What's Included in this Course?
- LIVE expert-led instruction by Microsoft certified instructor
- Free Microsoft exam prep (180-days access) from Kaplan/Transcender - $129 retail value*
- Labs with hands-on experience (6 month access 24x7) in real virtual environments, not simulations**
- Microsoft Official Courseware (digital, lifetime access)
- Six months access to class lecture recordings
- Free class retakes for 6 months (standby basis)
- Distraction free learning environment at our centers: Knoxville, Chattanooga or Tri-Cities or attend virtually
* subject to availability from Kaplan
1 - Installing, Upgrading, & Migrating Servers & Workloads
Introducing Windows Server 2016Preparing and installing Server CorePreparing for upgrades and migrationsMigrating server roles and workloadsWindows Server activation modelsLab : Installing and configuring Server Core
2 - Configuring Local Storage
Managing disks in Windows ServerManaging volumes in Windows ServerLab : Configuring local storage
3 - Implementing Enterprise Storage Solutions
Overview of DAS, NAS, and SANs Comparing Fibre Channel, iSCSI, and Fibre Channel over EthernetUnderstanding iSNS, DCB, and MPIOConfiguring sharing in Windows Server 2016Lab : Planning and configuring storage technologies and components
4 - Implementing Storage Spaces & Data Deduplication
Implementing Storage SpacesManaging Storage SpacesImplementing Data DeduplicationLab: Implementing Storage SpacesLab: Implementing Data Deduplication
5 - Installing & Configuring Hyper-V and Virtual Machines
Overview of Hyper-VInstalling Hyper-VConfiguring storage on Hyper-V host serversConfiguring networking on Hyper-V host serversConfiguring Hyper-V virtual machinesManaging Hyper-V virtual machinesLab: Installing and configuring Hyper-V
6 - Deploying & Managing Windows Server & Hyper-V Containers
Overview of containers in Windows Server 2016Deploying Windows Server and Hyper-V containersInstalling, configuring, and managing containersLab: Installing and configuring containers
7 - Overview of High Availability & Disaster Recovery
Defining levels of availabilityPlanning high availability and disaster recovery solutions with Hyper-V virtual machinesBacking up and restoring the Windows Server 2016 operating system and data by using Windows Server BHigh availability with failover clustering in Windows Server 2016Lab: Planning and implementing a high availability and disaster recovery solution
8 - Implementing Failover Clustering
Planning a failover clusterCreating and configuring a new failover clusterMaintaining a failover clusterTroubleshooting a failover clusterImplementing site high availability with stretch clusteringLab: Implementing a failover clusterLab: Managing a failover cluster
9 - Implementing Failover Clustering with Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V
Overview of the integration of Hyper-V Server 2016 with failover clusteringImplementing Hyper-V VMs on failover clustersKey features for VMs in a clustered environmentLab : Implementing failover clustering with Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V
10 - Implementing Network Load Balancing
Overview of NLB clustersConfiguring an NLB clusterPlanning an NLB implementationLab: Implementing an NLB cluster
11 - Creating & Managing Deployment Images
Introduction to deployment imagesCreating and managing deployment images by using MDTVirtual machine environments for different workloadsLab: Using MDT to deploy Windows Server 2016
12 - Managing, Monitoring, & Maintaining Virtual Machine Installations
WSUS overview and deployment optionsUpdate management process with WSUSOverview of PowerShell DSCOverview of Windows Server 2016 monitoring toolsUsing Performance MonitorMonitoring Event LogsLab: Implementing WSUS and deploying updatesLab: Monitoring and troubleshooting Windows Server 2016
Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.
Who is it For?
This course is intended for IT professionals who have some experiencing working with Windows Server, and who are looking for a single five-day course that covers storage and compute technologies in Windows Server 2016. This course will help them update their knowledge and skills related to storage and compute for 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.