Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 (MOC-20740)

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Course Number: MOC-20740

Duration: 5 days (32.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

Windows Server 2016 Training Overview

This Microsoft course 20740, Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016, covers the scenarios, requirements, and storage and compute options that are available and applicable to Windows Server 2016.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

In addition, some courses are available as live, online classes for individuals. See a schedule of online courses.

Objectives

  • 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

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

Additionally, students would benefit from having some previous Windows Server operating system experience, such as experience as a Windows Server systems administrator.

Outline

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Introduction
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
Configuring local storage
  • Managing disks in Windows Server
  • Managing volumes in Windows Server
Implementing enterprise storage solutions
  • 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
Implementing Storage Spaces and Data Deduplication
  • Implementing Storage Spaces
  • Managing Storage Spaces
  • Implementing Data Deduplication
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 virtual machines
Deploying and managing Windows and Hyper-V containers
  • Overview of containers in Windows Server 2016
  • Deploying Windows Server and Hyper-V containers
  • Installing, configuring, and managing containers by using Docker
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 by using Windows Server Backup
  • High availability with failover clustering in Windows Server 2016
Implementing 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
Implementing failover clustering with Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V
  • 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
Implementing Network Load Balancing
  • Overview of NLB
  • Configuring an NLB cluster
  • Planning an NLB implementation
Creating and managing deployment images
  • Introduction to deployment images
  • Creating and managing deployment images by using MDT
  • Virtual machine environments for different workloads
Managing, monitoring, and maintaining virtual machine installations
  • 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
Conclusion

Training Materials:

All Microsoft training students receive Microsoft official courseware.

Software Requirements:

Attendees will not need to install any software on their computer for this class. The class will be conducted in a remote environment that Accelebrate will provide; students will only need a local computer with a web browser with a stable Internet connection. Any recent version of Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome will be fine.

When you contact us about purchasing this class, we will provide a live demo of the online lab environment so that you may explore the web browser interface in more detail.



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