Continuing on in our Build Your Private Cloud in a Month series, today Yung Chou and I walk through the steps needed to dynamically optimize our Private Cloud Fabric.  Tune in as we show you how to reserve capacity for virtualization hosts, dynamically balance VM loads across hosts, configure automatic live migration and optimize datacenter power consumption.

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Specific topics in this session include:

  • [ 01:08 ] Recap: Building a Private Cloud
  • [ 04:33 ] How important is Dynamic Optimization?
  • [ 11:25 ] DEMO: How to optimize the utilization of our Fabric
  • [ 12:05 ] DEMO: How to set reserve capacity for our hosts
  • [ 16:05 ] DEMO: How to balance the VM load
  • [ 18:06 ] DEMO: How to set up Auto Live Migration
  • [ 22:49 ] DEMO: How to optimize our power consumption

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