Virtualization - Course Details

ECVS(CVE-401) Engineering a Citrix Virtualization Solution (CVE-401)

Virtualization Course Description:
This course provides you with the foundation necessary to effectively planand perform the tasks needed to successfully incorporate a complete Citrixvirtualization solution into a Windows Server 2008 environment. You will learn to integrate key Citrix virtualization technologies, includingXenServer, XenApp, Provisioning Services, and XenDesktop, to create anend-to-end virtualization solution. In hands-on exercises, you will learn bestpractices for securing the environment, monitoring the different components inthe environment, backing up critical systems, and updating and patchingapplications and virtualized servers.
Virtualization Course Duration:
Virtualization Course Target Audience:
Server, network, and system engineers,System integrators, system administrators, and application engineers
Virtualization Course Prerequisite:
Experience using the following Citrix products: Citrix XenServer 5.6 or higher,Citrix Provisioning Services 5.6 or higher,Citrix XenApp 6.0 or higher,Citrix XenDesktop 5.0 or higher,Experience using Windows Server 2008,Experience using Microsoft SQL Server,Completion or equivalent knowledge
Course Content:

  • 1. XenServer Integration

    • ISO Storage
    • Pre-Installation Considerations
    • Optimizing XenServer

  • 2. Provisioning Services Integration

    • Network Support of Streaming
    • vDisk Types
    • High Availability
    • Write-Cache Location
    • Optimizations

  • 3. XenApp Integration

    • Provisioning Services with XenApp
    • XenApp Configurations
    • Profile Management
    • XenApp Security
    • XenApp Farm Migration

  • 4. XenDesktop Integration

    • Virtual Desktop Components
    • Capacity Planning
    • Application Delivery Methods in a Virtual Desktop
    • XenDesktop Security

  • 5. Virtual Environment Monitoring

    • EdgeSight
    • Monitoring Best Practices

  • 6. Virtual Environment Maintenance

    • XenApp, XenDesktop, and Virtual Machine Backup
    • Protecting Critical Systems
    • Single Sign-On
    • Workflow Studio
    • Power and Capacity Management