Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation (DCVAI)

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Course Overview

Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation (DCVAI) v6.2 is a five-day instructor-led course that is designed to help students prepare for the Cisco CCNP® Data Center certification and for professional-level data center roles. The focus of this skills-building course is on the implementation and deployment automation of Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) and Cisco Nexus switches. The course provides rich, hands-on experience in building a data center solution based on Cisco ACI. Learners are introduced to the automation capabilities offered by Python and RESTful APIs in combination with Cisco ACI and Cisco Nexus switches.

Who should attend

  • Network Designer
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Engineer
  • System Engineer
  • Consulting Systems Engineer
  • Technical Solutions Architect
  • Channel Partners

Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:

Prerequisites

The knowledge, skills, and attitudes that a learner is expected to have before attending this course are as follows:

The knowledge and skills that a learner should have before attending this course:

  • Describe data center networking concepts
  • Describe data center storage concepts
  • Describe data center virtualization

Course Objectives

The Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation (DCVAI) course is a skills-building course that focuses on the implementation and deployment automation of Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) and Cisco Nexus switches. The course provides rich hands-on experience in building a data center solution based on Cisco ACI. Learners are introduced to the automation capabilities offered by Python and RESTful APIs.

Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Describe two primary features to logically separate a physical switch
  • Describe the Nexus 1000 virtual switch, programmability options on Cisco NX-OS, and different scripting tools available with Cisco NX-OS
  • Describe CLI features that simplify configuration management
  • Introduce the high-level concepts and describe the different fabric discovery parameters for Cisco ACI.
  • Introduce the high-level concepts and describe the different fabric discovery parameters for Cisco ACI
  • Create tenant-based policies for bare metal hosts
  • Describe the integration of VM Manager Domains with Cisco ACI
  • Describe how Cisco ACI supports multitier applications, it’s monitoring capabilities, and programmability and orchestration
  • Describe vPC-based aggregation and availability
  • Describe Cisco AVS, distributed firewall, and micro-segmentation
  • Describe packet flows within the Cisco ACI and integrating Cisco ACI with external Layer 3 network
  • Describe how L4–L7 services are inserted into the Cisco ACI fabric, and how traffic is subsequently redirected

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Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 5 days

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  • United Kingdom: £ 3,208.-
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Modality: L

Duration 5 days

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