Course Code: 19274

55324 Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016

Class Dates:
6/27/2022
8/29/2022
Length:
5 Days
Cost:
$2495.00
Class Time:
Technology:
Server
Delivery:
Instructor-Led Training, Virtual Instructor-Led Training

Overview

  • Course Overview
  • This five-day course is intended for information technology (IT) professionals who have a basic knowledge of Windows Server. It is designed for professionals who have the primary responsibility of managing storage and computing with Windows Server 2016, and who need to understand the scenarios, requirements, and storage and compute options that are available in and applicable to Windows Server 2016.

  • Audience
  • This course is intended for IT professionals who would like to improve their expertise in storage and compute functionality for Windows Server 2016. It will help them prepare for daily use in their role as a Windows Server Adminstrator and also prepare them for Windows Server 2016 certifications or exams.

Prerequisites

  • Extensive knowledge of and experience with Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2016.
    Detailed understanding of storage technologies, such as SAN, iSCSI, and Fibre Channel.
    Detailed understanding and experience with implementing failover clustering and Hyper-V.
    Experience with business continuity management, including data backup, restoration, and high availability.
    Experience with Windows PowerShell.

Course Details

  • At Course Completion
  • Configure and install Windows Server 2016.
  • Manage Server Core, server upgrade and migration strategy.
  • Understand storage options.
  • Manage partition table formats.
  • Manage basic and dynamic disks, file systems.
  • Manage virtual hard disks, and drive hardware., Manage disks and volumes.
  • Select and manage proper storage solutions for a specific scenario.
  • Storage Spaces and Data Deduplication implementation.
  • Configure and Manage Microsoft Hyper-V, virtual machines and Hyper-V containers.
  • Configure disaster recovery technologies.
  • Manage and Configure failover clustering for Hyper-V virtual machines.
  • Configure, plan and implement a Network Load Balancing (NLB)., Work with deployment images.
  • Module 1: Installing, upgrading, and migrating servers and workloads
  • Introducing Windows Server 2016
  • Preparing and installing Server Core
  • Preparing for upgrades and migrations
  • Migrating server roles and workloads
  • Windows Server activation models
  • Lab 1: Installing and configuring Server Core
  • Installing Server Core
  • Completing post-installation tasks on Windows Server 2016 Core
  • Performing remote management
  • Module 2: Configuring local storage
  • Managing disks in Windows Server
  • Managing volumes in Windows Server
  • Lab 1: Configuring local storage
  • Creating and managing volumes
  • Resizing volumes
  • Managing virtual hard disks
  • Module 3: 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
  • Lab 1: Planning and configuring storage technologies and components
  • Planning storage requirements
  • Configuring iSCSI storage
  • Configuring and managing the share infrastructure
  • Module 4: Implementing Storage Spaces and Data Deduplication
  • Implementing Storage Spaces
  • Managing Storage Spaces
  • Implementing Data Deduplication
  • Lab 1: Implementing Storage Spaces
  • Creating a Storage Space
  • Enabling and configuring storage tiering
  • Lab 2: Implementing Data Deduplication
  • Installing Data Deduplication
  • Configuring 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 virtual machines
  • Lab 1: Installing and configuring Hyper-V
  • Verifying installation of the Hyper-V server role
  • Configuring Hyper-V networks
  • Creating and configuring virtual machines
  • Enabling nested virtualization for a virtual machine
  • Module 6: Deploying and managing Windows and Hyper-V containers
  • Overview of containers in Windows Server 2016
  • Preparing for containers
  • Installing, configuring, and managing containers by using Docker
  • Lab 1: Installing and configuring containers
  • Installing Docker Enterprise Edition for Windows Server 2016
  • Installing and configuring an IIS container
  • 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 by using Windows Server Backup
  • High Availability with failover clustering in Windows Server 2016
  • Lab 1: Planning and implementing a high availability and disaster recovery solution
  • Determine the appropriate high availability and disaster recovery solution
  • Implementing storage migration
  • Configuring Hyper-V Replicas
  • Module 8: 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
  • Lab 1: Implementing failover clustering
  • Creating a failover cluster
  • Verifying quorum settings and adding a node
  • Lab 2: 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
  • Verifying high availability
  • Module 9: Implementing failover clustering with Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V
  • Overview of yhe integration of Hyper-V Server 2016 with failover clustering
  • Implementing Hyper-V VMs on failover clusters
  • Key features for VMs in a clustered environment
  • Lab 1: Implementing failover clustering with Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V
  • Configuring virtual environment
  • Configuring a failover cluster for Hyper-V
  • Configuring a highly available VM
  • Module 10: Implementing Network Load Balancing
  • Overview of NLB
  • Configuring an NLB cluster
  • Planning an NLB implementation
  • Lab 1: Implementing NLB
  • Implementing a Network Load Balancing (NLB) cluster
  • Configuring and managing the NLB cluster
  • Validating high availability for the NLB cluster
  • 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
  • Lab 1: Using MDT to deploy Windows Server 2016
  • Configuring MDT
  • Creating and deploying an image
  • Module 12: 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
  • Lab 1: Implementing WSUS and deploying updates
  • Implementing WSUS, Configuring update settings
  • Approving and deploying an update by using WSUS
  • Lab 2: Monitoring and troubleshooting Windows Server 2016
  • Establishing a performance baseline
  • Identifying the source of a performance problem
  • Viewing and configuring centralized event logs