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Windows Server 2012: Free Online Technical Training

October 25, 2012 1 comment

If you are too busy to attend an on site training, here is your chance to get updated with Windows 2012:

Designed to provide you with the key details of Windows Server 2012. The seven modules in this course, through video and whitepaper, provide details of the new capabilities, features, and solutions built into the product. With so many new features to cover, this course is designed to be the introduction to Windows Server 2012. After completing this course, you will be ready to dive deeper into Windows Server 2012 through additional Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA) courses dedicated to each topic introduced in this “Technical Overview.”

 Modules:

  • Server Virtualization. This module looks at all of the new server virtualization features and capabilities in Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V, focusing on scenarios including scale and performance, with a lot of attention given to how Windows Server 2012 greatly expands support for host processors and memory. Mobility and availability are addressed with Hyper-V Replica.  This module serves as a lead-in to the Windows Server 2012: Server Virtualization course.
  • Management & Automation. This module focuses on the new features in Windows Server 2012 that are designed to simplify the server management experience. It provides an overview of standards-based management with Windows Management Framework (WMF), Windows PowerShell 3.0, and the new Server Manager. This module serves as a lead-in to the Windows Server 2012: Management & Automation course.
  • Networking. This module provides a closer look at the features of Windows Server 2012 that facilitate more efficient and cost-effective networking management. The module covers topics including Hyper‑V Network Virtualization, network interface card (NIC) teaming, IP address management (IPAM) and Quality of Service (QoS).  After completing this module, you will have a clear understanding of all of the new networking-related features that Windows Server 2012 introduces, and will be able to dive deeper into the key networking enhancements in the Windows Server 2012: Networking course.
  • Storage. This module introduces several new storage features and capabilities in Windows Server 2012, including Storage Spaces, SMB 3.0, advancements at the file system and storage layers of the storage stack, and improvements to how you can cluster storage. This module serves as a lead-in to the Windows Server 2012: Storage course.
  • Identity and Access. This module looks at the challenges facing today’s organizations as they strive to give workers access to data and information—across varied networks and devices—while still keeping costs down. This module focuses on three enhancements that help organizations to meet these challenges: Dynamic Access Control, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), and DirectAccess. By the end of this module, you will be able to dive deeper into the key identity and access enhancements in the Windows Server 2012: Identity and Access course.
  • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure. Windows Server 2012 Remote Desktop Services (RDS) provides a single infrastructure to enable both virtual and session-based desktops and RemoteApp programs. This module looks at the enhancements that Windows Server 2012 brings to RDS, including centralized publishing of RemoteApp and desktops, intelligent updating, RemoteFX enhancements, and User Profile disks. By the end of this module, you will be able to dive deeper into Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) enhancements in the Windows Server 2012: Virtual Desktop Infrastructure course.
  • Web and Application Platform. This module explores how Windows Server 2012 supports modern applications by delivering an application platform that provides high performance and supports high-density applications. The module also describes new capabilities in Windows Server 2012 that support delivery of modern applications. The module explains how the new capabilities in Windows Server 2012 tackle the challenges of multitenant high-density websites, high-performance web applications, and consistent and repeatable configurations. By the end of this module, you will be able to dive deeper on these topics in the Windows Server 2012: Web and Application Platform course.

 To get started : http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/tracks/windows-server-2012-technical-overview

Virtualization Career Training

September 23, 2011 Leave a comment

 

Microsoft Technical Evangelists Symon Perriman and Rick Claus are hosting an online conference on Virtualization Career Training with Microsoft Learning

Virtualization Career Training

On Tuesday, October 4th Technical Evangelists Symon Perriman and Rick Claus are hosting an online conference on Virtualization Career Training with Microsoft Learning. This half day virtual event (8am – 11am PST) will offer a Level100to 200 introduction for anyone who wants to learn more about Microsoft Virtualization and how it can help their career. It is free and public so sign up for this warm-up for the Jump Start event on October 6th.

·Module 1 – Technology: Learn about Microsoft’s virtualization technologies, how they work, and the future roadmap to the Cloud!

·Module 2 – Career: Understand the importance of virtualization and Private Cloud, and how it can make or break an IT Professional’s career!

·Module 3 – Certification: Get prepared for your next steps towards a virtualization career by understanding and preparing for the Microsoft 70-659 Technical Specialist exam,Windows Server 2008 R2, Server Virtualization.

Learn More: http://mctreadiness.com/MicrosoftCareerConferenceRegistration.aspx?pid=270
Register: http://mctreadiness.com/MicrosoftCareerConferenceRegistration.aspx?pid=288

Instructor Bios: http://mctreadiness.com/MicrosoftCareerConferenceRegistration.aspx?pid=287

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Virtualization Exam 70-659 Training

On Thursday October 6th Technical Evangelist Symon Perriman and Technical Instructor Philip Helsel will host an online 8-hour deep dive training event forthe Microsoft 70-659 Technical Specialist exam, Windows Server 2008 R2, Server Virtualization. This virtual event runs from 8am to 5pm PST and will include presentations, demos and live Q&A with the attendees. It costs $99 to attend, but includes a free exam voucher worth $150! It is public so sign up for some great training to help improve your career here:http://mctreadiness.com/MicrosoftCareerConferenceRegistration.aspx?pid=272. Register early to make the most of a weekly virtualization coaching newsletter!

·Module 1 Installing and Configuring Host and Parent Settings

·Module 2 Configuring Child Settings

·Module 3 Managing and Monitoring Virtual Environments

·Module 4 Ensuring High Availability and Recoverability

·Module 5 Performing Migration

·Module 6 Configuring Remote Desktop (RD) Role Services Infrastructure

Technologies that we will cover include: Windows Server 2008 R2, Hyper-V, System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM), System Center Operations Manager (OpsMgr), System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM), Windows Server Backup, Failover Clustering, Remote Desktop Services, Active Directory, Microsoft Assessment & Planning Toolkit (MAP), Virtual Machine Servicing Tool (VMST), Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) & more!

Learn More: http://mctreadiness.com/MicrosoftCareerConferenceRegistration.aspx?pid=274

Register: http://mctreadiness.com/MicrosoftCareerConferenceRegistration.aspx?pid=272

Exam Information: http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/Exam.aspx?ID=70-659

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