55324 Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016

This course is intended for information technology (IT) professionals who have basic knowledge of Windows Server. It is designed for professionals who have primary responsibility of managing storage and computing by using Windows Server 2016. Professionals who need to understand the scenarios, requirements, and storage and compute options that are available and applicable to Windows Server 2016.

This course covers content that was in retired Microsoft Course 20740.

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Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Configure and install Windows Server 2016
  • Manage Server Core, server upgrade and migration strategy
  • Understand storage options
  • Manage partition table formats
  • Manage basic and dynamic disks, file systems
  • Manage virtual hard disks, and drive hardware
  • Manage disks and volumes
  • Select and manage proper storage solutions for a specific scenario
  • Storage Spaces and Data Deduplication implementation
  • Configure and Manage Microsoft Hyper-V, virtual machines and Hyper-V containers
  • Configure disaster recovery technologies
  • Manage and Configure failover clustering for Hyper-V virtual machines
  • Configure, plan and implement a Network Load Balancing (NLB)
  • Work with deployment images


    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Module 1: Installing, upgrading, and migrating servers and workloads
  • Introducing Windows Server 2016
  • Preparing and installing Server Core
  • Preparing for upgrades and migrations
  • Migrating server roles and workloads
  • Windows Server activation models
  • 2 - Module 2: Configuring local storage
  • Managing disks in Windows Server
  • Managing volumes in Windows Server
  • 3 - Module 3: Implementing enterprise storage solutions
  • Overview of DAS, NAS, and SANs
  • Comparing Fibre Channel, iSCSI, and Fibre Channel over Ethernet
  • Understanding iSNS, DCB, and MPIO
  • Configuring sharing in Windows Server 2016
  • 4 - Module 4: Implementing Storage Spaces and Data Deduplication
  • Implementing Storage Spaces
  • Managing Storage Spaces
  • Implementing Data Deduplication
  • 5 - Module 5: Installing and configuring Hyper-V and virtual machines
  • Overview of Hyper-V
  • Installing Hyper-V
  • Configuring storage on Hyper-V host servers
  • Configuring networking on Hyper-V host servers
  • Configuring Hyper-V virtual machines
  • Managing virtual machines
  • 6 - Module 6: Deploying and managing Windows and Hyper-V containers
  • Overview of containers in Windows Server 2016
  • Preparing for containers
  • Installing, configuring, and managing containers by using Docker
  • 7 - Module 7: Overview 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 by using Windows Server Backup
  • High Availability with failover clustering in Windows Server 2016
  • 8 - Module 8: Implementing 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 - Module 9: Implementing failover clustering with Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V
  • Overview of yhe integration of Hyper-V Server 2016 with failover clustering
  • Implementing Hyper-V VMs on failover clusters
  • Key features for VMs in a clustered environment
  • 10 - Module 10: Implementing Network Load Balancing
  • Overview of NLB
  • Configuring an NLB cluster
  • Planning an NLB implementation
  • 11 - Module 11: Creating and managing deployment images
  • Introduction to deployment images
  • Creating and managing deployment images by using MDT
  • Virtual machine environments for different workloads
  • 12 - Module 12: Managing, monitoring, and maintaining virtual machine installations
  • WSUS overview and deployment options
  • Update management process with WSUS
  • Overview of Windows PowerShell DSC
  • Overview of Windows Server 2016 monitoring tools
  • Using Performance Monitor
  • Monitoring event logs
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    This course is intended for information technology (IT) professionals who need to improve their expertise in Windows Server 2016 in the area of storage and compute functionality.

    Other Prerequisites

    Extensive knowledge of and experience with Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2016.

    Detailed understanding of storage technologies, such as SAN, iSCSI, and Fibre Channel.

    Detailed understanding and experience with implementing failover clustering and Hyper-V.

    Experience with business continuity management, including data backup, restoration, and high availability.

    Experience with Windows PowerShell.

    55324 Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016

    Course Length : 5 Days

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