About this course

Course type Essentials
Course code VMWARVDBP51
Duration 3 Days

This course presents a methodology for designing a VMware® View™ solution for the VMware vSphere® infrastructure. The design methodology includes recommendations for the type of information and data that must be gathered and analyzed to make sound design decisions for client systems, desktop options, the vSphere infrastructure, and View components.

VMware recommended best practices are presented during each phase of the design process. You will work with other delegates to design a View solution for a real-world project.

Target Audience:

  • Consulting professionals
  • Solution architects
  • System architects
  • System administrators
  • IT managers

Prerequisites

Please note: Effective 17th of March 2014 all VMware course materials will only be available to delegates in e-courseware format. VMware will email delegates with instructions on how to access their e-book entitlement no less than 48 hours before their course is due to take place. If you have an existing VMware MyLearn account it is imperative that you notify QA of the email address you have registered to this account.

Those delegates who are attending via either virtual or extended classroom will be required to provide either dual monitors or single monitor plus a tablet device.

Technical prerequisites

  • Completion of VMware View: Install, Configure, Manage or equivalent experience with View
  • Completion of VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage or equivalent experience with vSphere

Delegates will learn how to

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Identify design goals, requirements, and constraints
  • Identify information that is required for design decisions
  • Recognize situations that benefit from best-practice recommendations
  • Use the recommended design process
  • Analyze design choices in the following areas:
  • VMware® View™ Manager infrastructure
  • View desktop options
  • vSphere infrastructure
  • Network infrastructure
  • Client-access devices
  • End-user management
  • Construct a comprehensive View solution

Outline

Introductions and course logistics

  • Course objectives

Design Methodology

  • General design process
  • Elements of a successful View solution
  • A design process for View solutions

Use-Case Definition

  • Identifying use cases and their characteristics
  • Options for collecting performance data

Pool and Desktop Design

  • Mapping use cases to View pools
  • Design decisions for pool configurations
  • Configuring and optimizing virtual desktops

Remote Display Protocols

  • Comparing PCoIP and Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) design considerations
  • Determining when to use PCoIP optimization controls
  • Configuring PCoIP tuning parameters for a use case

View Pod and Block Design

  • Designing the access infrastructure
  • Designing the View infrastructure
  • Choosing an authentication solution
  • Designing a load-balancer solution

VMware Infrastructure Design

  • Mapping View infrastructure requirements to vSphere 5
  • Sizing VMware vSphere® ESXi™ hosts for CPU and memory
  • Sizing VMware® vCenter Server™ systems
  • Sizing network capacity for PCoIP and RDP

Storage Design

  • Designing the storage solution
  • Sizing datastores based on capacity and performance metrics
  • Deploying tiered storage for VMware® View Composer™ linked clones

End-User Session and Client-Device Design

  • Managing end-user personas and sessions
  • Best practices for using Active Directory in a View environment
  • Designing a View Persona Management solution
  • Selecting client devices
Essentials

3 Days

Duration
Delivery Method

Delivery method

Classroom

Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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