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Effective Unified Operations for NX-OS with Cisco Prime DCNM - Session from Tuesday - 12 Effective Unified Operations for NX-OS with Cisco Prime DCNM - Session from Tuesday - 12 Presentation Transcript

  • www.cisco.com/go/dcnmEffective Unified Operations for NX-OSwith Cisco Prime DCNMDavid KirschProduct Line Manager Theatre Presentation - DCNM for NX-OS © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public
  • Challenges to Effective Data Center Operations Information overload reducing Complexity through proliferation ability of IT staff to quickly access of virtualization layers impact Siloes of application management Understanding of what is normal and lack of integration vs. abnormal application workloads Keeping IT infrastructure stable Managing Multiple Management and running at optimum levels Tools Theatre Presentation - DCNM for NX-OS © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 3
  • “A bad workman will never find a good tool.” French proverb, late 13th Century “A bungler cannot find (or fit himselfe with) good tooles.” R. Congrave, French-English Dictionary, 1611 “I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail.” Abraham H. Maslow (1962), Toward a Psychology of BeingTheatre Presentation - DCNM for NX-OS © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 4
  • Challenges to Effective OperationsCan Become Opportunities in the Unified Data Center Theatre Presentation - DCNM for NX-OS © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 5
  • Challenges to Effective OperationsCan Become Opportunities in the Unified Data Center Unified Compute unmasks virtualization and joins into Unified Fabric Theatre Presentation - DCNM for NX-OS © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 6
  • Challenges to Effective OperationsCan Become Opportunities in the Unified Data Center Unified Unified Compute Management unmasks brings clarity virtualization through and joins into visibility Unified Fabric Theatre Presentation - DCNM for NX-OS © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 7
  • Challenges to Effective OperationsCan Become Opportunities in the Unified Data Center Unified Unified Compute Management unmasks brings clarity virtualization through and joins into visibility Unified Fabric Unified Fabric simplifies the tools required to span server, network and storage services, technologies and platforms Theatre Presentation - DCNM for NX-OS © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 8
  • Cisco Unified Data CenterThe Best of Breed Components – Innovation Tailored to You UNIFIED UNIFIED UNIFIED FABRIC COMPUTING MANAGEMENT Theatre Presentation - DCNM for NX-OS © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 9
  • Cisco Prime Data Center Network ManagerTools for Effective Unified Operations for NX-OS Simplifies the deployment and management of Cisco® Nexus and MDS services, technologies Automation and platforms to… Achieve operational excellence Intelligence Ensure Visibility and Flexibility Flexibility Enable Scale and Resilience Theatre Presentation - DCNM for NX-OS © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 10
  • Cisco Prime Data Center Network ManagerAddresses End-to-End NX-OS Use in Unified Data Center Unified Management End-to-End Visibility with 1 Device and Service specific provisioning, monitoring and troubleshooting Unified Fabric Supporting the full set of Cisco 2 Nexus and MDS fixed and modular switches and FEX Unified Compute Extended to Cisco Nexus 1000v virtual switches, attached UCS HYPERVISOR servers with Intel® Xeon® processors all the way to Virtual Machine instances Theatre Presentation - DCNM for NX-OS © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 11
  • Cisco Prime Data Center Network ManagerAddresses Top-to-Bottom Operations for NX-OS • Configuration and Web Services API / SMI-S • End-to-End Visibility Provisioning by • Performance & Availability MANAGEMENT GUI, Template or Wizard • Event Creation / Monitoring FUNCTIONS • Zone Assign / Control • Capacity Track & Forecast • Inventory w. Reporting • Host Tracking • Image & Config Archive • VM Path Analytics • Configuration Comparison LAN VDC 1 VIRTUALIZATION SAN VDC VMware vSphere Nexus 7000 Nexus 1010 DCNM Nexus 1000v Virtual Service Blade API Integration Virtual Device Context • Fibre Channel, Ethernet, FICON • FabricPath, VPC TECHNOLOGIES SNMP / XML • Fibre Channel over Ethernet, iSCSI PHYSICAL LAYER ONE NX-OS Nexus 7000 Series MDS 9000 Series Nexus Access Series UCS Fabric Core Switches Switches Switches Interconnects* Theatre Presentation - DCNM for NX-OS © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 12
  • Cisco Prime Data Center Network ManagerDynamic Dashboards The Summary Dashboard is configurable to display choices include: Health, Inventory, Traffic Flows, Connectivity, Used/Remaining Capacity Theatre Presentation - DCNM for NX-OS © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public
  • Cisco Prime Data Center Network ManagerDynamic Dashboards – Visual, Tabular and Graphical Consolidated view of Virtual Hosts and SAN & LAN switches that can be searched, grouped or sorted • Including host enhanced topology (all paths or shortest path) showing events, load and performance Theatre Presentation - DCNM for NX-OS © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public
  • Cisco Prime Data Center Network ManagerDynamic Dashboards – Tracking ResourcesSystem information of Virtual Consolidated view for each Hosts and SAN & LANSAN, LAN or Virtual Data switches that can beCenters including image, boot searched, grouped or sortedand utilization•• Including host enhanced With capacity forecast• As well as(all paths or topology modules, path) showing shortest interfaces, image events, load and s, licenses, features (SAN) performance and port capacity Theatre Presentation - DCNM for NX-OS © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 15
  • Cisco Prime Data Center Network ManagerDynamic Dashboards – Tracking Performance System information of Virtual Consolidated view for eachExtensive performance Hosts andor SAN & LANmonitoring thatVirtual Data SAN, LANfeaturing: switches can be Centers including image, boot• searched, & historicor sorted real-time grouped and utilization reports displays and •• Including host enhanced With capacity forecast • As well as(all paths or topology modules, shortest path) showing interfaces, images, licenses,load and (SAN) events, features performance and port capacity Theatre Presentation - DCNM for NX-OS © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 16
  • Cisco Prime Data Center Network ManagerDynamic Dashboards - Fast Access to Extensive Detail System information of Virtual Consolidated view for eachExtensive performance Hosts andor SAN & LANmonitoring thatVirtual Data SAN, LANfeaturing: switches can be Centers including image, boot• searched, & historicor sorted real-time grouped and utilization reports displays and• And inventory level detail •• Including host enhanced With capacity forecast • As well as(all paths or topology modules, path) showing shortest interfaces, image events, load and s, licenses, features (SAN) performance and port capacity Theatre Presentation - DCNM for NX-OS © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 17
  • Cisco Prime Data Center Network ManagerDynamic Dashboards – Indispensable Tools Consolidated view of Virtual System information for each Extensive performance Hosts and SAN & LAN SAN, LAN or Virtual Data monitoring featuring: switches that can be Centers including image, boot • real-time & historic searched, grouped or sorted and utilization displays and reports • And inventory level detail • Including host enhanced • With capacity forecast topology (all paths or • As well as shortest path) showing modules, interfaces, image events, load and s, licenses, features (SAN) performance and port capacity Theatre Presentation - DCNM for NX-OS © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 18
  • Cisco Prime Data Center Network ManagerDynamic Dashboards Consolidated view of Virtual System information for each Extensive performance Hosts and SAN & LAN SAN, LAN or Virtual Data monitoring featuring: switches that can be Centers including image, boot • real-time & historic searched, grouped or sorted and utilization displays and reports • And inventory level detail • Including host enhanced • With capacity forecast topology (all paths or • As well as shortest path) showing modules, interfaces, image events, load and s, licenses, features (SAN) performance and port capacity Theatre Presentation - DCNM for NX-OS © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 19
  • Cisco Prime Data Center Network ManagerEnd-to-End Visibility – Use Case: VM Analytics UCS / GENERIC VM SERVER Theatre Presentation - DCNM for NX-OS © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 20
  • Cisco Prime Data Center Network ManagerEnd-to-End Visibility – Use Case: VM Analytics UCS / GENERIC NEXUS VM TRUNK / ISL SERVER SWITCH Theatre Presentation - DCNM for NX-OS © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 21
  • Cisco Prime Data Center Network ManagerEnd-to-End Visibility – Use Case: VM Analytics UCS / GENERIC NEXUS NEXUS / MDS STORAGE VM TRUNK / ISL SERVER SWITCH SWITCH PORT Theatre Presentation - DCNM for NX-OS © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 22
  • Cisco Prime Data Center Network ManagerEnd-to-End Visibility – Use Case: VM Analytics UCS / GENERIC NEXUS NEXUS / MDS STORAGE VM TRUNK / ISL SERVER SWITCH SWITCH PORT Theatre Presentation - DCNM for NX-OS © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 23
  • Cisco Prime Data Center Network ManagerEnd-to-End Visibility – Use Case: VM Analytics UCS / GENERIC NEXUS NEXUS / MDS STORAGE VM TRUNK / ISL SERVER SWITCH SWITCH PORT Theatre Presentation - DCNM for NX-OS © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 24
  • Cisco Prime Data Center Network ManagerEnd-to-End Visibility – Use Case: VM Analytics UCS / GENERIC NEXUS NEXUS / MDS STORAGE VM TRUNK / ISL SERVER SWITCH SWITCH PORT • Troubleshoot Performance across virtualized compute and network domains • Understand the Impact of the path outage along with event description Theatre Presentation - DCNM for NX-OS © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 25
  • Cisco Prime Data Center Network ManagerEnd-to-End Visibility – Use Case: VM Analytics UCS / GENERIC NEXUS NEXUS / MDS STORAGE VM TRUNK / ISL SERVER SWITCH SWITCH PORT • Troubleshoot Performance across virtualized compute and network domains • Understand the Impact of the path outage along with event description Theatre Presentation - DCNM for NX-OS © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 26
  • Cisco Prime Data Center Network ManagerEnd-to-End Visibility – Use Case: VM Analytics UCS / GENERIC NEXUS NEXUS / MDS STORAGE VM TRUNK / ISL SERVER SWITCH SWITCH PORT • Troubleshoot Performance across virtualized compute and network domains • Understand the Impact of the path outage along with event description • Understand behavior of your applications over a period of time Theatre Presentation - DCNM for NX-OS © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 27
  • Cisco Prime Data Center Network ManagerService Specific Provisioning – Use Case: FabricPath • FabricPath deployment as a Simple, Continuous Operations single cloud in DCNM …..simplicity • Four-Click deployment for any size FabricPath cloud, from 2 to NX-OS 20 to 200 switches …..rapid, scalable deployment • Provisioning templates …..ensure standardized features and interfaces among members Theatre Presentation - DCNM for NX-OS © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 28
  • Cisco Prime Data Center Network ManagerService Specific Provisioning – Use Case: FabricPath • FabricPath deployment as a Simple, Continuous Operations single cloud in DCNM …..simplicity • Four-Click deployment for any size FabricPath cloud, from 2 to NX-OS 20 to 200 switches …..rapid, scalable deployment • Provisioning templates …..ensure standardized features and interfaces among members Theatre Presentation - DCNM for NX-OS © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 29
  • Cisco Prime Data Center Network ManagerService Specific Operations – Use Case: FabricPath • Graphical topology to quickly identify network problems …..visibility yields clarity • Threshold crossing alerts for fabric “hot-spots” identification …. rapid problem resolution • Key Performance Indicators for NX-OS reachability and latency between source and destination node … …..operational simplicity • Graphs of multipath traffic distribution of unicast, multicast and broadcast and FabricPath link state health awareness …..simple, scalable, resilient Theatre Presentation - DCNM for NX-OS © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 30
  • Cisco Prime Data Center Network ManagerService Specific Operations – Use Case: FabricPath • Graphical topology to quickly identify network problems …..visibility yields clarity • Threshold crossing alerts for fabric “hot-spots” identification …. rapid problem resolution • Key Performance Indicators for NX-OS reachability and latency between source and destination node … …..operational simplicity • Graphs of multipath traffic distribution of unicast, multicast and broadcast and FabricPath link state health awareness …..simple, scalable, resilient Theatre Presentation - DCNM for NX-OS © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 31
  • Cisco Prime Data Center Network ManagerEnd-to-End Visibility – Use Case: Host Tracking • Auto-detection and discover of physical and virtual servers …..automation • Search for Host by Switch info, MAC Address or VLAN …. rapid problem resolution • Supported on Hosts that are directly connected to N7K, N5K,N3K, N1K and UCS platforms …. scalability across Data Center • Topology, connectivity and optional performance and utilization data collection display or reporting …..visibility for user intelligence Theatre Presentation - DCNM for NX-OS © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 32
  • Cisco Prime Data Center Network ManagerYour Choice of Tools DCNM Essentials provides the baseline of LAN, SAN, Host and DCNM Advance Edition for LANDCNM Advanced Edition for SAN Virtualization capabilities – it is license extends provisioning andlicense adds deeper interactive offered at no purchase cost monitoring and topology views fortools such as VM Analytics, MultipleFabric Management, Historical Data additional protocols and Fabrics, asReporting, and Roaming User well as functions such as HostProfiles Tracking DCNM DCNM DCNM Essentials: Essentials: DCNM Advanced Monitor Reporting Advanced Edition for DCNM Edition for SAN Essentials: LAN Dashboards Theatre Presentation - DCNM for NX-OS © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 33