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Data Center Unified Computing Server Implementation Express v5.0 - DCUCIX

Data Center Unified Computing Server Implementation Express v5.0 - DCUCIX Course Description

Duration: 2.00 days (16 hours)

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DCUCIX v5.0 is a 2-day course that guides learners through rack installation and the provisioning of server hardware, operating systems or hypervisors, and applications.

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Intended Audience for this Data Center Unified Computing Server Implementation Express v5.0 - DCUCIX Course

  • » Customers who have purchased UCS B-Series Chassis Servers.

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Data Center Unified Computing Server Implementation Express v5.0 - DCUCIX Course Objectives

  • » Upon completion of this training, attendees should be able to install the UCS hardware and perform basic configuration tasks.

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Data Center Unified Computing Server Implementation Express v5.0 - DCUCIX Course Outline

      1. Lesson 1-1: Describing Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Server Hardware Components
        1. The computing world prior to virtualization
        2. The UCS Architecture
        3. UCS Basic Building Blocks: Fabric Interconnects, Chassis, Blade Servers, Standalone Servers
        4. B-Series Server Architecture and Features
      2. Lesson 1-2: Describing the UCS User Interfaces
        1. GUI, CLI, APIs
      3. Lesson 1-3: Describing the UCS Management Framework and Features
      4. Lesson 2-1: Configuring UCS B-Series Physical Connectivity
        1. Fabric Internet Ethernet Uplinks
        2. FI Fiber Channel Uplinks
        3. Port Channels
        4. Server Ports
      5. Lesson 2-2: Configuring Compute Node LAN Connectivity
        1. Basic LAN Configuration
        2. Virtualization the NIC card
        3. Adding High Availability
        4. MAC Address Learning vs Pinning
        5. Port Pinning
        6. Moving Traffic: Server to Server, Server to LAN
      6. Lesson 2-3: Configuring SAN Connectivity
        1. Basic SAN Configuration
        2. Unified Fabric: Using CNAs and FCoE
      7. Lesson 3-1: Creating Identity and Resource Pools
        1. UUID, MAC, WWNN, WWPN
      8. Lesson 3-2: Creating Extended Service Profiles
        1. Configuring UUID, LAN and SAN, Boot Order, Storage, etc.
      9. Lesson 3-3: Templates and Cloning
        1. Creating Service Profile Templates and Building Service Profiles
        2. Cloning Service Profiles
      10. Lesson 3-4: Managing Service Profiles
      11. Lesson 3-5: Backing up and Restoring UCS Manager Databases
      12. Lesson 3-6: Managing and Upgrading Firmware
        1. Determining Firmware Levels
        2. Updating Firmware
      13. Lab Outline
        1. Lab A: Exploring the UCS Manager Interface
        2. Lab B: Creating an Extended Service Profile
        3. Lab C: Demonstrating Service Profile Mobility
        4. Lab D: Building Pools and Adding to Service Profiles
        5. Lab E: Building Service Profiles from Templates
        6. Lab F: Exploring UCS Firmware

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Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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Award winning, world-class Instructors

David M.
- Networking expert with several Cisco certifications, including CCENT, CCNA, CCDA, CCSI, and CCVP. - Has taught over 90 courses at NetCom Learning. - Average rating of 8.75 out of 9 on student evaluation reports.

Bio:

David has been in the Networking field for the past eleven years and holds several Cisco certifications. He has been an instructor since 2005 and has taught over 90 courses at NetCom Learning.

David is an extremely enthusiastic trainer with a raw passion towards teaching and delivering Cisco information and takes great pride in his career as an instructor, which has lead him to develop and deliver the class in his own unique way; very professional and knowledgeable, yet pleasant and enjoyable. His classes have a high passing rate for students taking certification exams, and averages 8.75 out of 9 on evaluation reports.
Michael G.
- Over 22 years of professional experience in the IT field, including more than a decade as a Certified Trainer.
- An expert in Cisco's Routing, Switching, Security, Voice and Wireless areas, as well as select Microsoft, Novell, CompTIA, Sun and CWNP courses.
- High-skilled and acclaimed instructor. Has trained over 900 students at Netcom Learning.

Bio:

Michael has over 22 years of professional experience in the IT field, including more than a decade as a Certified Trainer. An expert in Cisco's Routing, Switching, Security, Voice and Wireless areas, Michael also teaches select Microsoft, Novell, CompTIA, Sun and CWNP courses.

Michael's dedication and passion for teaching is unmatched. He has trained over 900 students at Netcom Learning since 2006 and his evaluation scores average 8.7 out of 9.
William D.
- Bachelors and Masters in Mathematics from University of Pennsylvania, in addition to several IT certifications.
- Over 20 years of experience in the IT industry; background ranges from engineering, administration and escalation support in networks.

Bio:

William is a highly-skilled IT professional with Bachelors and Masters Degree in Mathematics from University of Pennsylvania. He has been working in the IT industry for over 20 years, with experience in engineering, administration and escalation support in networks ranging from small to large scale complex enterprise environments.

As a Cisco and CompTIA Subject Matter Expert, he holds several certifications, including Cisco CCNA, CCNP, and CCIE. William is one of NetCom's top trainers, consistently scoring high marks in student evaluations.

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