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Implementing and Operating Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR)

( Duration: 5 Days )

This Implementing & Operating Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR) training course helps you prepare for the Cisco CCNP Data Center and CCIE Data Center certifications and for advanced-level data center roles. In this course, you will master the skills and technologies you need to implement data center compute, LAN and SAN infrastructure. You will also learn the essentials of automation and security in data centers. You will get hands-on experience with deploying, securing, operating, and maintaining Cisco data center infrastructure including: Cisco MDS Switches and Cisco Nexus Switches; Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS) B-Series Blade Servers, and Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers.

By attending Implementing & Operating Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR) workshop, delegates will learn to:

  • Implement routing and switching protocols in Data Center environment
  • Implement overlay networks in data center
  • Introduce high-level Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI) concepts and Cisco Virtual Machine manager (VMM) domain integration
  • Describe Cisco Cloud Service and deployment models
  • Implement Fibre Channel fabric
  • Implement Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) unified fabric
  • Implement security features in data center
  • Implement software management and infrastructure monitoring
  • Implement Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnect and Server abstraction
  • Implement SAN connectivity for Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS)
  • Describe Cisco HyperFlex infrastructure concepts and benefits
  • Implement Cisco automation and scripting tools in data center
  • Evaluate automation and orchestration technologies

  • Familiarity with Ethernet and TCP/IP networking
  • Familiarity with SANs
  • Familiarity with Fibre Channel protocol
  • Identify products in the Cisco Data Center Nexus and Cisco MDS families
  • Understanding of Cisco Enterprise Data Center architecture
  • Understanding of server system design and architecture
  • Familiarity with hypervisor technologies (such as VMware)

The Implementing & Operating Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR) class is ideal for:

  • Network designers
  • Network administrators
  • Network engineers
  • Systems engineers
  • Data center engineers
  • Consulting systems engineers
  • Technical solutions architects
  • Field engineers
  • Server administrators
  • Network managers

COURSE AGENDA

1

Implementing Data Center Switching Protocols

  • Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Port Channels Overview
  • Virtual Port Channels Overview
2

Implementing First-Hop Redundancy Protocols

  • Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP) Overview
  • Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) Overview
  • First Hop Redundancy Protocol (FHRP) for IPv6
3

Implementing Routing in Data Center

  • Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) v2 and Open Settlement Protocol (OSP) v3
  • Border Gateway Protoco
4

Implementing Multicast in Data Center

  • IP Multicast in Data Center Networks
  • Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP) and Multicast Listener Discovery (MLD)
  • Multicast Distribution Trees and Routing Protocols
  • IP Multicast on Cisco Nexus Switches
5

Implementing Data Center Overlay Protocols

  • Cisco Overlay Transport Virtualization
  • Virtual Extensible LAN
6

Implementing Network Infrastructure Security

  • User Accounts and Role Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA) and SSH on Cisco NX-OS
  • Keychain Authentication
  • First Hop Security
  • Media Access Control Security
  • Control Plane Policing
7

Describing Cisco Application-Centric Infrastructure

  • Cisco ACI Overview, Initialization, and Discovery
  • Cisco ACI Management
  • Cisco ACI Fabric Access Policies
8

Describing Cisco ACI Building Blocks and VMM Domain Integration

  • Tenant-Based Components
  • Cisco ACI Endpoints and Endpoint Groups (EPG)
  • Controlling Traffic Flow with Contracts
  • Virtual Switches and Cisco ACI VMM Domains
  • VMM Domain EPG Association
  • Cisco ACI Integration with Hypervisor Solutions
9

Describing Packet Flow in Data Center Network

  • Data Center Traffic Flows
  • Packet Flow in Cisco Nexus Switches
  • Packet Flow in Cisco ACI Fabric
10

Describing Cisco Cloud Service and Deployment Models

  • Cloud Architectures
  • Cloud Deployment Models
11

Describing Data Center Network Infrastructure Management, Maintenance, and Operations

  • Time Synchronization
  • Network Configuration Management
  • Software Updates
  • Network Infrastructure Monitoring
12

Explaining Cisco Network Assurance Concepts

  • Need for Network Assurance
  • Cisco Streaming Telemetry Overview
13

Implementing Fibre Channel Fabric

  • Fibre Channel Basics
  • Virtual Storage Area Network (VSAN) Overview
  • SAN Port Channels Overview
  • Fibre Channel Domain Configuration Process
14

Implementing Storage Infrastructure Services

  • Distributed Device Aliases
  • Zoning
  • N-Port Identifier Virtualization (NPIV) and N-Port Virtualization (NPV)
  • Fibre Channel over IP
  • Network Access Server (NAS) Concepts
  • Storage Area Network (SAN) Design Options
15

Implementing FCoE Unified Fabric

  • Fibre Channel over Ethernet
  • Describing FCoE
  • FCoE Topology Options
  • FCoE Implementation
16

Implementing Storage Infrastructure Security

  • User Accounts and RBAC
  • Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting
  • Fibre Channel Port Security and Fabric Binding
17

Describing Data Center Storage Infrastructure Maintenance and Operations

  • Time Synchronization
  • Software Installation and Upgrade
  • Storage Infrastructure Monitoring
18

Describing Cisco UCS Server Form Factors

  • Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers
  • Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers
19

Implementing Cisco Unified Computing Network Connectivity

  • Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnect
  • Cisco UCS B-Series Connectivity
  • Cisco UCS C-Series Integration
20

Implementing Cisco Unified Computing Server Abstraction

  • Identity Abstraction
  • Service Profile Templates
21

Implementing Cisco Unified Computing SAN Connectivity

  • iSCSI Overview
  • Fibre Channel Overview
  • Implement FCoE
22

Implementing Unified Computing Security

  • User Accounts and RBAC
  • Options for Authentication
  • Key Management
23

Introducing Cisco HyperFlex Systems

  • Hyperconverged and Integrated Systems Overview
  • Cisco HyperFlex Solution
  • Cisco HyperFlex Scalability and Robustness
24

Describing Data Center Unified Computing Management, Maintenance, and Operations

  • Compute Configuration Management
  • Software Updates
  • Infrastructure Monitoring
  • Cisco Intersight
25

Implementing Cisco Data Center Automation and Scripting Tools

  • Cisco NX-OS Programmability
  • Scheduler Overview
  • Cisco Embedded Event Manager Overview
  • Bash Shell and Guest Shell for Cisco NX-OS
  • Cisco Nexus API
26

Describing Cisco Integration with Automation and Orchestration Software Platforms

  • Cisco and Ansible Integration Overview
  • Cisco and Puppet Integration Overview
  • Python in Cisco NX-OS and Cisco UCS
27

Describing Cisco Data Center Automation and Orchestration Technologies

  • Power On Auto Provisioning
  • Cisco Data Center Network Manager Overview
  • Cisco UCS Director Fundamentals
  • Cisco UCS PowerTool

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