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DCIDUC 6.0 – Designing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Infrastructure


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  • 2 Days Course
    Unified Computing

    Classroom + Online

    Course Details


    DCIDUC 6.0 – Designing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Infrastructure is a two-day instructor-led course that focuses on data center design based on Cisco unified computing solutions. The course includes theoretical content, as well as design-oriented case studies and exercises. The course is designed to help students prepare for Cisco Channel Partner Data Center Program requirements and for professional-level data center roles.


    Upon completing this course, you will be able to describe and use design-oriented knowledge for unified computing topics, including:

    • Hardware and Device Virtualization
    • FEX Options
    • Virtual Networking and Appliances
    • Management and Orchestration
    • Cisco UCS C-Series and B-Series Servers and use cases
    • Fabric Interconnect Connectivity
    • Hyperconverged and Integrated Systems
    • Management Systems, including Cisco UCS, VMware vCenter, and Cisco CloudCenter
    • Hadoop, SAP HANA, and IoT on Cisco UCS
    • Systemwide Parameters
    • RBAC
    • Pools and Policies for Service Profiles
    • Network-Specific Adapters and Policies
    • Templates in Cisco UCS Manager


    Module 1: Data Center Infrastructure Design

    • Lesson 1: Describing Hardware and Device Virtualization
    • Lesson 2: Describing FEX Options
    • Lesson 3: Describing Virtual Networking
    • Lesson 4: Describing Virtual Appliances
    • Lesson 5: Describing Management and Orchestration


    Module 2: Data Center Compute Connectivity Design

    • Lesson 1: Describing Cisco UCS C-Series Servers and Use Cases
    • Lesson 2: Describing Cisco UCS B-Series Servers and Use Cases
    • Lesson 3: Describing Fabric Interconnect Connectivity
    • Lesson 4: Describing Hyperconverged and Integrated Systems
    • Lesson 5: Describing Management Systems
    • Lesson 6: Describing Hadoop, SAP Hana, and IoT on Cisco UCS


    Module 3: Data Center Compute Resource Parameters Design

    • Lesson 1: Describing System-Wide Parameters
    • Lesson 2: Describing RBAC
    • Lesson 3: Describing Pools for Service Profiles
    • Lesson 4: Describing Policies for Service Profiles
    • Lesson 5: Describing Network Specific Adapters and Policies
    • Lesson 6: Describing Templates in Cisco UCS Manager

    Target Audience

    • Pre-sales Engineer
    • Data Center Architect
    • Systems Engineer
    • Field Engineer
    • Support Engineer


    To fully benefit from this course, students attending this training should have completed the following classes or obtained the equivalent level of knowledge:

    • Implement data center networking (LAN and SAN)
    • Describe data center storage
    • Implement data center virtualization
    • Implement Cisco UCS
    • Implement data center automation and orchestration with the focus on Cisco ACI and UCS Director
    • Describe data center products in the Cisco Nexus and MDS families