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Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 (M20740)

Learn to implement enterprise storage solutions with Windows Server 2016.

GK# 4698 Vendor# M20740

$895 - $3095 USD

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Course Overview

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This 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.

This course is also available in the On-Demand delivery format with digital Microsoft Official Courseware (dMOC). Click here to purchase.

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What You'll Learn

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  • Prepare and install Nano Server, a Server Core installation, and plan a server upgrade and migration strategy
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

Outline

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1. Installing, Upgrading, and Migrating Servers and Workloads

  • Introducing Windows Server 2016
  • Preparing and installing Nano Server and Server Core
  • Preparing for upgrades and migrations
  • Migrating server roles and workloads
  • Windows Server activation models

2. Configuring Local Storage

  • Managing disks in Windows Server
  • Managing volumes in Windows Server

3. Implementing Enterprise Storage Solutions

  • Overview of DAS, NAS, and SANs
  • Comparing Fibre Channel, iSCSI, and FCoE
  • Understanding iSNS, data centre bridging, and MPIO
  • Configuring sharing in Windows Server 2016

4. Implementing Storage Spaces and Data Deduplication

  • Implementing Storage Spaces
  • Managing Storage Spaces
  • Implementing Data Deduplication

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 Hyper-V virtual machines

6. Deploying and Managing Windows Server and Hyper-V Containers

  • Overview of containers in Windows Server 2016
  • Deploying Windows Server and Hyper-V containers
  • Installing, configuring, and managing containers by using Docker

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 the Windows Server 2016 operating system and data by using Windows Server B
  • High availability with failover clustering in Windows Server 2016

8. Implementing and Managing 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. Implementing Failover Clustering for with Server 2016 Hyper-V

  • Overview of integrating Hyper-V Server 2016 with failover clustering
  • Implementing Hyper-V virtual machines on failover clusters
  • Key features for virtual machines in a clustered environment

10. Implementing Network Load Balancing

  • Overview of NLB clusters
  • Configuring an NLB cluster
  • Planning an NLB implementation

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. Managing, Monitoring, and Maintaining Virtual Machine Installations

  • WSUS overview and deployment options
  • Update management process with WSUS
  • Overview of PowerShell DSC
  • Overview of Windows Server 2016 monitoring tools
  • Using Performance Monitor
  • Monitoring Event Logs

Labs

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Lab 1: Installing and Configuring Server Core

Lab 2: Configuring Local Storage

Lab 3: Planning and Configuring Storage Technologies and Components

Lab 4: Implementing Storage Spaces

Lab 5: Implementing Data Deduplication

Lab 6: Installing and Configuring Hyper-V

Lab 7: Installing and Configuring Containers

Lab 8: Planning and Implementing a High Availability and Disaster Recovery Solution

Lab 9: Implementing a Failover Cluster

Lab 10: Managing a Failover Cluster

Lab 11: Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V

Lab 12: Implementing an NLB

Lab 13: Using MDT to Deploy Windows Server 2016

Lab 14: Implementing WSUS and Deploying Updates

Lab 15: Monitoring and Troubleshooting Windows Server 2016

Prerequisites

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  • 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

Note: You will benefit from having some previous Windows Server operating system experience, such as experience as a Windows Server systems administrator.

Who Should Attend

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  • 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 who are looking to gain knowledge about Windows Server, especially around storage and compute technologies in Windows Server 2016

Follow-On Courses

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  • 24x7 Mentoring
  • Indexed Class Recordings
  • Unlimited Course Retakes
  • Digital courseware
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  • 2 SATVs for an individual On-Demand course
  • 5 SATVs for an individual On-Demand course plus digital Microsoft Official Courseware (dMOC)

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Classroom Live

Receive face-to-face instruction at one of our training center locations.

Duration: 5 day

Virtual Classroom Live

Experience expert-led online training from the convenience of your home, office or anywhere with an internet connection.

Duration: 5 day

On-Demand

Train at your own pace with 24/7 access to courses that help you acquire must-have technology skills.

Duration: 40 hours

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