MS20409 Server Virtualization with Windows Server Hyper-V and System Center

Get hands-on instruction and practice implementing Microsoft Server Virtualization with Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V and System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager in this 5-day Microsoft Official Course.

This course provides the hands-on training that can help you prepare for the Microsoft Specialist exam 74-409: Server Virtualization with Windows Server Hyper-V and System Center. You will learn the skills you need to deploy and manage a Microsoft Server Virtualization infrastructure in an enterprise environment. You will 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. You will 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). As part of the learning experience, you will perform hands-on exercises in a virtual lab environment.

Your benefits

  • Session recording available, with indexing allowing you to easily browse to the topic you are interested in reviewing.
  • Technical lab available remotely, making it possible to continue working on labs outside of classroom hours.
  • Technical lab available up to 30 days after the completion of your training.
  • Delivery of an official Microsoft course attendance certificate.
  • Free retake for up to twelve months on confirmed sessions.
  • The digital courseware provided allows free updates upon course revisions.

Price: 2500$

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Prerequisites: 
Before attending this course, students must have:
  • An understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts
  • An understanding of different storage technologies and concepts
  • The ability to work in a team/virtual team
  • An understanding of Windows PowerShell

Course schedule:

Date
03.04.2017
Duration
35 hours
Scheduled Time
8:30
Training plan: 

Module 1: Evaluating the Environment for Virtualization

This module provides an overview of Microsoft virtualization technologies and the various components of System Center 2012 R2. The module also explains how to evaluate the current environment for virtualization and extend virtualization to the cloud.

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

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

This module describes how to install and manage the Hyper-V server role. The module also explains how to configure Hyper-V settings, storage, and networking.

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

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

This module explains how to create and configure virtual hard disks and virtual machines. The module then describes how to install, import, monitor, and manage virtual machines.

  • 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

Module 4: Creating and Configuring Virtual Machine Networks

This module explains how to create and use Hyper-V virtual switches and Hyper-V networking features. The module also describes how to configure and implement Hyper-V network virtualization.

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

Module 5: Virtual Machine Movement and Hyper-V Replica

This module describes how to provide high availability and redundancy for virtualization. The module also explains how to implement virtual machine movement and Hyper-V Replica.

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

Module 6: Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V

This module provides an overview of failover clustering. The module also describes how configure shared storage, and how to implement failover clustering with Hyper-V.

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

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

This module describes how to integrate System Center and server virtualization. The module also describes how to install System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager, add hosts, and manage host groups.

  • 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

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

This module describes how to manage networking infrastructure, storage infrastructure, and infrastructure updates.

  • Managing Networking Infrastructure
  • Managing Storage Infrastructure 
  • Managing Infrastructure Updates

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

This module explains how to create, clone, and convert virtual machines. The module also provides an overview of virtual machine updating.

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

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

This module provides an overview of the Virtual Machine Library. The module also describes how to work with profiles and templates.

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

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

This module provides an introduction to clouds and describes how to create and manage a cloud. The module also describes how to work with user roles in VMM.

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

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

This module provides an overview of services in System Center 2012 R2 VMM. The module also describes how to create and manage services in VMM and how to use System Center 2012 R2 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

Module 13: Protecting and Monitoring Virtualization Infrastructure

This module provides an overview of backup and restore options for virtual machines. The module describes how to use DPM and System Center Operations Manager for protection, monitoring, and reporting.

  • 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