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20745 Implementing a Software-Defined DataCenter

Course Overview

This five-day course explains how to implement and manage virtualization infrastructure in a software-defined datacenter by using System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager. The course also describes how to monitor the infrastructure by using System Center Operations Manager and protect it by using Data Protection Manager.

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for IT professionals and administrators who are responsible for designing, implementing, and managing virtualization infrastructure in a software-defined datacenter by using System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager. The main focus of this course is on managing Hyper-V virtualization infrastructure in Windows Server 2016, although the course also covers other virtualization platforms that can be managed by using Virtual Machine Manager 2016.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Explain the different virtualization options
  • Install and manage Hyper-V on Windows Server 2016
  • Install and configure System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager
  • Manage storage fabric and fabric updates
  • Configure and manage the Virtual Machine Manager library and library objects
  • Manage the networking fabric
  • Create and manage virtual machines by using Virtual Machine Manager
  • Manage clouds in Virtual Machine Manager
  • Manage services in Virtual Machine Manager
  • Monitor a virtualization infrastructure by using System Center Operations Manager
  • Implement and manage Hyper-V Replica and Azure Site Recovery
  • Protect virtualization infrastructure by using Data Protection Manager.

    Course Outline

    1 - Introduction to server virtualization

    • Overview of Microsoft Virtualization
    • Introduction to the software-defined datacenter
    • Extending virtualization to the cloudLab : Evaluating virtualization options

    2 - Overview of Hyper-V virtualization

    • Installing and configuring the Hyper-V role
    • Creating and managing virtual hard disks and virtual machines
    • Creating and using Hyper-V virtual switches
    • Implementing failover clustering with Hyper-V

    3 - Installing and configuring System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager

    • Overview of System Center 2016 VMM
    • Installing System Center 2016 VMM
    • Adding hosts and managing host groups

    4 - Managing storage fabric and fabric updates

    • Overview of server virtualization storage technologies
    • Managing storage fabric
    • Managing fabric updates

    5 - Configuring and managing the Virtual Machine Manager library and library objects

    • Overview of the VMM library
    • Preparing Windows for deployment in VMM
    • Working with profiles
    • Working with virtual machine templates

    6 - Managing the networking fabric

    • Networking concepts in VMM
    • Managing Software-Defined Networking
    • Understanding network function virtualization

    7 - Creating and managing virtual machines by using Virtual Machine Manager

    • Virtual machine management tasks
    • Creating, cloning, and converting virtual machines

    8 - Managing clouds in System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager

    • Introduction to clouds
    • Creating and managing a cloud
    • Creating user roles in VMM

    9 - Managing services in Virtual Machine Manager

    • Overview of services in VMM
    • Creating and managing services in VMM

    10 - Monitoring a virtualization infrastructure by using System Center Operations Manager

    • Operations Manager architecture and security
    • Using Operations Manager for monitoring and reporting
    • Integrating Operations Manager with VMM and DPM

    11 - Implementing and managing Hyper-V Replica and Azure Site Recovery

    • Implementing and managing Hyper-V Replica
    • Implementing and managing Azure Site Recovery

    12 - Protecting a virtualization infrastructure by using Data Protection Manager

    • Overview of backup and restore options for virtual machines
    • Configuring and managing DPM for virtualization infrastructure protection

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    This is a 5-day class

    Price: $2,975.00
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    01/13/2020 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL
    04/27/2020 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL
    07/27/2020 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL

    Class times are listed Eastern time
    This class is available for Private Group Training