Seminar: Implementing a Private Cloud with Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2

In this seminar we will discuss the new features in Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V and System Center 2012 R2 and how can you use these features to implement a private cloud infrastructure. The seminar covers areas such as configuring Hyper-V failover clusters, configuring virtualization hosts, configuring virtual networks (including the new network virtualization features), configuring storage and automatically provisioning virtual machines and services using templates.

We will also discuss how you can use System Center 2012 R2 App Controller, Operations Manager, Data Protection Manager and Orchestrator to automate processes and provide private cloud services.

The seminar consists in presentations and demos performed by the trainer.

Length: 3 days

Target audience

This training is designed for IT professionals who want to design, implement and operate private cloud infrastructures based on Hyper-V and System Center.

The seminar is following the exam objectives for 74-409: Server Virtualization with Windows Server Hyper-V and System Center. By passing this exam you can obtain the Microsoft Certified Specialist: Server Virtualization with Hyper-V and System Center certification.

Agenda

Module 1: Introduction to Microsoft Virtualization

  • Overview of Private Cloud
  • Overview of Microsoft virtualization technologies
  • Overview of Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Demo: Using Hyper-V Manager to create and manage virtual machines

Module 2: Implementing a Hyper-V Failover Cluster

  • Overview of Failover Clustering in Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Failover Clustering features used for Hyper-V
  • Overview of iSCSI
  • Demo: Implementing a Hyper-V Failover Cluster

Module 3: Introduction to System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager

  • Overview of System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager Architecture
  • Planning a System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager Implementation
  • Installing System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager
  • Demo: Installing System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager

Module 4: Configuring and managing virtualization hosts in SCVMM 2012 R2

  • Overview of virtualization platforms
  • Configuring Hyper-V hosts
  • Managing Hyper-V hosts
  • Demo: Configuring and Managing Hyper-V hosts

Module 5: Configuring Virtual Networks in SCVMM 2012 R2

  • Overview of Virtual Switches
  • Configuring Virtual Switches
  • Overview of networking virtualization with NVGRE
  • Demo: Configuring virtual networks

Module 6: Configuring Storage in SCVMM 2012 R2

  • Overview of storage management features
  • Configuring storage
  • Demo: Configuring storage

Module 7: Implementing clouds in SCVMM 2012 R2

  • Overview of clouds
  • Configuring clouds, allocating resources and assigning user roles
  • Demo: Creating and configuring clouds

Module 8: Creating VM templates and service templates

  • Overview of VM Templates
  • Configuring HW profiles, Guest OS profilers, Application profiles, SQL profiles
  • Creating Service Templates
  • Demo: Creating VM templates and service templates

Module 9: Implementing System Center 2012 R2 App Controller

  • Overview of App Controller
  • Installing App Controller
  • Demo: Configuring and using App Controller

Module 10: Monitoring a private cloud with Operations Manager

  • Overview of Operations Manager
  • Features for monitoring virtualization infrastructures
  • Demo: Configuring Operations Manager to monitor a private cloud

Module 11: Protecting virtualized workloads with Data Protection Manager

  • Overview of Data Protection Manager
  • Features for protecting Hyper-V workloads
  • Demo: Configuring Data Protection Manager to protect a Hyper-V host

Module 12: Building Cloud Services with Windows Server 2012 R2, System Center 2012 R2 and Windows Azure Pack

  • Overview of Azure Pack
  • Implementing cloud services with Azure Pack
  • Demo: Configuring Azure Pack

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