This five-day, hands-on training course is designed to teach you the breadth of Microsoft virtual desktop technology, and the course will compare and contrast the various technologies with use cases and best practices. This course builds your skills in Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) Service Pack 2 (SP2), Microsoft User Experience Virtualization (UE-V), and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) as part of Windows Server 2012 R2. Throughout this course, you will learn how to manage, monitor, support, and troubleshoot various Windows-based desktop virtualization solutions.
This course is intended for the IT administrators, and implementers, of large and midsized organizations who want to understand and get hands on experience with the latest Microsoft desktop and application virtualization technologies and how to plan, implement, and manage virtual infrastructure solutions based on these technologies.
At the end of this course you will be able to:
Module 1: Overview of Desktop and Application Virtualization
This module explains virtualization technologies that they can use to meet the needs of your organization. Which technologies are relevant to their organization will vary with their needs. To use these virtualization technologies properly in the delegate's organization, they'll need to understand which technologies are available and when to use them.
Lab : Overview of Desktop and Application Virtualization
Identifying Virtualization Technologies to Meet Business Needs
Module 2: Planning and Implementing User State Virtualization
This module explains user state virtualization, and which technologies are part of it and what are benefits of user state virtualization. They will also be able to plan and implement user state virtualization technologies.
Lab : Planning and Implementing User State Virtualization
Module 3: Planning and Implementing App-V
This module explains application virtualization and describes App-V components. This module also describes App-V infrastructure, deployment scenarios, and procedures for installing and configuring Microsoft Server Application Virtualization agents (App-V agents).
Lab : App-V Introduction and Architecture
Lab : Planning and Implementing App-V
Module 4: Managing and Administering Application Virtualization
This module explains the App-V console and explains how to control administrative access, and describes the functionality and administrative functions that the console provides. This lesson also explains how to manage connection groups, and how to publish applications into the virtualized environment.
Lab : Managing and Administering Application Virtualization
Module 5: Planning and Deploying App-V Clients
This module explains the recommendations for deploying and managing the App-V Client. This module also provides students with an overview of the App-V Desktop Client, App-V Remote Desktop Client, and the several installation methods for each.
Lab : Planning and Deploying App-V Clients
Module 6: Application Sequencing
This module explains how to install and configure the App-V Sequencer to create application packages.
Lab : Application Sequencing
Module 7: Configuring Client Hyper-V
This module explains Client Hyper-V in Windows 8.1 and explain the fundamentals of working with virtual machines in a Client Hyper-V environment. You should be aware that all the features that are covered in this module are also available in Hyper-V on Windows Server 2012 R2.
Lab : Configuring Client Hyper-V
Module 8: Planning and Deploying Session-Based Desktops
This module explains how to plan for session-based desktop deployment of Remote Desktop Services (RDS). They will also learn to perform session-based desktop deployment.
Lab : Planning and Deploying Session-Based Desktops
Module 9: Configuring and Managing RemoteApp Programs
This module explains how to publish and work with RemoteApp programs.
Lab : Configuring and Managing RemoteApp Programs
Module 10: Planning Personal and Pooled Desktops
This module explains how to plan the implementation of pooled and personal desktops.
Lab : Planning Pooled and Personal Desktops
Module 11: Planning and Implementing Infrastructure for Pooled and Personal Desktops
This module explains how to implement and manage pooled and personal desktops.
Lab : Planning and Implementing Infrastructure for Pooled and Personal
Module 12: Implementing Remote Access for VDI
This module explains how to implement remote access and high availability for VDI.
Lab : Implementing Remote Access for VDI
Implementing remote access for VDI
Module 13: Performance and Health Monitoring of VDI Infrastructure
This module explains how to monitor the performance of virtual desktop infrastructure to ensure performance.
Lab : Performance and Health Monitoring of VDI Infrastructure
Before attending this course, students must have a system administrator-level working knowledge of: