Cisco Big Data Analytics, Architecture and Management (ANDMB) 1.0

Course Duration:

4 Days


It is recommended that a learner have the following knowledge and skills before attending this course:

  • knowledge include Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS)
  • modern Data Center technologies
  • modern data center virtualization technologies
  • conceptual understanding of basic scripting

Course Content

This course will enable students to choose and design scalable, reliable, and intelligent data center solutions using Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure for Big Data and Analytics (formerly known as CPA for Big Data v4). The course will explain how the reference architectures are carefully designed, optimized, and tested with the leading big data software distributions to achieve a balance of performance and capacity to address specific application requirements. The course will cover big data fundamentals and architecture. Lessons will explore Hadoop, streaming analytics, performance tuning and UCS Director Express for big Data. The student will leave with an introductory understanding the benefits of Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure for Big Data and Analytics. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe a high-level overview of big data fundamentals
  • Describe big data storage, compute, and data networking architecture
  • Introduce Hadoop core components
  • Gain working knowledge of Streaming Analytics usage
  • Describe the design and sizing of the compute, network, and storage component of Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure for Big Data
  • Identify the Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure for Big Data, understand how Cisco Advanced Services for Big Data supports the Cisco Validated Designs that fit into Cisco CPA for Big Data
  • Explain Cisco (UCS) Director Express for Big Data product features, benefits, installation, implementation, and management

Course Outline

• Course Introduction
• Cisco Big Data Use Cases and Solutions
• Big Data Ecosystem
• Architecture for Big Data Technologies
• Hadoop
• Streaming Analytics
• Cisco Solutions for Big Data
• Cisco UCS Design and Tuning for Big Data
• Cisco Integrated Infrastructure for Big Data Application and Deployments
• Cisco UCS Director Express Automation


Lab 1: Introduction to Hadoop
Lab 2: Introduction to Spark
Lab 3: Spark Streaming
Lab 4: Administering Hadoop on Cisco UCS
Lab 5: Cisco UCS Configuration for Integrated Infrastructure for Big Data
Lab 6: Sizing Big Data
Lab 7: Cisco UCS Director Express for Big Data

Who Should Attend

  • Channel Partners
  • Customers
  • Employees