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Microsoft Certified Professional Exams

Technology Specialist : Exam 70-659 TS: Windows Server 2008 R2, Server Virtualization

Course Overview
This five-day, instructor-led course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to deploy and manage a server virtualization environment using Microsoft technologies. The course provides details on how to deploy and manage Hyper-V and Remote Desktop Services on Windows Server 2008 R2. The course also provides details on how to manage a server virtualization environment by using System Center products such as System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) 2008, SCVMM 2008 R2, System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2, System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 R2, and System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2. This course does not require previous server virtualization experience, but does require that students have significant experience in managing Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2.

The primary audience for this course is Microsoft Windows Server 2008 system administrators who will manage and implement Server Virtualization technologies within their network.
The students for this course are responsible for virtualizing their current servers, or have been requested or directed by their information technology (IT) management to research and/or implement server virtualization in the existing environment. They should have a minimum of 1.5 years of experience working with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 as a server administrator. Prior experience with virtualization is not expected. However, familiarity with virtualization concepts and management tools is highly recommended.

At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
• Describe server, desktop, and application virtualization.
• Describe how you use Microsoft System Center is to manage the virtual infrastructure.
• Evaluate a network environment for server virtualization.
• Plan for the implementation of the Hyper-V server role.
• Install the Hyper-V Server Role.
• Manage Hyper-V settings and virtual networks.
• Create and configure virtual machines.
• Manage virtual machine snapshots.
• Managing and maintaining the Virtual Machine Connection Tool.
• Create and configure virtual machines.
• Manage virtual machine snapshots.
• Managing and maintaining the Virtual Machine Connection Tool.
• Create a new virtual machine using SCVMM 2008 R2.
• Convert a physical server to a virtual machine.
• Convert and migrate virtual machines.
• Clone virtual machines.
• Describe common management tasks and property configuration settings for virtual machines managed by VMM 2008.
• Describe when and how to use virtual machine checkpoints.
• Overview of the VMM Library.
• Manage profiles and templates.
• Design fault tolerance for the VMM library.
• Configure VMM user roles.
• Install and configure the VMM Self-Service Portal.
• Describe the Windows Server 2008 R2 Failover Cluster feature.
• Implement failover clustering with Hyper-V and VMM 2008 R2.
• Describe how to use the Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool to maintain updates for virtual machines.
• Configure Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) and the Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool.
• Monitor and manage jobs in VMM 2008 R2s.
• Configure System Center Operations Manager integration.
• Configure Performance and Resource Optimization (PRO).
• Describe backup and restore options for virtual machines and the VMM database.
• Implementing Data Protection Manager for backing up the VMM infrastructure.
• Understand the use and role of Remote Desktop Services (RDS).
• Implement the Remote Desktop Session Host.
• Implement the Remote Desktop Connection Broker.
• Implement the Remote Desktop Virtualization Host.
• Configure the Remote Desktop Gateway.
• Configure Remote Desktop Web Access.
• Configure Remote Desktop Licensing.

• Perform server administrator tasks responsible for building and maintaining a virtualization infrastructure.
• Work or consult for a midsize to enterprise-size organization.
• Have a basic understanding of server virtualization concepts related to Microsoft or other third-party virtualization technologies.
• Support production, development, testing, high availability, business continuity, staging, classroom, or hosting environments based upon Windows Server 2008 technology.
• Understand a Windows-based network, including Active Directory directory service.
• Understand storage technologies, such as Storage Area Network (SAN) including Internet small computer system interface (iSCSI), Fiber Channel, and Direct Attached Storage (DAS).
• Understand Windows Server 2008 failover clustering.

Course Outline

  • Module 1: Evaluating and Planning for Virtualization
  • Module 2: Installing and Configuring the Hyper-V Server Role
  • Module 3: Creating and Configuring Virtual Hard Disks and Virtual Machines
  • Module 4: Integrating System Center Virtual Machine Manager with Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2
  • Module 5: Creating and Deploying Virtual Machines Using System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2
  • Module 6: Managing Virtual Machines Using Virtual Machine Manager 2008
  • Module 7: Configuring and Managing the VMM Library
  • Module 8: Configuring User Roles and the Virtual Machine Manager Self-Service Portal
  • Module 9: Implementing High Availability for Server Virtualization
  • Module 10: Maintaining Software Updates Using the Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool
  • Module 11: Monitoring and Reporting Virtualization
  • Module 12: Backup and Restore Strategies for Virtual Machines
  • Module 13: Desktop Virtualization Using Remote Desktop Services
  • Module 14: Extending Remote Desktop Services Outside the Organization
Updated on 08 November, 2015

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