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Microsoft On-Demand: 20740-Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016


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Microsoft On-Demand: 20740-Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016 Course Outline

Note: Exam 70-740 retired January 31, 2021
*** Note: This is an On-Demand (self-study) course, 5-days of content, 6-months unlimited access, $995 ***
(Applicable State and Local taxes may be added for On-Demand purchases, depending on your location.) This On-Demand, self-study course is a great fit for experienced IT professionals who don't need a traditional 5-day class to upgrade their existing skills or for highly-motivated individuals who are new to the technology and need to space their learning over a period of weeks or months. Note: The 6-month access period will begin at time of purchase.

About This Course
This online On-Demand (self-study) training solution includes hours of expert lectures, demonstrations, lab exercises and a printed exam reference guide. You may take this class at any time; there are no set dates. You may pick and choose topics to make the most effective use of your time and can repeat sections as needed until you master the new concepts.

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to install Windows servers in host and computer environments, implement local and enterprise storage solutions, implement Hyper-V virtualization, implement Windows containers, implement high availability, and maintain and monitor server environments.

Before attending this course, students must have:
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.

This course includes 14h 9m of video presentation, plus hours of practice labs and a printed reference guide.

Course Outline

Chapter 01 - Installing Windows Servers in Host and Computer Environments Topic A: Determining Windows Server 2016 Installation
Topic B: Installing Windows Server 2016 Core and Nano Editions
Topic C: Managing Windows Installations with Windows PowerShell
Topic D: Create, Manage, and Maintain Windows Images to Deploy

Chapter 02 - Implementing Local and Enterprise Storage Solutions
Topic A: Managing Disks and Volumes in Windows Server 2016
Topic B: Implementing and Managing Storage Spaces
Topic C: Configuring Data Deduplication
Topic D: Understanding Various Types of Storage
Topic E: Fibre Channel, iSCSI, and Fibre Channel over Ethernet
Topic F: Understanding iSNS, DCB, and MPIO
Topic G: Configuring File and Folder Sharing in Windows Server 2016

Chapter 03 - Implementing Hyper-V Virtualization
Topic A: Installing Hyper-V Virtualization
Topic B: Configuring Storage and Networking on Hyper-V Hosts
Topic C: Configuring and Managing Virtual Machines

Chapter 04 - Implementing Windows Containers
Topic A: Understanding Windows Server and Hyper-V Containers
Topic B: Deploying Windows Server and Hyper-V Containers
Topic C: Using Docker to Install, Configure, and Manage Containers

Chapter 05 - Implementing High Availability
Topic A: Overview of High Availability and Disaster Recovery
Topic B: Implementing Network Load Balancing
Topic C: Planning and Configuring Failover Clustering
Topic D: Maintaining a Failover Cluster
Topic E: Troubleshooting Failover Clustering
Topic F: Integrating Failover Clustering and Hyper-V
Topic G: Configuring Site Availability

Chapter 06 - Maintaining and Monitoring Server Environments
Topic A: Windows Server Update Services
Topic B: Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC)
Topic C: Windows Server 2016 Monitoring Tools

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