Below are the resources I mentioned in my blog post at http://mattblogsit.com/2012/04/20/60days2mcse-challenge-the-plan-the-resources/
Microsoft Jump Start! Microsoft Server Virtualization (70-659) – Cost $99 + You get Exam VoucherMicrosoft E-Learning Materials for 70-659Server Lab Hardware Guide: Blistering Fast Windows Server PartsMicrosoft Private Cloud Evaluation Guide (PDF)Microsoft Private Cloud Guided LabsMicrosoft Private Cloud Evaluation SoftwarePrivate Cloud Jump Start Videos
You can also download a lot of the sessions from MMS, I've gathered the ones I think would be useful for the MCSE: Private Cloud certification. (Warning: Nearly 40 hours of video)
AM-B310 - I’ve Deployed Operations Manager Application Performance Monitoring (APM): Now What?AM-B313 - Why Should IT Pros Care about Application Management?AM-B316 - Server App-V: End-to-End Virtual Application Deployment Using System Center 2012AM-B318 – Operations Manager: Application Monitoring Overview (.NET + Java)AM-B319 - Managing from the CloudAM-B321 - System Center 2012 Suite: Real-World Solutions by CSC and Royal MailCD-B207 - Configuration Manager 2012: Getting StartedCD-B311 – Configuration Manager 2012: Application Management Technical OverviewCD-B315 - Configuration Manager 2012: Plan, Deploy, and Migrate from Configuration Manager 2007CD-B327 - Configuration Manager 2012: Deployment and InfrastructureCD-B328 - Configuration Manager 2012: Maximizing SecurityCD-B329 - Configuration Manager 2012: Operating System Deployment Technical OverviewCD-B330 – Configuration Manager 2012: OverviewCD-B331 – Configuration Manager 2012: Security and Compliance ManagementCD-B406 – Configuration Manager 2012 and PowerShell: Better TogetherCD-B408 – Implementing Security Compliance Manager for Compliance in Configuration Manager 2012CD-B409 – Configuration Manager 2012: Application Management Advanced Topics and TroubleshootingCD-B410 – Configuration Manager 2012: The Expert QuizCD-B411 – Configuration Manager 2012: Infrastructure Advanced Topics and TroubleshootingFI-B307 – Cloud Clustering: Leveraging System Center 2012 for Continual Availability in the Private CloudFI-B316 – Operations Manager: Network MonitoringFI-B317 – Operations Manager 2012: Overview of What’s NewFI-B318 - System Center 2012: Managing Multiple Hypervisors, VMware and Xen, and How They Fit into the Microsoft Private CloudFI-B320 – Virtual Machine Manager 2012: Service Creation and Deployment from the Ground UpFI-B321 – Virtual Machine Manager 2012: Maintenance and Updates to a Service and the Underlying Hypervisor InfrastructureFI-B322 – Virtual Machine Manager 2012: PowerShell Is Your Friend, and Here’s WhyFI-B323 – Virtual Machine Manager 2012: Feature Drilldown on Libraries, Service Template Import/Export, and MoreFI-B327 – Automating Protection and Recovery with Data Protection Manager and the System Center SuiteFI-B328 – How to Build a Microsoft Private Cloud in Your Own Lab in 1,000 Tiny Steps with Free Trial SoftwareFI-B330 – System Center 2012 Unified InstallerSD-B305 – Operations Manager and Orchestrator: Better TogetherSD-B306 – System Center 2012 Self Service: The Future of SSPSD-B307 – Service Delivery and Automation: Configure and DeploySD-B308 – Service Delivery and Automation: Monitor and OperateSD-B310 – Service Manager 2012: Automated Request Offering in Six StepsSD-B315 – System Center 2012: Monitoring and Operations Tips and AdviceSV-B310 – Deep Dive: Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Hyper-V Changes – Dynamic Memory and RemoteFX
This blog will come in handy to:
Thanks for this information, the 70+246 is on my radar for sure to wrap up my MCSE and with only a beta class from Microsoft learning, these resources are hopefully more awesome than 5 days in a training class.
Another great resource was the SC2012 RC install notes by Jason Shuler at www.shulerent.com/.../system-center-2012-rcinstall-experience-continued
My question for others … did you install all of the roles on separate systems or did you combine roles on some servers?
Some folks might find this site helpful - msprivatecloud.com/private-cloud