleshooting classes. Now to go along with it’s VCDX certification VMware has created the vSphere Design Workshop, while this is not just geared towards someone seeking their VCDX it is sure to be a big help along the way.

The curriculum for this class was designed in part by the infamous Duncan Epping a VMware consultant. According to Duncan the class is a real workshop and it is all about discussing design considerations with your peers and crafting a design based on specific requirements and constraints.

The class schedule can be seen here and they are available starting in April around the world. The cost for the class is around $1800 and is a 3 day long session. There is a course outline listed below. The class is around 19 hours of instructor led training that breaks down to be 60% lecture and 40% lab time.

Course Outline
Module 1: Course Introduction
• Provide a general overview of the course
Module 2: Design Process Overview
• Discuss the design methodology, criteria, and approach
• Introduce an example five-step design process
Module 3: ESX/ESXi Host Design
• Identify useful information for making host design decisions
• Analyze best practices and host design alternatives
Module 4: vSphere Virtual Datacenter Design
• Identify useful information for making vCenter Server, database, cluster, and resource pool design decisions
• Analyze best practices and vCenter Server, database, cluster, and resource pool design alternatives
Module 5: vSphere Network Design
• Identify useful information for making network design decisions
• Analyze best practices and network design alternatives
Module 6: vSphere Storage Design
• Identify useful information for making storage design decisions
• Analyze best practices and storage design alternatives
Module 7: Virtual Machine Design
• Identify useful information for making virtual machine design decisions
• Analyze best practices and virtual machine design alternatives
Module 8: Management and Monitoring Design
• Identify useful information for making management and monitoring design decisions
• Analyze best practices and management and monitoring design alternatives
Design Workshop
• Small group case study workshop to practice using the methodology, criteria, and approach required to design a vSphere virtual datacenter

About Brian Suhr

Brian is a VCDX5-DCV and a Sr. Tech Marketing Engineer at Nutanix and owner of this website. He is active in the VMware community and helps lead the Chicago VMUG group. Specializing in VDI and Cloud project designs. Awarded VMware vExpert status 6 years for 2016 - 2011. VCP3, VCP5, VCP5-Iaas, VCP-Cloud, VCAP-DTD, VCAP5-DCD, VCAP5-DCA, VCA-DT, VCP5-DT, Cisco UCS Design

1 Comment

  1. what is fees structure and exam fees.

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