CCNA Data Center DCICN 200-150 Official Cert Guide, 1/e

CCNA Data Center DCICN 200-150 Official Cert Guide, 1/e

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Cisco CCNA Data Center DCICN v2.0 Official Certification Guide is a comprehensive self-study tool for preparing for the DCICN exam. Complete coverage of all exam topics as posted on the exam topic blueprint ensures readers will arrive at a thorough understanding of what they need to master to succeed on the exam. The book follows a logical organization of the DCICN exam objectives. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing readers' retention and recall of exam topics. Readers will organize their exam preparation through the use of the consistent features in these chapters, including:

Pre-chapter quiz - These quizzes allow readers to assess their knowledge of the chapter content and decide how much time to spend on any given section.
Foundation Topics - These sections make up the majority of the page count, explaining concepts, configurations, with emphasis on the theory and concepts, and with linking the theory to the meaning of the configuration commands.
Key Topics - Inside the Foundation Topics sections, every figure, table, or list that should absolutely be understood and remembered for the exam is noted with the words "Key Topic" in the margin. This tool allows the reader to quickly review the most important details in each chapter.
Exam Preparation - This ending section of each chapter includes three additional features for review and study, all designed to help the reader remember the details as well as to get more depth. Readers will be instructed to review key topics from the chapter, complete tables and lists from memory, and define key terms.
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 800 pages
  • 200 x 240 x 53mm | 1,730g
  • Cisco Press
  • Indianapolis, United States
  • English
  • 1587205963
  • 9781587205965
  • 1,990,730

Table of contents

Part I: Networking Fundamentals
Chapter 1 Introduction to Data Center Infrastructure
Chapter 2 The TCP/IP and OSI Networking Models
Chapter 3 Fundamentals of Ethernet LANs
Chapter 4 Fundamentals of IPv4/IPv6 Addressing and Routing
Part I Review

Part II: Data Center Nexus Switching & Routing Fundamentals
Chapter 5 Installing and Operating Nexus Switches
Chapter 6 VLAN and Trunking Concepts
Chapter 7 VLAN Trunking and Configuration
Chapter 8 Spanning Tree Protocol Concepts
Chapter 9 Cisco Nexus Spanning Tree Protocol Implementation 311
Chapter 10 Configuring Ethernet Switching
Part II Review

Part III: IPv4/IPv6 Subnetting
Chapter 11 Perspectives on IPv4/IPv6 Subnetting
Chapter 12 Analyzing Classful IPv4 Networks
Chapter 13 Analyzing Subnet Masks
Chapter 14 Analyzing Existing Subnets
Chapter 15 Fundamentals of IP Version 6
Part III Review
Chapter XX Data Center Network Architectures

Part IV: IPv4 Routing
Chapter 17 IPv4 Routing Concepts
Chapter 18 Cisco Nexus IPv4 Routing Configuration
Chapter 19 IPv4 Routing Protocol Concepts
Chapter 20 Nexus Routing Protocol Configuration
Chapter 21 Nexus First Hop Redundancy Protocols and Configurations
Chapter 22 IPv4 Access Control Lists on Cisco Nexus Switches

Part V Data Center Storage Technologies
Chapter 23 Introduction to Storage and Storage Networking
Chapter 24 Advanced Storage Area Network (SAN) technologies and configurations

Part VI: Final Preparation 577
Chapter 25 Final Review 579

Part VII: Appendices
Appendix A Answers to the "Do I Know This Already?" Quizzes
Appendix B Exam Updates

Appendix C: Memory Tables
Appendix D: Memory Tables Answer Key
Appendix E: Study Planner
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About Wendell Odom

Chad Hintz, CCIE No. 15729, is a Principal Systems Engineer for the Cisco Commercial East Area focusing on designing enterprise solutions for customers around the Cisco data center technologies. He also holds three CCIEs: Routing and Switching, Security, and Storage. He has more than 15+ years of experience in the industry and has held certifications from Novell, VMware, and Cisco. His focus is working with enterprise/commercial customers to address their challenges with comprehensive end-to-end data center architectures. Chad has been with Cisco for 11 years, and working as a solution architect has provided unique experiences in building these types of solutions. Chad is a regular speaker at Cisco Live and industry conferences on data center technologies. Chad lives near Buffalo, New York, with his wife and two wonderful children, and enjoys coaching youth sports in his spare time. You can reach Chad on Twitter: @chadh0517. Cesar Obediente, CCIE No. 5620, is a Principal Systems Engineer for Cisco Global Enterprise Segment specializing in the Data Center area, where he helps customers design and build their next-generation data centers. He has been with Cisco Systems for over 17 years, where he began his career in the Technical Assistant Center (TAC) and then moved to the Catalyst 6500 Escalation Business Unit Team, supporting multicast in the Cat6K platform. Cesar is a frequent speaker at Cisco Live and Data Center events. He holds a CCIE in routing and switching and holds a degree in computer engineering from the University of South Florida. You can reach Cesar on Twitter: @cobedien. Ozden Karakok, CCIE No. 6331, is a technical leader from the Data Center Products and Technologies team in the Technical Assistant Center (TAC). She has been with Cisco Systems for 17 years and specializes in storage area and data center networks. Prior to joining Cisco, Ozden spent five years working for a number of Cisco's large customers in various telecommunication roles. She is a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert in routing and switching, SNA/IP, and storage. A frequent speaker at Cisco and data center events, she serves as a member of the patent committee at Cisco Services. Ozden holds a degree in computer engineering from Istanbul Bogazici University. Currently, she is focused on application centric infrastructure (ACI) and software-defined storage (SDS). You can reach Ozden on Twitter: @okarakok.
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