NACLDBC-Cisco NA Cloud Bootcamp v1.0

COURSE OUTLINE:

Description

This course will help you prepare for Cisco CCNA Cloud certification exams. The focus of this course is to understand the fundamentals of cloud technologies and the physical/virtual equipment needs to successfully build and deploy a cloud. The course will develop an understanding of Cisco Nexus switches, Cisco MDS switches, Cisco Unified Computing Systems (UCS), with a spotlight on Cisco UCS Director.

Audience

  • Cloud administrators
  • Cloud engineers
  • Network administrators
  • Network engineers
  • Storage administrators
  • Storage engineers
  • Systems administrators
  • Systems engineers

Prerequisites

  • Basic knowledge of network fundamentals (routing and switching)
  • Basic knowledge of compute fundamentals (server virtualization)
  • Basic knowledge of storage fundamentals (fibre channel)

Learning Objectives

  • Introduction to Basic Cloud Computing
  • Describing Cisco Data Center Network Architecture
  • Explore virtual networking with Nexus 1000v
  • Defining Software Defined Network (SDN)
  • Describe Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) Solution
  • Explore storage options with Fibre Channel and Ethernet
  • Explore Cisco UCS C-Series family
  • Explore Cisco UCS B-Series family
  • Explore server virtualization
  • Introduce UCS Director
  • Administrating Cisco UCS Director
  • VM operations Cisco UCS Director
  • Describe Cisco Prime Service Catalog (PSC)
  • Deploying UCS templates via Cisco UCS Director
  • Describe Cisco UCS Director�s Appliance Containers
  • Understanding monitoring in Cisco UCS Director
  • Reporting in Cisco UCS Director
  • Budgeting in Cisco UCS Director
  • Describing Cisco UCS Performance Manager

1. Intro to Cloud Computing

  • Introduction Cloud Computing Basic Concepts
  • Describing Cloud Service Models
  • Comparing Cloud Deployment Models

2. Cloud Network

  • Describing Cisco Data Center Network Architecture
  • Exploring Virtual Networking
  • Identifying Cisco Nexus 1000v Switches
  • Defining and Analyzing Software Defined Network Fundamentals
  • Describing the Cisco ACI Solution

3. Cloud Storage

  • Comparing Storage Options
  • Describing Fibre Channel Storage Network Concepts

4. Cloud Compute

  • Describing Cisco UCS C-Series Product Family
  • Identifying Cisco UCS B-Series Family
  • Explaining Cisco UCS Blade Provisioning
  • Defining Server Virtualization


5. Cisco Cloud Administration

  • Understanding Cisco UCS Director Overview
  • Administering the Portal in Cisco UCS Director
  • Describing VM Operations in the UCS Director
  • Descripting Cisco PSC Services

6. Cisco Cloud Provisioning

  • Deploying Cisco UCS Templates with Cisco UCS Director
  • Explaining Cisco UCS Director Application Containers
  • Describing Basics of Cisco Virtual Application Container Services

7. Cloud Systems Management and Monitoring

  • Understanding System Monitoring in Cisco UCS Director
  • Monitoring Dashboards in Cisco UCS Director
  • Reporting in Cisco UCS Director (CloudSense)
  • Creating Budget and Resource Limits in Cisco UCS Director
  • Describing Cisco UCS Performance Manager