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How UCS enabled and Energy Efficient Data Center

  1. 1. How Cisco UCS enables EfficientData Centers Tjerk Bijlsma tbijlsma tbijlsma@cisco.com 01tbijlsma.com Sep 12© 2011 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 1
  2. 2. Legacy Blade Architecture Cisco UCS Multi-Chassis Server Identity Manager Fabric Interconnect A Fabric Interconnect B Server Health Monitoring Multi-chassis Server Identity Manager Enet Switch Enet Switch Enet Switch Enet Switch Server Health Monitoring FC Switch FC Switch FC Switch FC Switch Blade & Chassis Management CMC/OA CMC/OA CMC/OA CMC/OA Ethernet Ethernet Enclosure 1: Servers 1-16 Enclosure 2: Servers 17-32 Fiber Channel Fiber Channel Enet Switch Enet Switch Enet Switch Enet Switch FC Switch FC Switch FC Switch FC Switch Servers 1-8 Servers 9-16 CMC/OA CMC/OA CMC/OA CMC/OA Servers 17-24 Servers 25-32 Enclosure 3: Servers 33-48 Enclosure 4: Servers 49-64 Enet Switch Enet Switch Enet Switch Enet Switch Servers 33-40 Servers 41-48 FC Switch FC Switch FC Switch FC Switch Servers 49-56 Servers 57-64 CMC/OA CMC/OA CMC/OA CMC/OA Enclosure 5: Servers 65-80 Enclosure 6: Servers 1-16 Servers 65-72 Servers 73-80 Enet Switch Enet Switch Enet Switch Enet Switch Servers 81-88 Servers 89-96 FC Switch FC Switch FC Switch FC Switch CMC/OA CMC/OA CMC/OA CMC/OA Servers 97-104 Servers 105-112 Enclosure 7: Servers 97-112 Enclosure 8: Servers 113-138 Servers 113-120 Servers 121-128 Enet Switch Enet Switch Enet Switch Enet Switch FC Switch FC Switch FC Switch FC Switch Servers 129-136 Servers 137-144 CMC/OA CMC/OA CMC/OA CMC/OA Servers 145-152 Servers 153-160 Enclosure 9: Servers 139-154 Enclosure 10: Servers 154-160 1 Logical Chassis© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 2
  3. 3. Add One UCS Blade Chassis Add One UCS Blade Chassis Add One UCS Blade Chassis© 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 3
  4. 4. Unpacked, Racked, Cabled and Powered. Interfaces enabled, discover new chassis & blades Assign Service-Profile to new blade and boot ESXiVideo and blog at:http://www.tbijlsma.com/2011/03/adding-an-extra-ucs-chassishttp://www.tbijlsma.com/2011/04/adding-a-extra-ucs-chassis-the-configuration-minutes© 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 4
  5. 5. © 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 5
  6. 6. Server Identity & Personality NIC MACs Call Home SAN HBA WWNs Template Association Server UUID Org & Sub Org Assoc. VLAN Assignments Server Pool Association VLAN Tagging Statistic Thresholds FC Fabrics Assignments BIOS scrub actions FC Boot Parameters Disk scrub actions Number of vNICs BIOS firmware Boot order Adapter firmware LAN PXE settings BMC firmware IPMI Settings RAID settings Number of vHBAs Advanced NIC settings QoS Serial over LAN settings BIOS Settings© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 6
  7. 7. Service Profile 1 UCS ServiceTo build our server Profile Template … Make one or more unique profile Service copies from a template (i.e. our Profile NIC MACs Call Home HBA WWNs blueprint) Template Association 2 Server UUID Org & Sub Org Assoc. VLAN Assignments Server Pool Association VLAN Tagging Statistic Thresholds FC Fabrics Assignments BIOS scrub actions Service FC Boot Parameters Associate a single profile to a Disk scrub actions Profile Number of vNICs BIOS firmware single server. Repeat for more Boot order Adapter firmware 3 PXE settings servers as needed BMC firmware IPMI Settings RAID settings Number of vHBAs Advanced NIC settings QoS Serial over LAN settings UCS Rack and Rapidly deploy any number of Service BIOS Settings Profile Blade Servers servers in just a few clicks! n© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 7
  8. 8. Seamlessly Monitor and Manage 10,000 UCS Servers• Standards-based XML API presents bidirectional single interface to entire solution• UCS offers the customers the broadest choice of Cisco or 3rd party management tools UCS UCS Dashboard Central goUCS Automation Tools CDN .NET/PowerShell, Perl XML UCS Platform EmulatorUCS CLI Cisco UCSM UCSM + Multi-UCS Mgmt. Third Party Customer XML API UCSM UCSM UCSM Data Center 1 Data Center 2,3..
  9. 9. Multi-UCS Manager Coming in 2H 2012 Unified Management at Scale Multi-UCS Manager Data Center 1 Data Center 2 Data Center 3 UCS Manager UCS Manager UCS Manager UCS Manager UCS Manager • Unifies management of multi UCS domains • Delivers global policies, service profiles, ID • Leverages UCS Manager technology pools and templates Foundation for high availability, disaster recovery and workload mobility • Simplify global operations with centralized inventory, faults, logs and server consoles • Model based API for large scale automation© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 9 This is an upcoming product—Feature set for first release subject to change
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