VMware vSphere on NetApp (VVNA)

In this course you will learn different methods to implement VMware vSphere 6.7u3 on NetApp ONTAP 9.6. The course provides a quick update on the current ONTAP and VMware versions, introduce the current tools to manage a VMware virtual infrastructure (VSC 9.6) and describe and provide practical exercises to provision datastores and storage for guest VMs with various protocols. It also points administrators to methods to back up their virtual infrastructure according to best practices and discusses methods and tools to manage and monitor for health and performance.

Retail Price: $4,700.00

Next Date: 09/28/2020

Course Days: 5


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Course Objectives

  • Discuss ONTAP Architecture and current Hardware
  • Describe vSphere Updates in 6.5 & 6.7
  • Discuss and install NetApp Tools and interfaces for VMware vSphere
  • Use Application Granular Data Management (AppDM)
  • Discuss NFS datastore deployment Best Practices
  • Discuss VMFS datastores
    • Discuss iSCSI datastore deployment Best Practices
    • Describe FCP datastore deployment Best Practices
  • Implement Storage Policy Based Management (SPBM)
  • Discuss VVol datastore deployment Best Practices
  • Implement Data Storage strategies for Guest VMs
  • Discuss Security and Performance considerations in a Multi-tenant environment
  • Implement High Availability and Data Protection Strategies in a virtual environment
  • Maximize utilization of your storage assets using built-in efficiency features

 

Who should attend

  • Data Center Operations Professionals
  • Cloud Infrastructure Architects
  • Cloud Administrators
  • Cloud Engineers
  • Storage Administrators

 

Prerequisites

  • System administration experience managing either the Linux or Microsoft Windows operating system
  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.7] (VSICM67) or equivalent experience.
  • Completion of the ONTAP Cluster Administration (ONTAP 9.6) (ONTAP9ADM) or equivalent experience.

Course Outline

NetApp Introduction

  • Networked Storage
  • Unified Storage and NetApp Cloud ONTAP
  • Clustered Data ONTAP

VMware vSphere Overview

  • ESXi 6.0
  • vCenter 6.0
  • What’s New in vSphere 6.0 Platform
  • ESXi 5.x/vCenter 5.x/vSphere 5.x

NetApp VMware Integration

  • Software Defined Datacenter
  • Virtual Storage Console
  • VAAI
  • VASA

NetApp Datastore Networking with IP Storage Protocols

  • Storage Protocol Selection
  • IP SAN Architecture
  • VMFS Datastores
  • iSCSI
  • FC/FCoE

VM Datastore Networking FC/FCoE

  • Ethernet Best Practices
  • Common Best Practices
  • iSCSI Best Practices
  • 5.4 NFS4.1 datatores

VM Data

  • VMFS Alignment
  • VSC Non-Disruptive VM Alignment
  • VMware Converter
  • User/Application Data
  • RDMs vs VMFS Disks
  • Storage Efficiency with Deduplication & Cloning
  • FT new features

Multitenancy

  • Principles of Multitenancy and Cloud Computing
  • Availability
  • Security
  • Performance
  • Management Separation

High Availability

  • Planned Events
  • 8.2 vMotion
  • Storage vMotion
  • Non-disruptive Volume and LIF Migrations
  • Unplanned Events
  • VMware HA
  • VMware FT
  • NetApp HA
  • MetroCluster

Disaster Recovery and Backup

  • Planning Service Levels
  • VMware Snapshots
  • NetApp Snapshots
  • SnapManager for Virtual Infrastructure
  • Site Recovery Manager
  • SnapCreator Framework

Monitoring, Performance and Troubleshooting

  • Performance Factors
  • Networking Performance
  • ESXi Host Performance
  • VM and Guest OS Considerations
  • VM to virtualized storage performance

Labs:

  • Initial Tour of Your Lab Environment
  • NetApp Clustered Storage Environment
  • VMware vSphere Environment
  • NetApp-VMware Integration
  • NFS Datastores
  • Storage Capability (SCP)
  • iSCSI Storage Configuration
  • VMware iSCSI Configuration
  • Rapid Cloning
  • Disk Alignment
  • Multitenant Admin Access
  • Quality of Service
  • Proactive Movement of Volume
  • High Availability
  • Proactive Movement of a LIF
  • SnapMirror
  • Backup with VSC
  • Restore with VSC
  • Alerts and Monitoring
Course Dates Course Times (EST) Delivery Mode GTR
9/28/2020 - 10/2/2020 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Virtual gauranteed to run course date Enroll
11/16/2020 - 11/20/2020 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM Virtual Enroll