Laying Your Private Cloud Foundation with Windows Server 2012 - Build Your Private Cloud

Yung Chou and I are back for another episode in our multi-part series on how to Build Your Private Cloud using System Center 2012 SP1. Tune in today as we discuss reference architectures for scale-up and scale-out Private Cloud infrastructure designs that leverage the new Scalability, Storage Spaces, Network Teaming, VLANs, Continuously Available Scale-out Clusters and Hyper-V Virtualization capabilities present in Windows Server 2012 and our FREE Hyper-V Server 2012 enterprise-grade bare-metal hypervisor.

Build Your Private Cloud Foundation

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Specific topics covered in this episode include:  

  • [02:34] What are some of the benefits of Scale-Up and Scale-Out with Windows Server 2012?
  • [06:39] Can you describe a Scale-Up Scenario for us?
  • [11:31] DEMO: Scale-Up Scenario
  • [20:52] DEMO: How to Configure Network Teaming
  • [29:09] DEMO: Failover Clustering & Cluster Aware Updating
  • [35:04] What is an example of a Scale-Out scenario?
  • [38:25] DEMO: Scale-Out Scenario

What’s Next?

After reviewing this video, get prepared to explore the Private Cloud management capabilities of System Center 2012 for yourself in this series with these downloadable resources:

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- Keith