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Microsoft Windows Server 2016 is a cloud-ready operating system that lets you apply new levels of security and innovation to the applications and infrastructure that power your business, and COD has the classes to help bring you up to speed with version 2016.

 

Windows Server 2016 has enhanced security with multiple layers of protection built in to reduce risk. It can help you save money and gain flexibility with software-defined computer, storage and networking technologies. It can use new technologies such as Windows containers and Nano Server for new ways to deply and run on-premises and cloud-based apps.

   
   

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20740: Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016-WIN-20740 5 $2,795
20740: Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016 (On Demand)-WIN-20740-OD 90 $995
     
20741: Networking with Windows Server 2016 5 $2,795
20741: Networking with Windows Server 2016 (On Demand) 90 $995
     
20742: Identity with Windows Server 2016 5 $2,795
20742: Identity with Windows Server 2016 90 $495
     
20743: Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA: Windows Server 2016 5 $2,795
20743: Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (On Demand) 90 $995
     
20744: Securing Windows Server 2016 5 $2,795
20744: Securing Windows Server 2016 (On Demand) 90 $995
     
20745: Implementing a Software-Defined DataCenter 5 $2,795
20745: Implementing a Software-Defined DataCenter (On Demand) 90 $995
 

Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016 - 20740

Overview
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.

Audience Profile

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.
Candidates suitable for this course would be:

*** NOTE: This class also available in On-Demand, eLearning Format ***
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MOC On-Demand 20740: Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016

 

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.

Prerequisites
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.

At course completion
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.

Course Outline

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.
Lessons
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
Implementing Nano Server
Completing post-installation tasks on the Nano Server
Performing remote management

Module 2: Configuring local storage
This module explains how to manage disks and volumes in Windows Server 2016.
Lessons
Managing disks in Windows Server 2016
Managing volumes in Windows Server 2016
Lab : Managing disks and volumes in Windows Server 2016
Creating and Managing virtual hard disks by using Windows PowerShell
Converting virtual hard disks from .vhd to .vhdx
Resizing a volume

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.
Lessons
Overview of direct-attached storage, network-attached storage, and storage area networks
Comparing Fibre Channel, iSCSI, and FCoE
Understanding iSNS, data centre bridging, and MPIO
Configuring sharing in Windows Server 2016
Lab : Planning and configuring storage technologies and components
Planning storage requirements
Configuring iSCSI storage
Configuring and managing the share infrastructure

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.
Lessons
Implementing Storage Spaces
Managing Storage Spaces
Implementing Data Deduplication
Lab : Implementing Storage Spaces
Creating a storage space
Enabling and configuring storage tiering
Lab : Implementing Data Deduplication
Installing Data Deduplication
Configuring 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.
Lessons
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
Lab : Installing and configuring Hyper-V
Installing the Hyper-V server role
Configuring Hyper-V settings
Creating and configuring a virtual machine
Managing a virtual machine by using PowerShell Direct

Module 6: Deploying and managing Windows Server and Hyper-V containers
This module provides and overview of containers in Windows Server 2016. It also explains how to deploy, install, configure, and manage containers in Windows Server 2016.
Lessons
Overview of containers in Windows Server 2016
Deploying Windows Server and Hyper-V containers
Installing, configuring, and managing containers
Lab : Installing and configuring containers
Installing and configuring Windows Server containers by using Windows PowerShell
Installing and configuring Windows Server containers by using Docker

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.
Lessons
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
Lab : Planning and implementing a high availability and disaster recovery solution
Determining the appropriate high availability and disaster recovery solution
Implementing storage migration
Implementing Hyper-V Replica

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.
Lessons
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
Lab : Implementing a failover cluster
Creating a failover cluster
Verifying quorum settings and adding a node
Lab : Managing a failover cluster
Evicting a node and verifying quorum settings
Changing the quorum from Disk Witness to File Share Witness, and defining node voting
Adding and removing disks from the cluster

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.
Lessons
Overview of integrating Hyper-V in Windows Server 2016 with failover clustering
Implementing and maintaining Hyper-V virtual machines on failover clusters
Key features for virtual machines in a clustered environment
Lab : Implementing failover clustering with Hyper-V
Configuring a failover cluster for Hyper-V
Configuring a highly available virtual machine

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.
Lessons
Overview of NLB clusters
Configuring an NLB cluster
Planning an NLB implementation
Lab : Implementing an NLB cluster
Implementing an NLB cluster
Configuring and managing the NLB cluster
Validating high availability for the NLB cluster

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.
Lessons
Introduction to deployment images
Creating and managing deployment images by using MDT
Virtual machine environments for different workloads
Lab : Using MDT to deploy Windows Server 2016
Installing and configuring MDT
Creating and deploying an image

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.
Lessons
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
Lab : Implementing WSUS and deploying updates
Implementing WSUS
Configuring update settings
Approving and deploying an update by using WSUS
Lab : Monitoring and troubleshooting Windows Server 2016
Establishing a performance baseline
Identifying the source of a performance problem
Viewing and configuring centralized event logs



 

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