So far I'm touching
- SC Operations Manager (monitoring)
- SC Configuration manager (Deployment and Maintenance)
- SC Orchestrator (Automation)
- SC Service Desk (Change Management & Ticketing)
This is no small task to learn.
I read the MS Press Introducing Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Technical Overview book and it wasn't a lot of help. It has a big cloud emphasis, but not a lot of "To do X, you need Y". The ebook is free at O'Reilly Publishing
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