1­-855­-778­-7246
> > > MOC 20740

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

 

Course Content

This five-day, instructor-led course is the first Windows Server 2016 course that IT professionals who have some experience with Windows Server should take. This course is for IT 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. This course will help update your knowledge and skills related to storage and compute for Windows Server 2016.

Certification
This course is the first of three required to earn your MCSA: Windows Server 2016. This course will prepare you to take exam 70-740.

Who should attend

  • Windows Server administrators who are relatively new to Windows Server administration and related technologies, and who want to learn more about the storage and compute features in Windows Server 2016.
  • IT professionals with general IT knowledge, who are looking to gain knowledge about Windows Server, especially around storage and compute technologies in Windows Server 2016.

Prerequisites

  • Basic understanding of networking fundamentals
  • Awareness and understanding of security best practices
  • 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
  • Experience administering Windows Server systems

Course 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.

Follow On Courses

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

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
Module 2: Configuring local storage
  • Managing disks in Windows Server 2016
  • Managing 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
Module 4: Implementing Storage Spaces and Data Deduplication
  • Implementing Storage Spaces
  • Managing Storage Spaces
  • 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
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
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
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
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
Module 10: Implementing Network Load Balancing
  • Overview of NLB clusters
  • Configuring an NLB cluster
  • Planning an NLB implementation
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
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

Labs

    Installing and configuring Nano Server [list]
  • Implementing Nano Server
  • Completing post-installation tasks on the Nano Server
  • Performing remote management

[*]Managing disks and volumes in Windows Server 2016

  • Creating and Managing virtual hard disks by using Windows PowerShell
  • Converting virtual hard disks from .vhd to .vhdx
  • Resizing a volume

[*]Planning and configuring storage technologies and components

  • Planning storage requirements
  • Configuring iSCSI storage
  • Configuring and managing the share infrastructure

[*]Implementing Storage Spaces

  • Creating a storage space
  • Enabling and configuring storage tiering

[*]Implementing Data Deduplication

  • Installing Data Deduplication
  • Configuring Data Deduplication

[*]Installing and configuring Hyper-V

  • Installing the Hyper-V server role
  • Configuring Hyper-V settings
  • Creating and configuring a virtual machine
  • Managing a virtual machine by using PowerShell Direct

[*]Installing and configuring containers

  • Using Windows PowerShell
  • Using Docker

[*]Planning and implementing a high availability and disaster recovery solution

  • Determining the appropriate high availability and disaster recovery solution
  • Implementing storage migration
  • Implementing Hyper-V Replica

[*]Implementing a failover cluster

  • Creating a failover cluster
  • Verifying quorum settings and adding a node

[*]Managing a failover cluster

  • Evicting a node and verifying quorum settings
  • Changing the quorum from Disk Witness to File Share Witness, and defining node voting
  • Adding and removing disks from the cluster

[*]Implementing failover clustering with Hyper-V

  • Configuring a failover cluster for Hyper-V
  • Configuring a highly available virtual machine

[*]Implementing an NLB cluster

  • Configuring and managing the NLB cluster
  • Validating high availability for the NLB cluster

[*]Using MDT to deploy Windows Server 2016

  • Installing and configuring MDT
  • Creating and deploying an image

[*]Implementing WSUS and deploying updates

  • Implementing WSUS
  • Configuring update settings
  • Approving and deploying an update by using WSUS

[*]Monitoring and troubleshooting Windows Server 2016

  • Establishing a performance baseline
  • Identifying the source of a performance problem
  • Viewing and configuring centralized event logs

[/list]

Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

Price
  • Canada: CAD 2,895
  • SA Voucher: 5
Online Training

Duration 5 days

Price
  • Canada: CAD 2,895
  • SA Voucher: 5
 
Click on town name to book Schedule
This is an Instructor-Led Classroom course
Fast Lane will carry out all guaranteed training regardless of the number of attendees, exempt from force majeure or other unexpected events, like e.g. accidents or illness of the trainer, which prevent the course from being conducted.
This computer icon in the schedule indicates that this date/time will be conducted as Instructor-Led Online Training.
This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.
  *   This class is delivered by a partner.
Canada

Currently there are no training dates scheduled for this course.  For enquiries please write to info@fastlaneca.com.

United States
Sep 9-13, 2019 This is a FLEX event Live Online Training 08:00 US/Pacific * Enroll
Online Training Time zone: US/Pacific Enroll
Sep 23-27, 2019 Online Training 09:00 US/Central * Enroll

Fast Lane Flex™ Classroom If you can't find a suitable date, don't forget to check our world-wide FLEX™ training schedule.

Europe
Germany
Oct 7-11, 2019 Düsseldorf Enroll
Oct 14-18, 2019 Berlin Enroll
Oct 21-25, 2019 Frankfurt Enroll
Oct 28-31, 2019 Munich 4 days Enroll
Nov 4-8, 2019 Guaranteed to Run Münster Enroll
Nov 25-29, 2019 Frankfurt Enroll
Nov 25-29, 2019 Düsseldorf Enroll
Dec 2-6, 2019 Munich Enroll
Dec 9-13, 2019 Hamburg Enroll
Dec 16-20, 2019 Berlin Enroll
Austria
Oct 14-18, 2019 Vienna (iTLS)
Dec 9-13, 2019 Vienna (iTLS) Enroll
France
Sep 2-6, 2019 Paris * Enroll
Sep 2-6, 2019 Lyon * Enroll
Sep 2-6, 2019 Aix-en-Provence * Enroll
Sep 2-6, 2019 Strasbourg * Enroll
Sep 9-13, 2019 Toulouse * Enroll
Sep 9-13, 2019 Bordeaux * Enroll
Sep 9-13, 2019 Lille * Enroll
Sep 16-20, 2019 Nantes * Enroll
Sep 16-20, 2019 Rennes * Enroll
Oct 21-25, 2019 Paris * Enroll
Italy
Sep 30-Oct 4, 2019 Rome Enroll
Nov 11-15, 2019 Milan Enroll
Switzerland
Sep 2-5, 2019 This is a FLEX event Guaranteed to Run Zurich CHF 2,620 4 days Course language: English Enroll
Online Training Time zone: Europe/Zurich Enroll
Dec 2-6, 2019 Zurich Enroll
United Kingdom
Sep 2-6, 2019 This is a FLEX event Manchester * Enroll
Online Training Time zone: Europe/London Enroll
Sep 2-6, 2019 This is a FLEX event London (Int Hse) * Enroll
Online Training Time zone: Europe/London Enroll
Sep 2-6, 2019 Birmingham * Enroll
Sep 9-13, 2019 London (Int Hse) * Enroll
Sep 23-27, 2019 London (Int Hse) * Enroll
Sep 23-27, 2019 This is a FLEX event Leeds * Enroll
Online Training Time zone: Europe/London Enroll
Oct 7-11, 2019 This is a FLEX event Manchester * Enroll
Online Training Time zone: Europe/London Enroll
Oct 7-11, 2019 This is a FLEX event London (Int Hse) * Enroll
Online Training Time zone: Europe/London Enroll
Oct 7-11, 2019 Newcastle * Enroll
Oct 7-11, 2019 Edinburgh * Enroll
Latin America
Peru
Dec 2-6, 2019 Online Training Time zone: America/Lima Course language: Spanish Enroll
Middle East
Qatar
Oct 27-31, 2019 Doha Course language: English Enroll
United Arab Emirates
Oct 27-31, 2019 Dubai Course language: English This course is being delivered by iTLS. Enroll
Dec 22-26, 2019 Dubai Course language: English This course is being delivered by iTLS. Enroll
Africa
Egypt
Oct 27-31, 2019 Cairo Course language: English Enroll
Dec 22-26, 2019 Cairo Course language: English Enroll