From Virtualization to Private Cloud

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Join us for a two-day hands-on training workshop that explores installation, configuration, and management of a heterogeneous Private Cloud environment using Windows Server 2012, Hyper-V, and System Center 2012.

How System Center 2012 can save you money by managing the incremental migration of a vSphere environment to a Hyper-V solution.

At the end of the course‚ you should gain an understanding of the functionality in Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012 and be able to do the following:

  • Build your System Center 2012-based private cloud‚ configure and manage a heterogeneous Hyper-V/ESXi and System Center/vSphere environment.
  • Manage the mixed-mode environment from a single console‚ monitor the dual systems and create and extract the operational reports using System Center 2012 and Veeam Management Packs for Hyper-V and vSphere.
  • Migrate your existing virtual machines from VMware to Hyper-V
  • Re-provision your existing ESXi servers with Hyper-V and easily add them to your existing private cloud infrastructure.    

Intended Audience:

  • System Administrators
  • Systems Engineers

Background in Server Virtualization‚ knowledge in vSphere‚ working knowledge of Windows Server.    


The Microsoft Data Centre: To 2012 & Beyond    
Windows Server 2012
What’s New
What’s Improved
Virtualization: Introducing the new Hyper-V
Hyper-V by the numbers
Windows Server 2012
Slide: The History of Microsoft Management Tools / The Origin of System Center
Operations Manager
Configuration Manager
Virtual Machine Manager
Data Protection Manager
Service Manager
App Controller    

How the Components Work Together
Discussion: How do you spin up a cloud, how do app owners (business units) interrelate in your infrastructure?
Slide: From App Owner to DC Admin

A Comparison of Competitive Solutions: What You Need to Manage Your Datacenter    
vSphere 5.1 vs. Hyper-V in Server 2012    
A comparison of Hyper-V to ESXi (latest versions)
By Feature
By Numbers    

vCenter Server vs. System Center 2012
Discussion: Why vCenter Server?
Discussion: Does your organization currently use System Center, and how?
Compare Features
Managing your IT environment

Managing a Heterogeneous Hypervisor Environment with System Center 2012    
Demo/Video: Managing vCenter from System Center    
Creating VWs    

At What Cost?
What are you paying for in a vSphere environment?
What are you paying for in a Hyper-V environment?
How the costs drop as you migrate your environment

Management Packs: See it all with OpsMgr!
An Introduction to Management Packs
Veeam Management Packs for vShere, Hyper-V

The Force Is Strong: Migrating VMs from vSphere to Hyper-V
Stratagem: the Path, Best Practices
Video: Virtual Machine Migration Tool (VMMT)
Video: Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter (MVMC)

Planning and Securing Your Environment: The Tools
Solution Accelerators
Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit
Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter
Security Compliance Manager

Backup Strategies and Tools
Backing up within the VM
Backing up the VM
Windows Server Backup
System Center Data Protection Manager
Veeam Backup

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