7+ Hours of Video Instruction
Learn to build a private cloud from scratch, using Microsoft Windows Server, System Center Virtual Machine Manager, and Hyper-V technologies.
System Center solutions help IT pros manage the physical and virtual information technology (IT) environments across datacenters, client computers, and devices. Using these integrated and automated management solutions, organizations can be more productive service providers to their businesses.
The transition to private / hybrid clouds is the direction IT is taking right now. Building a Private Cloud Using Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 LiveLessons is for IT Pros and organizations that want the power and flexibility of a multi-tenant cloud, but do not want to risk placing sensitive data in a public cloud. This video teaches you how to build a private cloud from scratch, using Microsoft Windows Server, System Center Virtual Machine Manager, and Hyper-V technologies.
What You Will Learn
• Deploy Hyper-V and Virtual Machine Manager in a way that is appropriate for a cloud scale environment.
• Learn to build a self-service environment that allows users to deploy virtual machines without IT intervention.
• Create templates that can be used to automate VM creation
• Learn how to establish permissions and quotas for private cloud users.
• Explore critical infrastructure concepts such as storage and networking bandwidth.
Who Should Take This Course
• IT professionals working in enterprise environments who are trying to make the transition from a basic virtual datacenter to a self-service, private cloud environment
• Basic knowledge of Windows Server, Hyper-V, IP networking, and server virtualization
Table of Contents
Lesson 1: Private Cloud Planning
This lesson discusses some critically important factors you must take into consideration before you begin building a private cloud.
Lesson 2: The Basic Infrastructure
This lesson provides an overview of the various architectural components that will be used when creating a private cloud, and how those components fit together.
Lesson 3: Initial Storage Preparation
This lesson explains how to prepare various classes of storage for eventual inclusion in your private cloud.
Lesson 4: Preparing Hyper-V Virtual Networking
Private clouds use a variety of isolated virtual networks. This lesson discusses the virtual network requirements for building a private cloud.
Lesson 5: Failover Clustering
This lesson explains how to build a Windows failover cluster that can be used to make tenant virtual machines and infrastructure VMs highly available.
Lesson 6: Failover Cluster Patching
In this lesson, you learn how to perform patch management on your Hyper-V hosts without disrupting production workloads.
Lesson 7: The Library
This lesson discusses the Virtual Machine Manager library and how it can be used to automate virtual machine creation.
Lesson 8: Private Clouds
This lesson explains how to actually create a private cloud from the resources that you have configured. You also learn how to create tenants and set permissions.
Lesson 9: Deploying Azure Pack
Microsoft Azure Pack provides the interfaces used by both tenants and administrators when accessing the private cloud. This lesson explains how to deploy, access, and use the Azure Pack portals.
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