Designing the Cisco Cloud

Session Detail:    Virtual 5 Day

Session Detail:

Implementing and Troubleshooting the Cisco Cloud Infrastructure (CLDINF) v1.0 is a newly created five-day instructor-led training designed to prepare you with the knowledge and hands-on experience to implement and troubleshooting Cisco cloud infrastructure. The hands-on labs give you the knowledge to configure various cloud infrastructure components, such as Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS), Cisco UCS Director (UCSD), Cisco UCS Director Bare Metal Agent (BMA), Cisco MDS switches, Cisco Nexus 5500 Series switches, Cisco Nexus Cisco Nexus 1000v and Cisco Cloud Services Router (CSR).

About this Course

Implementing and Troubleshooting the Cisco Cloud Infrastructure (CLDINF) v1.0 is a newly created five-day instructor-led training designed to prepare you with the knowledge and hands-on experience to implement and troubleshooting Cisco cloud infrastructure. The hands-on labs give you the knowledge to configure various cloud infrastructure components, such as Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS), Cisco UCS Director (UCSD), Cisco UCS Director Bare Metal Agent (BMA), Cisco MDS switches, Cisco Nexus 5500 Series switches, Cisco Nexus Cisco Nexus 1000v and Cisco Cloud Services Router (CSR).

Audience Profile

Primary audiences for this course are:

  • Cloud Architects
  • Infrastructure Engineers
  • Technical Administrators

At Course Completion

Upon course completion, you will be able to:

  • Describe major components of the cloud infrastructure
  • Implement and troubleshoot the computing component in the cloud
  • Implement and troubleshoot the storage component in the cloud
  • Implement and troubleshoot the network component in the cloud
  • Troubleshoot cloud environments that consist of multiple components

Prerequisites

  • Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals
  • Introducing Cisco Cloud Administration

Session Outline

Class Outline

Module 1: Cloud Infrastructure Overview

  • Components
  • Characteristics
  • Fabric extender benefits
  • Nexus 5k, 7k and 9k series switches
  • MDS
  • Cisco NX-OS
  • Cisco UCS
  • FCoE protocol and characteristics
  • Server virtualization
  • VM benefits
  • Hyper-V
  • Cloud management platforms
  • Hypervisor on server set up

Module 2: Cloud Infrastructure Computing Component

  • Deploy hypervisors
  • Lights-out management network
  • UCS cloud platform implementation
  • Troubleshooting methodology

Module 3: Cloud Infrastructure Storage Component

  • Cloud storage implementation
  • Storage access configuration
  • Storage infrastructure troubleshooting methodology
  • Storage troubleshooting scenarios

Module 4: Cloud Infrastructure Network Component

  • Virtual device context (VDC) overview
  • VDC with VLANs and VRFs
  • FCoE VDC
  • Port channels
  • VXLAN
  • VMware standard vSwitch
  • Nexus 1000V
  • VSM-to-VEM communication
  • Hypervisor VTEP implementation
  • UCS network configuration elements
  • MAC pool
  • Network policy
  • iSCSI vNICs
  • Server management
  • Network infrastructure troubleshooting methodology

Module 5: Troubleshoot Multiple Components

  • Multiple components troubleshooting scenarios
  • Storage provisioning using UCS director workflows troubleshooting
  • VM provisioning troubleshooting

Lab Outline

  • UCS Manager and UCS Director Quickstart
  • Deploy CentOS Host on UCS Blade Server
  • Deploy ESXi Hosts on Remote Storage
  • Troubleshoot Storage Access
  • Configure Network Server Connectivity
  • Configure Virtual Network Connectivity
  • Troubleshoot Network Connectivity (Optional Challenge)
  • Troubleshoot Capstone Lab (Optional Challenge)

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Designing the Cisco Cloud

5 Day
Virtual

$4,495.00

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