What this book covers

Chapter 1, The Virtual Data Center, provides an introduction to the benefits of the virtual data center, VMware vSphere products, and the basic virtualization concepts. This chapter identifies the differences between a data center administrator and a data center architect. An overview of the VMware Certified Advanced Professional Datacenter Design (VCAP-DCD) and VMware Certified Design Architect (VCDX) certifications are also covered.

Chapter 2The Discovery Process, explains how to identify stakeholders, conduct stakeholder interviews, and perform technical assessments to discover the business and technical goals of a virtualization project. This chapter covers how to use the following tools—VMware Capacity Planner, ...

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