Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (Exam 300-610 DCID)

The Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure v1.0 (DCID 300-610) exam is a 90-minute exam associated with the CCNP Data Center and Cisco Certified Specialist - Data Center Design certifications. This exam certifies a candidate's knowledge of data center infrastructure design including network, compute, storage network, and automation.

Course Outline:

  • Evaluate options for Layer 2 connectivity
  • Evaluate options for Layer 3 connectivity
  • Evaluate data center technologies such as vPC/vPC+
  • Evaluate options for interconnecting data centers such as VXLAN EVPN and OTV
  • Evaluate options for device and routing virtualization
  • Evaluate in-band and out-of-band options for management
  • Evaluate redundancy options such as active/active and disaster recovery site
  • Evaluate options for Ethernet connectivity
  • Evaluate options for storage connectivity
  • Evaluate options for network device virtualization in a data center (Cisco VIC adapters)
  • Evaluate options for hyperconverged infrastructure
  • Plan for iSCSI deployment in a data center (Multipathing and addressing schemes)
  • Evaluate QoS requirements in a data center
  • Determine FCoE/ Fibre Channel interface
  • Evaluate SAN topology options
  • Evaluate options for network orchestration and automation
  • Evaluate options for compute orchestration and automation