UCS Director Express

Course Description

This is a one day course that will walk through the Orchestration and management capability of UCS Director Express for Big Data. This course will cover how UCSDE can be leveraged with various Big Data distributions. This course will include lecture and live demonstrations of the product capabilities.

After this course you should be able to understand:

  • How UCSDE can be leveraged in both a green and brownfield Big Data environment.

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

  • L2 and L3 Networking Concepts
  • Familiarity with Server Virtualization
  • VMware Administration and Networking (vSwitch, DVS) Concepts

Course Type

Instructor-Led Training, Classroom with Live Demonstrations of the product capabilities

Duration: 1 Days

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

  • Data Center Architects
  • Cloud Infrastructure Architects
  • Network Engineers
  • System Administrators
  • Storage Administrators

Course Content

  • Module 1: Big Data Overview
    • Current Available Solutions
    • Big Data Overview

  • Module 2: UCS Director Express Introduction
    • UCS Director Express Overview
    • UCS Director Express Key Use Cases
    • Installation Overview

  • Module 3: UCS Director Express Components
    • Installation Overview
    • UCS Director Bare Metal Agent Overview

  • Module 4: Customer Greenfield Scenarios
    • Deployment Overview
    • Greenfield Cluster Creation
  • Module 5: Customer Brownfield Scenarios
    • Integrate and managing Hadoop Nodes in a Clusters
    • Brownfield Cluster Creation

  • Module 6: Custom Cluster Creation
    • Creating customized Hadoop Clusters

  • Module 7: Kafka Cluster Creation
    • Kafka Cluster Creation
    • What is Kafka
  • Module 8: Management
    • Managing Splunk and Hadoop Clusters
  • Module 9: UCS Director Express Orchestration
    • Understanding Big Data workflows
    • BMA Scripts

  • Demo 1: UCS Director Express Deployment
  • Demo 2: Big Data Deployment – Hadoop / HortonWorks
  • Demo 3: Brown Field Scenarios
  • Demo 4: Big Data Deployment Custom Cluster Creation
  • Demo 5: Big Data Orchestration