IT Architect: Foundation in the Art of Infrastructure Design: A Practical Guide for IT Architects

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Lulu.com, Mar 20, 2012 - 446 pages
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The first book in the IT Architect series helps aspiring & experienced IT infrastructure architects/administrators, and those pursuing infrastructure design certifications, establish a solid foundation in the art of infrastructure design. The three autho
 

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Contents

Phases of Designing a Solution 2014 John Yani Arrasjid
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Design Methodology and Documentation
21
Relationship from Conceptual to Logical to Physical
29
Assessment Methodology 35 Current State Analysis Assessment
37
Considerations for Design 43 Requirements 43 Constraints 43 Risks 43 Assumptions 44 Guidelines to Develop a Document Set
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Sample Logical Architecture Component 31 Figure 4 Physical Architecture Example Server 33 Figure 5 Guidelines to develop a document set 45 F...
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DecisionMaking Skills 51 Software Defined Data Center considerations 52 Converged Infrastructure Considerations 53 Example Table of Contents f...
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Case Study
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Template Virtual Machines 231 Master Virtual Machines 232 Desktop Pools 232 Using 3D Graphics Applications
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Base Application Set 235 Custom Applications for Classes 235 Desktop Pools Overview 235 IT Team Pool
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Power Student Desktop Pool 237 Table 52 Standard Student Desktop Pool 237 Table 53 Power Student Desktop Pool 238 Table 54 Front End TCP...
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SSL Certificates
249
Analysis
257
Presenting and Defending the Design
283
Slide Preparation
286
Presentation Title
293

Server Virtualization Architecture Design Example
72
ITAR Design Quality Ranking
79
The ITAR Virtual Datacenter VDC Conceptual Design
84
Hardware provisioned by ITAR for use in the design
90
Solar03 Virtual Machine Resource Calculations Summary
97
Logical Networking Design of the ITAR VDC Clusters 100 Figure 13 The ITAR VDC is made up of 24 logical IP networks
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Solar02 Fibre Channel connectivity
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Solar02 iSCSI connectivity
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Solar03 Fibre Channel connectivity 121 Figure 26 RAID groups LUNs and VMFS for storage available to the hosts of Solar01 123 Figure 27 Fibre ...
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VMware vCenter Server 4 1 configuration 128 Figure 29 VM placement on Fibre Channel storage for Solar01 129 Figure 30 VM placement for V...
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ITAR EqualLogic class VMs virtual desktop provisioned by VMware View Windows Server Exchange
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Server Virtualization Installation Validation
143
port groups 100 Table 13 Solar01 host NIC identification and assignments 105 Table 14 Solar02 host NIC identification and assignments 107 Table...
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Installing vCenter Inventory Service
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Desktop Virtualization Architecture Design
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Project Overview 180 Project Description 180 Availability 181 Manageability 181 Performance 182 Recoverability 182 Security 182 Requirements ...
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Conceptual Access Strategy
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Client Access to Desktop Internal 193 Client Access to Desktops External 194 Access Strategy Design Justification 195 Cluster Design 195 Overview ...
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HP BL460 G9 Blade Servers
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c7000 Network Connections
208
Installing vCenter Server 160 Table 29 Installing VMware vSphere Client 161 Table 30 Installing vSphere Update Manager 162 Table 31 Installin...
209
Storage Design
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Templates Volumes 217 Desktop Pool Volumes 218 LUN Size Recommendations 218 Design Justification 219 Virtual Machine Design
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Distributed vSwitch Configurations 212 Figure 47 Storage Presentation per Cluster 214 Figure 48 3Par to c7000 Connections 215 Figure 49 VMs ...
225
Management Servers
226
Table of Contents
294
Conceptual Design
295
Logical Cluster Design
296
Physical Networking Design
297
Fibre Channel Switch Design 298 Figure 60 Solar01 VMFS Design 298 Figure 61 Solar03 Logical VDI Design
299
Appendix header slide with links to individual
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reference slides 301 Figure 64 Hardware Provided 301 Figure 65 Hardware Design
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Virtual Datacenter Section Title Slide
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VMware vCenter Design
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Solar01 Physical Network Design
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Solar01 vSwitch0 Configuration
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dvPortGroups Configuration
307
Storage Section Title Slide
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Storage Area Network Hardware
309
Solar02 Physical iSCSI Storage Design 310 Figure 80 Solar01 FC Storage Configuration 310 Figure 81 Solar01 VM Storage Placement 311 Figure ...
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Requirements 2 of 3
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Design In Practice Summary
323
Discovery Phase Survey
329
Design Decision Workbook 337 Project Overview 339 Requirements 339 Constraints
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Design Decision Information 338 Table 57 Design Decision Information simplified 338 Table 58 Cluster Design Decision
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Storage Design Decision Template 343 Table 61 Allocation Models Design Decision Template
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Monitoring Design Decision Template
344
Customer Presentation Preparations
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Create Virtual Machines for View Consumption 385 Initial Work with Desktop Pools 386 Updating Desktop Pools 387 Create Configure Security Se...
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