Course Details
  
Introduction

Intended Audience

Learning Objectives

Prerequisites

Examination

Course Outline

Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing  

Course DCUCI Five days Instructor-led

Introduction:

Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCI) is designed to serve the needs of engineers who implement Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) B-Series Blade Servers and Cisco UCS C-Series Rack-Mount Servers.

Intended Audience:

  • Channel Partners / Resellers
  • Customers
  • Employees

Learning Objectives:

  • Install Cisco R-Series Rack Enclosures in the data center.
  • Use Cisco Integrated Management Controller to provision LAN and SAN connectivity for the C-Series server.
  • Use the LSI MegaRAID web user interface to provision local hard drives into a RAID 5 array.
  • Implement system management, maintenance, and high availability services for Cisco UCS B-Series.
  • Maintain Cisco UCS in a high-availability configuration Implement generation 1 and generation 2 connectivity.
  • Implement LAN & SAN connectivity for Cisco UCS B-Series hardware.
  • Provision VLANs and fabric interconnect uplinks for server connectivity to the Layer 3 data center cloud.
  • Provision VSANs and fabric interconnect Fibre Channel uplinks for server connectivity to the data center storage cloud.
  • Provision service profiles with initial and updating templates Implement virtualization features.
  • Provision Cisco VM-FEX

Prerequisites:

Understanding of server system design and architecture Familiarity with Ethernet and TCP / IP networking Familiarity with SANs Familiarity with Fibre Channel Protocol (FCP)

Understanding of Cisco Enterprise Data Center Architecture Familiarity with hypervisor technologies (VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix Xen)

Attendance of the following Cisco learning offerings is recommended to fully benefit from this course:

Examination:

This exam tests a candidate's knowledge of implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing. Concepts like setup of the computing environment in a standalone and rack-mountable configuration, provisioning of storage resources, backup, management functions and deployment of a virtualized environment are covered by this exam.

  • EXAM NUMBER: 642-999 DCUCI
  • DURATION: 90 minutes (65-75 questions)

Please note the exam is not included in the course and must be booked separately.

Course Outline:

  • Course Introduction
  • Implement Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers
  • Manage the Cisco UCS B-Series
  • Implement Cisco UCS B-Series Connectivity
  • Provision Cisco UCS Compute Resources
  • Implementing Cisco UCS Server Virtualization Features