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This course focuses on how using Microsoft System Center can help you configure, deploy, operate and manage private cloud infrastructure components. You will learn about the features System Center offers for building and supporting the virtualized and physical resources that are part of your private cloud infrastructure. You will understand Microsoft’s vision for cloud computing, from the business perspective to the technical level. Lastly, you will learn how to use the System Center tools to deploy, update, and manage applications within your private cloud. The course will illustrate how using System Center as part of your private cloud infrastructure will benefit both your organization and you as the IT professional.
This module explains how to build a private cloud, with specific focus on individual infrastructure components that enable this. It explains how System Center 2012 gives you a set of tools to configure and deploy infrastructure components including compute, storage, network, and cluster resources. It will show you how to use System Center to build a private cloud, discussing advanced topics such as bare-metal deployment of compute resources, optimizing storage components, and creating logical networks in the private cloud.
This module explains how to build a private cloud, with specific focus on individual infrastructure components that enable this. It explains how System Center 2012 gives you a set of tools to monitor and operate your infrastructure components, enabling you to keep your infrastructure components up and running. We further explain how to understand your infrastructure through performance monitoring, as well as how to optimize the health of your infrastructure. These practices will enable you to monitor applications deployed in your private cloud and on Windows Azure, further allowing you to increase overall data center availability.