Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions

Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions (M20533)

In this course, you will discover how to implement and manage virtualization infrastructure in a software-defined datacenter by using System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager. The course also describes how to monitor the infrastructure by using System Center Operations Manager and protect it by using Data Protection Manager.

What You’ll Learn

  • Virtualization options
  • 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 virtualization infrastructure by using System Center Operations Manager
  • Implement and manage Hyper-V Replica and Azure Site Recovery

Labs

Lab 1: Evaluating Virtualization Options

  • Selecting the appropriate virtualization method
  • Creating Azure virtual machines

Lab 2: Creating and Managing Virtual Hard Disks and Virtual Machines

  • Installing and configuring the Hyper-V server role
  • Creating a Nano Server virtual machine
  • Configuring virtual machines and virtual hard disks

Lab 3: Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V

  • Creating a Hyper-V failover cluster
  • Managing a Hyper-V failover cluster

Lab 4: Installing and Configuring System Center 2016

  • Installing and configuring System Center 2016
  • Managing hosts and host groups
  • Managing an Azure Subscription by using VMM

Lab 5: Managing Storage Fabric and Fabric Updates

  • Implementing a storage infrastructure
  • Creating a file server cluster and a storage QoS policy
  • Managing fabric updates

Lab 6: Configuring and Managing VMM library and Library Objects

  • Configuring and managing a VMM library
  • Creating a Windows image for the VMM library
  • Creating and managing profiles and templates

Lab 7: Creating and Configuring the Networking Fabric

  • Associating virtual network adapters of Hyper-V hosts
  • Deploying Network Controller

Lab 8: Configuring and Testing Hyper-V Network Virtualization

  • Configuring Hyper-V Network Virtualization
  • Provisioning and testing tenant virtual machine networks

Lab 9: Creating and Managing Virtual Machines by using System Center 2016 VMM

  • Creating a virtual machine and modifying its properties
  • Creating and Managing Checkpoints
  • Cloning and migrating a virtual machine

Lab 10: Managing Clouds in System Center 2016 VMM

  • Creating a private cloud
  • Creating user roles

Lab 11: Managing Services in VMM

  • Creating a service template
  • Deploying a service and updating service template
  • Scaling out service and updating the service

Lab 12: Monitoring a Virtualization Infrastructure by using Operations Manager

  • Implementing the Operations Manager agents
  • Integrating Operations Manager with VMM

Lab 13: Implementing and managing Hyper-V Replica and Azure Site Recovery

  • Configuring and Managing Hyper-V Replica
  • Configuring and Managing Azure Site Recovery

Lab 14: Protecting Virtualization Infrastructure by using DPM

  • Configuring a DPM server and installing DPM protection agents
  • Creating and configuring protection groups
  • Recovering VMs and other data
  • Providing online protection with DPM

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
  • Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 (M20740)
  • Networking with Windows Server 2016 (M20741)

Who Should Attend

  • 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
  • Experienced IT professionals who support medium to large enterprises who are responsible for designing, implementing, managing, and maintaining a virtualization infrastructure
  • Individuals who determine which virtualization product to implement in their data centers