Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V: Installing Hyper-V

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


There are a number of deployment methods available when configuring Windows Server 2008 for Hyper-V, and it is important to be able to determine which deployment option for use within your environment. This course provides information on the deployment options for Windows Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V and Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2. The installation of Hyper-V on Windows Server 2008 and on Windows Server Core is also described, as well as the installation of Windows Hyper-V Server.
High availability is essential for any production Hyper-V environment. Losing a single server can cause serious issues, using a host server and all of it’s VM’s can be catastrophic. This course details some of the options offered for providing highly available Hyper-V solutions so that lost of availability and the issues that arise can be avoided.

Target Audience

The Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2: Server Virtualization with Hyper-V learning path is developed for system administrators who want to learn how to implement and manage Microsoft’s server virtualization technologies on their network. Individuals researching, implementing, or are currently responsible for virtualization. Anyone wishing to obtain the 70-659 TS: Windows Server 2008 R2, Server Virtualization exam which is one of the qualifying exams for the MCTS: Windows Server 2008 R2 Server Virtualization Configuration certification. Individuals with familiarity with; Windows networking, especially Active Directory, Directory Services, modern storage technologies such as SAN, iSCSI, Fiber Channel, and Direct Attached Storage (DAS), and with Windows Server 2008 failover clustering.


Expected Duration

90 min.

Course Objectives

Deployment Options

  • describe the benefits of Hyper-V server deployment options
  • Hyper-V Install via Server Manager

  • describe the procedure for installing Hyper-V via Server Manager and VMM
  • Hyper-V Install on Windows Server Core

  • describe the procedure for installing Hyper-V on Windows Server Core 2008 or 2008 R2
  • Installing Hyper-V

  • install Hyper-V in a given scenario
  • RAID Redundancy

  • identify the characteristics of RAID redundancy
  • Cluster Redundancy

  • describe how clustering can provide redundancy