VCAP – Design: Storage calculation – Part 1

Storage, VCAP6 - Design
I will like to start a series of posts regrading VCAP design storage calculation and performance. we will start with the basics and build on it to more advanced topics. Raid levels: RAID - Redundant Array of In Depended Disks , RAID technology is a combination of in depended disks to form redundancy or create a better performance. There are many type of RAID levels but recently vendors start to use a few common raid levels:   RAID 0: RAID 0 technical details : Method: Block level striping , data is writing across all drives in the stripe set. Using RAID 0 will increase performance since we utilizing all drives from the RAID set at the same time. Fault Tolerance:  RAID0 DO NOT offer any fault tolerance, failure in one of the…
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Next Step – Preparing for VCAP6 – Design Exam

VCAP6 - Design
Until i get my VCAP6 - Deploy beta exam results, I decided to create a plan for my next step. The next step will be to take the VCAP6 - Design exam which is now GA My plan is use the following resources: Designing VMware Infrastructure Pluralsight course by Scott Lowe ,This is a 2012 course but I think some of it its still valid VCAP6 - Design Blueprint - Main Resource  VCAP5 - DCD Official Cert Guide - i know its old but there are some relevent information  vSphere Design 2nd Edition book IT Architect: Foundation in the Art of Infrastructure Design: A Practical Guide for It Architects book Essential Virtual SAN (VSAN): Administrator's Guide to VMware Virtual SAN (2nd Edition) VMware vSphere HA 6.0 High availability Deepdive :  http://www.yellow-bricks.com/vmware-high-availability-deepdiv/…
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