20246 - Monitoring and Operating a Private Cloud

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Course Overview

This Monitoring and Operating a Private Cloud training class describes how to monitor and operate a cloud with Microsoft System Center 2012 R2. This course focuses on how to manage and administer a cloud environment, and it describes how you can monitor key infrastructure elements and applications that run within a cloud

Course Length: 5 days

Audience: Cloud administrators who are responsible for monitoring and protecting the cloud infrastructure. It is also intended for solution architects who are responsible for designing cloud architectures and extending existing cloud solutions. The primary audience for this course is administrators who create service requests. The secondary audience includes datacenter administrators–who are responsible for providing provisioning for applications to include configuring and deploying–application/service business owners, and administrators who implement service requests.

Prerequisites: Windows Server 2012 experience. Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) knowledge. Networking experience. Working knowledge of previous versions of System Center products. Knowledge of configuration of Microsoft SharePoint. Hyper-V knowledge. Microsoft Windows Azure. Knowledge of cloud and data center management processes. Storage Area Network (SAN) Knowledge.

What You're Going To Learn

  • Learn to describe the Cloud Model.
  • Learn to configure and optimize a private cloud.
  • Learn to deploy Cloud Services.
  • Learn to monitor Cloud Services.
  • Learn to configure application performance monitoring in a cloud environment.
  • Learn to operate and extend service management in in a cloud environment.
  • Learn to automate incident creation, remediation, and change requests in a cloud environment.
  • Learn to perform problem management in a cloud environment.
  • Learn to automate Self-Service Provisioning in a cloud environment.
  • Learn to operate a self-service multi-tenant cloud.
  • Learn to cloud high availability, protection and recovery in a cloud environment.
  • Learn to optimize the cloud infrastructure.
  • Learn to configure SLAs, dashboards, and widgets in a cloud environment.

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Course Outline

Introduction to the Cloud Model

  • Overview of the Cloud Computing Model
  • Requirements for a Private Cloud
  • Requirements for a Public or Hybrid Cloud
  • Operating a Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure with System Center
  • Maintaining the Health of a Cloud
  • Integrating System Center Components
  • Lab : Verifying the Private Cloud Infrastructure
  • Verify the Infrastructure
  • Verifying System Center Components

Configuring a Private Cloud Environment

  • Overview of System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager
  • Managing the Virtual Environment with Virtual Machine Manager
  • Creating Clouds
  • Lab : Configuring and Optimizing a Microsoft Private Cloud
  • Configuring Network Resources
  • Creating a Cloud
  • Create a VM Network using Software Defined Networks Isolation
  • Creating the Contoso Cloud Tenant for StockTrader Production

Deploying Cloud Services

  • Overview of Service Templates
  • VMM Profiles
  • Web Deploy Packages
  • Overview of Server App-V
  • Data-Tier Application Packages
  • Deploying Services through App Controller
  • Lab : Importing and Deploying the StockTrader Application
  • Deploying a Single Tier Service
  • Configuring Prerequisites
  • Preparing the StockTrader Service Template
  • Deploying the Service Template

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