CMDBID: 58785 | Course Code: JND-DC | Duration: 5 Days
This five-day course is designed to cover best practices, theory, and design principles for data center design including data center architectures, data center interconnects, security considerations, virtualization, and data center operations.
This course is targeted specifically for those who have a solid understanding of operation and configuration and are looking to enhance their skill sets by learning the principles of design for the data center.
After successfully completing this course, you should be able to:
Describe high-level concepts about different data center architectures.
Identify features used to interconnect data centers.
Describe key high-level considerations about securing and monitoring a data center deployment.
Outline key high-level concepts when implementing different data center approaches.
Describe data center cooling designs and considerations.
Explain device placement and cabling requirements.
Outline different data center use cases with basic architectures.
Describe a traditional multitier data center architecture.
Explain link aggregation and redundant trunk groups.
Explain multichassis link aggregation.
Summarize and discuss key concepts and components of a Virtual Chassis.
Summarize and discuss key concepts and components of a VCF.
Describe the reasons for the shift to IP fabrics.
Describe the design considerations for routing in an IP Fabric.
Describe how to scale an IP Fabric.
Describe the design considerations for an Overlay network.
Define the term Data Center Interconnect.
List differences between the different Layer 2 and Layer 3 DCIs.
Summarize and discuss the benefits and use cases for EVPN.
Discuss the security requirements and design principles of the data center.
Identify the security elements of the data center.
Describe network security implementation options in the data center.
Discuss network security functionality in the data center.
Understand the purpose of SDN.
Explain the function of Contrail.
Describe the purpose of NFV.
Discuss the purpose and function of vSRX and vMX.
Understand how to collect analytics in the SDN DC.
Describe the importance of analytics.
Discuss automation in the data center.
Discuss the benefits of QoS and CoS.
Describe the benefits of a converged network.
Identify general aspects of data center migration.
Describe some best practices for migration planning.
Outline some common migration scenarios.
Provide an overview of high availability offerings and solutions in the data center.
Section 1 : Course Introduction
Section 2 : Overview of Data Center Design
Architectures and Design Considerations
Connecting Data Centers
Security and Operation
Section 3 : Initial Design Considerations
Physical Layout and Placement
Data Center Use Cases
Section 4 : Traditional Data Center Architecture
Traditional Multitier Architecture
Link Aggregation and Redundant Trunk Groups
Multichassis Link Aggregation
Designing a Multitier Architecture
Section 6 : IP Fabric Architecture
The Shift To IP Fabrics
IP Fabric Routing Design
IP Fabric Scaling
IP Fabric Architecture
Section 7 : Data Center Interconnect
Layer 2 DCI
EVPN Use Cases
Layer 3 DCI
Data Center Interconnect
Section 8 : Securing the Data Center
Overview of Data Center Security
Network Security Elements
Network Security in the Data Center
Network Security Functions in the Data Center Security
Securing the Data Center
Section 9 : SDN and Virtualization in the Data Center
Using Contrail in the Data Center
Using NFV in the Data Center
Understanding How Contrail Works in the Data Center
Working in Virtual Environments in the Data Center
Collecting Analytics with Appformix
SDN and Virtualization
Section 11 : Traffic Prioritization for Converged Networks
Understanding QoS and CoS
Prioritizing Data in the Data Center
Section 12 : Migration Strategies
Migration Case Study
Section 13 : High Availability
Data Center High Availability Overview
Link Level and Physical Device Redundancy
Our clients have included prestigious national organisations such as Oxford University Press, multi-national private corporations such as JP Morgan and HSBC, as well
as public sector institutions such as the Department of Defence and the Department of Health.