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Outline:

Majority of Data Types interfacing and conveying through the Internet is growing exponentially. Nowadays, applications are increasingly housed in the Data Centers and in Cloud platforms, and the Internet edge is moving to the branch and user devices.

CCIE Data Center program enhances the skills of a Network Engineer to work in any Large Data Center Enterprise Network and provide uninterrupted as well as reliable throughput across the entire network.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert Data Center (CCIE Data Center) certifies the expert-level skills required for the planning, design, implementation and management of complex, modern IT data center infrastructure. Professionals who achieve CCIE Data Center certification have demonstrated their technical skills at the highest level using industry best-practices. This certification is for experienced data center professionals who are seeking future-proof skills that are needed for leadership roles focused on harnessing in-depth IT data center solutions and emerging technologies.

While there are no formal prerequisites for CCIE certification, you are expected to have an in-depth understanding of the exam topics and are strongly encouraged to have eight years of job experience before attempting certification. Other professional certifications or training courses are not required. Instead, candidates must first pass the CCIE Data Center Written Exam, and then the corresponding CCIE Data Center Lab Exam.

Cisco tests the efficiency of a Network Engineer who wants to act as a Data Center expert through the following two exams:

  • CCIE Data Center Theory Exam version 2.0 (Exam Code: 400-151)
  • CCIE Data Center Lab Exam
What I will learn?

Absolute Knowledge of Architecture, Implementation, Troubleshooting & Protection of Cisco Data Center Components will prepare our Students for acquiring CCIE Data Center certification.

The candidates enrolling for this course will have a thorough understanding of the following topics at the end of the course.

  • Design, Implement and Troubleshoot Complex Data Center L2/L3 Technologies including Fabric Connectivity.
  • Cisco Data Center Network Services: Service Insertion & Redirection.
  • Data Center Storage Networking and Compute: Different Data Center Storage Protocols, Storage Networking Features & Unified Computing.
  • Data Center Automation and Orchestration: Python, API, UCSD, UCS Central, CPO, Cisco ONE Enterprise Cloud Suite.
  • Data Center Fabric Infrastructure: ECMP, ISIS, In-Band Management, VXLAN, Interface Policies.
  • Evolving Technologies: Cloud, SDN, IOT.

 

Labs on Real Cisco Device
    • Classical Ethernet Switching
      • VLANs
      • Trunking
      • Port Channels
      • Rapid Spanning-Tree Protocol (STP)
      • Multiple Spanning-Tree Protocol (MST)
      • Private VLANs
      • SPAN & ERSPAN
      • Unidirectional Link Detection (UDLD)
      • Layer 2 Multicast Switching
    • Data Center Switching
      • Fabric Extension (FEX)
      • Virtual Port Channels (VPC)
      • FabricPath
      • Virtual Port Channels Plus (VPC+)
      • Overlay Transport Protocol (OTV)
      • Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) with BGP EVPN Control Plane
      • Locator/ID Separation Protocol (LISP)
      • Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI)
    • Layer 3 Routing
      • EIGRP on NX-OS
      • OSPF on NX-OS
      • IS-IS on NX-OS
      • BGP on NX-OS
      • Multicast Routing on NX-OS
      • Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD)
      • Layer 3 High Availability
      • First-Hop Redundancy Protocols (FHRP/GLBP/HSRP)
    • NX-OS Storage Networking
      • Quality of Service
      • Fibre Channel Switching
      • SAN Port Channels
      • Zoning
      • NPV & NPIV
      • Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
      • MultihopFCoE
    • NX-OS Management
      • Virtual Device Contexts (VDCs)
      • AAA
      • SNMPv3
      • NetFlow
      • Smart C all Home
      • NTP & PTP
      • Cisco Prime Data Center Network Manager (DCNM)
    • NX-OS Security
      • Access Control Lists (ACL) for IP/MAC/VLAN
      • Port Security
      • DHCP Snooping and Dynamic ARP Inspection
      • IP Source Guard
      • Cisco TrustSec
    • UCS B-Series Components and Management
      • UCS B-Series Initialization
      • FI High Availability
      • UCSM Web/Java UI
      • UCS System Management Communications
      • Call Home, Policies and Profiles
      • Orgs and RBAC
      • AAA, RADUIS, TACACS, LDAP
      • Backup and Restore
      • Chassis and Blade Discovery
      • Management IP Address Pools
      • DNS Server Management
      • NTP Server and Time Management
    • UCS B-Series SAN Connectivity
      • Fibre Channel Switching Mode
      • Fibre Channel End Host Mode
      • FC Uplink Configuration
      • VSANs
      • FCoE VLANs
      • Uplink Trunking Port Channels
      • SAN Pin Groups
      • WWNN/nWWN Pools
      • WWPN/pWWN Pools
      • iSCSI IP Pools
      • iSCSI IQNs
      • vHBA Templates
    • UCS B-Series LAN Connectivity
      • Ethernet Switching Mode
      • Ethernet End Host Mode
      • LAN Uplink Configuration
      • MAC Address Aging
      • LAN Creation and Trunking
      • Private VLANs
      • Uplink Port Channels
      • LAN Pin Groups
      • Disjointed Layer2 Networks
      • Global LAN QoS
      • FCoE and iSCSIQoS
      • LAN QoS Policies
      • FCoEQoS Policies
      • MAC Address Pools
      • LAN Policies for Network Control
      • LAN Policies for Flow Control
      • Monitoring LAN Connections and Exposing Hot Spots
      • vNIC Templates
      • Dynamic vNIC Provisioning
    • UCS B-Series Service Profiles
      • UUID Pools
      • Server Pool Creation
      • Server Pool Qualification
      • Server Pool Policies
      • BIOS Policies
      • Boot Policies
      • System Policies
      • Initial Template Service Profiles
      • Updating Template Service Profiles
      • Service Profile Instantiation
      • Manual Service Profile Creation
Cisco ACI
  • Introducing Cisco ACI
    • Describing the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switch ACI Solution
    • Describing the Cisco ACI Fabric
    • Describing Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switch Hardware
  • Cisco ACI Configuration
    • Configuring Cisco APIC
    • Configuring Layer 4 Through Layer 7 Services
    • Configuring APIC Hypervisor Integration
  • Cisco ACI Programmability and Orchestration
    • Demonstrating Cisco ACI Network Programmability
    • Cisco ACI Network Orchestration
  • Cisco ACI External Connectivity, Management and Migration
    • Configuring ACI Connectivity to Outside Networks
    • Implementing ACI Management
    • Describing Migration Options with ACI
  • Labs:
    • Lab 1: Explore the Fabric Inventory
    • Lab 2: Configure Basic Network Constructs
    • Lab 3: Configure Policy Filters and Contracts
    • Lab 4: Deploy a Three-Tier Application Profile
    • Lab 5: Register a VMM Domain with Cisco ACI
    • Lab 6: Configure VMware ESXi Hosts to Use the APIC DVS
    • Lab 7: Associate an EPG to a VMware vCenter Domain
    • Lab 8: Associate a VM to an EPG Port Group
    • Lab 9: Deploy a Service Graph with Application Profile
    • Lab 10: Configure APIC Using the REST API
    • Lab 11: Exporting Contracts Between Tenants
    • Lab 12: Configure Cisco APIC Using the Cisco APIC REST to Python Adapter (ARYA).
    • Lab 13: Configure Cisco APIC Using the Cisc APIC Python API
    • Lab 14: Confgure Cisco APIC to Communicate to an External Layer 3 Network
    • Lab 15: Configure APIC to Communicate to an External Layer 2 Network
    • Lab 16: Configure APIC for Bare Metal to Bare Metal Communications
    • Lab 17: Monitor and Troubleshoot ACI
    • Lab 18: Configure APIC RBAC for Local and Remote Users
Future JOB Scope:

Below are a few job roles for which CCIE Data Center certified candidates can apply and opt for:

  • Data Center Designer
  • Data Center Integrator
  • Data Center Engineers
  • Data Center Consultants
  • Data Center Architect

 

Training & Learning:

To advance their career and continue with their learning candidates can go for the highest level of Cisco Certification that is CCAr. Thorough understanding of network infrastructures & principles and a valid Cisco CCDE certification can act as a prerequisite for appearing for CCAr. This exam should be attempted by candidates who already have years (minimum 10 years recommended) of industry (large production network) experience. For more details related to CCAr you can follow this link.

The candidates interested in increasing their knowledge domain can also opt for any of the following certification programs in different tracks:

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