- February 20, 2017 - February 24, 2017
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
- April 24, 2017 - April 28, 2017
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
- January 9, 2017 - January 13, 2017
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Course Delivery: Online Live Course Length: 5 days
Overview: This course is designed for students who are responsible for managing storage by using Windows Server 2016, and who need to understand the scenarios, requirements, and storage and compute options that are available in 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.
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of 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.
Installing, Upgrading, & Migrating Servers & 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
Configuring Local Storage
Managing disks in Windows Server 2016
Managing volumes in Windows Server 2016
Lab: Managing disks and volumes in Windows Server 2016
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
Implementing Storage Spaces & Data Deduplication
Implementing Storage Spaces
Managing Storage Spaces
Implementing Data Deduplication
Lab: Implementing Storage Spaces
Lab: Implementing Data Deduplication
Installing & Configuring Hyper-V and Virtual Machines
Overview of 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
Deploying & Managing Windows Server & 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
Overview of High Availability & 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
Implementing & 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
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
Implementing Network Load Balancing
Overview of NLB clusters
Configuring an NLB cluster
Planning an NLB implementation
Lab: Implementing an NLB cluster
Creating & 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
Managing, Monitoring, & 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