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Implementing a Software-Defined DataCenter Certification Training Course Overview

This five-day course is designed to validate your skills on how to implement and manage virtualization infrastructure in a software-defined datacenter by using System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager. The course even lays emphasis on how to monitor the infrastructure by using System Center Operations Manager and protect it by using Data Protection Manager.

Additionally, its major attention 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.

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.

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Course Modules

Module 1: Introduction to server virtualization
  • Overview of Microsoft Virtualization
  • Introduction to the software-defined datacenter
  • Extending virtualization to the cloud
  • Selecting the appropriate virtualization method
  • Creating Azure virtual machines
Module 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
  • Installing and configuring the Hyper-V server role
  • Creating a Nano Server virtual machine
  • Configuring virtual machines and virtual hard disks
  • Creating a Hyper-V failover cluster
  • Managing a Hyper-V failover cluster
Module 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
  • Installing and configuring System Center 2016
  • Managing hosts and host groups
  • Managing an Azure subscription by using VMM
Module 4: Managing storage fabric and fabric updates
  • Overview of server virtualization storage technologies
  • Managing storage fabric
  • Managing fabric updates
  • Implementing a storage infrastructure
  • Creating a file server cluster and a storage QoS policy
  • Managing fabric updates
Module 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
  • Configuring and managing a VMM library
  • Creating a Windows image for the VMM library
  • Creating and managing profiles and templates
Module 6: Managing the networking fabric
  • Networking concepts in VMM
  • Managing Software-Defined Networking
  • Understanding network function virtualization
  • Associating virtual network adapters of Hyper-V hosts
  • Deploying Network Controller
  • Configuring Hyper-V Network Virtualization
  • Provisioning and testing tenant virtual machine networks
Module 7: Creating and managing virtual machines by using Virtual Machine Manager
  • Virtual machine management tasks
  • Creating, cloning, and converting virtual machines
  • Creating a virtual machine and modifying its properties
  • Creating and managing checkpoints
  • Cloning and migrating a virtual machine
Module 8: Managing clouds in System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager
  • Introduction to clouds
  • Creating and managing a cloud
  • Creating user roles in VMM
  • Creating a private cloud
  • Creating user roles
Module 9: Managing services in Virtual Machine Manager
  • Overview of services in VMM
  • Creating and managing services in VMM
  • Creating a service template
  • Deploying a service and updating service template
  • Scaling out service and updating the service
Module 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
  • Implementing the Operations Manager agents
  • Integrating Operations Manager with VMM
Module 11: Implementing and managing Hyper-V Replica and Azure Site Recovery
  • Implementing and managing Hyper-V Replica
  • Implementing and managing Azure Site Recovery
  • Configuring and Managing Hyper-V Replica
  • Configuring and Managing Azure Site Recovery
Module 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
  • Configuring a DPM server and installing DPM protection agents
  • Creating and configuring protection groups
  • Recovering VMs and other data
  • Providing online protection with DPM
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Course Prerequisites
  • 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
  • Students should have the ability to work in a team/virtual team and possess good documentation and communication skills.
  • Students who attend this training can meet the prerequisites by attending the following courses, or obtaining equivalent knowledge and skills:
  • 20740 - Storage & Compute with Windows Server 2016
  • 20741 - Networking with Windows Server 2016

Upon Completion of this Course, you will accomplish following:-

  • 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.

Give an edge to your career with Microsoft certification training courses. Students can join the classes for 20745A: Implementing a Software-Defined DataCenter at Koenig Campus located at New Delhi, Bengaluru, Shimla, Goa, Dehradun, Dubai & Instructor-Led Online.