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Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud

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Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud

Duration: 5 Days

Price: $2795 *California residents and government employees call for pricing.

Discounts: We offer multiple discount options. Click here for more info.

Delivery Options: Attend face-to-face in the classroom or remote-live attendance.

Students Will Learn

  • Producing a high-level design that accounts for requirements for cloud environments
  • Configuring and deploying the cloud fabric
  • Configuring a PXE server, an update server and a software update baseline
  • Configuring Microsoft Server Application Virtualization (App-V)
  • Building the core components necessary for delivering services on the fabric
  • Allocating resources to a cloud and grant access to a cloud
  • How to monitor clouds using the Operations Manager
  • Tools necessary to extend and customize Operations Manager for cloud environments
  • Setting up, configuring and integrating the core components of the Service Manager into a cloud fabric
  • Configuring a service catalog and then publishing it to the Self-Service Portal
  • Deploying and configuring Data Protection Manager in a cloud
  • Deploying and configuring Orchestrator in a cloud and integrating it with other System Center components

Course Description

Microsoft Certified PartnerThis course focuses on the skills required to configure and deploy a cloud using Microsoft System Center 2012 R2. Students learn how to plan, configure and deploy a private cloud using Virtual Machine Manager. Topics include extending and maintaining the private cloud infrastructure; configuring dynamic application deployment and sequencing applications using Server App-V; using Operations Manager; implementing service management for the private cloud using Service Manager; configuring Hyper-V Recovery Manager and automating and standardizing the private cloud using System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator.

Course Prerequisites

Students should have working knowledge of Windows Server 2012, Hyper-V, AD DS, System Center, SharePoint, Windows Azure and networking.

Course Overview

Planning for the Cloud
  • Understanding Cloud Models
  • Requirements for Deploying a Private Cloud
  • Designing a Private Cloud Infrastructure
  • Overview of Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V
  • Overview of System Center 2012 R2 Components
  • Deploying Hyper-V Clustering with Virtual Machine Manager (VMM)
Configuring and Deploying the Private Cloud
  • Defining and Describing the Components of VMM
  • Configuring Advanced Networking in VMM
  • Installing and Upgrading VMM
  • Configuring VMM Security and Roles
  • Understanding Host Groups
Extending and Maintaining Cloud Infrastructure
  • Overview of the Pre-Boot eXecution Environment (PXE) and Update Server Roles
  • Integrating VMM with WDS and WSUS
  • Deploying Bare-Metal Hyper-V Host Servers
  • Configuring the Update Server Role
  • Creating and Remediating a Software Update Compliance Baseline
Configuring Application Delivery
  • Dynamic Application Deployment Overview
  • Creating Web Deployment Packages by Using the Web Deployment Tool
  • Server Application Virtualization Overview
  • Configuring the Server App-V Sequencer and Agent
  • Sequencing and Deploying a Server App-V Virtualized Application
Creating the Private Cloud Building Blocks
  • Configuring Guest Operating System Profiles
  • Configuring Hardware Profiles
  • Configuring SQL Server Using SQL Server Profiles
  • Configuring Application Profiles
  • Configuring Virtual Machine Templates
  • Configuring Service Provider Foundation
  • Configuring User Roles
Deploying and Configuring Access to a Private Cloud
  • Understanding Private Cloud Computing
  • Installing and Configuring App Controller
  • Creating and Managing Service Templates
Monitoring Cloud Infrastructure
  • Operations Manager Architecture and Security
  • Planning for High Availability and Disaster Recovery
  • Operations Manager Installation Considerations
  • Configuring Notification Subscriptions in Operations Manager
  • Configuring User Roles and Notifications
  • Installing, Configuring and Upgrading Management Packs
  • Configuring Integration Between Operations Manager and Other System Center 2012 R2 Components
Extending and Customizing Monitoring of the Cloud Infrastructure
  • Configuring System Center Advisor
  • Configuring the SharePoint Server Portal
  • Configuring the Operations Manager SharePoint Web Part
  • Using Management Pack Templates in Operations Manager
  • Monitoring Templates
  • Configuring Distributed Application Monitoring
Implementing Service Management for the Cloud
  • Service Manager Architecture Overview
  • Upgrading to System Center 2012 R2 Service Manager
  • Understanding Service Manager Work Items
  • Configuring Service Manager Connectors
  • Configuring Service Manager Notifications
Configuring High Availability, Disaster Recovery and Protection for a Cloud
  • Planning for Azure Site Recovery
  • Planning DPM Deployment
  • DPM Architecture and Components
  • Upgrading DPM
  • Configuring DPM for the Private Cloud
  • Configuring Application Protection for a Cloud
  • Restoring Applications to the Cloud
Automating and Standardizing a Cloud
  • Orchestrator Architecture and Components Overview
  • Deploying and Configuring Core Components
  • Managing Runbooks
  • Configuring Integration Packs
Configuring a Self-Service Multi-Tenant Cloud with the Windows Azure Pack
  • Overview of the Windows Azure Pack
  • Configuring the Windows Azure Pack
  • Configuring VM Clouds
  • Configuring Website Clouds
  • Configuring SQL Clouds
  • Configuring Plans

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Course Benefits

  • Course materials include student guide, hands-on lab manual and USB flash drive for examples and lab work
  • Students receive a certificate of completion at the end of class
  • Students can retake any portion of a class that has been completed, within 12 months at no extra cost
  • There are no registration fees or cancellation fees

Course Schedule - Face-to-Face in the Classroom or Remote-Live

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