Cisco® Data Center Unified Computing Implementation v5.0 (DCUCI)

Course Overview

Students will learn how to configure and manage Cisco UCS servers with consolidated I/O networking for LAN and SAN connectivity and learn how to virtualize server properties to enable simple and rapid mobility of server images between physical servers.

Who Should Attend

The primary audience for this course is as follows: Cisco Integrators and Partners, Consulting Systems Engineer, Network Designer, Network Engineer, Server Administrator, Systems Engineer, Technical Solutions Architect, Network Administrators, Network Manager, Storage Administrator

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to meet these objectives:

  • Explain how Cisco UCS addresses key problems in Data Center server environments
  • Describe the Cisco UCS system architecture, hardware components, and options
  • Explain how to connect to and manage Cisco UCS components
  • Describe the Cisco UCS Manager
  • Explain the connectivity requirements for the Cisco UCS platform
  • Describe the process of configuring server profiles to allocate physical resources
  • Describe the maintenance processes and high-availability configuration for a Cisco UCS deployment
  • Identify common deployment scenarios for Cisco UCS
  • Explain how the Cisco Nexus 1000V switch fits in to a VMware server virtualization environment

    Course Outline

    1 - Course Introduction

    2 - Benefits of the Cisco Unified Computing System

    • Explaining Challenges with Data Center Server Management The Cisco Unified Computing System

    3 - The Cisco Unified Computing System Architecture

    • Defining Cisco UCS Hardware Components Architectural and Feature Overview Installing Cisco UCS Hardware

    4 - Cisco Unified Computing System Connectivity and Management

    • Describing Unified Connectivity Exploring the Unified Computing User Interfaces Describe Cisco UCS Startup and Shutdown Procedures Upgrading Software in the Cisco Unified Computing System

    5 - The Cisco Unified Computing System Manager

    • Cisco UCS Manager Fundamentals Role-Based Access Control

    6 - Compute Node Connectivity

    • Compute Node LAN Connectivity Compute Node SAN Connectivity

    7 - Implementation of Server Resources

    • Identity and Resource Pools Creating Service Profiles Managing Service Profiles

    8 - Cisco Unified Computing System Maintenance

    • Backup and Restore Managing High Availability Monitoring System Events

    9 - Cisco Unified Computing System Deployments

    • Cisco UCS Use Cases
    • Operating System Provisioning

    10 - Networks in a Virtual Server Environment

    • Introduction to the Cisco Nexus 1000V Switch
    • Server Virtualization Primer
    • VMware Ethernet Networking
    • Cisco Nexus 1000V Architecture
    • Configure VMware Switching
    • Installing and Configuring the Cisco Nexus 1000V Switch
    • Configure Basic Cisco Nexus 1000V Networking

    11 - Data Center Unified Computing Implementation

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    This is a 5-day class

    Price: $3,795.00
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