FlexPod for Data Center Systems Administration v1.0 (DCFSA)

In this five day course, students will gain experience with the planning, design, and implementation of a FlexPod integrated platform that includes NetApp unified storage systems, Cisco Unified Computing System servers, Cisco Nexus fabric, and VMware vSphere virtualization platform. Using real-world scenarios and examples, this course will explore all of the components of the FlexPod system and guide students through the installation, management, and troubleshooting of the platform as a whole, as well as all of the individual Cisco, NetApp, and VMware components.
In order to fully benefit from this course, it is recommended that students have the following knowledge prior to enrolment:
  • Basic knowledge of Cisco routing and switching
  • Basic knowledge of servers and storage
  • Familiarity with basic Vmware virtualization concepts
5 Days/Lecture & Lab
This course is intended for:
  • Systems Administrators and Engineers
  • Technical Solutions Architects
  • Systems Integrators
  • Channel Partners
  • Value-Added Resellers
  • End-user Customers Deploying FlexPod
Introduction to the FlexPod Architecture
  • Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
  • Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS)
  • Virtual Networking
  • NetApp Storage Appliance
  • Management and Monitoring of the FlexPod Platform
  • Troubleshooting the FlexPod Platform

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