Enabling Private Cloud On ACI Fabric Using UCSD (1 Day)

Course Description
This 1 day hands-on course covers overview of Cisco UCS Director, ACI and the value of enabling private cloud on ACI converged infrastructure.

Course Objectives
After this course you should be able to understand:

  • Cisco UCS Director (UCSD)
  • Overview of enabling Private and Hybrid Cloud
  • Positioning CECS
  • Application deployment on ACI converged infrastructure

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
  • ACI

Course Type
Instructor-Led Training, Classroom with Hands-on Lab

Duration: 1 Day

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: Industry Trends
    • Business Challenges and move towards Cloud
    • Anatomy of a Cloud Solution
    • UCS Director Business Solution
    • Cisco ACI with UCSD
    • Management Features
    • Key Use Cases

  • Module 2: UCS Director Overview
    • UCS Director Architecture
    • UCS Director Orchestration Engine

  • Module 3: ACI Fabric Overview
    • ACI Fabric Solution
    • ACI Logical Model
    • L4 -7 Services with ACI

  • Module 4: Why UCS Director and ACI Together?
    • Benefits of ACI and UCSD
    • Use Cases
      • Tenant Onboarding
      • Application Deployment with L4-7 Services
      • Self Service Portal/Provisioning
      • Chargeback/Showback

  • Module 5: Summary

  • Lab 1: UCS Director Familiarization
  • Lab 2: Application Deployment with L4-7 Services