Microsoft 70-246: Monitoring and Operating a Private Cloud 2012


Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-246–and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of monitoring and operating a private cloud based on Microsoft System Center 2012 R2. Designed for experienced IT professionals ready to advance their status, focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSE level.

Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives:

  • Configure data center process automation
  • Deploy resource monitoring
  • Monitor resources
  • Configure and maintain service management
  • Manage configuration and protection

Candidates for this exam have Windows Server, System Center 2012, security, high-availability, fault tolerance, and networking experience in an enterprise environment. Candidates should also have basic Microsoft SQL Server, Windows PowerShell knowledge, and application configuration experience.

Course Modules & Videos

The Microsoft 70-246: Monitoring and Operating a Private Cloud 2012 course is organized into the following modules. Click a module title to view the video list contained in each section.

  • Course And Instructor Introduction
  • Overview Of Cloud Computing
  • Dissecting Hybrid Cloud Environments
  • Requirements For Cloud Implementation
  • Using System Center To Operate The Cloud – Part 1
  • Using System Center To Operate The Cloud – Part 2
  • Using System Center To Operate The Cloud – Part 3
  • Ongoing Cloud Maintenance
  • System Center Component Integration
  • Verifying The Cloud Infrastructure Demo
  • Overview Of Virtual Machine Manager
  • Managing Virtual Environments
  • Creating Private Cloud
  • Configuring And Optimizing The Private Cloud
  • Understanding Service Templates
  • Configuring Profiles – Part 1
  • Configuring Profiles – Part 2
  • Using Web Deploy Packages
  • Configuring Server App-V
  • Using Data Tier Applications
  • Using App Controller To Deploy Services
  • Deploying Cloud Services Demo
  • Overview Of Operations Manager
  • Deploying Monitoring Agents
  • Customizing Monitoring Solutions
  • Monitoring The Network Infrastructure
  • Distributed Application Monitoring
  • Application Performance Monitoring – Part 1
  • Application Performance Monitoring – Part 2
  • Application Performance Monitoring – Part 3
  • Application Performance Monitoring – Part 4
  • Application Performance Monitoring – Part 5
  • Configuring Service Manager – Part 1
  • Configuring Service Manager – Part 2
  • Configuring Service Manager – Part 3
  • Configuring Service Manager – Part 4
  • Automating Service Management – Part 1
  • Automating Service Management – Part 2
  • Automating Service Management – Part 3
  • Managing Incidents And Problems
  • High Availability For The Private Cloud – Part 1
  • High Availability For The Private Cloud – Part 2
  • High Availability For The Private Cloud – Part 3
  • High Availability For The Private Cloud – Part 4
  • Protecting Data In The Private Cloud – Part 1
  • Protecting Data In The Private Cloud – Part 2
  • Recovering Data In The Private Cloud – Part 1
  • Recovering Data In The Private Cloud – Part 2
  • Applying Infrastructure Updates
  • Applying Updates To Virtual Machines
  • Extending The Private Cloud Infrastructure
  • Optimizing The Cloud Infrastructure With System Center Advisor
  • Using PRO-Tips To Optimize The Cloud
  • Understanding Windows Azure Pack
  • Windows Azure Pack Administration
  • Windows Azure Pack Providers
  • Configuring And Monitoring The Private Cloud Review
  • Conclusion

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