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Microsoft Cloud Enterprise Solutions On-Site Training

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Microsoft Cloud Enterprise Solutions

Course Description/Agenda

Develop the knowledge and skills to install and configure Microsoft enterprise cloud infrastructure solutions. In this four-day, instructor-led course, you will focus on terminology, user interfaces, and common configuration scenarios for the primary cloud infrastructure designs. You will learn to design complex data center architecture using Microsoft virtualization and management technologies, including Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V and the System Center Suite.

This course incorporates materials from the Official Microsoft Learning Product: 50374 Microsoft Virtualization and Management for the Experienced VMware IT Pro.

What You'll Learn

  • Key concepts and terminology relating to Microsoft cloud infrastructure environments
  • Benefits of implementing a virtualization infrastructure using Microsoft Server virtualization and System Center management solutions
  • Design a Microsoft virtualization and management strategy for a heterogeneous virtualization infrastructure
  • Perform server consolidation in a heterogeneous virtualization environment
  • Design a virtualization management automation infrastructure using System Center Opalis and/or Service Manager
  • Private cloud infrastructure fundamentals
  • How the System Center Virtual Machine Manager Self-Service Portal 2.0 enables Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) in a private cloud infrastructure

Who Should Attend

Windows IT professionals who want to become cloud-based enterprise architects and move into the role of designing Microsoft cloud-based infrastructure environments with potential VMware integration.

Course Prerequisites

  • Basic understanding of networking
  • Intermediate understanding of network operating systems
  • Awareness of security best practices
  • Basic knowledge of server hardware and Active Directory
  • Some experience with existing virtualization solutions from Microsoft (Hyper-V)
  • Two years of enterprise-level Windows-based administration
  • VMware deployment and administration experience

Course Outline

1. Evolution of the Cloud Architecture

  • Traditional Data Center Designs
    • IaaS
    • PaaS
    • SaaS
  • Components of Cloud
    • BPOS/Live 365
    • Windows Azure
    • Hyper-V Cloud
    • SQL Azure

2. Office 365

  • Overview of Office 365
  • Using Office 365
  • Configuring and Administering Office 365 in the Cloud
  • Integrating Office 365 with On-Premise Designs

3. Microsoft Hyper-V and System Center Comparison to vSphere and vCenter

  • Microsoft Virtualization Solutions
  • Differentiating Microsoft and VMware Terminology and Solutions
  • Microsoft Server Virtualization Deployment Options
  • Microsoft Server Virtualization Architecture Solutions
  • System Center Suite
  • Licensing

4. Managing the Virtualized Server Infrastructure

  • Managing Physical and Virtual Infrastructures using the System Center Suite
  • Monitoring and Managing a Heterogeneous Virtualization Infrastructure
  • Designing a Business Continuity Solution
  • Designing a Backup and Recovery Solution with System Center Data Protection Manager 2010
  • Performing Host and Offline Virtual Machine Updates

5. Microsoft Server Consolidation

  • Envisioning and Planning
  • Assessment
  • Architecture and Design
  • Network and Storage Configuration
  • Security
  • High Availability
  • Business Continuity

6. Automating Processes for Virtualization Management

  • System Center Opalis
  • System Center Service Manager Architecture

7. Building the Foundation for a Private Cloud

  • Private Cloud Fundamentals
  • System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) Self-Service Portal 2.0 (SSP 2.0)


Lab 1: Office 365 Configuration

  • Configuring Office 365
  • Establishing Cloud-Based Office 365 Accounts
  • Configuring Office 365 for Post Beta Federation

Lab 2: Microsoft Hyper-V Cloud

  • Configuring Network and Storage for a Hyper-V R2 Failover Cluster
  • Creating and Configuring a Two-Node Hyper-V R2 Host-Based Failover Cluster
  • Configuring SCVMM 2008 R2

Lab 3: Managing the Virtualized Server Infrastructure

  • Managing Physical and Virtual Infrastructures Using SCVMM 2008 R2
  • Creating Templates for Automated Deployment of Server Roles
  • Managing VMotion and Live Migration using SCVMM 2008 R2
  • Configuring and Performing Updates of Offline Virtual Machines and Templates
  • Implementing a Backup and Recovery Solution using System Center Data Protection Manager 2010
  • Configuring and Using System Center Operations Manager 2008 R2 with PRO

Lab 4: Microsoft Server Consolidation

  • Performing a MAP 5.0 Assessment
  • Performing a V2V Migration from vSphere to Hyper-V R2 (Recorded)
  • Configuring Access Control using AZMAN in SCVMM 2008 R2
  • Implementing a Disaster Recovery Site with Hyper-V R2 and System Center

Lab 5: Automating Processes for Virtualization Management

  • Implementing System Center Service Manager for Change Management, Ticketing, and Workflow

Lab 6: Building the Foundation for a Private Cloud

  • Using SCVMM SSP 2.0


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