Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation (DCVAI)

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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 goal of the course is to develop competency in learners to virtualize and program data centers, and implement the Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure. The focus of the course is on the programmability capabilities of the Cisco ACI, using common tools, such as Python and RESTful programming.

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

  • Implement infrastructure virtualization solutions, such as VDC, VRFs, Cisco Nexus 1000v, and Cisco AVS
  • Identify programmability methods and program Cisco Nexus switches using XML, Python, and NXAPI
  • Implement a Cisco ACI solution that provides fabric connectivity to bare-metal hosts, virtual machines, and external Layer 2 and Layer 3 domains
  • Integrate Cisco ACI with virtual machine managers, such as VMware vCenter
  • Enforce application policies in intra- and intertenant scenarios
  • Deploy Cisco AVS and microsegmentation
  • Program Cisco ACI using Python, RESTful APIs, and Arya
  • Orchestrate Cisco ACI using the Cisco UCS Director
  • Insert L4-L7 services into the Cisco ACI fabric
  • Monitor Cisco ACI deployment using atomic counters and other monitoring tools

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Course Content

Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation (DCVAI) v6.0 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.

Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 5 days

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Online Training
Modality: L

Duration 5 days

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Sweden
26/02/2018 - 02/03/2018 Stockholm Course language: English
18/06/2018 - 22/06/2018 Stockholm Course language: English
FLEX Training

Please see below our alternative, English language, FLEX course options.

13/11/2017 - 17/11/2017 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Prague
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