Enrolling this course:


    Course Name: 300-610 Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCID)
    Course duration: 6 days (40 hours)

     

    Outline:

       Describing High Availability on Layer 2

           Overview of Layer 2 High-Availability Mechanisms

           Virtual Port Channels

           Cisco Fabric Path

           Virtual Port Channel+

       Designing Layer 3 Connectivity

           First Hop Redundancy Protocols

           Improve Routing Protocol Performance and Security

           Enhance Layer 3 Scalability and Robustness

       Designing Data Center Topologies

           Data Center Traffic Flows

           Cabling Challenges

           Access Layer

           Aggregation Layer

           Core Layer

           Spine-and-Leaf Topology

           Redundancy Options

       Designing Data Center Interconnects with Cisco OTV

           Cisco OTV Overview

           Cisco OTV Control and Data Planes

           Failure Isolation

           Cisco OTV Features

           Optimize Cisco OTV

           Evaluate Cisco OTV

       Describing Locator/ID Separation Protocol

           Locator/ID Separation Protocol

           Location Identifier Separation Protocol (LISP) Virtual Machine (VM) Mobility

           LISP Extended Subnet Mode (ESM) Multihop Mobility

           LISP VPN Virtualization

       Describing VXLAN Overlay Networks

           Describe VXLAN Benefits over VLAN

           Layer 2 and Layer 3 VXLAN Overlay

           Multiprotocol Border Gateway Protocol (MP-BGP) Ethernet VPN (EVPN) Control Plane Overview

           VXLAN Data Plane

       Describing Hardware and Device Virtualization

           Hardware-Based High Availability

           Device Virtualization

           Cisco UCS Hardware Virtualization

           Server Virtualization

           SAN Virtualization

           N-Port ID Virtualization

       Describing Cisco FEX Options

           Cisco Adapter FEX

           Access Layer with Cisco FEX

           Cisco FEX Topologies

           Virtualization-Aware Networking

           Single Root I/O Virtualization

           Cisco FEX Evaluation

       Describing Basic Data Center Security

           Threat Mitigation

           Attack and Countermeasure Examples

           Secure the Management Plane

           Protect the Control Plane

           RBAC and Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA)

       Describing Advanced Data Center Security

           Cisco TrustSec in Cisco Secure Enclaves Architecture

           Cisco TrustSec Operation

           Firewalling

           Positioning the Firewall Within Data Center Networks

           Cisco Firepower® Portfolio

           Firewall Virtualization

           Design for Threat Mitigation

       Describing Management and Orchestration

           Network and License Management

           Cisco UCS Manager

           Cisco UCS Director

           Cisco Intersight

           Cisco DCNM Overview

       Describing Storage and RAID Options

           Position DAS in Storage Technologies

           Network-Attached Storage

           Fibre Channel, FCoE, and Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI)

           Evaluate Storage Technologies

       Describing Fibre Channel Concepts

           Fibre Channel Connections, Layers, and Addresses

           Fibre Channel Communication

           Virtualization in Fibre Channel SAN

       Describing Fibre Channel Topologies

           SAN Parameterization

           SAN Design Options

           Choosing a Fibre Channel Design Solution

       Describing FCoE

           FCoE Protocol Characteristics

           FCoE Communication

           Data Center Bridging

           FCoE Initialization Protocol

           FCoE Design Options

       Describing Storage Security

           Common SAN Security Features

           Zones

           SAN Security Enhancements

           Cryptography in SAN

       Describing SAN Management and Orchestration

           Cisco DCNM for SAN

           Cisco DCNM Analytics and Streaming Telemetry

           Cisco UCS Director in the SAN

           Cisco UCS Director Workflows

       Describing Cisco UCS Servers and Use Cases

           Cisco UCS C-Series Servers

           Fabric Interconnects and Blade Chassis

           Cisco UCS B-Series Server Adapter Cards

           Stateless Computing

           Cisco UCS Mini

       Describing Fabric Interconnect Connectivity

           Use of Fabric Interconnect Interfaces

           VLANs and VSANs in a Cisco UCS Domain

           Southbound Connections

           Northbound Connections

           Disjoint Layer 2 Networks

           Fabric Interconnect High Availability and Redundancy

       Describing Hyperconverged and Integrated Systems

           Hyperconverged and Integrated Systems Overview

           Cisco HyperFlex™ Solution

           Cisco HyperFlex Scalability and Robustness

           Cisco HyperFlex Clusters

           Cluster Capacity and Multiple Clusters on One Cisco UCS Domain

           External Storage and Graphical Processing Units on Cisco HyperFlex

           Cisco HyperFlex Positioning

       Describing Cisco UCS Manager Systemwide Parameters

           Cisco UCS Setup and Management

           Cisco UCS Traffic Management

       Describing Cisco UCS RBAC

           Roles and Privileges

           Organizations in Cisco UCS Manager

           Locales and Effective Rights

           Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting

           Two-Factor Authentication

       Describing Pools for Service Profiles

           Global and Local Pools

           Universally Unique Identifier (UUID) Suffix and Media Access Control (MAC) Address Pools

           World Wide Name (WWN) Pools

           Server and iSCSI Initiator IP Pools

       Describing Policies for Service Profiles

           Global vs. Local Policies

           Storage and Basic Input/Output System (BIOS) Policies

           Boot and Scrub Policies

           Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) and Maintenance Policies

       Describing Network-Specific Adapters and Policies

           LAN Connectivity Controls

           SAN Connectivity Controls

           Virtual Access Layer

           Connectivity Enhancements

       Describing Templates in Cisco UCS Manager

           Cisco UCS Templates

           Service Profile Templates

           Network Templates

       Designing Data Center Automation

           Model-Driven Programmability

           Cisco NX-API Overview

           Programmability Using Python

           Cisco Ansible Module

           Use the Puppet Agent

    Practice activity outline

       Design Virtual Port Channels

       Design First Hop Redundancy Protocol (FHRP)

       Design Routing Protocols

       Design Data Center Topology for a Customer

       Design Data Center Interconnect Using Cisco OTV

       Design Your VXLAN Network

       Create a Cisco FEX Design

       Design Management and Orchestration in a Cisco UCS Solution

       Design a Fibre Channel Network

       Design and Integrate an FCoE Solution

       Design a Secure SAN

       Design Cisco UCS Director for Storage Networking

       Design a Cisco UCS Domain and Fabric Interconnect Cabling

       Design a Cisco UCS C-Series Server Implementation

       Design Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnect Network and Storage Connectivity

       Design Systemwide Parameters in a Cisco UCS Solution

       Design an LDAP Integration with a Cisco UCS Domain

       Design Pools for Service Profiles in a Cisco UCS Solution

       Design Network-Specific Adapters and Policies in a Cisco UCS Solution