Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 (M20740)

In this course you will gain the knowledge and skills to manage storage and compute by using Windows Server 2016. You will cover the necessary administrative responsibilities, such as implementing server images, planning and configuring storage solutions, and monitoring virtual machine installations.

This course incorporates material from the Official Microsoft Learning Product 20740: and it can assist you in your preparation for Exam 70-740: Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016.

Overview

  • Prepare and install Nano Server, a Server Core installation, and plan a server upgrade and migration strategy
  • Various storage options, including partition table formats, basic and dynamic disks, file systems, virtual hard disks, and drive hardware, and explain how to manage disks and volumes
  • Enterprise storage solutions, and select the appropriate solution for a given situation
  • Implement and manage Storage Spaces and Data Deduplication
  • Install and configure Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Deploy, configure, and manage Windows and Hyper-V containers
  • High availability and disaster recovery technologies in Windows Server 2016
  • Plan, create, and manage a failover cluster
  • Implement failover clustering for Hyper-V virtual machines
  • Configure a Network Load Balancing (NLB) cluster, and plan for an NLB implementation
  • Create and manage deployment images
  • Manage, monitor, and maintain virtual machine installations

Target Audience

  • Windows Server administrators who are relatively new to Windows Server administration and related technologies, and who want to learn more about the storage and compute features in Windows Server 2016
  • IT professionals who are looking to gain knowledge about Windows Server, especially around storage and compute technologies in Windows Server 2016

Prerequisites

  • A basic understanding of networking fundamentals
  • An awareness and understanding of security best practices
  • An understanding of basic AD DS concepts
  • Basic knowledge of server hardware
  • Experience supporting and configuring Windows client operating systems such as Windows 8 or Windows 10

Note: You will benefit from having some previous Windows Server operating system experience, such as experience as a Windows Server systems administrator.

Expected Duration

5 day

Course Objectives

1.æInstalling, Upgrading, and Migrating Servers and Workloads

  • Introducing Windows Server 2016
  • Preparing and installing Nano Server and Server Core
  • Preparing for upgrades and migrations
  • Migrating server roles and workloads
  • Windows Server activation models

2.æConfiguring Local Storage

  • Managing disks in Windows Server 2016
  • Managing volumes in Windows Server 2016

3.æImplementing Enterprise Storage Solutions

  • Overview of direct-attached storage, network-attached storage, and storage area networks
  • Comparing Fibre Channel, iSCSI, and FCoE
  • Understanding iSNS, data centre bridging, and MPIO
  • Configuring sharing in Windows Server 2016

4.æImplementing Storage Spaces and Data Deduplication

  • Implementing Storage Spaces
  • Managing Storage Spaces
  • Implementing Data Deduplication

5.æInstalling and Configuring Hyper-V and Virtual Machines

  • Overview of Hyper-Væ
  • Installing Hyper-V
  • Configuring storage on Hyper-V host servers
  • Configuring networking on Hyper-V host servers
  • Configuring Hyper-V virtual machines
  • Managing Hyper-V virtual machines

6.æDeploying and Managing Windows Server and Hyper-V Containers

  • Overview of containers in Windows Server 2016
  • Deploying Windows Server and Hyper-V containers
  • Installing, configuring, and managing containers

7.æOverview of High Availability and Disaster Recovery

  • Defining levels of availability
  • Planning high availability and disaster recovery solutions with Hyper-V virtual machines
  • Backing up and restoring the Windows Server 2016 operating system and data by using Windows Server B
  • High availability with failover clustering in Windows Server 2016

8.æImplementing and Managing Failover Clustering

  • Planning a failover cluster
  • Creating and configuring a new failover cluster
  • Maintaining a failover cluster
  • Troubleshooting a failover cluster
  • Implementing site high availability with stretch clustering

9.æImplementing Failover Clustering for Hyper-V Virtual Machines

  • Overview of integrating Hyper-V in Windows Server 2016 with failover clustering
  • Implementing and maintaining Hyper-V virtual machines on failover clusters
  • Key features for virtual machines in a clustered environment

10.æImplementing Network Load Balancing

  • Overview of NLB clustersæ
  • Configuring an NLB cluster
  • Planning an NLB implementation

11.æCreating and Managing Deployment Images

  • Introduction to deployment images
  • Creating and managing deployment images by using MDT
  • Virtual machine environments for different workloads

12.æManaging, Monitoring, and Maintaining Virtual Machine Installations

  • WSUS overview and deployment optionsæ
  • Update management process with WSUS
  • Overview of PowerShell DSC
  • Overview of Windows Server 2016 monitoring tools
  • Using Performance Monitor
  • Monitoring Event Logs

Labs

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$3,095.00

 

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