VMware NSX-T Data Center: Design [V3.0] - BETA (Beta)

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Course Datasheet
Live Online (5 Days)   English
15 Jun 2020 09:00 AM  -  19 Jun 2020 05:00 PM
(GMT-05:00) Central Daylight Time (America/Chicago)
VMware Education
This five-day course provides comprehensive training on considerations and practices to design a VMware NSX-T™ Data Center environment as part of a software-defined data center strategy. This course prepares the student with the skills to lead the design of NSX-T Data Center offered in the NSX-T Data Center 3.0 release, including design principles, processes, and frameworks. The student gains a deeper understanding of NSX-T Data Center architecture and how it can be leveraged to create solutions to address the customer’s business needs.

Product Alignment
•  NSX-T Data Center 3.0

Objectives:   By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
•  Understand and apply a design framework
•  Apply a design process for gathering requirements, constraints, assumptions, and risks
•  Analyze existing physical networking and security components, processes, and operations
•  Design a VMware vSphere virtual data center to support NSX-T Data Center requirements
•  Design a physical network to support network virtualization in a software-defined data center
•  Design logical network services
•  Design logical security services
•  Design a data center rack solution to support scalability and high availability
•  Analyze the operational readiness of an organization and perform a skills gap analysis
•  Analyze alternative design choices for risk mitigation
•  Understand the design and support for NSX-T Data Center infrastructure in a multi data center infrastructure
Intended Audience:   •  Network and security architects and consultants who design the enterprise and data center networks and NSX environments
Prerequisites:   Before taking this course, you should have completed the following course:
•  VMware NSX-T Data Center: Install, Configure, Manage [V3.0]
You should also have the understanding or knowledge of these technologies:
•  Good understanding of TCP/IP services and protocols
•  Knowledge and working experience of computer networking, including:
•  Switching and routing technologies (L2-L3)
•  Network and application delivery services (L4-L7)
•  Knowledge and working experience of VMware vSphere® environments and KVM-based environments

The VMware Certified Professional – Network Virtualization (2020) certification is recommended.
Outline:   1  Course Introduction
•  Introductions and course logistics
•  Course objectives

2  Basic Design Concepts
•  Process and principles of design
•  Describe the design process and frameworks
•  Explain VVD and its importance

3  NSX-T Data Center Architecture and Components
•  Explain the NSX-T Data Center and Virtual Cloud Network
•  Describe the NSX-T Data Center architecture and use cases
•  List the NSX-T Management cluster design considerations

4  NSX-T Data Center Design Considerations
•  Explain physical infrastructure design considerations
•  Explain virtual infrastructure design considerations
•  List the collapsed management and VMware NSX® Edge™ resources design considerations
•  Explain dedicated management and NSX Edge resources design

5  Logical Switching Design
•  Explain the VMware NSX-T™ logical switching design concepts
•  Describe the traffic flooding concepts

6  NSX-T Data Center Edge Design
•  List the NSX Edge VM design considerations
•  Explain NSX Edge BareMetal design considerations
•  Describe NSX Edge cluster design
•  Explain Bridge design considerations

7  Logical Routing Design
•  Explain logical router components
•  Describe multitier routing
•  Explain IPv6 addressing and routing design concepts
•  Multi-compute workload domain design considerations
•  High availability and router placement

8  NSX-T Data Center Network Services
•  Explain the functionality of NAT, Proxy ARP, DHCP, and metadata proxy and design considerations
•  Describe the load balancer considerations
•  Explain the VPN design considerations

9  NSX-T Data Center Security Design
•  Explain the distributed firewall design concepts
•  Explain the Gateway firewall design concepts
•  Describe the security policy methodology

10  NSX-T Data Center Federation Design
•  Explain the Federation functionality
•  Explain the design concepts for Federation components
•  Describe the design involved for Federation networking
•  Describe the design involved for Federation security

11  NSX-T Data Center and Containers
•  Understand VMware Tanzu™
•  Understand NSX-T Data Center for Kubernetes
•  Understand IPv6 for Kubernetes PODs
•  Understand NSX-T Data Center design options for VMware Tanzu
•  Describe NSX-T Data Center design recommendations for VMware Tanzu