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Introducing Cisco Unified Computing System (DCIUCS)

( Duration: 2 Days )

This Introducing Cisco Unified Computing System (DCIUCS) training course teaches to deploy, secure, operate, and maintain the Cisco Unified Computing system (Cisco UCS) B-Series blade servers, Cisco UCS C-Series and S-Series rack servers, and Cisco HyperFlex product family for use in data centers. You will gain hands-on practice on basic Cisco UCS server configuration, performing backup and restore activities, and more.

By attending Introducing Cisco Unified Computing System (DCIUCS) workshop, delegates will learn to:

  • Implement and maintain Cisco UCS servers
  • Gain knowledge and skills through Cisco's unique combination of lessons and hands-on practice using enterprise-grade Cisco learning technologies, data center equipment, and software
  • Prepare for data center job roles
  • Describe Cisco UCS server hardware
  • Describe Cisco UCS connectivity
  • Describe the Cisco HyperFlex Data Platform, its data writing and reading processes, and data optimization
  • Describe and configure Cisco UCS service profiles
  • Describe and configure Cisco UCS service profile templates
  • Describe and implement Internet Small Computer Systems Interface (iSCSI) on Cisco UCS
  • Describe and implement Cisco UCS firmware updates
  • Describe and implement Cisco UCS backups

  • General knowledge of servers
  • Routing and switching
  • Storage area networking
  • Server virtualization

The Introducing Cisco Unified Computing System (DCIUCS) class is ideal for:

  • Server administrators
  • Network engineers
  • Systems engineers
  • Consulting systems engineers
  • Technical solutions architects
  • Network administrators
  • Storage administrators
  • Network managers
  • Sales engineers

COURSE AGENDA

1

Describing Cisco UCS Server Hardware

  • Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers
  • Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers
  • Cisco UCS S-Series Rack Servers
  • Cisco Virtual Interface Cards
  • Hyperconvergence Overview
  • Cisco HyperFlex HX-Series Servers
2

Describing Cisco UCS Connectivity

  • Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnect
  • Cisco UCS B-Series Connectivity
  • Cisco UCS C-Series Connectivity
  • Cisco UCS S-Series Connectivity
  • Cisco HyperFlex Connectivity Architecture
  • Cisco HyperFlex Edge Connectivity
  • Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnect Ethernet End-Host Mode Compared to Switching Mode
  • Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnect Uplink Pinning
  • Cisco UCS C-Series Integration
3

Describing the Cisco HyperFlex HX Data Platform

  • Cisco HyperFlex HX Data Platform Software
  • Writing Data to Cisco HyperFlex HX Data Platform
  • Reading Data from Cisco HyperFlex HX Data Platform
  • Data Optimization in Cisco HyperFlex HX Data Platform
4

Configuring Cisco UCS Service Profiles

  • Portability Issue with Nonabstracted Identities
  • Cisco UCS Service Profile
  • Identity Pools
  • Server Pools
  • IP Pools
5

Configuring Cisco UCS Service Profile Templates

  • Service Profile Templates
6

Implementing iSCSI on Cisco UCS

  • iSCSI Addressing
  • iSCSI Support in Cisco UCS
7

Implementing Cisco UCS Firmware Updates

  • Update Cisco UCS C-Series Server Firmware
  • Download Tasks for the Infrastructure Image
  • Download Tasks for Cisco UCS B-Series Firmware Packages
  • Best Practices for Updating Firmware in Cisco UCS Manager
  • Firmware Upgrades Using Auto Install
  • Capability Catalog Updates
  • Host Firmware Packages
  • Driver Updates for Operating Systems and Hypervisors
8

Implementing Cisco UCS Backups

  • Compare Backup Options in Cisco UCS Manager
  • Compare Two Import Types
  • Policy Backup

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