9781587204548

CCNA Data Center DCICN 640-911 Official Cert Guide

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    9781587204548

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    1587204541

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 11/26/2014
  • Publisher: Cisco Press
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Summary


Trust the best-selling Official Cert Guide series from Cisco Press to help you learn, prepare, and practice for exam success. This series is built with the objective of providing assessment, review, and practice to help ensure you are fully prepared for your certification exam.

CCNA Data Center DCICN 640-911 Official Cert Guide from Cisco Press enables you to succeed on the exam the first time and is the only self-study resource approved by Cisco. Expert instructors and engineers Wendell Odom and Chad Hintz share preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills.  

This complete, official study package includes
--A test-preparation routine proven to help you pass the exam
--"Do I Know This Already?" quizzes, which enable you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section
--Chapter-ending and part-ending exercises, which help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly
--The powerful Pearson IT Certification Practice Test software, complete with hundreds of well-reviewed, exam-realistic questions, customization options, and detailed performance reports
--A final preparation chapter that guides you through tools and resources to help you craft your review and test-taking strategies
--A Nexus lab guide appendix, with advice for building hands-on Nexus labs
--Study plan suggestions and templates to help you organize and optimize your study time

Well regarded for its level of detail, study plans, assessment features, and challenging review questions and exercises, this official study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that ensure your exam success.

The official study guide helps you master topics on the CCNA Data Center DCICN 640-911 exam, including
--Networking fundamentals
--Installing, operating, and configuring Nexus switches
--VLANs and trunking concepts and configuration
--Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) concepts and configuration
--IP addressing and subnetting
--IPv6 fundamentals
--Cisco Nexus IPv4 routing configuration and routing protocol implementation
--IPv4 access control lists (ACL) on Nexus switches

CCNA Data Center DCICN 640-911 Official Cert Guide is part of a recommended learning path from Cisco that includes simulation and hands-on training from authorized Cisco Learning Partners and self-study products from Cisco Press. To find out more about instructor-led training, e-learning, and hands-on instruction offered by authorized Cisco Learning Partners worldwide, please visit www.cisco.com.

The print edition of the CCNA Data Center DCICN 640-911 Official Cert Guide contains more than 200 practice exam questions.

Also available from Cisco Press is the CCNA Data Center DCICN 640-911 Official Cert Guide Premium Edition eBook and Practice Test. This digital-only certification preparation product combines an eBook with enhanced Pearson IT Certification Practice Test.

This integrated learning package
--Enables you to focus on individual topic areas or take complete, timed exams
--Includes direct links from each question to detailed tutorials to help you understand the concepts behind the questions
--Provides additional unique sets of exam-realistic practice questions
--Tracks your performance and provides feedback on a module-by-module basis, laying out a complete assessment of your knowledge to help you focus your study where it is needed most

This print book includes a 70% discount offer off the list price of the CCNA Data Center DCICN 640-911 Official Cert Guide Premium Edition eBook and Practice Test to help enhance your exam preparation experience.

 

Author Biography

Wendell Odom, CCIE No. 1624, has a long history of writing networking books. He is the author of all the previous books in the Cisco Press CCNA Official Certification Guide series, in addition to earlier editions of CCNP certification guides (ROUTE and QoS) and many earlier editions of the CCIE Routing and Switch Official Certification Guide. He has written textbooks and produced networking videos. He also contributes to the design and to labs with the popular CCNA 200-120 Network Simulator from Pearson. His 30+ year career includes stints at IBM and Cisco and jobs ranging from network engineering, consulting, presale engineering, and teaching. You can find Wendell’s books and blogs at www.certskills.com, and find him on Twitter (@WendellOdom).


Chad Hintz, CCIE No. 15729, is a technical solutions architect 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 10 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 eight 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 golfing in his spare time.

 

Table of Contents

1. The TCP/IP and OSI Networking Models
2. Fundamentals of Ethernet LANs
3. Fundamentals of WANs
4. Fundamentals of IPv4 Addressing and Routing
5. Fundamentals TCP/IP Transport and Applications
Part I Review

 

6. Building Ethernet LANs with Switches
7. Installing and Operating Nexus LAN Switches
8. Configuring Ethernet Switching
Part 2 Review

 

9. VLAN and Trunking Concepts
10. VLAN and Trunking Configuration
11. Spanning Tree Concepts
12. Spanning Tree Configuration
Part 3 Review

 

13. Perspectives on IPv4 Subnetting
14. Analyzing Classful IP Networks
15. Analyzing Subnet Masks
16. Analyzing Existing Subnets
17. Fundamentals of IP Version 6
Part 4 Review

 

18. IPv4 Routing Concepts
19. Nexus IPv4 Routing Configuration
20. IPv4 Routing Protocol Concepts
21. Nexus Routing Protocol Configuration
22. Access Control Lists
Part 5 Review

 

23. Final Preparation


A. Answers Appendix
B. Numeric Reference Tables
C. Nexus Lab Guide

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