Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Design

4 Day Course
Hands On
Official Curriculum
Code DCUCD

This course has been retired. Please view currently available Cisco Storage Networking Training Courses.

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Understanding Cisco Unified Computing Solutions (2 topics)

  • Identifying Cisco Unified Computing Solution
  • Identifying Server Architecture

Understanding the Cisco Unified Computing System (5 topics)

  • Identifying Cisco Unified Computing System Components
  • Identifying Cisco Unified Computing System Management
  • Understanding Cisco Unified Computing System Connectivity
  • Understanding Unified Computing System High Availability
  • Designing the Cisco Unified Computing System

Understanding Cisco Unified Computing System Server Deployment (2 topics)

  • Describing the Cisco Unified Computing System Server Deployment Model
  • Designing Cisco Unified Computing System Server Deployment

Understanding Cisco Unified Computing Management (2 topics)

  • Defining the Cisco Unified Computing Solution Management Aspects
  • Describing Cisco Unified Computing System Management

Understanding Cisco Unified Computing Network (2 topics)

  • Identifying the Cisco Unified Computing Network
  • Designing the Cisco Unified Computing Network

Understanding the Cisco Unified Computing Solution SAN (2 topics)

  • Identifying the Cisco Unified Computing SAN
  • Designing the Cisco Unified Computing SAN

Understanding Existing Computing Solutions (3 topics)

  • Understanding Historical Performance Characteristics
  • Identifying Data Center Reconnaissance and Analysis Tools
  • Determining the Aspects Affecting the Migration Plan

Positioning the Cisco Unified Computing System (2 topics)

  • Identifying Cisco Unified Computing System Deployments
  • Describing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Solution Advantages

Understanding Server Virtualization Networking (3 topics)

  • Identifying Server Virtualization
  • Cisco Server Virtualization Networking Solution
  • Sizing Virtual Machine

Evaluating Cisco Unified Computing Solutions (2 topics)

  • Understanding Design Success Criteria
  • Determining the Design ROI

Labs (7 topics)

  • Lab 2-1: Exploring Cisco Unified Computing System Hardware
  • Lab 3-1: Deploying a Server with Cisco Unified Computing System
  • Lab 4-1: Implementing Management Hierarchy
  • Lab 5-1: Exploring the Cisco Unified Computing Network
  • Lab 6-1: Exploring Cisco Unified Computing SAN
  • Lab 8-1: Exploring Cisco Unified Computing System Server Deployment
  • Lab 9-1: Exploring Server Virtualization Deployment with Cisco Unified Computing System

Prerequisites

Attendees should meet the following prerequisites: * Valid Cisco CCNA® * Expertise with Designing a Cisco Nexus switch solution (DCNID recommended) * Familiarity with designing SAN solutions with Cisco MDS 9000 switches (DCSNS recommended) * VMware Certified Professional (VCP 3 or 4) - (VSICM or VSFT recommended)

Additional Learning

The courses below may help you meet the knowledge level required to take this course. If you are unsure please ask a training advisor .

  • DCSNS Designing Cisco Storage Networking Solutions

    DCSNS is a 5-day hands-on workshop that starts with the basics of the MDS 9000 platform and covers everything you’ll need to prepare for the Cisco Storage Networking Design Specialist (CSNDS) certific...

    5 Day Course Hands On Training Official Curriculum Course Code DCSNS
    Scheduled Online Onsite

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