Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 – Configure and Deploy: VMM Overview

Data center administrators responsible for designing, installing, and configuring a private cloud infrastructure

Prerequisite
None

Expected Duration
171 minutes

Description
Cloud computing can provide highly available and scalable infrastructure solutions to most organizations. Private clouds can be configured on premises, but it is important to design them according to the organization’s needs. This course describes the private cloud and its Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 components. You’ll also learn how to deploy the System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager. This course is one in the series in the Skillsoft learning path that can be taken in preparation for the exam 70-247 – Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud.

Objective

Private Cloud Overview

  • start the course
  • recognize the characteristics of public clouds, private clouds, and hybrid clouds and when each is appropriate
  • recognize the criteria for assessing the suitability of a service for migrating to the private cloud
  • recognize the considerations for private cloud design
  • recognize the private cloud functionality offered by components of System Center 2012 R2

Hyper-V Host Clusters

  • list the prerequisites for deploying System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager Hyper-V Host Clusters
  • prepare iSCSI storage for Hyper-V host clusters in System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager
  • create a Hyper-V host cluster in System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager
  • verify a Hyper-V host cluster in System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager

VMM Overview

  • describe the architecture of System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager
  • navigate the System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager VMs and Services Workspace
  • describe the components of System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager
  • configure System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager Libraries
  • configure System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager Jobs

Installing and Upgrading VMM

  • list the prerequisites for installing System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager
  • describe the considerations for upgrading to System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager
  • describe the considerations for configuring high availability in System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager

Configuring VMM

  • deploy a VM in System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager
  • configure service accounts for System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager
  • configure key management in System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager
  • configure host groups in System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager
  • configure host placement in System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager
  • configure dynamic optimization in System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager
  • configure virtual networks in System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager

Practice: Managing a Private Cloud

  • recognize how to use System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager to manage a private cloud

MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION

$129/month
 

ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION

$1295/year

Multi-license discounts available for Annual and Monthly subscriptions.