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DCUCDv40-DCUCD DCUCD v4.0 - Data Center Unified Computing Design

Network Training Course Description:
In this course, you will learn how to choose and design scalable, reliable,and intelligent data center unified computing and virtualization solutions.These solutions are based on the Cisco data center product portfolio with aCisco Unified Computing System (UCS) as a centerpiece integrated withcontemporary server virtualization solutions, such as VMware vSphere, MicrosoftHyper-V R2, and Citrix for Cisco Virtualization Experience Infrastructure [VXI],and operating systems, such as Microsoft Windows and Linux. You'll also learnhow to evaluate existing data center computing solutions, determine therequirements, and design Cisco data center unified computing and virtualizationsolutions.
Network Training Course Duration:
Network Training Course Target Audience:
Data center designers, administrators, engineers, and managers,System engineers
Network Training Course Prerequisite:
Designing for Cisco Internetwork Solutions (DESGN),Linux or Windows system administration familiarity
Course Content:

  • 1. Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) Solution

    • Analyzing Data Center Computing Solutions
    • Identifying a Cisco UCS Solution
    • Evaluating Server Deployment Options
    • Defining a Cisco UCS Solution Design

  • 2. Assess Computing Solution Requirements

    • Analyzing Performance Characteristics
    • Employing Data Center Reconnaissance and Analysis Tools

  • 3. Design Cisco UCS Solution

    • Evaluating and Sizing Cisco UCS C-Series Architecture
    • Evaluating and Sizing Cisco UCS B-Series Architecture
    • Planning Physical Deployment
    • Examining and Designing the Cisco UCS Network and Storage
    • Identifying Solution Network and Storage Requirements

  • 4. Design Server Deployment

    • Cisco UCS Server Deployment Model

  • 5. Design Cisco UCS Solution Management

    • Examining Cisco UCS Solution Management (USC Manager v2.0)

  • 6. Design Advanced Server Deployment

    • Evaluating Cisco UCS Deployment with Microsoft Hyper-V
    • Evaluating Cisco UCS Integration with VMware vSphere
    • Evaluating Cisco UCS and Cisco Nexus 1000V Integration with VMwarevSphere

  • 7. Evaluate Cisco UCS Solutions

    • Evaluating Solution Design
    • Determining Solution ROI and TCO

  • 8. Plan Migration to Cisco UCS Solution

    • Designing a Migration Plan

  • Lab 1: Analyze the Existing Computing Solution

  • Lab 2: Size the Small Cisco UCS Solution

  • Lab 3: Size the Large Cisco UCS Solution

  • Lab 4: Plan the Physical Deployment

  • Lab 5: Design the Cisco Unified Computing System Solution Management Using UCS Manager v2.0

  • Lab 6: Design the Server Deployment for Microsoft Hyper-V

  • Lab 7: Design the Server Deployment for VMware vSphere v4.1 or v5

    • Connectivity and Server Pools
    • Service Profiles
    • Install ESXi
    • vSphere DataCenter

  • Lab 8: Design the Server Deployment for VMware vSphere with Cisco Nexus 1000V