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Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V: Introduction and Planning Overview


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Overview/Description
Virtualization uses software to create a virtual machine (VM) which emulates a physical computer. It allows for the optimization of server hardware by consolidating multiple physical servers, their server operating systems and roles onto a single physical machine. This course will provide an introduction to virtualization using Microsoft Hyper-V covering virtualization benefits, architecture, and products. Planning your Hyper-V deployment is essential to delivering it successfully. It is important to assess you current environment in order to establish your requirements for a move to Hyper-V. This course reviews deployment scenarios, using the Microsoft Assessment Planning Toolkit (MAP) for planning, as well as hardware requirements and considerations.

Target Audience
The Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2: Server Virtualization with Hyper-V learning path is developed for system administrators who want to learn how to implement and manage Microsoft’s server virtualization technologies on their network. Individuals researching, implementing, or are currently responsible for virtualization. Anyone wishing to obtain the 70-659 TS: Windows Server 2008 R2, Server Virtualization exam which is one of the qualifying exams for the MCTS: Windows Server 2008 R2 Server Virtualization Configuration certification. Individuals with familiarity with; Windows networking, especially Active Directory Directory Services, modern storage technologies such as SAN, iSCSI, Fiber Channel, and Direct Attached Storage (DAS), and with Windows Server 2008 failover clustering.

Expected Duration (hours)
1.5

Lesson Objectives

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V: Introduction and Planning Overview

  • describe the benefits of virtualization
  • identify the characteristics of hypervisors
  • recognize the characteristics of the Hyper-V architecture
  • describe the considerations involved in evaluating an existing environment
  • recognize how MAP is used to assess performance
  • describe the hardware and software considerations for a Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2008 R2 installation
  • Course Number:
    hv_wshv_a01_it_enus