One of our System Center Cloud and Datacenter Management MVPs, Kristian Nese, wrote up a great article on his blog describing services in System Center Virtual Machine Manager. I definitely recommend taking a read through that if you are new to services in Virtual Machine Manager.
Here is a link to the article on Kristian’s blog:
Also, check out the blog series by Yung Chou, Sr. IT Pro Evangelist at Microsoft, if you aren’t already following this:
Also, check out these previous posts on this blog from Alaks Sevugan if you haven’t already:
Overview of a Service in SCVMM 2012
Creating Service Templates using the VMM 2012 Service Template Designer
How to customize and deploy a Service in SCVMM 2012
I’ll keep adding more info here as I come across it. If you have some other information sources on services, please drop them in the comments!
Is there a similar concept in terms of application installation on Linux VMs'?