Course Code: 1307

10971 Storage and High Availability with Windows Server

Class Dates:
4 Days
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  • Course Overview
  • In this course, you will learn about traditional storage topologies such as Direct Attached Storage (DAS), Network Attached Storage (NAS), Storage Area Networks (SANs), and bus technologies such as Fibre Channel and Internet SCSI (iSCSI). The course will also cover the latest innovations concerning disks, volumes and file systems as well as new technologies such as Storage Spaces, tiering, thin provisioning and Data Deduplication, and enhanced functionality to SMB and NFS sharing protocols in Windows Server 2012 R2.

    The course will also cover high availability and disaster recovery technologies such as live migration, storage migration and Hyper-V Replica, as well as providing in-depth coverage of failover clustering including a detailed implementation of failover clustering of Hyper-V using Scale-Out File Server (SoFS).

  • Audience
  • This course is intended for experienced IT Professionals who have the following experience and background:
    - IT professionals with real-world experience who work in an enterprise environment and who are involved in storage and high availability management and provisioning, and who are looking to gain knowledge and training on the latest technologies in those areas in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2.
    - IT professionals with real-world experience who work in a Windows Server 2008 environment and want to assess the latest storage and technologies that are available in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2.
    - IT Professionals who work in small-to-medium enterprises who manage storage and high availability requirements for their organization.
    - IT professionals who have skills in other areas, such as general system administration, who are looking for knowledge and skills for career development in Windows Server storage and high availability.


  • Before Attending this course, students must have:
    - Knowledge and real world experience working day to day with Windows Server and Windows Client in an Enterprise environment.
    - Knowledge of and experience with basic local storage concepts and technologies.
    - Experience working with Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2 (this is beneficial but not essential).

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