Infrastructure Provisioning with System Center Virtual Machine Manager

Session Detail:    Classroom 5 Day

Get professional, experienced instruction and hands-on practice configuring and managing datacenter and cloud virtualization and infrastructure using System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager in this 5-day Microsoft Official Course. This course will cover managing, maintaining and provisioning virtualization and infrastructure services in a Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 environment using System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager. Although there is some cross-over of skills and tasks across these courses, this course primarily covers the advanced and enterprise-level technologies and solutions available with System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have the following technical knowledge:

  • Recommended: MCSA: Windows Server 2012.
  • An understanding of virtualization concepts and working knowledge of Microsoft Hyper-V.
  • An understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts and working knowledge of Microsoft networking.
  • An understanding of different storage technologies and concepts and working knowledge of Microsoft storage technologies and solutions.
  • Working knowledge of Windows PowerShell.

Who Can Benefit

This course is intended for IT Professionals who are responsible for designing, implementing, managing, and maintaining a virtualization infrastructure or are interested in learning about current Microsoft Virtualization technologies for enterprise datacenter environments. This course is also intended for IT Decision Makers who will be determining which virtualization and infrastructure management products to implement in their datacenters.

Session Outline

Class Outline

Module 1: Overview of Hyper-V and Virtual Machine Manager

  • Lesson 1: Overview of Hyper-V
  • Lesson 2: Overview of Virtual Machine Manager

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the key components and features in Hyper-V
  • Describe the key components and features in Virtual Machine Manager

Module 2: Configuring High Availability for Virtual Machine Manager and Hyper-V

  • Lesson 1: Clustering requirements for Virtual Machine Manager
  • Lesson 2: Configuring SQL AlwaysOn for the Virtual Machine Manager Database
  • Lesson 3: Hyper-V Host Clustering

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the clustering requirements Virtual Machine Manager
  • Configure SQL AlwaysOn for the Virtual Machine Manager database
  • Configure Hyper-V clustering

Module 3: Updating Virtual Machine Manager and Fabric Servers

  • Lesson 1: Understanding the Servicing Order for System Center
  • Lesson 2: Performing the manual update process in Virtual Machine Manager
  • Lesson 3: Patching the Virtual Machine Manager Fabric with Windows Server Update Services

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the servicing order when updating System Center components
  • Update Virtual Machine Manager
  • Update the Virtual Machine Manager Fabric

Module 4: Configuring Networking in Virtual Machine Manager

  • Lesson 1: Overview of Networking in Virtual Machine Manager
  • Lesson 2: Logical Networks
  • Lesson 3: Uplink and Virtual Port Profiles
  • Lesson 4: Logical Switches
  • Lesson 5: Virtual Machine Networks
  • Lesson 6: Software Defined Networking (optional)

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the core networking features in Virtual Machine Manager
  • Create logical networks, network sites and IP pools
  • Configure Uplink Port Profiles and Virtual Port Profiles
  • Configure Logical Switches
  • Configure VM Networks
  • Understand Software Defined Networking in Virtual Machine Manager (optional)

Module 5: Configuring Storage in Virtual Machine Manager

  • Lesson 1: Storage options available in Hyper-V and Virtual Machine Manager
  • Lesson 2: Understanding Storage in Virtual Machine Manager
  • Lesson 3: What Storage will be managed?
  • Lesson 4: Configuring and Managing Storage in Virtual Machine Manager

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the storage options available in Virtual Machine Manager
  • Understand storage in Virtual Machine Manager
  • Understand what storage will be managed in Virtual Machine Manager
  • Configure and manage storage in Virtual Machine Manager

Module 6: Managing Clouds in Virtual Machine Manager

  • Lesson 1: Introduction to Clouds
  • Lesson 2: Creating and Managing a Private Cloud in Virtual Machine Manager
  • Lesson 3: Working with User Roles in Virtual Machine Manager

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the key concepts in Cloud Computing
  • Create and manage Clouds in Virtual Machine Manager
  • Create and configure User Roles in Virtual Machine Manager

Module 7: Configuring and Managing the Virtual Machine Manager Library and Library Objects

  • Lesson 1: Overview of the Virtual Machine Manager Library
  • Lesson 2: Managing Libraries

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the Virtual Machine Manager Library
  • Configure and manager the Virtual Machine Manager Library

Module 8: Preparing the Windows Operating System for deployment in Virtual Machine Manager

  • Lesson 1: Preparing a Windows Operating System
  • Lesson 2: Virtual Machine Architecture
  • Lesson 3: Preparations required for Bare Metal deployments of Hyper-V and Scale-out File Servers

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Prepare a Windows Operating System for deployment in Virtual Machine Manager
  • Understand Virtual Machine Architecture
  • Prepare for a bare-metal deployment of Hyper-V and Sale-out File Server

Module 9: Virtual Machine and Service Templates

  • Lesson 1: Overview of Virtual Machine Templates
  • Lesson 2: Overview of Service Template Templates

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Configure Virtual Machine Templates
  • Configure Service Templates

Module 10: System Center Integration

  • Lesson 1: Monitoring the Virtual Machine Manager environment with Operations Manager
  • Lesson 2: Automation with Orchestrator

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Monitor the Virtual Machine Manager environment with Operations Manager
  • Automate the Virtual Machine Manager environment with Orchestrator

Module 11: Windows Azure Pack

  • Lesson 1: Overview of Windows Azure Pack
  • Lesson 2: Deploying Windows Azure Pack
  • Lesson 3: Configuring Windows Azure Pack
  • Lesson 4: Windows Azure Pack Tenant Experience

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe Windows Azure Pack
  • Perform an Express deployment of Windows Azure Pack
  • Configure Windows Azure Pack

Module 12: Azure Site Recovery

  • Lesson 1: Overview of Azure Site Recovery
  • Lesson 2: Configuring and using Azure Site Recovery

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand Azure Site Recovery
  • Configure Azure Site Recovery

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Infrastructure Provisioning with System Center Virtual Machine Manager

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