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VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage (VSDM)


Who should attend

Storage and virtual infrastructure administrators who want to use software-defined storage with Virtual SAN.


  • Storage administration experience on block or file storage devices
  • Understanding of concepts presented in the !VM-VICM course

Course Objectives

This training course focuses on deploying and managing a software-defined storage solution with VMware® Virtual SAN™ 5.5. This course looks at how Virtual SAN is used as an important component in the VMware® software-defined data center. The course is based on VMware® ESXi™ 5.5 and VMware® vCenter Server™ 5.5.

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Define the key components of a software-defined data center
  • Identify benefits of software-defined storage solutions
  • Compare and contrast disk types and storage technologies
  • Explain file, block, and object-oriented storage
  • Identify Virtual SAN requirements, use cases, and architecture components
  • Plan and design a Virtual SAN deployment
  • Configure Virtual SAN clusters
  • Identify benefits of storage policy-based management
  • Scale a Virtual SAN deployment based on storage needs
  • Monitor Virtual SAN
  • Troubleshoot Virtual SAN
  • Identify the integration of Virtual SAN with the VMware product portfolio

Course Content

  • Course Introduction
  • Software-Defined Data Center
  • Storage Fundamentals Overview
  • Architecture and Planning
  • Configuring Networks and Clusters
  • Storage Policy-Based Management
  • Managing and Monitoring
  • Integration
Online Training

Duration 3 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • 2,010.- €
Digital courseware

Courseware language: English

Classroom Training

Duration 3 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Austria: 2,010.- €
incl. catering
Catering includes:

  • Coffee, Tea, Juice, Water, Soft drinks
  • Pastry and Sweets
  • Bread
  • Fresh fruits
  • Lunch in a nearby restaurant

* Catering information only valid for courses delivered by iTLS.

Digital courseware

Courseware language: English

E-Learning VMware On Demand

Duration 30 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Austria: 2,070.- €
  • Germany: 2,070.- €
  • Switzerland: 2,070.- €
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Currently no local training dates available.  For enquiries please write to info@itls.at.

Guaranteed date:   iTLS will carry out all guaranteed training regardless of the number of attendees, exempt from force majeure or other unexpected events, like e.g. accidents or illness of the trainer, which prevent the course from being conducted.
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Time zone CET
16/11/2020 ― 18/11/2020 Online Training Time zone: Central European Time (CET)
22/02/2021 ― 24/02/2021 Online Training Time zone: Central European Time (CET)
1 hour difference
30/11/2020 ― 02/12/2020 Online Training Time zone: Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
7 hours difference
16/11/2020 ― 18/11/2020 Online Training Time zone: UTC+8 This course runs in Singapore Time