CCDA FAQ: Data Center Design
Q1. What are two methods for implementing unified fabric in the data center over 10Gigabit Ethernet?
Q2. What best describes the characteristics of Data Center 3.0 architecture?
c. Distributed client/server computing
d. Decentralized computing
Q3. Which of the following data center facility aspects best corresponds with architectural and mechanical specifications?
a. Space, load, and power capacity
b. PCI, SOX, and HIPPA
c. Operating temperature and humidity
d. Site access, fire suppression, and security alarms
Q4. Which of the following uses the highest percentage of power within the overall data center power budget?
b. Servers and storage
c. Network devices
d. Data center cooling
Q5. Which data center architecture layer provides Layer 2/Layer 3 physical port density for servers in the data center?
a. Data center core
b. Data center aggregation
c. Data center access
d. Data center distribution
Q6. Layer 4 security and application services including server load balancing, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) offloading, firewalling, and intrusion prevention system (IPS) services are provided by the data center ___________ layer?
Q7. Virtualization technologies allow a _________ device to share its resources by acting as multiple versions of itself?
Q8. Which of the following are examples of logical isolation techniques in which network segments share the same physical infrastructure? (Select all that apply.)
Q9. Which of the following are examples of technologies that employ device virtualization or the use of contexts? (Select all that apply.)
Q10. What involves the creation of independent logical network paths over a shared network infrastructure?
a. Access control
b. Services edge
c. Path isolation
d. Device context
Q11. Which data center architecture was based on client/server and distributed computing?
a. Data Center 1.0
b. Data Center 2.0
c. Data Center 3.0
d. Data Center 4.0
Q12. What Cisco Nexus switch helps deliver visibility and policy control for virtual machines (VM)?
a. Nexus 7000
b. Nexus 4000
c. Nexus 2000
d. Nexus 1000V
Q13. Which of the following is a network adapter that can run at 10GE and support Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)?
Q14. What is an innovative next-generation data center platform that converges computing, network, storage, and virtualization all together into one system? (Select the best answer.)
a. Cisco MDS
b. Cisco Nexus 7000
c. Cisco Nexus 5000
d. Cisco UCS
Q15. Which of the following Cisco Nexus switches support virtual device contexts using (VDCs)?
a. Cisco Nexus 7000
b. Cisco Nexus 2000
c. Cisco Nexus 5000
d. Cisco Nexus 4000
Q16. What services option provides an effective way to address firewall policy enforcement in a Cisco Catalyst 6500 series switch?
c. Nexus 1000V
Q17. What has enabled applications to no longer be bound to bare metal hardware resources?
a. Unified fabric
b. Device virtualization
c. Network virtualization
d. Server virtualization
Q18. Which of the following supports network virtualization technology that allows two physical Cisco Catalyst 6500 series switches to act as a single logical virtual switch?
a. VN-Link technology
b. Unified fabric
c. Virtual Switching System (VSS)
d. Virtual routing and forwarding (VRF)
Q19. What enables the spanning-tree topology to appear loop-free although multiple redundant paths are present in the physical topology?
Q20. Which of the following are data center core layer characteristics? (Select all that apply.)
b. High-latency switching
c. Distributed forwarding architecture
d. Service modules
Q21. Which data center layer provides advanced application and security services and has
a large STP processing load?
a. Data center access layer
b. Data center aggregation layer
c. Data center services layer
d. Data center core layer
Q22. Which of the following are drivers for the data center core layer? (Select all that apply.)
a. Future growth
b. 10 Gigabit Ethernet density
c. Services edge
d. Administrative domains and policies
Q23. Benefits such as port density for server farms, high-performance low-latency Layer 2 switching, and a mix of oversubscription requirements belong to which data center layer?
Q24. Cable management is affected by which of the following? (Select all that apply.)
a. Alternative cooling technologies
b. Number of connections
c. Media selection
d. Increase in the number of HVAC units
Q25. Which of the following best describes how “cold” and “hot” aisles should be arranged in the data center?
a. Hot and cold aisles facing each other
b. Alternating pattern of cold and hot aisles
c. Nonalternating pattern of hot and cold aisles
d. None of the above
Q26. Within the unified computing resources, what defines the identity of the server?
b. Unified fabric
c. Services profile
d. Virtual machines