Module 1: Installing, upgrading, and migrating servers and workloads
Module 2: Configuring local storage
Module 3: Implementing enterprise storage solutions
Module 4: Implementing Storage Spaces and Data Deduplication
Module 5: Installing and configuring Hyper-V and virtual machines
Module 6: Deploying and managing Windows and Hyper-V containers
Module 7: Overview of high availability and disaster recovery
Module 8: Implementing failover clustering
Module 9: Implementing failover clustering with Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V
Module 10: Implementing Network Load Balancing
Module 11: Creating and managing deployment images
Module 12: Managing, monitoring, and maintaining virtual machine installations
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, and configure virtual machines.
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.
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.