Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 (70-740)



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Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 (70-740)


About This Course

The MCSA Windows Server 2016 course: Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016 prepares you for 70-410 exam and is your primary step towards your MCSA certification. The course covers all the technologies, terminologies and concepts pertaining to MCSA certification and offers you an opportunity to apply the expertise in real-world environment or scenarios.

The Installation, Storage and Computer with Windows Server 2016 certification course is aimed at IT professionals, who possess some amount of experience with Windows Servers and wish to improve their expertise with advance technologies that the Server 2016 offers.

The course offers a detailed understanding of the MS Hyper-V environment including knowledge of network load balancing, automated backups, disaster recovery, fault tolerance and highly availability. The course also covers key storage concepts along with basic principles and tricks required for configuring local storage.


Who Should Attend This Course
  • This course is aimed at IT experts involved in installing, deploying, managing and maintaining Windows Server environments.

Related job functions are as follows:

  • System Engineer
  • Network Engineer
  • Network Administrator
  • System Administrator

Why This Course

The Installation, Storage and Compute prepares you for 70-410 exam and is the vital step towards MCSA certification. The course covers various technologies and concepts to help you achieve your MCSA certification besides offering you the opportunity to apply the skills in real-world environments.

After completing this course, you will learn the following:

  • Upgrade and install Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Understand features of Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Troubleshoot and offer technical support
  • Configure local storage
  • Understand storage protocols and technologies such as NAS, SAN, FCoE, FC, iSCSI and DAS
  • Understand storage functionalities like data snapshots, deduplication, etc.
  • Use MS Hyper-V for virtualization of storage and compute environments
  • Disaster recovery and high availability using MS Hyper-V
  • Configure fault-tolerant compute and storage system
  • Perform network load balancing
  • Monitor upgrades using WSUS
  • Implement Windows Containers
  • Maintain and monitor server environments

Course Objectives
  • Install Windows Server in Host and Compute Environments
  • Implement Storage Solutions
  • Implement Hyper-V
  • Implement Windows Containers
  • Implement High Availability
  • Maintain and Monitor Server Environments

Course Prerequisites
  • Professionals interested for this training need to have certain amount of experience in system administration and basic understanding of MS Windows environments.
  • Knowledge of storage and networking protocols is added bonus.

Course Benefits


After completing this course, you will learn the following:

  • Upgrade and install Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Understand features of Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Troubleshoot and offer technical support
  • Configure local storage
  • Understand storage protocols and technologies such as NAS, SAN, FCoE, FC, iSCSI and DAS
  • Understand storage functionalities like data snapshots, deduplication, etc.
  • Use MS Hyper-V for virtualization of storage and compute environments
  • Disaster recovery and high availability using MS Hyper-V
  • Configure fault-tolerant compute and storage system
  • Perform network load balancing
  • Monitor upgrades using WSUS
  • Implement Windows Containers
  • Maintain and monitor server environments

Curriculum


Install Windows Servers in host and compute environments

Install

This section demonstrates installing, upgrading, and migrating to Windows Server 2016. It covers installation hardware requirements and different version.

Install and Configure Nano Server

This section dive into the world of a new installation type called Nano inside Windows Server 2016. It talks about the basics of Nano Server and Powershell cmdlets to get the Nano installation. It demonstrate how to configure a Hyper-V virtual machine ready to apply the Nano Server they created to the VM.

Implement storage solutions

Configure Disks and Volumes

This section explores the concepts of disks and volumes inside of Windows Server 2016. It covers concepts like MBR, GPT, basic and dynamic disks as well as their respective benefits and drawbacks.

Implement Server Storage

This section demonstrate implementing server storage in Windows Server 2016. It covers Storage Pools and Storage Spaces. It shows how to implement Simple, Mirror, and Parity for disks or enclosures.

Implement Data Deduplication

This section explores the Data Deduplication technology in Windows Server 2016. It explains how implementing Dedup can save storage space and walks through installing and configuring Dedup on a 2016 server.

Implement Hyper-V

Install and Configure Hyper-V

This section covers installing and configuring Hyper-V in Windows Server 2016. It explains the hardware compatibility requirements for installing Hyper-V and shows how to install Hyper-V along with the Management Tools.

Configure Virtual Machine Settings

This section walks through configuring a Hyper-V virtual machine. It demonstrates configuring dynamic RAM options like Startup RAM, Min/Max Ram, Memory Buffer and Weight. It also shows how to configure Non-Uniform Memory Access(NUMA) and resource metering of the CPU, Memory, Network, and Disk.

Configure Hyper-V Storage

This section takes through configuring Hyper-V Storage. It shows creating VHDs, and VHDX files using Hyper-V Manager. It explains and demonstrate a crucial and convenient component called Differencing Disks which is used for rapid deployment of VMs.

Configure Hyper-V Networking

This section explains how to connect your Hyper-V Virtual Machines by configuring Hyper-V networking. It demonstrates connecting a virtual Network Interface Card(NIC)and Virtual Switch configuration as well as MAC address, network isolation, synthetic and legacy virtual adapters, and NIC Teaming configuration.

Implement Windows containers

Hyper V Containers

This section introduces Hyper-V containers. It explains how they differ from traditional Docker containers and demonstrates how to launch and manage Hyper-V containers.

Docker Containers

This section introduces Docker containers. It shows how to install Docker support on Windows Server 2016 and how to create and manage containers inside of Docker.

Implement high availability

Network Load Balancing

This section explains how to use the Network Load Balancing (NLB) feature in Windows Server 2016 to create a scale-out cluster. It also shows installing, configuring and managing NLB in a small load-balanced cluster.

Failover Clustering

This section explains how the Failover Cluster feature works in Windows Server 2016. It shows the scenarios where clusters can be used and various requirements to be met before installing a failover cluster.

Scale Out File Server

This section explains how Microsoft’s Scale-Out File Server role functions in a Windows Server 2016 failover cluster. It shows the use-case scenario for SOFS and demonstrates how to install and configure SOFS in a cluster using cluster shared volumes.

Storage Spaces Direct (S2D)

This section introduces Storage Spaces Direct (S2D), a new feature in Windows Server 2016. It explains how S2D functions and demonstrates configuring S2D in a Windows Server 2016 Failover Cluster.

Hyper-V Clusters

This section explains how to deploy Hyper-V virtual machines in a Windows Server 2016 Failover Cluster. It shows different storage models available for a Hyper-V cluster and demonstrates deploying a highly-available VM.

Implement HADR Option in Hyper-V

This section explores some of the High-Availability Disaster Recovery(HADR) options found in Hyper-V. It shows how implementing Hyper-V Replicas to mitigate server loss down time. It demonstrates the setup for a live migration, which allows you to move a virtual machine to a new Hyper-V server while the VM is running.

Maintain and monitor server environments

Maintain Server Installations

This section discusses maintaining Windows Server 2016 through Windows Server Update Services(WSUS). It explains what WSUS is, hardware/software requirements for installation. It also discusses deployment scenarios and hierarchies.

Monitor Server Installations

This section introduces you to monitoring Server 2016 installations by employing the Performance Monitor. It explore the Performance Monitor’s interface and scope of use (collecting data on system functions like CPU, Memory, Disk, and Network).

Schedule & Fees


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Course FAQ


Why Tech-Act for Installation, Storage and Compute?

Tech-Act is a leading IT training provider that has been proudly serving professionals with quality learning. All the trainers at Tech-Act are certified and experienced. In addition, Tech-Act is an accredited learning partner for CompTIA, EC Council and Pearson Vue.

What are the key benefits of Installation, Storage and Compute?

After completing this course, you will learn the following:

  • Upgrade and install Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Understand features of Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Troubleshoot and offer technical support
  • Configure local storage
  • Understand storage protocols and technologies such as NAS, SAN, FCoE, FC, iSCSI and DAS
  • Understand storage functionalities like data snapshots, deduplication, etc.
  • Use MS Hyper-V for virtualization of storage and compute environments
  • Disaster recovery and high availability using MS Hyper-V
  • Configure fault-tolerant compute and storage system
  • Perform network load balancing
  • Monitor upgrades using WSUS
  • Implement Windows Containers
  • Maintain and monitor server environments

Do you have certified trainers onboard?

Yes, training is provided by skilled and certified trainers.

What is the eligibility criteria to enroll for Installation, Storage and Compute?

  • Professionals interested for this training need to have certain amount of experience in system administration and basic understanding of MS Windows environments.
  • Knowledge of storage and networking protocols is added bonus.
  • This course is aimed at IT experts involved in installing, deploying, managing and maintaining Windows Server environments.

Related job functions are as follows:

  • System Engineer
  • Network Engineer
  • Network Administrator
  • System Administrator

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