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MOC On-Demand: 20745-Implementing a Software-Defined Datacenter Course Outline

 (5 days)

*** Note: This is an On-Demand Self Study Class, 5-days of content, $995 ***
You can take this class at any time; there are no set dates. It covers the same content as the 5-day instructor-led class of the same name. The cost for this MOC On-Demand class is $995. (Microsoft Enterprise customers paying with Software Assurance Vouchers, see SATV Payment note below.) In all cases, customers must call us directly to purchase this class at 800-288-8221.

MOC On-Demand Learner Profiles
MOC On-Demand is a self-study training solution that was designed for two types of learners. First, MOC On-Demand is a great fit for experienced IT professionals who don't need a traditional 5-day class to upgrade their existing skills. They can pick and choose topics to make the most effective use of their time. Second, MOC On-Demand is perfect for highly-motivated individuals who are new to a technology and need to space their learning over a period of weeks or months. These learners can take their time and repeat sections as needed until they master the new concepts.

About MOC On-Demand
Our MOC On-Demand classes are self-study courses with 30 to 40 hours of content. They include hours of videos, hands-on labs using the actual software, and knowledge checks and were created by Microsoft to mirror the content found in the traditional live instructor-led version of this course. Those features are all part of the standard MOC On-Demand training. But don't settle for the standard MOC On-Demand class! Check out the "ONLC Extras" that you get when purchasing this course from us.

ONLC Extras
ONLC Training Centers bundles in valuable extras with our MOC On-Demand Courses. These items are not available from other training companies.
Courseware After the Course. Get the digital courseware that is used in the live, instructor-led version of this class. While the MOC On-Demand access goes away after 90 days, you will have access to the "extra" digital courseware for an unlimited period of time.
24/7 Online Support. You will be able to chat online with a content matter expert while you are taking your MOC On-Demand class. And, with your permission, the expert can even take over your computer to provide with assistance with your labs.

Optional Add-Ons
These add-ons are available exclusively by ONLC Training Centers and are offered to you at an additional cost.
90-Day Extension, $300. Need more time? Get another 90 days of access to your MOC On-Demand class, complete with labs, videos and knowledge checks.
Certification Pak, $150. Interested in obtaining certification? Get a Transcender practice exam and a Microsoft exam voucher at this reduced price.
ILT Listener, $250. Want to listen in and follow along with a live Instructor-Led Training (ILT) class? We offer this option for individuals on a limited budget who have time during the day to hear a live class in progress. ILT Listeners have access to their online support chat expert during the class but they do not have direct access to the live instructor.
ILT Participant, $ Varies. You've purchased MOC On-Demand, have gone through the training and decided that you still want a live class. Just pay difference between MOC On-Demand course and and the Instructor-Led Training (ILT) class and you can have a seat in our live class. Get both self-study and live, instructor-led training for the retail price of the instructor-led class alone!

Paying with Software Assurance Training Vouchers (SATV)
For Microsoft Enterprise customers paying with Software Assurance Vouchers, the cost of this class is 5 vouchers--this includes access to the self-study materials, the student workbook, 24/7 access to an online expert, and a corresponding exam voucher, if applicable, upon request.

Do You Still Prefer a Live, Instructor-led Class?
Already know MOC On-Demand is not right for you? We also offer this same course content in a live, instructor-led format. For more details, click on the link below:
20745 Instructor-led

COURSE DETAILS

Overview
This five-day course explains 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.

Audience profile
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. The main focus of this course 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.

Prerequisites
In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:
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

At course completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
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.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to server virtualization
This module explains the different virtualization solutions. It also describes the concepts of software-defined datacenter and Microsoft Azure.
Lessons
Overview of Microsoft Virtualization
Introduction to the software-defined datacenter
Extending virtualization to the cloud
Lab : Evaluating virtualization options
Selecting the appropriate virtualization method
Creating Azure virtual machines

Module 2: Overview of Hyper-V virtualization
This module explains how to install and manage Hyper-V in Windows Server 2016.
Lessons
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
Lab : 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 : Implementing failover clustering with Hyper-V
Creating a Hyper-V failover cluster
Managing a Hyper-V failover cluster

Module 3: Installing and configuring System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager
This module explains how to install and configure System Center 2016 VMM for managing a virtualization environment.
Lessons
Overview of System Center 2016 VMM
Installing System Center 2016 VMM
Adding hosts and managing host groups
Lab : Installing and configuring System Center 2016
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
This module explains how to manage storage fabric and fabric updates in VMM.
Lessons
Overview of server virtualization storage technologies
Managing storage fabric
Managing fabric updates
Lab : Managing storage fabric and 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
This module describes how to configure and manage VMM library and library objects. It also describes the differences between profiles and templates and how they are used.
Lessons
Overview of the VMM library
Preparing Windows for deployment in VMM
Working with profiles
Working with virtual machine templates
Lab : 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

Module 6: Managing the networking fabric
This module explains how to manage networking fabric in VMM.
Lessons
Networking concepts in VMM
Managing Software-Defined Networking
Understanding network function virtualization
Lab : Creating and configuring the networking fabric
Associating virtual network adapters of Hyper-V hosts
Deploying Network Controller
Lab : Configuring and testing Hyper-V Network Virtualization
Configuring Hyper-V Network Virtualization
Provisioning and testing tenant virtual machine networks

Module 7: Creating and managing virtual machines by using Virtual Machine Manager
This module explains how to create and manage virtual machines by using VMM.
Lessons
Virtual machine management tasks
Creating, cloning, and converting virtual machines
Lab : 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

Module 8: Managing clouds in System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager
This module explains how to create and manage clouds by using VMM.
Lessons
Introduction to clouds
Creating and managing a cloud
Creating user roles in VMM
Lab : Managing clouds in System Center 2016 VMM
Creating a private cloud
Creating user roles
Create and manage cloud services.
Create user roles in VMM.

Module 9: Managing services in Virtual Machine Manager
This module explains how to create and manage services in VMM.
Lessons
Overview of services in VMM
Creating and managing services in VMM
Lab : 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
This module explains how to use Operations Manager for monitoring virtualization infrastructure.
Lessons
Operations Manager architecture and security
Using Operations Manager for monitoring and reporting
Integrating Operations Manager with VMM and DPM
Lab : Monitoring a virtualization infrastructure by using Operations Manager
Implementing the Operations Manager agents
Integrating Operations Manager with VMM

Module 11: Implementing and managing Hyper-V Replica and Azure Site Recovery
This module explains how to implement and manage Hyper-V Replica and Azure Site Recovery
Lessons
Implementing and managing Hyper-V Replica
Implementing and managing Azure Site Recovery
Lab : Implementing and managing Hyper-V Replica and 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
This module explains how to use DPM for protecting virtualization infrastructure.
Lessons
Overview of backup and restore options for virtual machines
Configuring and managing DPM for virtualization infrastructure protection
Lab : 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

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