Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 – Free eBook, Hands On Labs, Training and IT Camps

There is a new, and free, eBook available from Mitch Tulloch with Symon Perriman and the System Center Team.  This book introduces you to Microsoft's Cloud OS vision and the how System Center, as a key pillar of the Cloud OS vision, fits in.  The book describes the capabilities of each component of System Center 2012 R2 as well as pointing out whats new in this latest release.  Its a great book for those of you who are new to System Center, as well as those of you looking to find out the new capabilities of the R2 version.



Topics covered are:

  • System Center and the Cloud OS
  • Provisioning infrastructure with Virtual Machine Manager
  • Provisioning self-service with App Controller
  • Managing and maintaining with Configuration Manager
  • Backup and recovery with Data Protection Manager
  • Real-time monitoring with Operations Manager
  • Proactive monitoring with Advisor
  • Standardization with Service Manager
  • Automation with Orchestrator
  • Windows Azure Pack

Watch the Microsoft Press blog post for the coming links to the ePub file and Kindle Mobi files (or to see what other books are available), or grab the PDF now.

If you would like to learn more about Microsoft System Center 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012 R2, or the Azure Pack, check out the following resources:




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