Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure

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  • Référence : DCID
  • Durée : 5 jours (35 heures)
  • Certification : 300-610
  • Eligible CPF : Non

CONNAISSANCES PREALABLES

  • Describe data center storage
  • Describe products in the Cisco Data Center Nexus and Multilayer Director Switch (MDS) families
  • 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
  • Implement data center networking [Local Area Network (LAN) and Storage Area Network (SAN)]
  • Implement data center virtualization

PROFIL DES STAGIAIRES

  • Cisco integrators or partners
  • Consulting systems engineers
  • Data center engineers
  • Network administrators
  • Network designers
  • Network engineers
  • Network managers
  • Server administrators
  • Systems engineers
  • Technical solutions architects

OBJECTIFS

  • 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
  • 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

METHODES PEDAGOGIQUES

  • 6 à 12 personnes maximum par cours, 1 poste de travail par stagiaire
  • Remise d’une documentation pédagogique papier ou numérique pendant le stage
  • La formation est constituée d’apports théoriques, d’exercices pratiques et de réflexions

METHODES D'EVALUATION DES ACQUIS

  • Auto-évaluation des acquis par le stagiaire via un questionnaire
  • Attestation de fin de stage adressée avec la facture

FORMATEUR

Consultant-Formateur expert Data Center

CONTENU DU COURS

1 - Describing High Availability on Layer 2

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

2 - Designing Layer 3 Connectivity

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

3 - Designing Data Center Topologies

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

4 - Designing Data Center Interconnects with Cisco OTV

  • Cisco OTV Overview
  • Cisco OTV Control and Data Planes
  • Failure Isolation
  • Cisco OTV Feature
  • Optimize Cisco OTV
  • Evaluate Cisco OTV

5 - 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

6 - 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

7 - Describing Hardware and Device Virtualization

    8 - 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

    9 - 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)

    10 - Describing Advanced Data Center Security

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

    11 - Describing Management and Orchestration

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

    12 - 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

    13 - Describing Fibre Channel Concepts

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

    14 - Describing Fibre Channel Topologies

    • SAN Parameterization
    • SAN Design Options
    • Choosing a Fibre Channel Design Solution

    15 - Describing FCoE

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

    16 - Describing Storage Security

    • Common SAN Security Features
    • Zones
    • SAN Security Enhancements
    • Cryptography in SAN

    17 - Describing SAN Management and Orchestration

    • Cisco DCNM for SAN
    • Cisco DCNM Analytics and Streaming Telemetry
    • Cisco UCS Director in the SAN
    • Cisco UCS Director Workflows

    18 - 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

    19 - 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

    20 - 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

    21 - Describing Cisco UCS Manager Systemwide Parameters

    • Cisco UCS Setup and Management
    • Cisco UCS Traffic Management

    22 - Describing Cisco UCS RBAC

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

    23 - Describing Pools for Service Profiles

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

    24 - 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

    25 - Describing Network-Specific Adapters and Policies

    • LAN Connectivity Controls
    • SAN Connectivity Controls
    • Virtual Access Layer
    • Connectivity Enhancements

    26 - Describing Templates in Cisco UCS Manager

    • Cisco UCS Templates
    • Service Profile Templates
    • Network Templates

    27 - Designing Data Center Automation

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

    28 - Certification Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure

    • Cette formation prépare au passage de la certification Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure
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