Code: DCFNDU Data Center CISCO Difficulty: Beginner

Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations

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Goals

The Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations (DCFNDU) v1.0 course helps you prepare for entry- level data center roles. In this course, you will learn the foundational knowledge and skills you need to configure Cisco® data center technologies including: networking, virtualization, storage area networking, and unified computing. You will get an introduction to Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI), automation and cloud computing. You will get hands-on experience with configuring features on Cisco Nexus Operating System (Cisco NX-OS) and Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS).

This course does not lead directly to a certification exam, but it does cover foundational knowledge that can help you prepare for several CCNP and other professional-level data center courses and exams:

  • DCCOR
  • DCID
  • DCIT
  • DCACI
  • DCINX
  • DCCNX

Training format

As a standard, we implement a full-time course (onsite or ILT *) in the ALEF Training Center. Upon agreement, it is possible to implement the course at the client's premises. The course can also be implemented online (vILT **) via a video conferencing platform - Cisco Webex meetings. Instructor- led virtual training is a combination of the best of a traditional classroom course and interactive training without having to leave your own office or the comfort of your home. Convince yourself of top quality transmission, video calls and effective team collaboration.

Explanations:

  • ILT - Instructor Led-Training * - instructor-led training in the classroom. ** vILT (Virtual Instructor-Led Training) - this is a form of distance learning, where the instructor conducts training from the classroom through an online platform to which students connect from their offices or the comfort of their home.

Requirements

To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:

  • Good understanding of networking protocols
  • Good understanding of the VMware environment
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating systems

These are the recommended Cisco courses that may help you meet these prerequisites:

  • Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA)
  • Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN)
  • Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies (DCICT)

Contents

  • Describing the Data Center Network Architectures
    • Cisco Data Center Architecture Overview
    • Three-Tier Network: Core, Aggregation, and Access
    • Spine-and-Leaf Network
    • Two-Tier Storage Network
  • Describing the Cisco Nexus Family and Cisco NX-OS Software
    • Cisco Nexus Data Center Product Overview
    • Cisco NX-OS Software Architecture
    • Cisco NX-OS Software CLI Tools
    • Cisco NX-OS Virtual Routing and Forwarding
  • Describing Layer 3 First-Hop Redundancy
    • Default Gateway Redundancy
    • Hot Standby Router Protocol
    • Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol
    • Gateway Load Balancing Protocol
  • Describing Cisco FEX
    • Server Deployment Models
    • Cisco FEX Technology
    • Cisco FEX Traffic Forwarding
    • Cisco Adapter FEX
  • Describing Port Channels and vPCs
    • Ethernet Port Channels
    • Virtual Port Channels
    • Supported vPC Topologies
  • Describing Switch Virtualization
    • Cisco Nexus Switch Basic Components
    • Virtual Routing and Forwarding
    • Cisco Nexus 7000 VDCs
    • VDC Types
    • VDC Resource Allocation
    • VDC Management
  • Describing Machine Virtualization
    • Virtual Machines
    • Hypervisor
    • VM Manager
  • Describing Network Virtualization
    • Overlay Network Protocols
    • VXLAN Overlay
    • VXLAN BGP EVPN Control Plane
    • VXLAN Data Plane
    • Cisco Nexus 1000VE Series Virtual Switch
    • VMware vSphere Virtual Switches
  • Introducing Basic Data Center Storage Concepts
    • Storage Connectivity Options in the Data Center
    • Fibre Channel Storage Networking
    • VSAN Configuration and Verification
  • Describing Fibre Channel Communication Between the Initiator Server and the Target Storage
    • Fibre Channel Layered Model
    • FLOGI Process
    • Fibre Channel Flow Control
  • Describing Fibre Channel Zone Types and Their Uses
    • Fibre Channel Zoning
    • Zoning Configuration
    • Zoning Management
  • Describing Cisco NPV Mode and NPIV
    • Cisco NPV Mode
    • NPIV Mode
  • Describing Data Center Ethernet Enhancements
    • IEEE Data Center Bridging
    • Priority Flow Control
    • Enhanced Transmission Selection
    • DCBX Protocol
    • Congestion Notification
  • Describing FCoE
    • Cisco Unified Fabric
    • FCoE Architecture
    • FCoE Initialization Protocol
    • FCoE Adapters
  • Describing Cisco UCS Components
    • Physical Cisco UCS Components
    • Cisco Fabric Interconnect Product Overview
    • Cisco IOM Product Overview
    • Cisco UCS Mini
    • Cisco IMC Supervisor
    • Cisco Intersight
  • Describing Cisco UCS Manager
    • Cisco UCS Manager Overview
    • Identity and Resource Pools for Hardware Abstraction
    • Service Profiles and Service Profile Templates
    • Cisco UCS Central Overview
    • Cisco HyperFlex Overview
  • Using APIs
    • Common Programmability Protocols and Methods
    • How to Choose Models and Processes
  • Describing Cisco ACI
    • Cisco ACI Overview
    • Multitier Applications in Cisco ACI
    • Cisco ACI Features
    • VXLAN in Cisco ACI
    • Unicast Traffic in Cisco ACI
    • Multicast Traffic in Cisco ACI
    • Cisco ACI Programmability
    • Common Programming Tools and Orchestration Options
  • Describing Cloud Computing
    • Cloud Computing Overview
    • Cloud Deployment Models
    • Cloud Computing Services

Literature

Participants will receive access to an electronic version of the study materials.

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Training rooms

ALEF operates with training rooms match submarine's style to unexpected, unusual while still being smart and available to work in. We have several type of rooms for small groups and up to larger rooms with modern technical equipment and supportive technologies we provide.

We also deliver the high-quality multimedia sharing for efficient, effective virtual communication on a global scale. In the Competence Center is also available Spark Board. Cisco Sparkboard integrates the most common tools needed for team collaboration in physical meeting rooms into a single elegant device. It also combines white board, video or audio conference features.

All ALEF training centres operates with testing centre that provides full acess to take an exam and get certificate provided by our vendors. ALEF provides to our customer complete management and administration.

Training rooms – Bratislava

Team of lecturers

Our team - consisting of more than 50 instructors - offers a full range of technological knowledge in the field of routing, switching, security, collaboration and data centers. The expertise of instructors is evidenced by a range of top-level international certifications.

The uniqueness of our lecturers lies mainly in their extensive experience in connection with each project, allowing them to respond very flexibly to any question or suggestion from students, and to pass on their practical knowledge to the participants of these courses. Thanks to the synergy of the company’s reliable operation and many years of experience, we have been very flexible in responding to the changes prepared in the Cisco field, so we can guarantee you a wide range of certified courses that enable you and your colleagues to acquire the necessary know-how for future certification tests.

In addition to the certified trainings, we offer special courses that are focused primarily on the development of the necessary configuration skills.

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