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Microsoft 70-246: Monitoring and Operating a Private Cloud 2012

Course Description

15.36 Hours

58 Videos

Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-246–and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of monitoring and operating a private cloud based on Microsoft System Center 2012 R2. Designed for experienced IT professionals ready to advance their status, focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSE level.

Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives:

  • Configure data center process automation
  • Deploy resource monitoring
  • Monitor resources
  • Configure and maintain service management
  • Manage configuration and protection

Candidates for this exam have Windows Server, System Center 2012, security, high-availability, fault tolerance, and networking experience in an enterprise environment. Candidates should also have basic Microsoft SQL Server, Windows PowerShell knowledge, and application configuration experience.

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Course Syllabus

Module 1: Introducing The Cloud Model

  1. Course And Instructor Introduction
  2. Overview Of Cloud Computing
  3. Dissecting Hybrid Cloud Environments
  4. Requirements For Cloud Implementation
  5. Using System Center To Operate The Cloud – Part 1
  6. Using System Center To Operate The Cloud – Part 2
  7. Using System Center To Operate The Cloud – Part 3
  8. Ongoing Cloud Maintenance
  9. System Center Component Integration
  10. Verifying The Cloud Infrastructure Demo

Module 2: Configuring The Private Cloud Environment

  1. Overview Of Virtual Machine Manager
  2. Managing Virtual Environments
  3. Creating Private Cloud
  4. Configuring And Optimizing The Private Cloud

Module 3: Deploying Services For The Private Cloud

  1. Understanding Service Templates
  2. Configuring Profiles – Part 1
  3. Configuring Profiles – Part 2
  4. Using Web Deploy Packages
  5. Configuring Server App-V
  6. Using Data Tier Applications
  7. Using App Controller To Deploy Services
  8. Deploying Cloud Services Demo

Module 4: Monitoring Cloud Based Applications

  1. Overview Of Operations Manager
  2. Deploying Monitoring Agents
  3. Customizing Monitoring Solutions
  4. Monitoring The Network Infrastructure
  5. Distributed Application Monitoring
  6. Application Performance Monitoring – Part 1
  7. Application Performance Monitoring – Part 2
  8. Application Performance Monitoring – Part 3
  9. Application Performance Monitoring – Part 4
  10. Application Performance Monitoring – Part 5

Module 5: Service Management For The New Cloud

  1. Configuring Service Manager – Part 1
  2. Configuring Service Manager – Part 2
  3. Configuring Service Manager – Part 3
  4. Configuring Service Manager – Part 4
  5. Automating Service Management – Part 1
  6. Automating Service Management – Part 2
  7. Automating Service Management – Part 3
  8. Managing Incidents And Problems

Module 6: High Availability And Disaster Recovery For The Private Cloud

  1. High Availability For The Private Cloud – Part 1
  2. High Availability For The Private Cloud – Part 2
  3. High Availability For The Private Cloud – Part 3
  4. High Availability For The Private Cloud – Part 4
  5. Protecting Data In The Private Cloud – Part 1
  6. Protecting Data In The Private Cloud – Part 2
  7. Recovering Data In The Private Cloud – Part 1
  8. Recovering Data In The Private Cloud – Part 2

Module 7: Optimizing The Private Cloud Infrastructure

  1. Applying Infrastructure Updates
  2. Applying Updates To Virtual Machines
  3. Extending The Private Cloud Infrastructure
  4. Optimizing The Cloud Infrastructure With System Center Advisor
  5. Using PRO-Tips To Optimize The Cloud

Module 8: Configuring Multi­Tenant Self­Service Using Windows Azure Pack

  1. Understanding Windows Azure Pack
  2. Windows Azure Pack Administration
  3. Windows Azure Pack Providers

Module 9: Configuring And Monitoring The Private Cloud Review

  1. Configuring And Monitoring The Private Cloud Review
  2. Conclusion

The new Private Cloud course provides full coverage of the knowledge and skills required to operate a private cloud using System Center 2012. This new course provides you the needed training to administer the private cloud, as well as management, monitoring infrastructure key elements, private cloud applications, and more.

This course brings together all the features of Monitoring and Operating a Private Cloud using System Center 2012.Some of the skills you will learn in this class are:

Describe the private cloud infrastructure
Configure and optimize business unit clouds
Deploy cloud services
Configure SLAs, dashboards and widgets
Configure compliance in the private cloud
Protect the resources in the private cloud by using Data Protection Manager
Automate Self-Service provisioning
Implement problem management
Automate incident creation, remediation, and change requests
Operate and extend service management
Configure application performance monitoring
Monitor private cloud services

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