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Introducing Microsoft System Center 2012 R2

Book Description

Focusing on System Center 2012 R2, this guide introduces new features and capabilities, with scenario-based advice on how the platform can meet the needs of your business.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. Copyright Page
  3. Contents
  4. Foreword
  5. Introduction
  6. PART I CLOUD COMPUTING
    1. Chapter 1 System Center and the Cloud OS
      1. Microsoft’s Cloud OS vision
        1. Why the Cloud OS?
        2. What is the Cloud OS?
        3. What can the Cloud OS do for you?
      2. From vision to reality
      3. How to learn more
  7. PART II PROVISIONING INFRASTRUCTURE
    1. Chapter 2 Provisioning infrastructure with Virtual Machine Manager
      1. Introduction to Virtual Machine Manager
        1. Hosts and host clusters
        2. Host groups
        3. Networking resources
        4. Storage resources
        5. Library servers and shares
        6. Management server
        7. Day-to-day operations
        8. Constructing the private cloud
      2. Virtual Machine Manager in action
      3. Insights from the experts
      4. How to learn more
        1. Product home page
        2. TechNet Library
        3. TechNet blogs
        4. TechNet wiki
        5. TechNet forums
        6. TechNet Evaluation Center
        7. TechNet Virtual Labs
        8. Channel 9
        9. Microsoft Virtual Academy
        10. Twitter
    2. Chapter 3 Provisioning self-service with App Controller
      1. Introduction to App Controller
        1. App Controller components
        2. Integration with Virtual Machine Manager
        3. Windows PowerShell support
        4. Day-to-day operations
      2. App Controller in action
      3. Insights from the experts
      4. How to learn more
        1. Product home page
        2. TechNet Library
        3. TechNet wiki
        4. TechNet forums
        5. TechNet Evaluation Center
        6. TechNet Virtual Labs
        7. Channel 9
        8. Microsoft Virtual Academy
    3. Chapter 4 Managing and maintaining with Configuration Manager
      1. Introduction to Configuration Manager
        1. Configuration Manager overview
        2. Configuration Manager solutions
        3. Configuration Manager for end-user device management
        4. Configuration Manager for datacenter management
      2. Configuration Manager in action
      3. Insights from the experts
      4. How to learn more
        1. Product home page
        2. TechNet Library
        3. TechNet blogs
        4. TechNet Wiki
        5. TechNet forums
        6. TechNet Evaluation Center
        7. TechNet Virtual Labs
        8. Channel 9
        9. Microsoft Virtual Academy
        10. Twitter
    4. Chapter 5 Backup and recovery with Data Protection Manager
      1. Introduction to Data Protection Manager
        1. Protecting virtual machines
        2. Protecting the private cloud
      2. Data Protection Manager in action
      3. Insights from the experts
      4. How to learn more
        1. Product home page
        2. TechNet Library
        3. TechNet blogs
        4. TechNet wiki
        5. TechNet forums
        6. TechNet Evaluation Center
        7. TechNet Virtual Labs
        8. Channel 9
        9. Microsoft Virtual Academy
        10. Twitter
  8. PART III IMPLEMENTING MONITORING
    1. Chapter 6 Real-time monitoring with Operations Manager
      1. Introduction to Operations Manager
        1. Management packs
        2. Monitoring tools and scenarios
        3. Monitoring the private cloud
      2. Operations Manager in action
      3. Insights from the experts
      4. How to learn more
        1. Product home page
        2. TechNet Library
        3. TechNet blogs
        4. TechNet wiki
        5. TechNet forums
        6. TechNet Evaluation Center
        7. TechNet Virtual Labs
        8. Channel 9
        9. Microsoft Virtual Academy
        10. Twitter
    2. Chapter 7 Proactive monitoring with Advisor
      1. Introduction to Advisor
        1. Integration with Operations Manager
      2. Advisor in action
      3. Insights from the experts
      4. How to learn more
        1. Product home page
        2. Online Help
        3. Channel 9
        4. Microsoft Virtual Academy
        5. Twitter
  9. PART IV BUILDING PRIVATE CLOUDS
    1. Chapter 8 Standardization with Service Manager
      1. Introduction to Service Manager
        1. Service Manager architecture
        2. Extending the platform
        3. Building automation
        4. Service Manager solutions
      2. Service Manager in action
      3. Insights from the experts
      4. How to learn more
        1. Product home page
        2. TechNet Library
        3. TechNet blogs
        4. TechNet wiki
        5. TechNet forums
        6. TechNet Evaluation Center
        7. TechNet Virtual Labs
        8. Channel 9
        9. Microsoft Virtual Academy
        10. Twitter
    2. Chapter 9 Automation with Orchestrator
      1. Introduction to Orchestrator
        1. How Orchestrator works
        2. Extending Orchestrator using integration packs
      2. Orchestrator in action
      3. Insights from the experts
      4. How to learn more
        1. Product home page
        2. TechNet Library
        3. Microsoft Download Center
        4. TechNet blogs
        5. TechNet wiki
        6. TechNet forums
        7. TechNet Evaluation Center
        8. TechNet Virtual Labs
        9. Channel 9
        10. Microsoft Virtual Academy
        11. Twitter
    3. Chapter 10 Windows Azure Pack
      1. Introduction to Windows Azure Pack
        1. Windows Azure Pack architecture
        2. Implementing Windows Azure Pack
      2. Windows Azure Pack in action
      3. Insights from the experts
      4. How to learn more
        1. Product home page
        2. TechNet Library
        3. TechNet wiki
        4. TechNet forums
        5. Channel 9
        6. Twitter
  10. Index