Design, Implementation And Operation of Private And Hybrid Cloud Using CECS (4 Day)

Course Description

This 4 day hands-on course covers Design, Implementation, Operation, and Advanced Configuration of CECS components, and is designed to serve the needs of engineers seeking to understand the capabilities of enabling private and hybrid cloud.

After this course you should be able to understand:

  • The Cisco Enterprise Cloud Suite Components
  • Cisco UCS Director (UCSD)
  • Virtual Application Container Service (VACS)
  • Intercloud Fabric (ICF)
  • Cisco Prime Service Catalog (PSC)
  • Overview of enabling Private and Hybrid Cloud
  • Positioning CECS
  • Understand customer demands and use cases
  • Gain hands on experience with key CECS components

Prerequisites
The knowledge and skills that you must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Storage and IP Networking Concepts
  • Hypervisor Administration and Networking (vSwitch, DVS) Concepts
  • L4-7 Services Concepts
  • Cisco UCS / UCS Central

Course Type

Instructor-Led Training, Classroom with Hands-on Lab

Duration: 4 Days

Who should attend
The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • System Engineers
  • Consulting System Engineers
  • Solution Architects
  • Cloud Architects

Course Content

  • Module 1: Introduction to CECS
    • Cloud Defined
    • CECS Overview
    • Cisco Enterprise Cloud Suite Use Cases
    • Summary

  • Module 2: UCS Director
    • UCS Director Introduction and Use Case
    • UCS Director Architecture
    • UCS Director Deployment Options
    • Infrastructure Management
    • UCS Director Design
    • Orchestration
    • Application Containers
    • Deployment Models
    • PSC Architecture

  • Lab 1: Initial UCS Director Configuration
  • Lab 2: Infrastructure Discovery
  • Lab 3: UI Familiarization
  • Lab 4: Infrastructure Policies
  • Lab 5: Catalog Creation
  • Lab 6: VM Deployment
  • Lab 7: Advanced Catalog Creation
  • Lab 8: Creating Workflows in UCS Director
  • Lab 9: Creating Application Containers


  • Module 3: Virtual Application Containers
    • VACS Introduction Cases
    • Components Used In VACS
    • VACS Installation and Guidelines
    • VACS Container Networking and Security
    • Deploying VACS Containers
  • Module 4: Prime Service Catalog
    • Prime Service Catalog With UCS Director Use Case
    • Overview of PSC 11.0 Virtual Appliance
    • Integrate UCSD with PSC
    • Application Deployment with Stack Designer
  • Lab 10: VACS Installation
  • Lab 11: VACS Initial Configuration
  • Lab 12: Deploying VACS Components
  • Lab 13: Building VACS Container Templates
  • Lab 14: Deploying VACS Containers
  • Lab 15: Tuning VACS Containers
  • Lab 16: PSC 11.0 Virtual Appliance Deployment
  • Lab 17: UCS Director / PSC Integration
  • Lab 18: Infrastructure Template Discovery
  • Lab 19: Stack Designer
  • Lab 20: Application Deployment With Stack Designer


  • Module 5: Intercloud Fabric
    • Introduction To Intercloud Fabric Use Cases
    • Intercloud Fabric Components
    • Intercloud Fabric Design Overview
    • Intercloud Deployment
    • Intercloud Fabric Operation
    • Summary

  • Lab 21: Intercloud Fabric Deployment
  • Lab 22: Public Cloud Setup
  • Lab 23: Intercloud Extension Setup
  • Lab 24: Intercloud Fabric Policies
  • Lab 25:Intercloud Fabric Advanced Setup (Routing/Firewall)
  • Lab 26: Workload Mobility