Cisco CCIE Datacenter Revision from v1.0 to v2.0

Overview

Exam Number:350-080 CCIE Data Center Written Exam
Last day to test July 22, 2016

Exam Number:400-151 CCIE Data Center Written Exam
Available for testing beginning on July 25, 2016

CCIE DC Lab v1.0

Last day to test July 22, 2016

CCIE DC Lab v2.0

Available for testing beginning on July 25, 2016

Domain comparison between CCIE Data Center v1.0 and CCIE Data Center v2.0

Below you can find a domain level comparison between the CCIE Data Center v1.0 and CCIE Data Center v2.0.

ccie_dc.domain_v1vsv2

The Exam Topics changes reflect both the evolving Data Center environment and  the evolving CCIE Data Center job role.

CCIE Data Center  v2 .0 Changes

Topics added to the CCIE Data Center v2.0  Exam:

  • Implement and Troubleshoot Data Center Automation
  • Implement and Troubleshoot Data Center Orchestration Tools
  • Integrate Cisco Cloud Offerings into existing Data Center Infrastructure
  • Design , Implement and  Troubleshoot policy and non -policy driven Internal Fabric Connectivity
  • Design , Implement and Troubleshoot Infrastructure policies and elements
  • Design , Implement and Troubleshoot External Fabric Connectivity
  • Evolving Technologies
  • Topics  no  longer included in CCIE Data Center v2.0
  • Implement Data Center application high  availability and load balancing
  • Implement  FCIP features

ccie_dc_delta.v1-v2
The web -based delivery infrastructure supporting the new Lab exam is very similar to  version  1.0. The format of the Lab exam  itself however  has changed significantly compared to version 1.0. The Lab exam format  has been updated  similar  to other CCIE tracks to include a  Diagnostic module .

As a   result, the CCIE Data Center v2.0  lab format  is designed  follows:

  • Part 1:  Diagnostic module
  • Part 2:  Configuration  & Troubleshooting  module.

cisco_diagnostic_lab

Passing Criteria

In order to pass the Lab exam, the candidate must meet both of the  following  conditions:

The minimum cut-score of the each individual module must be achieved. The total  score of both modules together must be above  the  minimum value of the combined cut-score.

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References:
Written Exam v1.0

Written Exam v2.0

CCIE Data Center Exam Topic Delta Document v1.0 to v2.0

Lab Exam v1.0

Lab Exam v2.0

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