Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training v6.0 (DCID)

Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training (DCID) v6.0

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Course Overview:

Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training (DCID) v6.0 – Hands-on

In this Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training (DCID) v6.0 course, you will learn about designing data centers with Cisco components and technologies. The course covers network designs with virtualization, Layer 2 and Layer 3 technologies, routing protocols, and data center interconnect design options. Also covered in this Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training (DCID) v6.0 are device virtualization technologies such as virtual data centers and network function virtualization with virtual appliances including virtual switches, virtual routers, and virtual firewalls. Storage and SAN design is covered, with explanation of Fibre Channel networks and Cisco Unified Fabric. Design practices for the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) solution based on Cisco UCS B-Series and C-Series servers and Cisco UCS Manager are also covered. Network management technologies include UCS Manager, Cisco Prime Data Center Network Manager, and Cisco UCS Director.

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Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training v6.2 (DCID)

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training (DCID) v6.0 course:

● Data center designers, data center administrators, and system engineers
● Data center engineers and managers
● Program and project managers
● System engineers and managers

Class Prerequisites:

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training (DCID) v6.0 course are:

● Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCI) v6.1
● Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCII) v6.1
● Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation (DCVAI) v6.1

What You Will Learn:

Upon completing this Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training (DCID) v6.0 course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

● Layer 2 switching and Layer 3 forwarding in a data center, including cabling and rack design for the access, aggregation, and core layers
● Design vPC, Cisco FabricPath, OTV, and LISP in customer scenarios and describe management options in the LAN
● Hardware virtualization and FEX technologies
● Compare the Cisco Nexus 1000v with VMFEX designs
● Data center security threats and Cisco Virtual Application Container Services for IaaS
● Management and automation options for the data center infrastructure
● Storage and RAID options
● Fibre Channel and its architecture
● Design Fibre Channel and FCoE networks along with management options
● Cisco UCS C-Series, M-Series
● Cisco B-Series servers with connectivity and adapter options
● Design the resource parameters for a UCS domain

Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure Training (DCID) – Course Syllabus

1. Data Center Network Connectivity Design

High Availability on Layer 2
Layer 3 Forwarding
Data Center Topologies
Data Center Interconnects with Cisco OTV
LISP Solution

2. Data Center Infrastructure Design

Hardware and Device Virtualization
FEX Options
Virtual Networking
Basic Data Center Security
Advanced Data Center Security
Virtual Appliances
Management and Orchestration

3. Data Center Storage Network Design

Storage and RAID Options
Fibre Channel Concepts
Fibre Channel Topologies
FCoE
Storage Security
Management and Orchestration

4. Data Center Compute Connectivity Design

Cisco UCS C-Series Servers and Use Cases
Cisco UCS M-Series Servers and Use Cases
Cisco UCS B-Series Servers and Use Cases
Fabric Interconnect Connectivity
Hyperconverged and Integrated Systems
Management Systems
Hadoop, SAP Hana, and IoT on Cisco UCS

5. Data Center Compute Resource Parameters Design

System-Wide Parameters
RBAC
Pools for Service Profiles
Policies for Service Profiles
Network Specific Adapters and Policies
Templates in Cisco UCS Manager
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