20740B Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016

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Overview

This Installation, Storage and Compute With Windows Server 2016 course 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.

Learning item

  • Prepare and install Nano Server, a Server Core Installation , and plan a server upgrade and migration strategy
  • Describe the various storage options, including 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 proven 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 machines
  • Configure a Network Loaf Balancing (NLB) cluster and plan for NLB implementation
  • Create and manage deployment images
  • Manage, monitor and maintain virtual machine installations

Audience

This course is intended for information technology (IT) professionals who have some knowledge and experience working cloud technologies:

  • 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.
  • Who fits for this course:
    • 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.

Prereguisites

  • A basic understanding of network funcdamentals
  • An awareness and understanding of security best practices
  • An undderstanding 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
  • Also beneficial to have previous Windows Server operating system experience such as a Windows Server Administrator

Course Hours

Monday - Friday (10AM - 6PM EST) Online

Price

$1750.00

Schedule for 2018

Online Orlando Las Vegas Miami Cayman Islands London
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Course Content

Module 1: Installing , upgrading and migrating servers and workloads

This module introduces the new features of Windows Server 2016, and explains how to prepare for and install Nano Server and Server Core. This module also describes how to plan a server upgrade and migration strategy, and explains how to perform a migration of server roles and workloads within and across domains. Finally, this module explains how to choose an activation model based on your environment characteristics

  • 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
  • Lab: Installing and configuring Nano Server

Module 2: Configuring local storage

This module provides an overview how to manage disks and volumes in Windows Server 2016.

  • Managing disks in Windows Server
  • Managing volumes in Windows Server
  • Lab: Configuring local storage

Module 3: Implementing enterprise storage solutions

This module describes direct-attached storage (DAS), network-attached storage (NAS), and storage area networks (SANs). It also explains the purpose of Microsoft Internet Storage Name Service (iSNS) Server, data center bridging (DCB), and Multipath I/O (MPIO). Additionally, this module 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.

  • 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
  • Lab: Planning and configuring storage technologies and components

Module 4: Implementing Storage Spaces and Data Deduplication

This module describes how to implement and manage Storage Spaces. This module also explains how to implement Data Deduplication.

  • Implementing Storage Spaces
  • Managing Storage Spaces
  • Implementing Data Deduplication
  • Lab: Implementing Storage Spaces
  • Implementing Data Deduplication

Module 5: Installing and configuring Hyper-V and virtual machines

This module provides an overview of Hyper-V and virtualization. It explains how to install Hyper-V, and how to configure storage and networking on Hyper-V host servers. Additionally, it explains how to configure and manage Hyper-V 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
  • Lab: Installing and configuring Hyper-V

Module 6: Deploying and managing Windows and Hyper-V containers

This module provides and overview of containers in Windows Server 2016. Additionally, this module explains how to deploy Windows Server and Hyper-V containers. It also explains how to install, configure, and manage containers by using Docker.

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

Module 7: Overview of high availability and disaster recovery

This module provides an overview of high availability and high availability with failover clustering in Windows Server 2016. It further explains how to plan high availability and disaster recovery solutions with Hyper-V virtual machines. Additionally, this module explains how to back up and restore the Windows Server 2016 operating system and data by using Windows Server Backup

  • Defining levels of availability
  • Planning high availability and disaster recovery solutions with Hyper-V virtual machines
  • backup up and restoring by using Windows Server Backup
  • High availability with failover clustering in Windows Server 2016
  • Lab: Planning and implementing a high availability and disaster recovery solution

Module 8: Implementing failover clustering

This module discusses how to plan for failover clustering. It also explains how to create, manage, and troubleshoot a failover cluster.

  • Plannign a failover cluster
  • Creating and configuring a new failover cluster
  • Maintaining a failover cluster
  • Implementing site high availability with stretch clustering
  • Lab: Implementing a failove cluster

Module 9: Implementing failover clustering with Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V

This module describes how Hyper-V integrates with failover clustering. It also explains how to implement Hyper-V virtual machines (VMs) in failover clusters.

  • Overview to the integration of Hyper-V Server 2016 with failover clustering
  • Implementing Hyper-V VMs on failover clusters
  • Key features for VMs in a clustered environment
  • Lab: Implementing failover clustering with Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V

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.

  • Overview of NLB
  • Configuring NLB Cluster
  • Planning a NLB implementation
  • Lab: Implementing NLB

Module 11: Creating and managing deployment images

This module provides an overview of the Windows Server 2016 image deployment process. It also explains how to create and manage deployment images by using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT). Additionally, it describes different workloads in the virtual machine environment.

  • Introduction to sployment images
  • Creating and managing deployment images using MDT
  • Virtual machine environments for different workloads
  • Lab: Using MDT to deploy Windows Server 2016

Module 12: Managing, monitoring and maintaining virtual machine installations

This module provides an overview on Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) and the requirements to implement WSUS. It explains how to manage the update process with WSUS. Additionally, this module provides an overview of Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) and Windows Server 2016 monitoring tools. Finally, this module describes how to use Performance Monitor, and how to manage event logs.

  • 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
  • Lab: Implementing WSUS and deploying updates
  • Lab: Monitoring and troubleshooting Windows Server 2016

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