Virtualization is one of the core technologies that distinguishes traditional IT provisioning from private cloud provisioning. In this course, you'll learn about System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager, the virtualization management solution. You'll also learn about the creation of business clouds, profiles and templates, and Microsoft Web Deploy, for deploying multi-tier applications to the cloud. This course is one of a series of courses that prepares the learner for Microsoft exam 70-246: Monitoring and Operating a Private Cloud. This exam is part of the MCSE: Private Cloud certification track.
This path is targeted toward Windows Server private cloud administrators using System Center for server and cloud management. Candidates for the exam should have experience with Windows Server security, high-availability, networking and fault tolerance in an enterprise environment. Candidates should also be familiar with SQL Server, PowerShell and application configuration.