Installation, Storage & Compute With Windows Server 2016 Training Course

Understand The New Features Of Windows Server 2016 And Learn How To Install Nano Server And Server Core

Introduction

Our 5-day Installation, Storage & Compute With Windows Server 2016 training course covers storage and compute technologies in Windows Server 2016 and will update your knowledge and skills related to storage and compute for Windows Server 2016.

Please Note

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Exam Not Included
5 Days
£2345Excl. VAT

Course Outline

Module 1: Installing, Upgrading, And Migrating Servers And Workloads

This module describes 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
  • Installing Nano Server
  • Completing Post-Installation Tasks On Nano Server
  • Performing Remote Management

Module 2: Configuring Local Storage

This module explains how to manage disks and volumes in Windows Server 2016.

  • Managing Disks In Windows Server
  • Managing Volumes In Windows Server
  • Lab: Configuring Local Storage
  • Creating And Managing Volumes
  • Resizing Volumes
  • Managing Virtual Hard Disks

Module 3: Implementing Enterprise Storage Solutions

This module discusses 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
  • 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.

  • Implementing Storage Spaces
  • Managing Storage Spaces
  • Implementing Data Deduplication
  • Lab: Implementing Storage Spaces
  • Creating A Storage Space
  • 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 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
  • Verify Installattion Of The Hyper-V Server Role
  • Configuring Hyper-V Networks
  • Creating And Configuring A Virtual Machines
  • Enable Nested Virtualization For A Virtual Machine

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
  • Installing, Configuring And Managing Containers By Using Docker
  • Lab: Installing And Configuring Containers
  • Installing And Configuring Windows Server Containers By Using Windows PowerShell
  • Installing And Configuring Windows Server Containers By Using Docker Installing

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
  • Backing 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
  • Determining The Appropriate High Availability And Disaster Recovery Solution
  • Implementing Storage Migration
  • Configuring Hyper-V Replicas

Module 8: Implementing Failover Clustering

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

  • 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 Clustering
  • 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
  • Verifying High Availability

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 Of 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
  • Configure iSCSI Storage
  • Configuring A Failover Cluster For Hyper-V
  • Configuring A Highly Available VM

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 An NLB Cluster
  • Planning An NLB implementation
  • Lab: Implementing NLB
  • Implementing A Network Load Balancing (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 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 Deployment Images
  • Creating And Managing Deployment Images By Using MDT
  • Virtual Machine Environments For Different Workloads
  • Lab: Using MDT To Deploy Windows Server 2016
  • Configuring MDT
  • Creating And Deploying An Image

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
  • 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

Description

Our Installation, Storage & Compute With Windows Server 2016 training course will provide you with the scenarios, requirements, storage and compute options that are available and applicable to Windows Server 2016.

About the Course

Our Installation, Storage & Compute With Windows Server 2016 training 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.

Who Should Attend

  • 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. At course completion

Materials Provided

  • Full Materials Including Comprehensive Course Workbook
  • Highly Skilled And Knowledgeable Tutors
  • Refreshments

Organisational Benefits

1. Stay Ahead Of The Competition

The business world is continuously changing, organisations will need to provide their staff through their careers, if you choose to not provide continuous training then you will find it difficult to stay ahead of the competition.

2. Motivated Employees

It will keep your employees motivated and new skills and knowledge can help reduce boredom. It also demonstrates that you value your staff enough to invest in them and their development.

3. Save Money

Windows Server 2016 training courses are cost effective, it is cheaper to train existing employees compared to recruiting new employees with the skills that you require and it helps your staff to become more efficient in their role.

Individual Benefits

1. Getting Hired

A Windows Server 2016 certification will certainly give you an advantage when hiring managers look at your resume. Competition for IT jobs can be stiff and having a certification is a significant advantage compared to those who do not have one. In fact, a certification can be a qualified for a position. Keep in mind that when two other equal candidates are vying for the same job, the one has the Windows Server 2016 training or certification will have the edge over the candidate who does not.

2. Job Retention

In a volatile economic environment, organisations are always looking for ways to cut cost and that may mean that jobs are on the line. This is when having Windows Server 2016 certifications can mean the difference between keeping your job and having to seek a new one. Windows Server 2016 training will demonstrate that you are determined to enhance your skill set and knowledge which benefits you and your employer. The bottom line is that you need to invest in yourself.

3. Promotions

If you want to move up the corporate ladder or into a better, higher-paying job within your organisation then you will need to learn new technologies or enhance the skills you currently possess. There is no better way to show this than to a new certification or progress further up the certification chain in a current area of expertise.

Prerequisites

  • 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

Prereading

There is no formal prereading that you need to complete prior to this training course.

Exam Overview

Please Note: You must book the 70-740: Installation, Storage & Compute With Windows Server 2016 exam separately.

Exam Type

Proctored Exam

Professional Development Units - PDUs

There are no Professional Qualification Credits that you can earn from this training course.

Qualifications

Installation, Storage & Compute With Windows Server 2016 Certification

Next Steps

Our 5-day Upgrading Your Skills To MCSA Windows Server 2016 training course explains how to implement and configure new features and functionality in Windows Server 2016.

Conclusion

At the end of this Installation, Storage & Compute With Windows Server 2016 training course you 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, 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

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