Cisco HyperFlex Systems Core

Course Description

Cisco HyperFlex Systems Core is a two-day, hands-on course designed for system engineers, data-center administrators, technicians, and architects, who implement Cisco HyperFlex Systems.

HX-CORE teaches HyperFlex and underlying UCS fundamentals, the physical and logical architecture of Cisco HyperFlex operations via a series of hands-on labs.
You will learn how to install Cisco HyperFlex fabric interconnects and blade chassis, upgrade firmware, understand identity and physical resource pools, understand Service Profile templates and policies, and deploy servers in a HyperFlex computing environment.

This course then takes you a step further, providing additional content to help students understand the UCS platform running beneath HyperFlex and managing the system on a day-to-day basis, including: UCS Manager, monitoring the system, output logs and SNMP.

The labs teach basic to advanced concepts, practiced on physical and virtual equipment, ensuring a reliable and effective learning environment.



UCS expertise, Data Center architecture fundamentals, and storage architecture fundamentals are strongly recommended.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for System Engineers, Data center administrators, Technicians and Architects, who implement Cisco HyperFlex Systems.

Course Information

Length: 2 day

Format: Lecture and Lab

Delivery Method: Virtual / Onsite

Max. Capacity: 16

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding of Cisco HyperFlex Systems
    Technical Deep Dive
    Understanding Key Differentiators
    Deployment and Management of HyperFlex Cluster
    UCS Director and HyperFlex


  • Explore the Hyperflex Demo Environment Hyperflex Installer Appliance
  • Create and Manage Datastore
  • Provision Virtual Machine
  • Backup the Cluster
  • Expand the Existing Cluster 
  • Create ReadyClones
  • Create or Schedule VM Snapshot Using HX Data Platform
  • Revert from a Snapshot 
  • Delete a Snapshot 
  • Monitoring and Management Dashboard
  • UCS Director 6.0 Integration

Dec 17, 2019 WebEx - Central Time Zone 2 DAY COURSE
Jan 06, 2020 Remote - London Time Zone 2 DAY COURSE
Jan 21, 2020 WebEx-Central Time Zone 2 DAY COURSE
Feb 04, 2020 Remote - London Time Zone 2 DAY COURSE
Feb 18, 2020 WebEx-Central Time Zone 2 DAY COURSE