Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure v6.1

Course information
Price: £ 2,395.00 Excl. VAT
Day(s): 5
Course Code: DCID
GTC: 36 Incl. VAT
CLC: 31 Excl. VAT
Version: 6.1
Delivery Method:

Overview

This two-day instructor-led course focuses on data center design based on Cisco unified computing solutions. The course includes information on designing data centers with Cisco components and technologies, including infrastructure design, compute connectivity design, and compute resource parameters design. Theoretical content, as well as design-oriented case studies and exercises are used to put the knowledge learned  into practice.The course is designed to help students prepare for Cisco Channel Partner Data Center Program requirements and for professional-level data center roles.

The goal of the course is to enable engineers to design and choose the components required for a scalablereliable, and intelligent data center.

Pre-Requisites

Attendees should meet the following prerequisites:

  • Implement data center networking (LAN and SAN)
  • Describe data center storage
  • Implement data center virtualization
  • Implement Cisco UCS
  • Implement data center automation and orchestration with the focus on Cisco ACI and UCS Director
  • Describe data center products in the Cisco Nexus and MDS families
  • Attendance of DCICN, DCICT, v6.0 or later is recommended in order to obtain the level of information required before attending this course.

Content

Data Center Infrastructure Design

  • Describing Hardware and Device Virtualization
  • Describing FEX Options
  • Describing Virtual Networking
  • Describing Virtual Appliances
  • Describing Management and Orchestration

Data Center Compute Connectivity Design

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

Data Center Compute Resource Parameters Design

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

Objectives

After completing this course you should be able to:

  • Describe the Hardware Redundancy Options
  • Virtualize the Network,Compute and Storage
  • Describe the FEX Solutions and Compare Adapter FEX with VM-FEX
  • Describe the Nexus 1000 Solution to Extend the Hypervisor Functionality
  • Describe the Virtual Applicances for a Data Center Deployment
  • Describe the Management and Orchestration options for the Data Center Networking Infrastructure
  • Explain the different Cisco UCS C-Series and B-Series servers and use cases
  • Explain the Connectivity Optionsin the Fabric Interconnects
  • Describe Hyperconverged Solution and the Integrates Systems based on Different Storage Vendors.
  • Describe the Different Management Options for UCS.  
  • Describe Hadoop, SAP Hana and IoT on Cisco UCS
  • Design Data Center Compute Resource Parameters

Target Audience

Channel Partner's looking to achieve Channel Program Data Center specialisation requirements.

Certification

Recommended as preparation for the following exams:

  • 500-901- Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Infrastructure Exam
Schedule
Course Details
11 Dec - 15 Dec, 2017 London - Old Broad Street
11 Dec - 15 Dec, 2017
Virtual Training
22 Jan - 26 Jan, 2018 London - Old Broad Street
22 Jan - 26 Jan, 2018
Virtual Training
22 Jan - 26 Jan, 2018 Leeds
16 Apr - 20 Apr, 2018 London - Old Broad Street

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All course dates
Date & Location Language Ver
December
03 Dec - 07 Dec, 2017 Doha Public Classroom
10 Dec - 14 Dec, 2017 Abu Dhabi Public Classroom
Guaranteed Event 10 Dec - 14 Dec, 2017 Cairo-Sheraton Public Classroom
18 Dec - 22 Dec, 2017 FR-Rueil Malmaison(Paris) ver 6.0 Public Classroom
18 Dec - 22 Dec, 2017 RUEIL VICTOR HUGO Public Classroom
24 Dec - 28 Dec, 2017 Dubai-Knowledge Village Public Classroom
24 Dec - 28 Dec, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual Learning
January
07 Jan - 11 Jan, 2018 Dubai-Knowledge Village Public Classroom
22 Jan - 26 Jan, 2018 Stockholm - Kista Public Classroom
February
11 Feb - 15 Feb, 2018 Abu Dhabi Public Classroom
11 Feb - 15 Feb, 2018 Cairo-Sheraton Public Classroom
March
04 Mar - 08 Mar, 2018 Doha Public Classroom
12 Mar - 16 Mar, 2018 København (Hvidovre) Public Classroom
12 Mar - 16 Mar, 2018 RUEIL ATHENEE Public Classroom
18 Mar - 22 Mar, 2018 Dubai-Knowledge Village Public Classroom
25 Mar - 29 Mar, 2018 Riyadh Public Classroom
April
16 Apr - 20 Apr, 2018 Stockholm - Kista Public Classroom
May
06 May - 10 May, 2018 Dubai-Knowledge Village Public Classroom
20 May - 24 May, 2018 Cairo-Sheraton Public Classroom
28 May - 01 Jun, 2018 København (Hvidovre) Public Classroom
June
17 Jun - 21 Jun, 2018 Doha Public Classroom
July
09 Jul - 13 Jul, 2018 RUEIL VICTOR HUGO Public Classroom
August
13 Aug - 17 Aug, 2018 København (Hvidovre) Public Classroom
September
17 Sep - 21 Sep, 2018 RUEIL VICTOR HUGO Public Classroom
October
01 Oct - 05 Oct, 2018 København (Hvidovre) Public Classroom
November
05 Nov - 09 Nov, 2018 København (Hvidovre) Public Classroom
December
10 Dec - 14 Dec, 2018 RUEIL VICTOR HUGO Public Classroom

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