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Hyper V for engineers  |    A 5 day   hands on   training course

Hyper V for engineers training course description

This five day course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to design and implement Microsoft Server Virtualization solutions using Hyper-V and System Center. Please note that due to the nature of the lab / environment build delegates may be required to work in pairs.

What will you learn
  • Install and configure the Hyper-V server role.
  • Create virtual machines, create and manage virtual hard disks and work with snapshots.
  • Create and configure virtual machine networks in a Hyper-V environment.
  • Provide high availability for Hyper-V environment by implementing failover clustering.
  • Use System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager.
  • Create and manage virtual machines by using VMM.
Hyper V for engineers training course details

Hyper V for engineers training course contents

  • Evaluating the environment for virtualization
  • Overview of Microsoft virtualization, Overview of system center 2012 R2 components, Evaluating current environment for virtualization, Extending virtualization to the cloud environment. Selecting the appropriate virtualization method, Assessing the environment by using MAP.

  • Installing and configuring the Hyper-V role
  • Installing the Hyper-V role, Managing Hyper-V, Configuring Hyper-V settings, Hyper-V Host storage and networking, Installing the Hyper-V server role, Configuring Hyper-V settings, Accessing and managing Hyper-V remotely.

  • Creating and managing virtual hard disks, virtual machines, and checkpoints
  • Creating and configuring virtual hard disks, Creating and configuring virtual machines, Installing and Importing virtual machines, Managing virtual machine checkpoints, Monitoring Hyper-V, Designing virtual machines for server roles and services, Creating and managing virtual hard disks, Creating and managing virtual machines, Importing virtual machines and working with checkpoints monitoring Hyper-V.

  • Creating and configuring virtual machine networks
  • Creating and using Hyper-V virtual switches, Advanced Hyper-V networking features, Configuring and using Hyper-V network virtualization, Creating and using Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V virtual switches, Configuring and using advanced virtual switch features, Configuring Hyper-V Network virtualization.

  • Virtual machine movement and Hyper-V replica
  • Providing high availability and redundancy for virtualization, Implementing virtual machine movement, Implementing and managing Hyper-V replica, Moving Hyper-V storage and virtual machines, Configuring and managing Hyper-V replica.

  • Implementing failover clustering with Hyper-V
  • Overview of failover clustering, Configuring and using shared storage, Implementing and managing failover clustering with Hyper-V, Creating a Hyper-V failover cluster, Managing a Hyper-V failover cluster.

  • Installing and configuring System Center 2012 R2 virtual machine manager
  • Integrating system center and server virtualization, Overview of VMM, Installing VMM, Adding hosts and managing host groups, Installing and configuring System Center 2012 R2 VMM, Managing hosts and host groups.

  • Managing the Networking and storage infrastructure in System Center 2012 R2 VMM
  • Managing networking infrastructure managing storage infrastructure, Managing infrastructure updates, Implementing a network infrastructure, Implementing a storage infrastructure, Managing infrastructure updates.

  • Creating and managing VM using MS System Center 2012 R2 VMM
  • VMM tasks in VMM, Creating, cloning, and converting VMs, Overview of VM updating, Creating a VM and modifying it’s properties, Cloning a VM.

  • Configuring and managing the MS System Center 2012 R2 VMM library and library objects
  • Overview of the VMM library, Working with profiles and templates, Configuring and managing the VMM library, Creating and managing profiles and templates.

  • Managing clouds in MS System Center 2012 R2 VMM
  • Introduction to clouds, Creating and managing a cloud, Working with user roles in VMM, Creating a cloud, Working with user roles, Deploying VMs to a private cloud.

  • Managing services in MS System Center 2012 R2 VMM and app controller
  • Understanding services in VMM, Creating and managing services in VMM, Using app controller Creating a service template, Deploying a service and updating a service template, Configuring app controller, Deploying a VM in app controller.

  • Protecting and monitoring virtualization infrastructure
  • Overview of backup and restore options for VM, Protecting virtualization Infrastructure using DPM, Using Operations Manager for monitoring and reporting, Integrating VMM with Operations Manager, Implementing MS System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager agents, Configuring Operations Manager monitoring components, Configuring Operations Manager integration with System Center 2012 R2 VMM.

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Training approach

This structured course uses Instructor Led Training to provide the best possible learning experience. Small class sizes ensure students benefit from our engaging and interactive style of teaching with delegates encouraged to ask questions throughout the course. Quizzes follow each major section allowing checking of learning.