High Availability and Disaster Recovery

IT professionals responsible for Skype for Business 2015


Expected Duration
62 minutes

This course will teach you about the difference between high availability and disaster recovery. You will have the necessary skills to ensure Skype for Business service can tolerate server failures, and that systems can be brought online quickly in the event of a disaster. This course aligns with exam 70-334, Core Solutions of Microsoft Skype for Business 2015.


High Availability

  • start the course
  • describe the benefit of high availability
  • describe how pooling servers provides high availability
  • explain how routing groups are related to high availability
  • describe Skype for Business load balancing options
  • improve availability using DNS load balancing
  • describe how failover works
  • explain backup considerations for Skype for Business
  • explain how database mirroring provides high availability
  • explain how availability groups provide high availability
  • use the Skype for Business Planning Tool to plan high availability

Disaster Recovery

  • understand how disaster recovery and high availability differ
  • explain how pool pairing increases resiliency to failure
  • understand the role of the CMS database
  • safe guard CMS with backups

Practice: Plan HA and DR Configurations

  • implement configurations that increase service availability





Multi-license discounts available for Annual and Monthly subscriptions.