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Implementing VMware vSphere on Data ONTAP (IMPVMVS)

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  • Certifications
  • Prerequisites
  • Objectives
  • Content
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Course Overview

Duration: 3 Days.
Implementing VMware vSphere on Data ONTAP - Learn how to implement VMware vSphere virtualization solutions on NetApp® Data ONTAP® 7-Mode and clustered Data ONTAP. In this course, you learn how to deploy VMware virtual infrastructure on NetApp storage. The exercises use clustered Data ONTAP.

Who Should Attend

  • NetApp employees, channel partners, and customers

Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:


  •  NetApp core technical training or equivalent knowledge
  •  NetApp SAN core technical training or equivalent knowledge
  •  Basic knowledge of VMware virtualization

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, you should be able to:
  • Describe VMware vSphere 5.1 virtualization solutions
  • Configure physical and virtual infrastructures
  • Provision the virtual infrastructure with Data ONTAP operating in 7-Mode and Data ONTAP operating in Cluster-Mode storage
  • Create, migrate, and clone virtual machines (VMs)
  • Protect the virtual infrastructure
  • Monitor and optimize the virtual infrastructure
  • Articulate the NetApp value proposition when integrating Data ONTAP with vSphere 5.x
  • List and describe the best practices for connectivity, provisioning, data layout, and multipathing
  • Describe the storage savings in a virtual environment that result from deduplication, compression, and thin provisioning
  • Identify some troubleshooting scenarios in a virtualized environment and articulate the solutions for resolving the issues

Course Content

Day 1
  • Module 1: vSphere Storage
  • Module 2: vSphere FC Connectivity
  • Module 3: vSphere iSCSI Connectivity
  • Module 4: vSphere NFS Connectivity
  • Module 5: vSphere Configuration
Day 2
  • Module 6: vSphere Optimization
  • Module 7: vSphere Protection


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