VMware View – Design Best Practices [V5.x]

In this course you will learn how to design a VMware View solution for the VMware vSphere infrastructure.

Topics covered in this course include the type of information and data that has to be gathered and analyzed in order to make propper design decisions with regards to desktop options, vSphere infrastructure and View components.

Bittnet carries out VMware trainings through authorized partners.

Who needs to attend

Who needs to attend?
This course is aimed at consulting professionals, solution architects, system architecs, system administrators and IT managers.

what you will learn

What you will learn
Upon completion you will know how to:
Identify design goals, requirements, and constraints
Identify information that is required for design decisions
Recognize situations that benefit from best-practice recommendations
Use the recommended design process
Analyze design choices in the following areas:
VMware View Manager infrastructure
View desktop options
vSphere infrastructure
Network infrastructure
Storage options
Client-access devices
End-user management
Construct a comprehensive View solution


Students need to have:
Completion of VMware View: Install, Configure, Manage or equivalent experience with View
Completion of VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage or equivalent experience with vSphere

Course outline

Course Outline

Course Introduction

Introductions and course logistics
Course objectives

Design Methodology

General design process
Elements of a successful View solution
A design process for View solutions

Use-Case Definition

Identifying use cases and their characteristics
Options for collecting performance data

Pool and Desktop Design

Mapping use cases to View pools
Design decisions for pool configurations
Configuring and optimizing virtual desktops

Remote Display Protocols

Designing the access infrastructure
Comparing PCoIP and Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) design considerations
Determining when to use PCoIP optimization controls
Configuring PCoIP tuning parameters for a use case

View Pod and Block Design

Designing the View infrastructure
Choosing an authentication solution
Designing a load-balancer solution

VMware Infrastructure Design

Mapping View infrastructure requirements to vSphere 5
Sizing VMware ESXi™ hosts for CPU and memory
Sizing VMware® vCenter Server™ systems
Sizing network capacity for PCoIP and RDP

Storage Design

Designing the storage solution
Sizing datastores based on capacity and performance metrics
Deploying tiered storage for VMware® View Composer™ linked clones

End-User Session and Client-Device Design

Managing end-user personas and sessions
Best practices for using Active Directory in a View environment
Designing a View Persona Management solution
Selecting client devices

Follow on
There are no follow-ons for this course.

Certification programs
There are no certifications associated with this course.