Veeam Certified Engineer - Advanced: Design & Optimization (VMCE-A)(1.0)

The two-day Veeam Certified Engineer Advanced: Design & Optimization (VMCE-A) is a technical deep dive Advanced Design and Optimization training course focused on teaching IT professionals the skills to effectively size, scope, design, optimize, automate and troubleshoot a Veeam Availability Suite deployment. The class also covers security, audit and compliance considerations when working with Veeam Availability Suite. This class is designed for those who have already taken the three-day VMCE Standard course and want to acquire the Veeam Certified Architect (VMCA) designation.
 
Audience
System Administrators, Engineers and Architects responsible for multiple Veeam deployments as a professional services consultant or those within large, diverse clients providing centralized IT services to the wider business.
 
Prerequisites
Attendees should be experienced professionals with exceptional knowledge of servers, storage, networks and virtualization. Experienced with Veeam, attendees should ideally possess the VMCE, or have equivalent knowledge.
 
Objectives
After completing this course attendees should be able to:
  • Accurately scope and size a technical environment, evaluating Veeam Availability Suite design decisions against current and future technical and business landscapes
  • Demonstrate the value of a Veeam deployment to both internal and external clients, ensuring designs that maximise Return on Investment
  • Guarantee and verify the recoverability of data to the business
  • Optimize configurations, ensuring workload impact on network, cpu and storage resources is within acceptable levels for the business.
  • Interrogate log files for detailed root cause analysis

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Course Outline
Introduction
  • Always-On™
  • Design and Sizing
Design and Sizing
  • DNS and name resolution
  • Veeam BackUp Server
  • Veeam BackUp Server Database
  • Veeam BackUp Server Locations
  • Veeam BackUp Server Proxy Sizing
  • Transport Modes
  • Repository Server
  • Estimating Repository Capacity
  • WAN Accelerator
  • Interaction With Hypervisors
Infrastructure Assessment
  • Stages of POC
  • Important Data to Collect
  • Network and Firewall
  • Veeam ONETM
Security
  • Permissions
  • MS Hyper-V
  • VMware vCenter
  • App-aware Processing
  • MS Active Directory
  • MS SQL Server
  • MS Exchange
  • MS Sharepoint
  • Oracle
Optimizations
  • Protecting Veeam Backup & Replication Configuration
  • Proxy and Repository Servers
  • Scale-out Backup Repoistory
  • Deduplication Appliances
  • WAN Accelerator
  • Tape Server, Drives and Drivers
  • Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager
  • Indexing
  • Anti-Virus on Veeam Servers and Guest VMs
Automation
  • Veeam Backup Server
  • Silent Updates of Backup Server
  • VMware vSphere Tags
Audit and Compliance
  • Auditing
  • Compliance
  • SureBackup and SureReplica
Troubleshooting
  • Advanced troubleshooting and diagnostic techniques and methodologies
  • Detailed understanding of log files, creation reading and searching
  • Troubleshooting mode