Chapter 1. The Virtual Datacenter
In this chapter, we will cover:
- Becoming a virtual datacenter architect
- Using a holistic approach to datacenter design
- Passing the VMware VCAP-DCD exam
This chapter focuses on many of the basic concepts and benefits of virtualization. It provides a quick overview of VMware virtualization, introduces the virtual datacenter architect, and lays some of the groundwork necessary for creating and implementing a successful virtual datacenter design using VMware vSphere 5.x.
We will also take a look at the VMware Certified Advanced Professional-Data Center Design (VCAP-DCD) certification, including a few tips that should help you prepare for and successfully complete the certification exam.
If you are already familiar ...