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70-246: Monitoring and Operating a Private Cloud with System Center 2012 R2

Video Description

The 70-246: Monitoring and Operating a Private Cloud with System Center 2012 R2 teaches the candidates to monitor and operate a cloud with Microsoft System Center 2012 R2. The primary focus area of this course is to enable the students to manage and administer a cloud environment, and to describe the key infrastructure elements and applications that run within a cloud. This certification exam preparatory course provides full coverage of the knowledge and skills required to operate a private cloud using System Center 2012. This new course develops the necessary skills needed to administer the private cloud, as well as management, monitoring infrastructure key elements, private cloud applications, and more.

Table of Contents

  1. Course Introduction
    1. Course Introduction 00:01:37
    2. Instructor Intruduction 00:00:57
  2. Module 01 - System Center 2012
    1. System Center 2012 00:00:13
    2. Lesson 1: What is System Center 2012? 00:00:47
    3. Suite of Components 00:01:15
    4. Operations Manager 00:04:55
    5. Configuration Manager 00:03:37
    6. Service Manager 00:03:18
    7. Orchestrator 00:03:57
    8. Data Protection Manager 00:04:13
    9. Virtual Machine Manager 00:02:23
    10. Putting it All Together 00:05:20
    11. Module 01 Review 00:00:20
  3. Module 02 - Introducing the Cloud
    1. Introducing the Cloud 00:01:05
    2. Lesson 1: Discussion of Cloud Computing 00:00:28
    3. How Cloud Computing Came About 00:05:28
    4. Differences Between Private and Public Clouds 00:06:14
    5. Differences Between Private and Public Clouds Models 00:02:50
    6. Implementing the Private Cloud 00:02:04
    7. Using System Center 2012 with the Private Cloud 00:01:45
    8. Lesson 2: Important Requirements 00:00:16
    9. Requirements 00:02:36
    10. Onboarding and Services 00:02:56
    11. Administrative Functions 00:01:26
    12. Lesson 3: Working with System Center and the Infrastructure 00:00:18
    13. Using VMM for the Cloud Design 00:02:15
    14. Cloud Management with the VMM 00:01:49
    15. Orchestrator 00:01:02
    16. Lesson 4: Maintaining the Cloud Health 00:00:29
    17. How to Monitor Health and Performance 00:02:29
    18. What Are the Key Indicators? 00:01:50
    19. Lesson 5: How Components are Integrated 00:00:18
    20. Why Integrate SC Components? 00:03:00
    21. How to Make Sure All is Working 00:02:40
    22. Lesson 6: Are You in Compliance? 00:00:12
    23. Compliance 00:02:46
    24. Compliance Continued 00:00:38
    25. Remediation 00:00:59
    26. Demo - Verifying the Private Cloud Infrastructure 00:12:49
    27. Demo - Verifying System Center Components 00:14:45
    28. Module 02 Review 00:00:59
  4. Module 03 - Working with the Business Cloud
    1. Working with the Business Cloud 00:00:23
    2. Demo - Working with the Business Cloud 00:03:22
    3. Lesson 1: Examining SC 2012 VMM 00:00:23
    4. Introducing VMM 00:10:13
    5. Features of VMM 00:01:43
    6. Securing VMM 00:02:58
    7. Lesson 2: Working with VMs with the VMM 00:00:22
    8. Looking at the Fabric 00:03:44
    9. VMs 00:02:49
    10. Jobs 00:01:59
    11. Working with Settings 00:02:10
    12. Lesson 3: Creating Clouds for Business 00:00:19
    13. The Business Unit 00:06:42
    14. Resources 00:02:24
    15. Capacity 00:02:36
    16. Capabilities 00:04:05
    17. Module 03 Review 00:00:24
  5. Module 04 - Cloud Services
    1. Cloud Services 00:00:39
    2. Lesson 1: Looking at Service Templates and VMM Profiles 00:00:21
    3. What Constitutes the Service Template 00:10:21
    4. Planning and Preparation of the Service Template 00:02:55
    5. Guest OS Profiles 00:02:30
    6. Hardware Profiles 00:02:00
    7. Application Profiles 00:01:32
    8. SQL Server Profile 00:02:23
    9. Lesson 2: Web Deploy Packages 00:00:29
    10. Describing Web Deploy 00:05:25
    11. How to Install and Create a Package 00:01:20
    12. Connecting Web Deploy to an App Profile 00:01:14
    13. Lesson 3: Server App -V Introduction 00:00:47
    14. Understanding the Server App - V 00:03:43
    15. How to Sequence an Application 00:00:50
    16. Lesson 4: The Data of the N -Tier Application 00:00:15
    17. Describing Data -Tier Application Packages 00:03:13
    18. Using DAC Packages with VMM 00:00:58
    19. Using DAC Packages with VMM Continued 00:00:54
    20. Lesson 5: What’s New with VMM R2 00:00:30
    21. Demo - VMM R2 00:00:28
    22. VMM R2 Networking 00:03:59
    23. VMs and the Cloud 00:02:11
    24. Fabric 00:00:29
    25. Storage 00:01:25
    26. Services 00:00:28
    27. Infrastructure 00:00:40
    28. Demo - Installing SQL Server 00:10:41
    29. Demo - Importing and Deploying the Stock Trader Application 00:10:46
    30. Module 04 Review 00:00:10
  6. Module 05 - Monitoring
    1. Monitoring 00:00:33
    2. Lesson 1: Overview of Operations Manager 00:00:26
    3. What is Operations Manager? 00:04:03
    4. User Roles to Secure Operations Manager 00:04:08
    5. Operations Manager Architecture 00:07:56
    6. Deploying Agents Manually and Automatically 00:02:34
    7. Active Directory's Involvement with Deploying Agents 00:00:48
    8. Lesson 2: Customize the Monitoring Operations 00:00:18
    9. What is a Management Pack? 00:01:11
    10. Monitoring Cloud Components 00:08:06
    11. Lesson 3: Monitoring Application Performance 00:00:24
    12. Types of Applications 00:01:28
    13. Using the APM Template 00:01:51
    14. How APM Monitors Performance and Reliability 00:01:21
    15. Basic Configuration of APM 00:01:36
    16. Basic Configuration of APM Continued 00:07:13
    17. Lesson 4: Advanced Monitoring 00:00:25
    18. Server Side Monitoring 00:00:52
    19. Server Side Best Practices 00:00:26
    20. Client Side Monitoring 00:01:11
    21. How to Fine Tune APM's Configuration 00:01:07
    22. Lesson 5: Using Operations Manager for Applications 00:00:34
    23. Applications Monitoring with Operations Manager 00:00:38
    24. What is the Application Advisor? 00:02:11
    25. Application Diagnostics 00:01:27
    26. Lesson 6: Using Operations Manager for the Network 00:00:20
    27. Operations Manager Support Network Devices and Extended Monitoring Capabilities 00:03:48
    28. What Security Issues Should You Think of When Monitoring the Network Infrastructure 00:04:00
    29. How to Configure Network Device Monitoring 00:03:39
    30. Lesson 7: Using Operations Manager for Distributed Applications 00:00:14
    31. Understanding Distributed Applications 00:02:47
    32. Monitoring Distributed Applications 00:03:14
    33. Viewing Distributed Application Health 00:01:28
    34. Lesson 8: What’s New in Operations Manager 2012 R2 00:00:30
    35. Demo - New in Operations Manager 00:00:34
    36. Fabric Monitoring 00:02:05
    37. Microsoft Monitoring Agent 00:01:46
    38. Integrating OM with Development Processes (DevOps) 00:00:36
    39. Support for IPv6 00:01:40
    40. System Center Advisor 00:02:20
    41. Demo - Installing Operations Manager 00:09:37
    42. Demo - Deploying an Agent 00:11:18
    43. Demo - Configuration for Custom Monitoring 00:12:46
    44. Demo - Configuring Basic Monitoring and Application Performance 00:05:48
    45. Module 05 Review 00:00:10
  7. Module 06 - Automating Responses
    1. Automating Responses 00:00:26
    2. Lesson 1: Looking at Orchestrator 2012 00:00:10
    3. Orchestrator Components 00:06:14
    4. Orchestrator Integration Packs 00:01:33
    5. Lesson 2: Putting Orchestrator, Operations Manager, and Service Manager Together 00:00:26
    6. Integration with Operations Manager 00:02:03
    7. Integration with Service Manager 00:00:47
    8. Activity Collections 00:05:24
    9. Workflow Controls 00:03:35
    10. Configuring Runbook 00:02:50
    11. Lesson 3: What’s New with Orchestrator 2012 R2 00:00:15
    12. What’s New with Orchestrator 2012 R2 Part2 00:00:17
    13. Service Management Automation Web Service 00:02:42
    14. Integration Packs 00:01:05
    15. Demo - Operating and Extending Service Management 00:15:26
    16. Demo - Prerequisites for Automating Self-Service Provisioning 00:07:00
    17. Module 06 Review 00:00:10
  8. Module 07 - Managing Problems in the Private Cloud
    1. Managing Problems in the Private Cloud 00:00:24
    2. Lesson 1: What is Problem Management 00:00:27
    3. Comparing Incidents to Problems 00:00:55
    4. Describing Problem Management 00:03:23
    5. Creating Problem Records with Service Manager 00:01:17
    6. How to Link Problems to Incidents 00:00:58
    7. Lesson 2: Using Custom Rules 00:00:20
    8. Types of Rules 00:03:10
    9. Targeting Rules and Monitors to Applications and Computers 00:01:38
    10. Generating Alerts 00:02:21
    11. Demo - Problem Management in the Private Cloud 00:13:21
    12. Module 07 Review 00:01:19
  9. Module 08 - Service Management in the Private Cloud
    1. Service Management in the Private Cloud 00:00:21
    2. Lesson 1: Service Manager Introduction 00:00:14
    3. Introduction to Service Manager 00:01:09
    4. Architecture 00:05:04
    5. Integration with Other SC Components 00:02:07
    6. Operating Service Manager 00:01:51
    7. Lesson 2: Security Settings 00:00:45
    8. User Roles 00:06:10
    9. Run As… 00:01:26
    10. PowerShell Security 00:00:46
    11. Lesson 3: Work Items 00:00:14
    12. Incidents 00:02:27
    13. Problems 00:01:59
    14. Change Requests 00:01:37
    15. Release Records 00:01:44
    16. Lesson 4: Incident Queues and Service Offerings 00:00:17
    17. What is an Incident Queue? 00:00:46
    18. How to Make an Incident Queue 00:00:43
    19. Self-Service Portal 00:01:04
    20. Request Offerings 00:00:32
    21. Service Offerings 00:00:19
    22. Lesson 5: What’s New with Service Manager 2012 R2 00:00:28
    23. What’s New with Service Manager 2012 R2 Part2 00:00:09
    24. What’s New with Service Manager 2012 R2 Part3 00:00:45
    25. Demo - Configuring the Incident Template 00:10:27
    26. Module 08 Review 00:00:10
  10. Module 09 - Cloud Protection, Recovery, and Compliance
    1. Cloud Protection, Recovery, and Compliance 00:00:42
    2. Lesson 1: Protecting and Recovering Data for the Private Cloud 00:00:25
    3. What is the DPM? 00:09:07
    4. Deploying Agents 00:07:41
    5. How to Make a Protection Group 00:09:28
    6. Verifying Protected Data 00:02:00
    7. Lesson 2: Data Recovery 00:00:17
    8. Automating Data Recovery 00:03:15
    9. How to Recover Data Manually 00:03:01
    10. What Can a User Recover? 00:09:10
    11. Lesson 3: Overview of the Process Pack for IT GRC 00:00:29
    12. Compliance Management Processes 00:04:37
    13. Overview of the Process Pack for IT GRC 00:09:31
    14. Lesson 4: Installing the Process Pack for IT GRC 00:00:19
    15. Preparing and Configuring the Environment for the Process for IT GRC 00:02:58
    16. Installing and Configuring the Process Pack for IT GRC 00:03:39
    17. Lesson 5: Implementing an IT GRC Control Management Program 00:00:19
    18. Creating the Control Management Program 00:02:11
    19. How to Administer the Control Management Program 00:04:05
    20. Lesson 6: How to Maintain Compliance Through VMM Security Baselines with System 00:00:18
    21. VMM Support of the Software Update Compliance 00:01:23
    22. System Center Advisor 00:04:29
    23. Lesson 7: What’s New with DPM 2012 R2 Part1 00:00:28
    24. What’s New with DPM 2012 R2 Part2 00:00:15
    25. Windows Azure Backup 00:02:02
    26. Linux Virtual Machine Backup 00:00:25
    27. Demo - Configuring Manual Protection 00:06:49
    28. Module 09 Review 00:00:10
  11. Module 10 - SLAs, Dashboards and Widgets
    1. SLAs, Dashboards and Widgets 00:00:34
    2. Lesson 1: Configuring and Deploying Widgets and Dashboards 00:00:39
    3. Configuring Views 00:05:15
    4. Host to Configure and Publish a Dashboard 00:05:51
    5. Lesson 2: Real-Time State Using Visio 00:00:23
    6. Visio Framework 00:04:02
    7. Visio Diagrams 00:03:01
    8. Putting Visio Diagrams on SharePoint 00:02:49
    9. Lesson 3: System Center Analytics 00:00:32
    10. What is SC Analytics? 00:04:55
    11. Discussion of the SC SM Data Warehouse 00:03:18
    12. Introducing SC SM Manager Cubes 00:02:24
    13. Discussion of the SC OM Data Warehouse 00:01:10
    14. Lesson 4: Service Level Tracking 00:00:17
    15. Describing the Process 00:01:34
    16. SLT 00:01:01
    17. SLT Reporting 00:01:03
    18. Using SharePoint 00:01:35
    19. Lesson 5: Viewing SSRS and Excel to View Data 00:00:13
    20. Standard Reports 00:00:46
    21. Using Excel 00:02:33
    22. Service Manager Analysis Library 00:00:54
    23. Lesson 6: PerformancePoint 00:00:11
    24. Architecture 00:01:49
    25. Dashboard Designer 00:01:42
    26. Demo - Configuring Service Level Tracking 00:13:42
    27. Module 10 Review 00:00:34
  12. Module 11 - Cleaning Up System Center Databases
    1. Cleaning Up System Center Databases 00:00:23
    2. Lesson 1: Service Manager Groom Settings 00:00:20
    3. Saving Data in the Service Manager Database 00:01:54
    4. Working with the Service Manager Data Warehouse Groom Settings 00:02:21
    5. Operations Manager Groom Settings 00:03:47
    6. Lesson 2: View and Purge Orchestrator Runbook Logs 00:00:20
    7. View Orchestrator Logs 00:01:12
    8. Purging Orchestrator Logs 00:01:27
    9. Demo - Creating an IT GRC Control Management Program 00:14:55
    10. Module 11 Review 00:00:16
    11. Course Closure 00:02:26