Course Duration: 5 Days

About This Course

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.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

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.

Prerequisites

Excellent knowledge of relational databases and reporting.

Some basic knowledge of data warehouse schema topology (including star and snowflake schemas).

Some exposure to basic programming constructs (such as looping and branching).

An awareness of key business priorities such as revenue, profitability, and financial accounting is desirable.

Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications – particularly Excel.

Course Outline

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