Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations (DCFNDU) v1.1 Course Singapore.

Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations (DCFNDU) v1.1 Course Overview

Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations (DCFNDU) v1.1 training course enables you prepare for entry-level data center roles. During this course, you will gain foundational knowledge and skills you need to configure Cisco® data center technologies including: networking, virtualization, storage area networking, and unified computing. Students will also get an introduction to Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI), automation and cloud computing.

Audience:

  • Data Center Administrators
  • Data Center Engineers
  • Systems Engineers
  • Server Administrators
  • Network Managers
  • Cisco Integrators & Partners

Module 1: Describing the Data Center Network Architectures

  • Cisco Data Center Architecture Overview
  • Three-Tier Network: Core, Aggregation, and Access

Module 2: Describing the Cisco Nexus Family and Cisco NX-OS Software

  • Cisco Nexus Data Center Product Overview
  • Cisco NX-OS Software Architecture

Module 3: Describing Layer 3 First-Hop Redundancy

  • Default Gateway Redundancy
  • Hot Standby Router Protocol

Module 4: Describing Port Channels and vPCs

  • Ethernet Port Channels
  • Virtual Port Channels

Module 5: Describing Switch Virtualization

  • Cisco Nexus Switch Basic Components
  • Virtual Routing and Forwarding

Module 6: Describing Machine Virtualization

  • Virtual Machines
  • Hypervisor

Module 7: Describing Network Virtualization

  • Overlay Network Protocols
  • VXLAN Overlay

Module 8: Introducing Basic Data Center Storage Concepts

  • Storage Connectivity Options in the Data Center
  • Fibre Channel Storage Networking

Module 9: Describing Fibre Channel Communication Between the Initiator Server and the Target Storage

  • Fibre Channel Layered Model
  • FLOGI Process

Module 10: Describing Fibre Channel Zone Types and Their Uses

  • Fibre Channel Zoning
  • Zoning Configuration

Module 11: Describing Cisco NPV Mode and NPIV

  • Cisco NPV Mode
  • NPIV Mode

Module 12: Describing Data Center Ethernet Enhancements

  • IEEE Data Center Bridging
  • Priority Flow Control

Module 13: Describing FCoE

  • Cisco Unified Fabric
  • FCoE Architecture

Module 14: Describing Cisco UCS Components

  • Physical Cisco UCS Components
  • Cisco Fabric Interconnect Product Overview

Module 15: Describing Cisco UCS Manager

  • Cisco UCS Manager Overview
  • Identity and Resource Pools for Hardware Abstraction

Module 16: Using APIs

  • Common Programmability Protocols and Methods
  • How to Choose Models and Processes

Module 18: Describing Cisco ACI

  • Cisco ACI Overview
  • Multitier Applications in Cisco ACI

Module 19: Describing Cloud Computing

  • Cloud Computing Overview
  • Cloud Deployment Models

Module 20: Lab outline

  • Explore the Cisco NX-OS CLI
  • Explore Topology Discovery
  • Configure HSRP
  • Configure vPCs
  • Configure VRF
  • Explore the VDC Elements
  • Install ESXi and vCenter
  • Configure VSANs
  • Validate FLOGI and FCNS
  • Configure Zoning
  • Configure Unified Ports on a Cisco Nexus Switch and Implement FCoE
  • Explore the Cisco UCS Server Environment
  • Configure a Cisco UCS Service Profile
  • Configure Cisco NX-OS with APIs
  • Explore the Cisco UCS Manager XML API Management Information Tree
  • Explore Cisco ACI

 

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