Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 (20740B) - Agilis

Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 (20740B)


Description

This five-day course is designed primarily for IT professionals who have some experience with Windows Server. It is designed for professionals who will be responsible for managing storage and compute by using Windows Server 2016, and who need to understand the scenarios, requirements, and storage and compute options that are available and applicable to Windows Server 2016.

Syllabus

Module 1: Installing, upgrading, and migrating servers and workloads This module explains how to prepare and install Nano Server and Server Core. This module also explains how to upgrade and migrate server roles and workloads. Finally, this module explains how to choose an activation model based on your environment characteristics. Module 2: Configuring local storage This module explains how to manage disks and volumes in Windows Server 2016. Module 3: Implementing enterprise storage solutions This module describes the direct-attached storage (DAS), network-attached storage (NAS), and storage area networks (SANs). It also helps you understand Microsoft Internet Storage Name Service (iSNS) Server, data center bridging, and Multipath I/O (MPIO). Additionally, this module also compares Fibre Channel, Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI), and Fibre Channel Over Ethernet (FCoE), and describes how to configure sharing in Windows Server 2016. Module 4: Implementing Storage Spaces and Data Deduplication This module explains how to implement and manage Storage Spaces. This module also explains how to implement Data Deduplication. Module 5: Installing and configuring Hyper-V and virtual machines This module provides an overview of Hyper-V. This module also explains how to configure, manage, and install Hyper-V. Module 6: Deploying and managing Windows Server and Hyper-V containers This module provides an overview of containers in Windows Server 2016. It also explains how to deploy, install, configure, and manage containers in Windows Server 2016. Module 7: Overview of high availability and disaster recovery This module provides an overview of high availability, business continuity, and disaster recovery. It further explains how to plan high availability and disaster recovery solutions. Additionally, in this module you will know how to back up and restore the Windows Server 2016 operating system and data by using Windows Server Backup. Finally, you will learn about Windows Server 2016 high availability with failover clustering. Module 8: Implementing and managing failover clustering This module explains how to plan, create, configure, maintain, and troubleshoot a failover cluster. This module also explains how to implement site high availability with stretch clustering. Module 9: Implementing failover clustering for Hyper-V virtual machines This module describes integrating Hyper-V virtual machines in a clustered environment. It also explains how to implement and maintain Hyper-V virtual machines on failover clusters. Additionally, this module also explains how to configure network health protection. Module 10: Implementing Network Load Balancing This module provides an overview of NLB clusters. It also explains how to plan and configure an NLB cluster implementation. Module 11: Creating and managing deployment images This module provides an introduction to deployment images. It also explains how to create and manage deployment images by using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT). Additionally, it explains how to evaluate an organization’s requirements for server virtualization. Module 12: Managing, monitoring, and maintaining virtual machine installations This module provides an overview on WSUS and explains the deployment options. It explains how to update management process with WSUS and also how to use Performance Monitor. Additionally, this module also provides an overview of PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) and Windows Server 2016 monitoring tools. Finally, this module describes how to use Performance Monitor and monitor Event Logs.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Prepare and install Nano Server, a Server Core installation, and plan a server upgrade and migration strategy.
  • Describe the 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.
  • Describe 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.
  • Describe the 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.

Participants and Requirements

Candidates suitable for this course would be: 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 with general IT knowledge, who are looking to gain knowledge about Windows Server, especially around storage and compute technologies in Windows Server 2016. The secondary audience for this course are IT professionals looking to take the Microsoft 70-740 certification exam, Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016. Before attending this course, students must have: - 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. - Additionally, students would benefit from having some previous Windows Server operating system experience, such as experience as a Windows Server systems administrator.

Certificate

Microsoft Certificate

Course Duration

5 days

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