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1 Cisco Cloud Essentials for EngineersV1.0 LESSON 1 Cloud Architectures TOPIC 1 Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Consolidation

2 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 1 The technologies within data centers that support cloud deployment are all about unification. Comprehensive unification is accomplished through virtualization and consolidation of data center resources. Copyright 2012 Cisco Systems Page 2

3 4. Cisco Cloud Architectures Cisco products and solutions Architecture partners Other partnerships 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 2 Reliable cloud solutions must be built on a foundation of solid architecture and solid, proven designs. Management, security and orchestration are also vital data center components. This lesson, however, will focus on the core technology components of cloud; compute, network, and storage as they are consolidated and virtualized in a data center. Copyright 2012 Cisco Systems Page 3

4 Slide 3 DC 3.0 Overview with UCS, Unified Fabric, Nexus Family, DC Arch, MDS Core Aggregation Services Access CBS 3100 Nexus 2000 Layer 3 Links Layer 2 Trunks Nexus 1000V Virtual-Access Layer 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 3 All components in a Cloud Data Center reside within the familiar three-tiered network design model consisting of the core, Aggregation and Access layers. The Nexus platform hosts the switching required at each layer to support IP Layer 2 and 3 functions. Again, this is a familiar network architecture and design model. The difference in the data center three-tier model is that network switch and adapter interfaces are consolidated. A single connection can represent hundreds of IP networks. A single wire into an Access layer switch can represent hundreds of virtual server connections that previously required individual adapters and wires to support each server. VMs Copyright 2012 Cisco Systems Page 4

5 UDC_Technology_Foundations_Cloud Upgrade to 10GE Nexus Portfolio WAAS Consolidate Assets Unified Computing System VN-Link and Nexus 1000V Vblock and FlexPod Virtualize the Environment ASA 1000V Virtual Multi-Tenant DC Network Services CVD Manager Data Center Interconnect CVD, OTV, LISP, FabricPath Standardize Operations Policy Deployment Cisco Intelligent Automation and Ecosystem Integration Automate Service Delivery 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 4 Consolidating and virtualizing resources are the foundation of Cloud Data Center deployment. 10 Gigabit Ethernet and the Nexus portfolio of switches are two examples of technology that support data center consolidation. The next step on a migration path to cloud-ready data centers is virtualization. The Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS), the Nexus 1000V, Vblock Infrastructure Platforms, and the FlexPod Architecture are key technologies that support data center migration toward virtualization. In addition they provide the foundation to standardize data center operations and service delivery. This lesson focuses on the technologies that support data center consolidation and virtualization. Copyright 2012 Cisco Systems Page 5

6 L3 L3 L3 L2 Si Web App Data base WAN WAN Edge Core Aggregation Web App Data base Web App Data base Si Layer 2 Trunks Layer 2 Trunks HSRP/Layer 3 Gateway SCALABLE Resource utilization Power and cooling Provisioning High availability Business continuity Customer Purple Customer Green Customer Blue A virtual, consolidated data center is responsive to data center dynamics. By building a uniform structure where virtual and consolidated resources are building blocks of the data center, the resources can be scaled more effectively as data center demands grow, shrink or change. Need more networks or network infrastructure resources? Add virtual Layer 2 and 3 segments at the core and Aggregation tiers. At the Access layer, need more CPUs? only a virtual machine needs to be added to compute resources. Need more storage for an expanding database? only need to grow the storage components. Applications residing on virtual servers are not limited by the physical components of CPUs, disks, and the underlying infrastructure associated with a single server. Each virtual server may access aggregated resources available to multiple servers. Copyright 2012 Cisco Systems Page 6

7 Cisco cloud Strategy v1 Consolidating data center resources provides significant savings: Platform 40% Less Cabling 33% Less Power 50% Fewer Servers 20% CAPEX Reduction 30% OPEX Reduction Network Compute Storage 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 6 A virtualized and consolidated data center reduces the need for duplication in physical resources and thereby reduces power use and expense. Copyright 2012 Cisco Systems Page 7

8 Slide 7 Cisco cloud Strategy v1 Platform resources consist mainly of networking hardware devices Platform Nexus, Catalyst, MDS 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 7 UCS Storage Partners Network Compute Storage We can divide the data center platform resources into Network, Compute and Storage components. Network components consist of Nexus Data Center Switches with highdensity/performance 10 Gigabit Ethernet infrastructure, Virtual Port Channel technology to maximize throughput and redundancy. Virtual Device Contexts and Virtual Route Forwarding virtualize the network infrastructure. The Nexus MDS platform provides SAN NAS switch functionality. The Cisco Unified Computing System is designed as a converged network and x86 compute platform. It provides high density processing (more CPU per rack), and provides extended memory, up to 384 Gigabits more than double other systems. It has converged fabric for IP and FCoE and provides wire-once infrastructure, drastically reducing cabling requirements. The Nexus 1000V provides a virtual switch for VMs, and stateless hardware that can be provisioned through Service Profiles. The Cisco Unified Data Center architecture involves several storage partners, including NetApp and EMC. Copyright 2012 Cisco Systems Page 8

9 Cisco cloud Strategy v1 Advanced services can be layered upon the robust, stable platform Services Security Virtualization Optimization 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 8 The services layer leverages the capabilities of the platform layer to enable a suite of advanced security, virtualization, and optimization services such as those shown. Copyright 2012 Cisco Systems Page 9

10 Cisco cloud Strategy v1 Architecture Secure Multi-Tenancy Architecture Security Virtualization Optimization Network Compute Storage 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 9 The Cisco Unified Data Center architectures and validated designs apply these technology components very specifically for optimal performance and reliability. In the next part of this lesson we re going to explore the individual technologies and products that support the data center architecture or infrastructure. Copyright 2012 Cisco Systems Page 10

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