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VersaStack Implementation Fast Track (VSIFT)

Detailed Course Outline

VersaStack Overview

  • Describing Data Center Architecture
  • Describing VersaStack Benefits
  • Understanding VersaStack Cisco Validated Design
  • Identifying VersaStack Architecture Components
  • Describing VersaStack Installation Workflow
  • Describing VersaStack Configuration Guidelines

VersaStack Networking

  • Describing Cisco Nexus Data Center Product Portfolio
  • Describing Cisco Nexus 9300 Series Switches
  • Licensing Cisco Nexus 9300 Switches
  • Describing Cisco NX-OS Mode Versus ACI mode
  • Initializing the Cisco Nexus 9300 Switches
  • Configuring Layer 2 Switching Features
  • Describing the vPC Technology

VersaStack SAN

  • Describing Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches Product Portfolio
  • Describing Cisco MDS 9100 Fabric Switches
  • Licensing Cisco MDS 9100 Fabric Switches
  • Initializing the Cisco MDS 9100 Fabric Switches
  • Configuring SAN Interfaces
  • Configuring VSANs
  • Configuring Distributed Device Aliases
  • Implementing Zoning

VersaStack Storage

  • Describing IBM Storwize Storage System Product Portfolio
  • Describing IBM Storwize V7000 Unified Storage System
  • Describing IBM Storwize V7000 Unified Enclosures and RAID Arrays
  • Initializing the IBM Storwize V7000 Unified
  • Configuring IBM Storwize V7000 Unified Ports
  • Configuring IBM Storwize V7000 Unified Block Access
  • Configuring IBM Storwize V7000 Unified File Access

VersaStack Compute

  • Describing Cisco UCS Product Portfolio
  • Describing Cisco UCS User Interfaces and Management Tools
  • Configuring Compute Node LAN Connectivity
  • Configuring LAN Identity, Resource Pools and Policies
  • Configuring Compute Node SAN Connectivity
  • Configuring SAN Identity, Resource Pools and Policies
  • Configuring Server Identity, Resource Pools and Policies
  • Configuring Service Profile Templates
  • Managing Service Profiles
  • Cisco UCS Central and UCS Director Overview

VersaStack Virtualization

  • Describing Networking in VMware
  • Describing Cisco Nexus 1000V Series Switch

Future VersaStack Innovations

  • Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) Overview
  • Intercloud Fabric (ICF) Overview

Labs

  • Cisco Nexus 9300 Initial Configuration Setup
  • Cisco Nexus 9300 VersaStack LAN Configuration
  • Cisco Nexus 9300 VersaStack vPC Configuration
  • Cisco MDS 9100 Initial Configuration Setup
  • Cisco MDS 9100 VersaStack SAN Configuration
  • IBM Storwize V7000 Unified VersaStack Initial Configuration Setup
  • IBM Storwize V7000 Unified VersaStack Storage Configuration
  • Cisco UCS B-Series Configuration
  • VMware ESXi 5.5 vSphere Environment Set Up
  • Cisco UCS Director Introduction