Microsoft Hyper-V 2016: First Look

IT professionals who are responsible for designing, implementing, managing, and maintaining a virtualization infrastructure; IT decision makers looking for a primer on upcoming Hyper-V technology

Prerequisite
None

Expected Duration
100 minutes

Description
Microsoft Hyper-V is included as a role in Windows Server, and also as a standalone server with no GUI. This course covers installation, configuration, and new features of Hyper-V in the Technical Preview. This course also covers the installation of both Hyper-V Server and the Windows Server role, and concludes with a comparison of Hyper-V Server and Client Hyper-V in Windows 10. This course is based on preview software from Microsoft. Any features, functions, and interfaces discussed and shown may change before the final product is released.

Objective

Getting Started

  • start the course
  • describe the editions and requirements of Hyper-V Technical Preview
  • install the standalone Hyper-V Server Technical Preview
  • add the Hyper-V role on Windows Server Technical Preview using Server Manager
  • add the Hyper-V role on Windows Server Technical Preview using PowerShell
  • list the supported guest operating systems for Hyper-V Technical Preview
  • describe the Hyper-V Manager GUI in Windows Server Technical Preview
  • Configuring Hyper-V

  • create a virtual machine in Hyper-V Manager on Windows Server Technical Preview
  • enable and disable the checkpoints in Hyper-V Manager on Windows Server Technical Preview
  • configure the standard and production checkpoints in Hyper-V Manager on Windows Server Technical Preview
  • enable remote management on a Windows Server Technical Preview Hyper-V host
  • VM Changes

  • describe new configuration versions in Hyper-V Technical Preview
  • describe new virtual machine configuration file format in Hyper-V Technical Preview
  • describe a scenario for using production checkpoints in Hyper-V Technical Preview
  • describe the integration services and the use of Windows Update in Hyper-V Technical Preview
  • Other Changes

  • describe the improvements made to Hyper-V Manager in Hyper-V Technical Preview
  • describe the hot add functionality for NIC and memory in Hyper-V Technical Preview
  • describe the rolling Hyper-V cluster upgrade features to upgrade the functional level of a cluster VM by VM in Hyper-V Technical Preview
  • describe the storage Quality of Service or QoS feature used to monitor storage and create policies in scale-out file servers on Hyper-V Technical Preview
  • describe the support available for Linux secure boot in Hyper-V Technical Preview
  • describe support for connected standby in Hyper-V Technical Preview
  • compare the features of Hyper-V Technical Preview and client Hyper-V on Windows 10
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