20745 Implementing a Software-Defined DataCenter

This course explains how to implement and manage virtualization infrastructure in a software-defined datacenter by using System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager.

20745 Implementing a Software-Defined DataCenter

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Learning 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 Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Introduction to server virtualization
  • Overview of Microsoft Virtualization
  • Introduction to the software-defined datacenter
  • Extending virtualization to the cloud
  • Lab : 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
  • Lab : Creating and managing virtual hard disks and virtual machines
  • Lab : 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
  • Lab : Installing and configuring System Center 2016
  • 4 - Managing storage fabric and fabric updates
  • Overview of server virtualization storage technologies
  • Managing storage fabric
  • Managing fabric updates
  • Lab : Managing storage fabric and 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
  • Lab : Configuring and managing VMM library and library objects
  • 6 - Managing the networking fabric
  • Networking concepts in VMM
  • Managing Software-Defined Networking
  • Understanding network function virtualization
  • Lab : Creating and configuring the networking fabric
  • Lab : Configuring and testing Hyper-V Network Virtualization
  • 7 - Creating and managing virtual machines by using Virtual Machine Manager
  • Virtual machine management tasks
  • Creating, cloning, and converting virtual machines
  • Lab : Creating and managing virtual machines by using System Center 2016 VMM
  • 8 - Managing clouds in System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager
  • Introduction to clouds
  • Creating and managing a cloud
  • Creating user roles in VMM
  • Lab : Managing clouds in System Center 2016 VMM
  • 9 - Managing services in Virtual Machine Manager
  • Overview of services in VMM
  • Creating and managing services in VMM
  • Lab : 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
  • Lab : Monitoring a virtualization infrastructure by using Operations Manager
  • 11 - Implementing and managing Hyper-V Replica and Azure Site Recovery
  • Implementing and managing Hyper-V Replica
  • Implementing and managing Azure Site Recovery
  • Lab : Implementing and managing Hyper-V Replica and 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
  • Lab : Protecting virtualization infrastructure by using DPM
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    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.

    Prerequisites

    Other Prerequisites

    In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:

    An understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts

    An understanding of different storage technologies and concepts

    Familiarity with different types of virtualizations

    Familiarity with Windows Server and Windows Server administration

    An understanding of Windows PowerShell

    20745 Implementing a Software-Defined DataCenter

    $2,975 | This course is SATV-Eligible
    Course Length : 5 Days (40 Hours)
     

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