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20409 - Server Virtualization with Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V and System Center


Learn how to configure, manage, and maintain Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V and System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager including networking and storage services. Also learn how to configure key Microsoft Server Virtualization features such as Generation 2 Virtual Machines, Replication Extension, Online Export, Cross-Version Live Migration, Online VHDX Resizing, Live Migration Performance tuning as well as Dynamic Virtual Switch Load Balancing and virtual Receive Side Scaling (vRSS).


Understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts, different storage technologies and concepts, and Windows Powershell; ability to work in a team/virtual team


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. The secondary audience for this course includes IT decision makers who will determine which virtualization product to implement in their data centers.


5 Days, $2995


Lesson 1 : Evaluating the Environment for Virtualization

Overview of Microsoft Virtualization
Overview of System Center 2012 R2 Components
Evaluating Current Environment for Virtualization
Extending Virtualization to the Cloud

Lesson 2 : Installing and Configuring the Hyper-V Server Role

Installing the Hyper-V Server Role
Managing Hyper-V
Configuring Hyper-V Settings
Hyper-V Host Storage and Networking

Lesson 3 : Creating and Managing Virtual Hard Disks, Virtual Machines, and Checkpoints

Creating and Configuring Virtual Hard Disks
Creating and Configuring Virtual Machines
Installing and Importing Virtual Machines
Managing Virtual Machine Checkpoints
Monitoring Hyper-V
Designing and Managing Virtual Machines

Lesson 4 : Creating and Configuring Virtual Machine Networks

Creating and Using Hyper-V Virtual Switches
Advanced Hyper-V Networking Features
Configuring and Using Hyper-V Network Virtualization

Lesson 5 : Virtual Machine Movement and Hyper-V Replica

Providing High Availability and Redundancy for Virtualization
Implementing Virtual Machine Movement
Implementing and Managing Hyper-V Replica

Lesson 6 : Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V

Overview of Failover Clustering
Configuring and Using Shared Storage
Implementing and Managing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V

Lesson 7 : Installing and Configuring System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager

Integrating System Center and Server Virtualization
Overview of System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager
Installing System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager
Adding Hosts and Managing Host Groups

Lesson 8 : Managing the Networking and Storage Infrastructure in System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager

Managing Networking Infrastructure
Managing Storage Infrastructure
Managing Infrastructure Updates

Lesson 9 : Creating and Managing Virtual Machines by Using Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager

Virtual Machine Management Tasks in VMM
Creating, Cloning, and Converting Virtual Machines
Overview of Virtual Machine Updating

Lesson 10 : Configuring and Managing the System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine

Overview of the Virtual Machine Manager Library
Working With Profiles and Templates

Lesson 11 : Managing Clouds in System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager

Introduction to Clouds
Creating and Managing a Cloud
Working With User Roles in Virtual Machine Manager

Lesson 12 : Managing Services in System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager and App Controller

Understanding Services in System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager
Creating and Managing Services in VMM
Using System Center 2012 R2 App Controller

Lesson 13 : Protecting and Monitoring Virtualization Infrastructure

Overview of Backup and Restore Options for Virtual Machines
Protecting Virtualization Infrastructure by Using Data Protection Manager
Using System Center Operations Manager for Monitoring and Reporting
Integrating Virtual Machine Manager with Operations Manager


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