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The following are the prerequisites for this course:
- Knowledge of routing and switching architectures and protocols.
- Knowledge of Juniper Networks products and solutions.
- Understanding of infrastructure security principles.
- Basic knowledge of hypervisors and load balancers.
- Completion of the Juniper Networks Design Fundamentals (JNDF) course.
After successfully completing this course, you should be able to:
- Describe high-level concepts about the 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 multi-tier data center architecture.
- Explain link aggregation and redundant trunk groups.
- Explain multi-chassis link aggregation.
- Describe the reasons for the shift to IP fabrics.
- Describe the design considerations of a controller-less overlay.
- Describe the design considerations of an SDN-controlled overlay.
- Describe the design considerations for routing in an IP fabric.
- Describe how to scale an IP fabric.
- Describe the need for DCI.
- Describe the various options for providing DCI.
- Describe a potential DCI design using VXLAN and EVPN.
- Discuss the security requirements and design principles of the data center.
- Describe the security elements of the data center.
- Explain how to simplify security in the data center.
- Discuss the security enforcement layers in the data center.
- Describe the purpose of SDN.
- Explain the function of Contrail.
- Describe the purpose of NFV.
- Discuss the purpose and function of vSRX and vMX.
- Explain basic strategies for managing all types of data center deployments.
- Provide details about different network management strategies.
- Explain key concepts of network monitoring solutions.
- Explain automation options and solutions.
- Discuss the importance of understanding the baseline behaviors in your data center.
- Describe the Junos Space Network Management Platform and its deployment options.
- Describe the importance of analytics.
- Discuss automation in the data center.
- Describe the HA features available when using Junos.
- Describe the different methods used to protect data in the data center.
- Chapter 1: Course Introduction
- Chapter 2: Overview of Data Center Design
- Initial Considerations
- Architectures and Design Considerations
- Connecting Data Centers
- Security and Operation
- Implementation Considerations
- Chapter 3: Initial Design Considerations
- Physical Layout and Placement
- Environmental Conditions
- Cabling Options
- Data Center Use Cases
- Chapter 4: Traditional Data Center Architecture
- Traditional Multi-tier Architecture
- Link Aggregation and Redundant Trunk Groups
- Multi-chassis Link Aggregation
- Designing a Multi-tier Architecture Lab
- Chapter 5: Ethernet Fabric Architectures
- Virtual Chassis
- Virtual Chassis Fabric
- Ethernet Fabric Design Considerations
- Ethernet Fabric Architecture Lab
- Chapter 6: IP Fabric Architecture
- The Shift To IP Fabrics
- Design Considerations with a Controller-less Overlay
- Design Considerations with an SDN-controlled Overlay
- IP Fabric Routing Design
- IP Fabric Scaling
- IP Fabric Architecture Lab
- Chapter 7: Data Center Interconnect
- IP DCI Overview
- DCI Options
- Example Design using VXLAN and EVPNs
- Interconnecting Data Centers Lab
- Chapter 8: Securing the Data Center
- Overview of Data Center Security
- Security Elements
- Simplifying Security in the Data Center
- Security Enforcement Layers
- Securing the Data Center Lab
- Chapter 9: SDN and Virtualization in the Data Center
- SDN Overview
- Contrail Overview
- NFV Overview
- Working in Virtual Environments
- SDN and Virtualization Lab
- Chapter 10: Data Center Operation
- Understanding baseline behaviors
- Deploying Junos Space and JSA
- Understanding analytics
- Deploying automation in the data center
- Data Center Operations Lab
- Chapter 11: Traffic Engineering and Prioritization
- QOS, COS, and Traffic Engineering Explained
- COS features
- Traffic Engineering Features
- CoS handling in Fabric Links
- CoS PFC for FCoE Traffic
- Examples Prioritizing Data in the Data Center
- Chapter 12: Migration Strategies
- Asset Migration
- Plan the Migration
- Migration Execution
- Possible Migration Lab
- Chapter 13: High Availability
- Business Continuity
- Intra DC HA
- Inter DC HA
- High Availability Lab
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