Cisco Data Center: Cisco DCCOR Intermediate

  • 11 Courses | 8h 47m 30s
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Storing, sharing, and maintaining data is a critical function of every organization. Here you'll explore data center technologies from A to Z.

COURSES INCLUDED

DCCOR: NX-OS, OSPFv2, & OSPFv3
In this course, you'll first review the data center concepts you should be familiar with when preparing for the DCCOR exam. You'll learn about some Cisco NX-OS features and how it is a vast improvement over other generations of Cisco IOS. Next, you'll examine important OSPFv2 characteristics and how it is configured on NX-OS devices. Finally, you'll learn how OSPFv3 can route for both IPv4 and IPv6. This course is one in a collection that helps prepare learners for the 350-601 Implementing Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR) certification exam.
4 videos | 1h has Assessment available Badge
DCCOR: MP-BGP, PIM, FHRPs, & RSTP+
In this course, you'll learn about important characteristics of Multiprotocol BGP. You'll examine features of Protocol Independent Multicast and how to perform basic configurations. You'll move on to explore how First Hop Redundancy Protocols are a critical component in HA design, as well important Hot Standby Router Protocol and Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol details. You'll learn about RSTP+, including situations where the use of this protocol may be required or can be avoided. This course is one in a collection that helps prepare learners for the 350-601 Implementing Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR) certification exam.
4 videos | 1h 6m has Assessment available Badge
DCCOR: VACP and vPC
In this course, you'll learn how the Link Aggregation and Control Protocol is used to create bundles of Ethernet links and how these bundles can trick Spanning Tree Protocol into not blocking links between devices. You'll also learn how LACP makes it simple to form the EtherChannel itself. You'll then move on to explore Virtual Port Channels, including how they are an opportunity to eliminate STP from your network and how you can create a port channel between three devices instead of just two. This course is one in a collection that helps prepare learners for the 350-601 Implementing Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR) certification exam.
2 videos | 37m has Assessment available Badge
DCCOR: VXLAN, EVPN, & OTV
In this course, you'll learn about how Virtual Extensible LAN allows you to take your traditional VLANs and map them to a VXLAN and route them over the entire routed infrastructure of your data center or even between data centers. You'll also learn about why VXLAN is an improvement over VLAN. Next, you'll examine features of Ethernet VPN and the EVPN approach to VXLAN operational deployment. Finally, you'll explore how Overlay Transport Virtualization can be used to seamlessly stitch different parts of your data center together and trick those parts into thinking they are Layer 2 connected. This course is one in a collection that helps prepare learners for the 350-601 Implementing Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR) certification exam.
3 videos | 46m has Assessment available Badge
DCCOR: Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure
In this course, you'll learn about the Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure solution, including features, uses, and how it operates. You'll explore the 'brain' of the Cisco ACI solution, the Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller. Next, you'll learn to set up the Cisco ACI solution and configure this equipment using the ACI GUI. You'll move on to explore how Virtual Machine Managers integrate with the Cisco ACI, as well as characteristics of the ACI tenant. Finally, you'll learn about the Cisco ACI concepts of contracts and microsegmentation. This course is one in a collection that helps prepare learners for the 350-601 Implementing Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR) certification exam.
6 videos | 51m has Assessment available Badge
DCCOR: Data Center Traffic Flow & NX-OS Management
In this course, you'll learn how packets are sent through the ACI fabric and the importance of VXLAN technology to the Cisco ACI. You'll explore important points of the NIST 800-145 document that defines cloud computing. Next, you'll examine the different components that make up a Cisco NX-OS device, the different software upgrades that might apply, and upgrade procedures and protection mechanisms you might need. You'll move on to learn about Nexus configuration management concepts, including the checkpoint and rollback features. You'll explore NetFlow features and how it can be used to monitor data center traffic flows. Finally, you'll learn how the Switched Port Analyzer is used for mirroring and about nuances of its use in NX-OS. This course is one in a collection that helps prepare learners for the 350-601 Implementing Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR) certification exam.
6 videos | 34m has Assessment available Badge
DCCOR: Streaming Telemetry & Cisco UCS
In this course, you'll learn about streaming telephony and how it helps meet the need to obtain information about the state of various network components and nodes. You'll explore C-Series Rack Servers and B-Series Blade Servers, as well as the initial setup steps required for a successful Cisco UCS deployment. Next, you'll examine the most common and effective methods for configuring the UCS system and performing the appropriate discoveries for the infrastructure. You'll learn how to best carry out network management in your Cisco UCS solution and examine the UCS capabilities for integrating with the many forms of data storage for data centers. You'll explore methods for monitoring the UCS, as well as the servers and UCS interconnects. Finally, you'll learn about HyperFlex and how it integrates with the UCS system. This course is one in a collection that helps prepare learners for the 350-601 Implementing Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR) certification exam.
9 videos | 1h 3m has Assessment available Badge
DCCOR: UCS, SPAN, & Intersight
In this course, you'll learn about the need for UCS software updates and best practices surrounding these updates. You'll explore the different types of backups available in the Cisco UCS and how you can use these backup types to perform various types of restore operations. Next, you'll examine the use of Switched Port Analyzer in the Cisco UCS. Finally, you'll learn how to manage your UCS infrastructure with Cisco Intersight. This course is one in a collection that helps prepare learners for the 350-601 Implementing Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR) certification exam.
4 videos | 30m has Assessment available Badge
DCCOR: Fibre Channel & Storage Networking
In this course, you'll learn about key aspects of Fibre Channel, the communication protocol of the Storage Area Network. You'll examine how to bundle your Fibre Channel ports together in order to take advantage of the increased bandwidth and the redundancy that this delivers. Next, you'll explore the unique qualities of Fibre Channel and the very important switch fabric initialization process that must take place in the SAN. You'll move on to learn about how Virtual SANs in the Storage Area Network permit you to define logical groupings of devices that can assist with management and security. You'll learn how Fibre Channel over Ethernet permits the merging of the LAN and SAN, as well as the basics of Network File System and Network Attached Storage systems. Finally, you'll explore important concepts for monitoring and performing software upgrades on Cisco MDS devices. This course is one in a collection that helps prepare learners for the 350-601 Implementing Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR) certification exam.
7 videos | 46m has Assessment available Badge
DCCOR: Data Center Equipment Programmability
In this course, you'll learn about characteristics of the Embedded Event Manager in an NX-OS context. You'll explore uses of the Scheduler for routine maintenance tasks that you need to perform on data center equipment. Next, you'll examine the different options for user interfaces on the Cisco Nexus equipment and how you can enable them. You'll learn about system differences between JSON and XML, as well as about the automation features of Ansible and Puppet. Next, you'll learn about the ease of programmability of Python with the Cisco Data Center portfolio. You'll explore how PowerOn Auto Provisioning allows you to automate software upgrades, as well as configuration when a new Cisco Nexus device joins the network. Finally, you'll learn about features of the Data Center Network Manager and the UCS Director products. This course is one in a collection that helps prepare learners for the 350-601 Implementing Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR) certification exam.
9 videos | 1h has Assessment available Badge
DCCOR: AAA, RBAC, First Hop Security, & CoPP
In this course, you'll learn about the importance of Role-based Access Control and Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting across the various Cisco DC solutions. You'll examine the different first hop security mechanisms that you can use in the data center today, as well as the different categories of data center devices and the importance of port security on the MDS devices. Next, you'll learn how the Control Plane is a relatively easy target for Denial of Service attacks. Finally, you'll explore Control Plane Policing concepts relating to the data center on Nexus equipment. This course is one in a collection that helps prepare learners for the 350-601 Implementing Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR) certification exam.
3 videos | 29m