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DCID - Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure

Calendário de Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure

Julho Agosto Setembro Outubro
16/08 a 20/08/2021

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After taking this course, you should be able to:
• Describe the Layer 2 and Layer 3 forwarding options and protocols used in a data center;
• Describe the rack design options, traffic patterns, and data center switching layer access, aggregation, and core;
• Describe the Cisco Overlay Transport Virtualization (OTV) technology that is used to interconnect data centers;
• Describe Locator/ID separation protocol;
• Design a solution that uses Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) for traffic forwarding;
• Describe hardware redundancy options; how to virtualize the network, compute, and storage functions; and virtual networking in the data center;
• Describe solutions that use fabric extenders and compare Cisco Adapter Fabric Extender (FEX) with single root input/output virtualization (SR-IOV);
• Describe security threats and solutions in the data center;
• Describe advanced data center security technologies and best practices;
• Describe device management and orchestration in the data center;
• Describe the storage options for compute function and different Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID) levels from a high-availability and performance perspective;
• Describe Fibre Channel concepts, topologies, architecture, and industry terms;
• Describe Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE);
• Describe security options in the storage network;
• Describe management and automation options for storage networking infrastructure;
• Describe Cisco UCS servers and use cases for various Cisco UCS platforms;
• Explain the connectivity options for fabric interconnects for southbound and northbound connections;
• Describe the hyperconverged solution and integrated systems;
• Describe the systemwide parameters for setting up a Cisco UCS domain;
• Describe role-based access control (RBAC) and integration with directory servers to control access rights on Cisco UCS Manager;
• Describe the pools that may be used in service profiles or service profile templates on Cisco UCS Manager;
• Describe the different policies in the service profile;
• Describe the Ethernet and Fibre Channel interface policies and additional network technologies;
• Describe the advantages of templates and the difference between initial and updated templates;
• Describe data center automation tools.

Público Alvo

Professionals interested in designing Cisco Data Center Solution.

This course also helps prepare student to take the 300-610 Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCID) exam, which is part of the new CCNP® Data Center.


Before taking this course, you should be able to:
• Implement data center networking [Local Area Network (LAN) and Storage Area Network (SAN);
• Describe data center storage;
• Implement data center virtualization;
• Implement Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS);
• Implement data center automation and orchestration with the focus on Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) and Cisco UCS Director;
• Describe products in the Cisco Data Center Nexus and Multilayer Director Switch (MDS) families.

To fully benefit from this course, you should have completed the following courses or obtained the equivalent level of knowledge:
• Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations (DCFNDU);
• Implementing and Administering Cisco Networking Technologies (CCNA®);
• Implementing Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR).


Course Introduction
Course Outline
Course Goals & Objectives

Describing High Availability on Layer 2

Overview of Layer 2 High-Availability Mechanisms
Virtual Port Channels
Cisco Fabric Path
Virtual Port Channel+

Designing Layer 3 Connectivity

First Hop Redundancy Protocols
Improve Routing Protocol Performance and Security
Enhance Layer 3 Scalability and Robustness

Designing Data Center Topologies

Data Center Trafic Flows
Cabling Challenges
Access Layer
Aggregation Layer
Core Layer
Spine-and-Leaf Topology
Redundancy Options

Designing Data Center Interconnects with Cisco OTV

Cisco OTV Overview
Cisco OTV Control and Data Planes
Failure Isolation
Cisco OTV Features
Optimize Cisco OTV
Evaluate Cisco OTV

Describing Locator/ID Separation Protocol

Locator/ID Separation Protocol
Location Identifier Separation Protocol (LISP) Virtual Machine (VM) Mobility
LISP Extended Subnet Mode (ESM) Multihop Mobility
LISP VPN Virtualization

Describing VXLAN Overlay Networks

Describe VXLAN Benefits over VLAN
Layer 2 and Layer 3 VXLAN Overlay
Multiprotocol Border Gateway Protocol (MP-BGP) Ethernet VPN (EVPN) Control Plane Overview
VXLAN Data Plane

Describing Hardware and Device Virtualization

Hardware-Based High Availability
Device Virtualization
Cisco UCS Hardware Virtualization
Server Virtualization
SAN Virtualization
N-Port ID Virtualization

Describing Cisco FEX Options

Cisco Adapter FEX
Access Layer with Cisco FEX
Cisco FEX Topologies
Virtualization-Aware Networking
Single Root I/O Virtualization
Cisco FEX Evaluation

Describing Basic Data Center Security

Threat Mitigation
Attack and Countermeasure Examples
Secure the Management Plane
Protect the Control Plane
RBAC and Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA)

Describing Advanced Data Center Security

Cisco TrustSec in Cisco Secure Enclaves Architecture
Cisco TrustSec Operation
Positioning the Firewall Within Data Center Networks
Cisco Firepower® Portfolio
Firewall Virtualization
Design for Threat Mitigation

Describing Management and Orchestration

Network and License Management
Cisco UCS Manager
Cisco UCS Director
Cisco Intersight
Cisco DCNM Overview

Describing Storage and RAID Options

Position DAS in Storage Technologies
Network-Attached Storage
Fibre Channel, FCoE, and Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI)
Evaluate Storage Technologies

Describing Fibre Channel Concepts

Fibre Channel Connections, Layers, and Addresses
Fibre Channel Communication
Virtualization in Fibre Channel SAN

Describing Fibre Channel Topologies

SAN Parameterization
SAN Design Options
Choosing a Fibre Channel Design Solution

Describing FCoE

FCoE Protocol Characteristics
FCoE Communication
Data Center Bridging
FCoE Initialization Protocol
FCoE Design Options

Describing Storage Security

Common SAN Security Features
SAN Security Enhancements
Cryptography in SAN

Describing SAN Management and Orchestration

Cisco DCNM for SAN
Cisco DCNM Analytics and Streaming Telemetry
Cisco UCS Director in the SAN
Cisco UCS Director Work?ows

Describing Cisco UCS Servers and Use Cases

Cisco UCS C-Series Servers
Fabric Interconnects and Blade Chassis
Cisco UCS B-Series Server Adapter Cards
Stateless Computing
Cisco UCS Mini

Describing Fabric Interconnect Connectivity

Use of Fabric Interconnect Interfaces
VLANs and VSANs in a Cisco UCS Domain
Southbound Connections
Northbound Connections
Disjoint Layer 2 Networks
Fabric Interconnect High Availability and Redundancy

Describing Hyperconverged and Integrated Systems

Hyperconverged and Integrated Systems Overview
Cisco HyperFlex™ Solution
Cisco HyperFlex Scalability and Robustness
Cisco HyperFlex Clusters
Cluster Capacity and Multiple Clusters on One Cisco UCS Domain
External Storage and Graphical Processing Units on Cisco HyperFlex
Cisco HyperFlex Positioning

Describing Cisco UCS Manager Systemwide Parameters

Cisco UCS Setup and Management
Cisco UCS Trafic Management

Describing Cisco UCS RBAC

Roles and Privileges
Organizations in Cisco UCS Manager
Locales and Effective Rights
Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting
Two-Factor Authentication

Describing Pools for Service Profiles

Global and Local Pools
Universally Unique Identifier (UUID) Sufix and Media Access Control (MAC) Address Pools
World Wide Name (WWN) Pools
Server and iSCSI Initiator IP Pools

Describing Policies for Service Profiles

Global vs. Local Policies
Storage and Basic Input/Output System (BIOS) Policies
Boot and Scrub Policies
Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) and Maintenance Policies

Describing Network-Specific Adapters and Policies

LAN Connectivity Controls
SAN Connectivity Controls
Virtual Access Layer
Connectivity Enhancements

Describing Templates in Cisco UCS Manager

Cisco UCS Templates
Service Profile Templates
Network Templates

Designing Data Center Automation

Model-Driven Programmability
Cisco NX-API Overview
Programmability Using Python
Cisco Ansible Module
Use the Puppet Agent

Lab Outline
Lab 1: Design Virtual Port Channels
Lab 2: Design First Hop Redundancy Protocol (FHRP)
Lab 3: Design Routing Protocols
Lab 4: Design Data Center Topology for a Customer
Lab 5: Design Data Center Interconnect Using Cisco OTV
Lab 6: Design Your VXLAN Network
Lab 7: Create a Cisco FEX Design
Lab 8: Design Management and Orchestration in a Cisco UCS Solution
Lab 9: Design a Fibre Channel Network
Lab 10: Design and Integrate an FCoE Solution
Lab 11: Design a Secure SAN
Lab 12: Design Cisco UCS Director for Storage Networking
Lab 13: Design a Cisco UCS Domain and Fabric Interconnect Cabling
Lab 14: Design a Cisco UCS C-Series Server Implementation
Lab 15: Design Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnect Network and Storage Connectivity
Lab 16: Design Systemwide Parameters in a Cisco UCS Solution
Lab 17: Design an LDAP Integration with a Cisco UCS Domain
Lab 18: Design Pools for Service Profiles in a Cisco UCS Solution
Lab 19: Design Network-Specific Adapters and Policies in a Cisco UCS Solution

Carga Horária: 40 horas

Investimento: consulte