Server Virtualization w/ Windows Server Hyper-V & System Center Jump Start

Registration for the live course November 19 & 20 has closed due to high demand. We will re-broadcast the event on November 25 & 26 from 11:00pm Pacific until approximately 3:30am each day. During the re-broadcast Microsoft experts will be answering questions in real time. If you attend the re-broadcast or take the on-demand version of the course which will be available November 27, you’ll get a free voucher for the Microsoft Virtualization Specialist Certification - Exam 74-409. Register below for the re-broadcast with live Q&A on November 25 & 26. The recording will be available for on demand viewing November 27.


You will learn how to configure, manage, and maintain Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V and System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager including networking and storage services. You will also learn how to configure key Microsoft server virtualization features such as Generation 2 Virtual Machines, Replication Extension, Online Export, Cross-Version Live Migration, Online VHDX Resizing, Live Migration Performance tuning as well as Dynamic Virtual Switch Load Balancing and virtual Receive Side Scaling (vRSS).


This course helps you prepare for certification Exam 74-409- Server Virtualization with Windows Server Hyper-V and System Center. Event attendees will get a voucher to take certification exam 74-409 for free—normally $150. Be sure to schedule your exam soon as the number of free exams is limited. Vouchers expire and all exams must be taken by June 30, 2014.

Course Outline

  • Creating and Managing Virtual Hard Disks, Virtual Machines, and Checkpoints
  • Creating and Configuring Virtual Machine Networks
  • Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V
  • Managing the Networking and Storage Infrastructure with System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager
  • Managing Clouds with System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager
  • Managing Services with System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager and App Controller
Instructor Team
Symon Perriman | Senior Technical Evangelist | @SymonPerriman
As Microsoft’s corporate Senior Technical Evangelist covering Private Cloud, Virtualization & System Center, Symon Perriman is a recognized industry expert in datacenter management, cloud, virtualization, high-availability, disaster recovery, mobile technologies and social media.  Previously he spent four years as a Program Manager on the Server Clustering & High-Availability engineering team and has been working in the technology industry since 2002.  Symon holds several patents and industry certifications, including Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), MCSE Private Cloud, and VMware Certified Professional (VCP).  In 2013 he co-authored the book, “Introduction to System Center 2012 R2 for IT Professionals” (O’Reilly) and is a graduate from Duke University with degrees in Computer Science, Economics and Film & Digital Studies.
Corey Hynes | Lead Architect & President | @holsystems
Corey has been a core infrastructure architect and consultant in the field for over 15 years. His primary focus is operating system virtualization, management and deployment. Corey has been working with Hyper-V, XenDesktop and VMware extensively since they were introduced and he is currently a member of the Windows 8 TAP program. He is the author of over 100 labs across multiple product lines, and is the lead author of the Windows Server 2012 hands-on labs currently available on TechNet. Corey is also the owner and lead technical architect for holSystems, an online VM hosting engine for training and demo providers which hosts thousands of VM instances in a custom, thin-provisioning engine, and is the platform used for hands-on labs, instructor-led labs, and on-demand virtual labs worldwide.
Live Event Details
Event Full

Replay Nov 25 & 26

Starts 11:00pm PST

What: Jump Start Replay
Cost: Free
Audience: IT Professionals
Prerequisites: To get the most out of this event it is recommended that you are familiar with virtualization platforms.