Server Virtualization with Windows Server Hyper-V and System Center

Course summary
5 days
Company-Specific / In-House

Server Virtualization with Windows Server Hyper-V and System Center

Courses never cancelled. Last minute rescheduling. 24 month delegate support forum. And more... By the end of this course, delegates will be able to:

Appreciate the requirements to plan out server virtualization
Create and set up the Hyper-V server role
Configure virtual machines, create and monitor virtual hard disks, and manage snapshots
Understand how to set up virtual machine networks within a Hyper-V environment
Set up virtual machine movement and configuring Hyper-V Replica
Able to configure Hyper-V environments for high availability through failover clustering
Configure the virtual environment through System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager
Configure storage and networking infrastructure in Virtual Machine Manager
Set up and manage Virtual Machine Manager library and library objects
Work with virtual machines using the Virtual Machine Manager
Work with cloud systems with System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager
Work with services with System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager
An overview of virtualization infrastructure protection with Windows Server Backup and Data Protection Manager

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is designed for IT professionals and IT decision makers who are interested in learning more about virtualization products for an Enterprise infrastructure or in data centres.

Training Course Content

Module 1: Evaluating the Environment for Virtualization

Understanding Microsoft Virtualization
Understanding System Center 2012 R2 Components
Rating the current environment for Virtualization
Increasing Virtualization through the Cloud
Using MAP to access the environment

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

Installing the Hyper-V Server role
Using Hyper-V
Configuring Hyper-V Settings
Overview of Hyper-V host storage and networking

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

Creating and setting up Virtual Hard Disks
Creating and setting up Virtual Machines
Installing and Importing Virtual Machines
Creating and maintaining Virtual Machine checkpoints
Monitoring Hyper-V
Creating and maintaining Virtual Machines

Module 4: Creating and Configuring Virtual Machine Networks

Designing and implementing Hyper-V Virtual Switches
Advanced features of Hyper-V networking
Configuring Hyper-V Network Virtualization

Module 5: Virtual Machine Movement and Hyper-V Replica

Overview of redundancy and High Availability for Virtualization
Working with Virtual Machine movement
Implementing and monitoring Hyper-V Replica

Module 6: Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V

Understanding failover clustering
Managing shared storage
Creating and monitoring failover clustering through Hyper-V

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

Making System Center and Server Virtualization work together
Understanding System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager
Creating and monitoring System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager
Creating Hosts and monitoring Host Groups

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

Understanding networking infrastructure
Overview of storage infrastructure
Updating the infrastructure

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

Overview of Virtual Machine Management Tasks in VMM
Creating a virtual machine
Cloning a virtual machine
Converting a virtual machine
Updating virtual machines

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

Understanding the Virtual Machine Manager Library
Overview of profiles and templates
Implementing profiles and templates

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

Overview of Clouds
Installing and maintaining a Cloud
Understanding User Roles within Virtual Machine Manager
Implementing Clouds
Understanding User Roles
Pushing out Virtual Machines to a Cloud

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

Overview of Services in System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager
Implementing Services in VMM
Managing System Center 2012 R2 App Controller
Creating a Service Template
Implementing a Service and updating the Service Template
Configuring app controllers
Deploying a Virtual Machine via the App Controller

Module 13: Protecting and Monitoring Virtualization Infrastructure

Understanding Backup and Restore options for Virtual Machines
Using Data Protection Manager to protect Virtualization Infrastructure
Implementing monitoring and reporting for System Center Operations Manager
Integrating Operations Manager with Virtual Machine Manager
Creating the System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager Agent
Setting up the monitoring components for Operations Manager
Setting up the Virtual Machine Manager for Operations Manager Integration


Prices from £3000 (Guideline pricing). Promotional rates often available the further ahead you book. Contact us for quote.

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