NSX-T

Info from Simon Reynolds following NSX-T 2.4 ICM classes June 2019 — test page

1. VCP-NV 2019 – NSX-T 2.4 exam now out!

https://www.vmware.com/education-services/certification/vcp-nv-nsxt-2019-exam.html

 

2. Communities forum for nsx

https://communities.vmware.com/community/vmtn/nsx

Documents here:

NSX communties documents

Discussions here:

https://communities.vmware.com/community/vmtn/nsx/content?filterID=contentstatus[published]~objecttype~objecttype[thread]

3. Load Balancing

Dimitri Desmidt’s guide to load balancing in NSX-T (latest version – May 2019):

https://communities.vmware.com/servlet/JiveServlet/download/37986-40-222553/NSX-T%20LB%20ToI-v2.4.11%20-%20public.pptx

plus demo video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iS6Yfy9qJGA&t=52s

 4. Logical routing

Dumlu Timuralp NSX deepdive ppt (copy in location??? above) is definitely worth reading.

Amit Aneja from VMware has written four really helpful blog posts:

https://blogs.vmware.com/networkvirtualization/2017/09/nsx-t-routing-where-you-need-it.html/

https://blogs.vmware.com/networkvirtualization/2018/01/nsx-t-routing-part-2.html/

https://blogs.vmware.com/networkvirtualization/2018/02/nsx-t-multi-tiered-routing-architecture.html/

https://blogs.vmware.com/networkvirtualization/2018/10/flexible-deployment-options-for-nsx-t-edge-vm.html/

5. Links to recordings of NSX-T presentations at VMworld 2018 US and Europe…

On N-VDS:

https://videos.vmworld.com/global/2018/videoplayer/22740

I really like this presentation from Francois Tallet:

https://videos.vmworld.com/global/2018/videoplayer/26703

On logical routing:

https://videos.vmworld.com/global/2018/videoplayer/22608

and two from Nimish Desai on design (these are really good):

https://videos.vmworld.com/global/2018/videoplayer/22674

https://videos.vmworld.com/global/2018/videoplayer/22675

6. Core Design Info

NSX-T Design reference guide:

https://communities.vmware.com/servlet/JiveServlet/download/37591-3-195840/VMware%20NSX-T%20Reference%20Design%20Guide.pdf

VMware Validated Designs — new Version 5.0 released 22 January 2019:

https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Validated-Design/index.html

https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/details?downloadGroup=VVD500&productId=845&rPId=30161#product_downloads

 

7. Containers and PKS

Keith Lee (all you need to know about PKS!) – what a great resource:

http://keithlee.ie/

PKS Resources

Good general intro to containers from VMware:

https://communities.vmware.com/servlet/JiveServlet/download/2741654-198902/Containers%20and%20Container%20Networking%20for%20Network%20Engineers.pdf

Hany Michaels has some good intro to Kubernetes:

https://www.hanymichaels.com/2017/10/11/kubernetes-introduction-for-vmware-users/

https://www.hanymichaels.com/2017/10/18/kubernetes-introduction-for-vmware-users-part-2-the-practice/

and PKS and NSX-T:

https://www.hanymichaels.com/category/nsx-t/

Cormac Hogan on PKS:

https://cormachogan.com/2018/04/24/a-simple-pivotal-container-service-pks-deployment/

William Lam has a nice series on getting started with VMware Pivotal Container Service (PKS) starting with an overview here:

https://www.virtuallyghetto.com/2018/03/getting-started-with-vmware-pivotal-container-service-pks-part-1-overview.html

Blog from VMware’s Narayan Mandaleeka:

https://blogs.vmware.com/cloudnative/2018/02/12/pivotal-container-service-ga/

Blog from Prasad Kalpurekkal, Art Fewell, and Alka Gupta:

https://blogs.vmware.com/cloudnative/2018/09/11/simplifying-kubernetes-networking-and-security-with-nsx-t-data-center/

PKS and Multiple T0s:

https://docs.pivotal.io/runtimes/pks/1-2/nsxt-multi-t0.html

NCP info:

https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-NSX-T-Data-Center/2.4/com.vmware.nsxt.ncp_kubernetes.doc/GUID-52A92986-0FDF-43A5-A7BB-C037889F7559.html

 

8. NSX-T Performance

Samuel Kommu’s performance presentation from VMworld US:

https://videos.vmworld.com/global/2018/videoplayer/19005

 

9. Security Guides

NSX-T 2.4 security guides (pdf and xlsx)  are here:

https://communities.vmware.com/docs/DOC-39487

 

10. NSX-T Multisite Lite

Good info here:

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/disaster-recovery-using-multisite-light-nsx-t-24-iwan-hoogendoorn/

VMware doc here – version 2.0:

https://communities.vmware.com/servlet/JiveServlet/downloadBody/39405-102-6-52962/Multisite_Lite_NSX-T_2.4-v2.0-public.pptx

11. General

William Lam’s two pages of links to VMworld 2018 (US and Europe) presentations (stream, download, and watermarked pdfs (pdfs only at US site)):

https://github.com/lamw/vmworld2018-session-urls/blob/master/vmworld-us-playback-urls.md

https://github.com/lamw/vmworld2018-session-urls/blob/master/vmworld-eu-playback-urls.md

12. Hands on Labs

https://labs.hol.vmware.com