Class Details

Price: $2,795

5-Day Course Includes:

  • Hands-on labs in addition to training instruction
  • Courseware books, notepads, pens, highlighters and other materials
  • Course retake option
  • Exam Voucher
  • A second voucher included with full purchase 
  • Exam retake option
  • Full breakfast with variety of bagels, fruits, yogurt, doughnuts and juice
  • Tea, coffee, and soda available throughout the day
  • Freshly baked cookies every afternoon - *only at participating locations

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Course Outline

Module 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
  • Lab: Installing and configuring Nano Server

Module 2: Configuring Local Storage

  • Managing disks in Windows Server 2016
  • Managing volumes in Windows Server 2016
  • Lab: Managing disks and volumes in Windows Server 2016

Module 3: Implementing Enterprise Storage Solutions

  • 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

Module 4: Implementing Storage Spaces and Data Deduplication

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

Module 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
  • Lab: Installing and configuring Hyper-V

Module 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
  • Lab: Installing and configuring containers

Module 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
  • Lab: Planning and implementing a high availability and disaster recovery solution

Module 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
  • Lab: Implementing a failover cluster
  • Lab: Managing a failover cluster

Module 9: Implementing Failover Clustering for Hyper-V Virtual Machines

  • 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

Module 10: Implementing Network Load Balancing

  • Overview of NLB clusters
  • Configuring an NLB cluster
  • Planning an NLB implentation
  • Lab: Implementing an NLB cluster

Module 11: Creating and Managing Deployment Images

  • 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

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

 

Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to do the following:

  • 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 Netword Load Balancing (NLB) cluster, and plan for an NLB implementation.
  • Create and manage deployment images.
  • Manage, monitor, and maintain virtual machine installations.

Class Exam

Exam 70-740: Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016

Objectives:

  • Install Windows Servers in Host and Compute Environments (10-15%)
  • Implement Storage Solutions (10-15%)
  • Implement Hyper-V (20-25%)
  • Implement Windows Containers (5-10%)
  • Implement High Availability (30-35%)
  • Maintain and Monitor Server Environments (10-15%)

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