VCP-DCV 6.5 – Section 3 – Configure and Administer vSphere 6.x Storage – Part 2

The storage topic is easier to digest broken into two parts. Part 2 covers Software Defined Storage: vVols and vSAN.

See VCP-DCV 6.5 Section 3 –Configure and Administer vSphere 6.x Storage – Part 1 for study resources on traditional vSphere Storage: SAN and NAS.

Read:

  1. Resources @uprightvynl.co.uk – Minimum read objective summaries by @vladan.fr (1 hour 30 mins) OR
  2. Study guide by Shane Williford: pp 30-37 (1 hour 30 mins)

Watch:

Virtual Volumes Technical Deep Dive – VMworld 2016 (43 minutes)

Top 10 Things to Know about VMware Virtual SAN – VMworld 2017 (1 hour)

Do:

  1. In HOL, use the search function to find and complete these labs:
  • HOL-1927-01-HCI -VMware vSphere Virtual Volumes and Storage Policy Based Management – (2 hours)
  • HOL-1908-01-HCI – vSAN v6.7 – Getting Started – (2 hours)
  • HOL-1908-02-CHG – vSAN v6.7 – Challenge Lab – (3-4 hours)
  1. Practice Questions @TheSlog (12 questions)
  2. Prepare to explain 3 things you learned about vSphere Software Defined Storage this week

Return: VCP-DCV 6.5 Study Group Participant Guide

Next: VCP-DCV 6.5 – Section 4 – Upgrade a vSphere Deployment to 6.x

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