JND- - Juniper Networks Design Data Center (JND-DC)

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.

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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.

Detailed Class Syllabus

Module 1: Course Introduction

Course Introduction

Module 2: Overview of Data Center Design

Initial Considerations
Architectures and Design Considerations
Connecting Data Centers
Security and Operation
Implementation Considerations

Module 3: Initial Design Considerations

Physical Layout and Placement
Environmental Conditions
Cabling Options
Data Center Use Cases

Module 4: Traditional Data Center Architecture

Traditional Multitier Architecture
Link Aggregation and Redundant Trunk Groups
Multichassis Link Aggregation
Lab: Designing a Multitier Architecture

Module 5: Ethernet Fabric Architectures

Virtual Chassis
Virtual Chassis Fabric
Junos Fusion
Ethernet Fabric Design Considerations
Lab: Ethernet Fabric Architecture

Module 6: IP Fabric Architecture

The Shift To IP Fabrics
IP Fabric Routing Design
IP Fabric Scaling
Lab: IP Fabric Architecture

Module 7: Data Center Interconnect

DCI Overview
Layer 2 DCI
EVPN Use Cases
Layer 3 DCI
Lab: Data Center Interconnect

Module 8: Securing the Data Center

Overview of Data Center Security
Security Elements
Simplifying Security in the Data Center
Advanced Data Center Security
Lab: Securing the Data Center

Module 9: SDN and Virtualization in the Data Center

Designing SDN 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
Lab: SDN and Virtualization

Module 10: Data Center Operation

Understanding Baseline Behaviors
Deploying Junos Space and JSA
Understanding Analytics
Deploying Automation in the Data Center
Lab: Operating a Data Center

Module 11: Traffic Prioritization for Converged Networks

Understanding QoS and CoS
Converging Networks
Lab: Prioritizing Data in the Data Center

Module 12: Migration Strategies

Migration Overview
Common Scenarios
Migration Case Study
Lab: Data Center Migration

Module 13: High Availability

Data Center High Availability Overview
Link Level and Physical Device Redundancy
Device-Level Redundancy