Microsoft 70-246: Monitoring and Operating a Private Cloud 2012 + Live Lab

Microsoft 70-246: Monitoring and Operating a Private Cloud 2012 + Live Lab



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Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-246 and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of monitoring and operating a private cloud based on Microsoft System Center 2012 R2. Designed for experienced IT professionals ready to advance their status, this course focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSE level.

Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives:

  • Configure data center process automation
  • Deploy resource monitoring
  • Monitor resources
  • Configure and maintain service management
  • Manage configuration and protection

Candidates for this exam have Windows Server, System Center 2012, security, high-availability, fault tolerance, and networking experience in an enterprise environment. Candidates should also have basic Microsoft SQL Server, Windows PowerShell knowledge, and application configuration experience.

Course Syllabus

Module 01 Introducing The Cloud Model

1.1 Course And Instructor Introduction

1.2 Overview Of Cloud Computing

1.3 Dissecting Hybrid Cloud Environments

1.4 Requirements For Cloud Implementation

1.5 Using System Center To Operate The Cloud­ Part 1

1.6 Using System Center To Operate The Cloud ­Part 2

1.7 Using System Center To Operate The Cloud­ Part 3

1.8 Ongoing Cloud Maintenance

1.9 System Center Component Integration

1.10 Verifying The Cloud Infrastructure Demo

Module 02 Configuring The Private Cloud Environment

2.1 Overview Of Virtual Machine Manager

2.2 Managing Virtual Environments

2.3 Creating Private Cloud

2.4 Configuring And Optimizing The Private Cloud

Module 03 Deploying Services For The Private Cloud

3.1 Understanding Service Templates

3.2 Configuring Profiles­ Part 1

3.3 Configuring Profiles ­Part 2

3.4 Using Web Deploy Packages

3.5 Configuring Server App­ V

3.6 Using Data Tier Applications

3.7 Using App Controller To Deploy Services

3.8 Deploying Cloud Services Demo

Module 04 Monitoring Cloud Based Applications

4.1 Overview Of Operations Manager

4.2 Deploying Monitoring Agents

4.3 Customizing Monitoring Solutions

4.4 Monitoring The Network Infrastructure

4.5 Distributed Application Monitoring

4.6 Application Performance Monitoring ­Part 1

4.7 Application Performance Monitoring­ Part 2

4.8 Application Performance Monitoring­ Part 3

4.9 Application Performance Monitoring­ Part 4

4.10 Application Performance Monitoring ­Part 5

Module 05 Service Management For The New Cloud

5.1 Configuring Service Manager ­Part 1

5.2 Configuring Service Manager ­Part 2

5.3 Configuring Service Manager ­Part 3

5.4 Configuring Service Manager ­Part 4

5.5 Automating Service Management­ Part 1

5.6 Automating Service Management­ Part 2

5.7 Automating Service Management­ Part 3

5.8 Managing Incidents And Problems

Module 06 High Availability And Disaster Recovery For The Private Cloud

6.1 High Availability For The Private Cloud­ Part 1

6.2 High Availability For The Private Cloud­ Part 2

6.3 HighAvailability For The Private Cloud­ Part 3

6.4 High Availability For The Private Cloud­ Part 4

6.5 Protecting Data In The Private Cloud ­Part 1

6.6 Protecting Data In The Private Cloud ­Part 2

6.7 Recovering Data In The Private Cloud­ Part 1

6.8 Recovering Data In The Private Cloud ­Part 2

Module 07 Optimizing The Private Cloud Infrastructure

7.1 Applying Infrastructure Updates

7.2 Applying Updates To Virtual Machines

7.3 Extending The Private Cloud Infrastructure

7.4 Optimizing The Cloud Infrastructure With System Center Advisor

7.5 Using PRO ­Tips To Optimize The Cloud

Module 08 Configuring Multi­ Tenant Self­ Service Using Windows Azure Pack

8.1 Understanding Windows Azure Pack

8.2 Windows Azure Pack Administration

8.3 Windows Azure Pack Providers

Module 09 Configuring And Monitoring The Private Cloud Review

9.1 Configuring And Monitoring The Private Cloud Review

9.2 Conclusion

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