Chapter 11

Bringing a vSphere Design Together

In this chapter, we'll pull together all the various topics that we've covered so far throughout this book and put them to use in a high-level walkthrough of a VMware vSphere design. Along the way, we hope you'll get a better understanding of VMware vSphere design and the intricacies that are involved in creating a design.

This chapter will cover the following topics:

  • Examining the decisions made in a design
  • Considering the reasons behind design decisions
  • Exploring the impact on the design of changes to a decision
  • Mitigating the impact of design changes

Sample Design

For the next few pages, we'll walk you, at a high level, through a simple VMware vSphere design for a fictional company called XYZ ...

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