Sign up for free Microsoft Jump Start Series Windows Server 2012: Preparing for the Datacenter Evolution

What’s a “Jump Start” Course?

Training specifically designed for experienced technologists whose jobs demand they know how to best leverage new, emerging Microsoft technologies. These advanced courses assume a certain level of expertise and domain knowledge, so they move quickly and cover topics in a fashion that enables teams to effectively map new skills to real-world situations.

Windows Server 2012 Jump Start Details

  • Course: “Windows Server 2012: Preparing for the Datacenter Evolution”
  • Date/Time: June 20-21, 2012 from 9:00am – 4:00pm PST / 17:00 – 00:00 CET
  • Where: Live virtual classroom (online from wherever you are)
  • Cost: FREE!
  • Target audience: IT Professionals and IT Decision Makers

Day 1 Morning: Beyond Virtualization
• Learn about the game changers in the next release of the Hyper-V role on Windows Server 2012
– Scale, CPU, RAM, Cores, etc.
– Networking Switch (recorded demo hopefully)
– NUMA and performance
– Hyper-V over SMB and Hyper-V over RDMA
– Replication
– Shared Nothing Live Migration
– Live Storage Migration
– Moving VM from test to a production cluster without downtime
• Massive scale increases, networking improvements, replication and disaster recovery is all in the box
– IP Address Virtualization
– IP Address Virtualization with SCVMM 2012 SP1
Day 1 Afternoon: Manageability

• Learn about how you can manage a few systems up to a hundred systems – all from one console
– Server Manager
– DAC… and related topics
– Installing roles in offline VHDs
• Server Core installs scaring you off? Learn about all your installation and management options
– Moving from Core-MiniShell-Full UI and back again
• Windows PowerShell automation and management at scale – all with built in tools
– PowerShell ISE and command simplification
– PowerShell new features and new PowerShell replacements for common commands
– Automating OS level tasks, IP addresses, etc.
• Clustering—Cluster-aware updating
• Networking
– Network Teaming and network configuration
– SMB MultiChannel and RDMA
Day 2 Morning: Storage
• Learn how Continuous Availability of File Services improves workload reliability and performance
– Setup HA File Server; SMB Failover
– Running SQL over SMB; Running Hyper-V over SMB
• Storage groups, disk provisioning, iSCSI and SAN integration
– Storage Spaces
– Built-in ISCSI; Boot from ISCSI
– DeDup
– Windows Online Backup
Day 2 Afternoon: Remote Users
• Remote connectivity options for your workforce
– DA; Offline Domain Join and DA
– DA simplified Setup; Possible DA Multi-Site
• VDI and Remote Desktop Services deployment and changes
– User level disks
– Pooled / Private VDI Setup
– VDI Quick Setup
– Multi-Touch RDP

Register here.

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