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Microsoft

Manage virtualization and containers in a hybrid environment

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Overview

  • Module 1: Configure and manage Hyper-V
  • After completing this module, you'll be able to:

    • Describe the functionality and features of Hyper-V on Windows Server.
    • Install Hyper-V on Windows Server.
    • Describe the options for managing Hyper-V virtual machines (VMs) on Windows Server.
    • Describe networking features and functionality in Hyper-V on Windows Server.
    • Create virtual switches (vSwitches) for use with Hyper-V.
    • Describe using nested virtualization in Hyper-V.
  • Module 2: Configure and manage Hyper-V virtual machines
  • After completing this module, you'll be able to:

    • Describe settings, configuration, and generation versions available for VMs in Windows Server 2019.
    • Identify virtual hard disk (VHD) formats and types.
    • Create and configure a VM.
    • Determine storage options for VMs.
    • Describe shared VHDs and VHD Sets.
    • Describe host and guest clustering with shared VHDs.
  • Module 3: Secure Hyper-V workloads
  • After completing this module, you'll be able to:

    • Describe the features and functionality of the HGS in Windows Server.
    • Describe the attestation options available with the HGS.
    • Describe shielded VMs, their creation, and their deployment.
  • Module 4: You'll be able to describe Azure compute and storage in relation to Azure VMs, and deploy Azure VMs by using the Azure portal, Azure CLI, or templates.
  • After completing this module, you will be able to:

    • Describe Azure compute.
    • Describe Azure storage.
    • Deploy Azure VMs.
    • Create a VM from the Azure portal.
    • Create a VM from Azure Cloud Shell.
    • Deploy Azure VMs by using templates.
  • Module 5: You'll be able to create new VMs from generalized images and use Azure Image Builder templates to create and manage images in Azure.
  • After completing this module, you'll be able to:

    • Create a generalized image.
    • Create a new VM from a generalized image.
    • Create a managed image of a generalized VM in Azure.
    • Create a VM from a managed image.
    • Describe Azure Image Builder.
    • Use Azure Image Builder to create a Windows image.
  • Module 6: You'll be able to deploy Desired State Configuration (DSC) extensions, implement those extensions to remediate noncompliant servers, and use custom script extension.
  • After completing this module, you will be able to:

    • Describe Azure automation.
    • Implement Azure automation with DSC.
    • Remediate noncompliant servers.
    • Describe custom script extension.
    • Configure a VM by using DSC extensions.
  • Module 7: Run containers on Windows Server
  • After completing this module, you'll be able to:

    • Describe containers and how they work.
    • Explain the difference between containers and virtual machines (VMs).
    • Describe the difference between process isolation and Hyper-V isolation modes.
    • Describe Docker and how it's used to manage Windows containers.
    • Identify the container-based images available from the Microsoft Container Registry.
    • Understand the process for running a Windows container.
    • Explain how to manage containers using Windows Admin Center (WAC).
  • Module 8: Orchestrate containers on Windows Server using Kubernetes
  • After completing this module, you'll be able to:

    • Describe container orchestration.
    • Describe Kubernetes.
    • Describe how to create a Kubernetes cluster.
    • Describe Azure Arc for Kubernetes.

Syllabus

  • Module 1: Configure and manage Hyper-V
    • Introduction
    • Define Hyper-V
    • Define Hyper-V Manager
    • Configure Hyper-V hosts using best practices
    • Configure Hyper-V networking
    • Assess advanced Hyper-V networking features
    • Define nested virtualization
    • Knowledge check
    • Summary
  • Module 2: Configure and manage Hyper-V virtual machines
    • Introduction
    • List the virtual machine configuration versions
    • List the virtual machine generation versions
    • List available VHD formats and types
    • Create and configure VMs
    • Determine storage options for VMs
    • Define shared VHDs and VHD Sets
    • Implement guest clusters using shared VHDX
    • Knowledge check
    • Summary
  • Module 3: Secure Hyper-V workloads
    • Introduction
    • Define guarded fabric
    • Define the Host Guardian Service
    • Explore TPM-trusted attestation
    • Define KPS
    • Determine key features of shielded VMs
    • Compare encryption-supported and shielded VMs in a guarded fabric
    • Implement a shielded VM
    • Knowledge check
    • Summary
  • Module 4: Plan and deploy Windows Server IaaS Virtual Machines
    • Introduction
    • Describe Azure compute
    • Describe Virtual Machine storage
    • Deploy Azure Virtual Machines
    • Create a windows Virtual Machine using the portal
    • Create a windows Virtual Machine using Azure CLI
    • Deploy Azure Virtual Machines using templates
    • Knowledge check
    • Summary
  • Module 5: Customize Windows Server IaaS Virtual Machine images
    • Introduction
    • Create a generalized image
    • Create a new Virtual Machine from a managed image
    • Create a managed image of a generalized virtual machine in Azure
    • Create a Virtual Machine from a managed image
    • Implement Azure Image Builder
    • Create a windows Virtual Machine using Azure Image Builder template
    • Create a Windows Virtual Machine with Azure Image Builder using PowerShell
    • Knowledge check
    • Summary
  • Module 6: Automate the configuration of Windows Server IaaS Virtual Machines
    • Introduction
    • Describe Azure Automation
    • Implement Azure Automation with DSC
    • Remediate noncompliant servers
    • Describe Custom Script Extensions
    • Configure a Virtual Machine by using DSC
    • Knowledge check
    • Summary
  • Module 7: Run containers on Windows Server
    • Introduction
    • Define containers
    • List the differences between containers and VMs
    • Define Windows Server and Hyper-V containers and isolation modes
    • Explore Docker
    • Prepare a Windows Server 2019 host for container deployment
    • Manage and configure container workloads
    • Knowledge check
    • Summary
  • Module 8: Orchestrate containers on Windows Server using Kubernetes
    • Introduction
    • Define orchestration
    • Define Kubernetes
    • Deploy Kubernetes resources
    • Create a Kubernetes cluster on Windows
    • Define Azure Arc
    • Connect an Azure Arc-enabled Kubernetes cluster to Azure Arc
    • Knowledge check
    • Summary

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