Storage and High Availability with Windows Server (M10971)

In this course, you will learn about traditional storage topologies such as direct-attached storage (DAS), network-attached storage (NAS), storage area networks (SANs), and bus technologies such as Fibre Channel and iSCSI. The course also covers newer Windows Server technologies such as storage spaces, tiering, thin provisioning and data deduplication, and enhanced functionality to the Server Message Block (SMB) sharing protocol in Windows Server 2012 R2.

You will learn high availability and disaster recovery technologies such as live migration, storage migration, and Hyper-V Replica. In addition, it provides in-depth coverage of failover clustering, including a detailed implementation of failover clustering of Hyper-V using Scale-Out File Server.

Overview

  • Manage and secure disks and volumes in Windows Server
  • Storage technologies and components in Windows Server
  • Implement and manage Storage Spaces and Data Deduplication
  • High availability and disaster recovery with Hyper-V virtual machines (VMs) and high availability with failover clustering in Windows Server 2012
  • Plan and implement a failover cluster
  • Manage server roles and clustering resources
  • Implement and manage VMs by using Hyper-V with failover clustering
  • How to use Virtual Machine Manager to perform storage infrastructure management
  • Cloud-based storage and high availability solutions
  • Plan and implement a NLB cluster

Target Audience

  • IT professionals with experience working in an enterprise environment who are involved in storage and high availability management and provisioning, and who want to acquire knowledge and training on the latest technologies in those areas with Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2
  • IT professionals with experience working in a Windows Server 2008 environment who want to assess the latest storage and technologies that are available in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2
  • IT professionals who work in small-to-medium enterprises who manage storage and high availability requirements for their organization
  • IT professionals who have skills in other areas, such as general system administration, who are looking for knowledge and skills for career development in Windows Server storage and high availability

Prerequisites

Expected Duration

4 day

Course Objectives

1. Fundamental Storage Technologies and Components

  • Disk and File Systems Changes in Windows Server 2012
  • Server Storage Topology
  • Bus Technologies and Protocols
  • Configuring Sharing in Windows Server
  • Securing Volumes and Drives

2. Implementing Storage Spaces and Data Deduplication

  • Implementing Storage Spaces
  • Maintaining Storage Spaces
  • Implementing Data Deduplication

3. High Availability in Windows Server

  • Understanding High Availability
  • High Availability and Disaster Recovery Solutions with Hyper-V Virtual Machines
  • High Availability with Clustering in Windows Server 2012

4. Implementing Failover Clustering

  • Planning a Failover Cluster
  • Creating a New Failover Cluster

5. Managing Server Roles and Clustering Resources

  • Configuring Highly Available Applications and Services on a Failover Cluster
  • Managing and Maintaining a Failover Cluster
  • Troubleshooting a Failover Cluster
  • Implementing Site High Availability with Multisite Failover Clusters

6. Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V

  • Overview of Integrating Hyper-V with Failover Clustering
  • Implementing Hyper-V with Failover Clustering
  • Virtual Machine Storage Options
  • Managing and Maintaining Hyper-V Virtual Machines on Failover Clusters

7. Storage Infrastructure Management with Virtual Machine Manager

  • Overview of Virtual Machine Manager
  • Managing Storage Infrastructure with Virtual Machine Manager
  • Provisioning Failover Clustering in Virtual Machine Manager

8. Cloud-Based Storage and High Availability

  • Azure Storage Solutions and Infrastructure
  • Cloud Integrated Storage with StorSimple
  • Disaster Recovery with Azure Site Recovery

9. Implementing Network Load Balancing Clusters

  • Overview of NLB
  • Configuring an NLB Cluster
  • Planning an NLB Implementation

Labs

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$2,595.00

 

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