This course equips students with the skills they require to configure and deploy a cloud using Microsoft System Center 2012 R2. Using hands-on labs, students learn the following:
Produce a high-level design that accounts for requirements for cloud environments.
Configure and deploy the cloud fabric.
Configure a PXE server, an update server, and a software update baseline.
Configure Microsoft Server Application Virtualization (App-V) so that it can be used to sequence and deploy an application virtually.
Build the core components necessary for delivering services on the fabric.
Allocate resources to a cloud and grant access to a cloud.
Understand how to monitor clouds using Operations Manager.
Understand the tools necessary to extend and customize Operations Manager for cloud environments.
Set up, configure, and integrate the core components of Service Manager into a cloud fabric.
Configure a service catalog, and then publish it to the Self-Service Portal.
Gain the knowledge necessary to deploy and configure Data Protection Manager in a cloud.
Deploy and configure Orchestrator in a cloud, and then integrate it with other System Center components.
This course is intended for cloud administrators who will be responsible for designing, installing and configuring a cloud infrastructure.
Plan for a Hybrid Cloud
Configure and deploy a Private Cloud with Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager
Extend and maintain the Cloud infrastructure
Configure application delivery for a cloud
Create Private Cloud building blocks
Deploy and access private clouds
Monitor the Cloud infrastructure
Extend and customize monitoring of the Cloud infrastructure
Implement Service Management for the Cloud
Configure High Availability, Disaster Recovery and Protection for a Cloud
Automate and standardize the Cloud
Configure a multi-tenant Cloud
This course describes cloud configuration and deployment with System Center 2012 R2. Because this is an extensive technical domain that includes several individual products and technologies, it is strongly recommended administrators have prerequisite knowledge in the following areas:
Windows Server 2012 R2 operating system
Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)
Working knowledge of previous versions of System Center products
Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V
Microsoft Windows Azure
Microsoft Windows Azure Pack
Networking and storage experience
Familiarity with cloud management processes
Previous work with IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Previous work with Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF).
Module 1: Planning for the Cloud
Module 2: Configuring and Deploying the Private Cloud with Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager
Module 3: Extending and Maintaining Cloud Infrastructure
Module 4: Configuring Application Delivery
Module 5: Creating the Private Cloud Building Blocks
Module 6: Deploying and Configuring Access to a Private Cloud
Module 7: Monitoring Cloud Infrastructure
Module 8: Extending and Customizing Monitoring of the Cloud Infrastructure
Module 9: Implementing Service Management for the Cloud
Module 10: Configuring High Availability, Disaster Recovery and Protection for a Cloud
Module 11: Automating and Standardizing a Cloud
Module 12: Configuring a Self-Service Multi-Tenant Cloud with the Windows Azure Pack