Storage and Compute with Windows Server

Course information
Price: SAR 5,625.00
Day(s): 5
Course Code: M20740

Overview

This five-day course is designed primarily for IT professionals who have some experience with Windows Server. It is designed for 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.

Pre-Requisites

  • 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.

Content

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

Lab : Installing and configuring Nano Server

  • Implementing Nano Server
  • Completing post-installation tasks on the Nano Server
  • Performing remote management

Module 2: Configuring local storage

  • Managing disks in Windows Server 2016
  • Managing volumes in Windows Server 2016

Lab : 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

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

Lab : 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 : Implementing Storage Spaces

  • Creating a storage space
  • Enabling and configuring storage tiering

Lab : 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 Hyper-V virtual machines

Lab : 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

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

Lab : Installing and configuring containers

  • Installing and configuring Windows Server containers by using Windows PowerShell
  • Installing and configuring Windows Server containers by using Docker

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

Lab : 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

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

Lab : Implementing a failover cluster

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

Lab : 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

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

Lab : Implementing failover clustering with Hyper-V

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

Module 10: Implementing Network Load Balancing

  • Overview of NLB clusters
  • Configuring an NLB cluster
  • Planning an NLB implementation

Lab : Implementing an NLB cluster

  • Implementing an 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 : Using MDT to deploy Windows Server 2016

  • Installing and 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 PowerShell DSC
  • Overview of Windows Server 2016 monitoring tools
  • Using Performance Monitor
  • Monitoring Event Logs

Lab : Implementing WSUS and deploying updates

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

Lab : Monitoring and troubleshooting Windows Server 2016

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

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.

Target Audience

This course is intended for IT professionals who have some experiencing working with Windows Server, and who are looking for a single five-day course that covers storage and compute technologies in Windows Server 2016. This course will help them update their knowledge and skills related to storage and compute for Windows Server 2016.
Schedule
Course Details
02 Jul - 06 Jul, 2017 Riyadh
09 Jul - 13 Jul, 2017 Cairo-Sheraton
16 Jul - 20 Jul, 2017 Dubai-Knowledge Village
16 Jul - 20 Jul, 2017
Virtual Training
23 Jul - 27 Jul, 2017 Burj Doha - West Bay
30 Jul - 03 Aug, 2017 Abu Dhabi
03 Sep - 07 Sep, 2017 Riyadh

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All course dates
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July
02 Jul - 06 Jul, 2017 Riyadh Public Schedule
09 Jul - 13 Jul, 2017 Cairo-Sheraton Public Schedule
16 Jul - 20 Jul, 2017 Dubai-Knowledge Village Public Schedule
16 Jul - 20 Jul, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
23 Jul - 27 Jul, 2017
Burj Doha - West Bay
Public Schedule
30 Jul - 03 Aug, 2017 Abu Dhabi Public Schedule
September
03 Sep - 07 Sep, 2017 Riyadh Public Schedule
10 Sep - 14 Sep, 2017 Cairo-Sheraton Public Schedule
October
15 Oct - 19 Oct, 2017
Burj Doha - West Bay
Public Schedule
22 Oct - 26 Oct, 2017 Dubai-Knowledge Village Public Schedule
29 Oct - 02 Nov, 2017 Abu Dhabi Public Schedule
November
05 Nov - 09 Nov, 2017 Riyadh Public Schedule
12 Nov - 16 Nov, 2017 Cairo-Sheraton Public Schedule
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May
Guaranteed Event Late Availability 29 May - 02 Jun, 2017 Oslo, Global Knowledge Public Schedule
Guaranteed Event Late Availability 29 May - 02 Jun, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
June
05 Jun - 09 Jun, 2017 Madrid Public Schedule
Guaranteed Event Late Availability 05 Jun - 09 Jun, 2017 LYON PART DIEU Public Schedule
Guaranteed Event 12 Jun - 16 Jun, 2017 Zoetermeer (Centrum West 21) Public Schedule
Guaranteed Event 12 Jun - 16 Jun, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
Guaranteed Event 12 Jun - 16 Jun, 2017 Rotterdam (Barbizonlaan 25) Public Schedule
19 Jun - 23 Jun, 2017 Mechelen (Zandvoortstraat 1) Public Schedule
19 Jun - 23 Jun, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
Guaranteed Event 19 Jun - 23 Jun, 2017 Nieuwegein (Iepenhoeve 5) Public Schedule
Guaranteed Event 19 Jun - 23 Jun, 2017
Virtual Training
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Guaranteed Event 19 Jun - 23 Jun, 2017 Eindhoven (Evoluon Noord Brabantlaan 1) Public Schedule
Guaranteed Event 19 Jun - 23 Jun, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
Guaranteed Event 19 Jun - 23 Jun, 2017 Amsterdam (Kingsfordweg 43) Public Schedule
Guaranteed Event 19 Jun - 23 Jun, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
26 Jun - 30 Jun, 2017 Gent - Regus (Gaston Crommenlaan 4) Public Schedule
Guaranteed Event 26 Jun - 30 Jun, 2017 København (Hvidovre) EN Public Schedule
Guaranteed Event 26 Jun - 30 Jun, 2017 Zwolle (Grote Voort 291) Public Schedule
26 Jun - 30 Jun, 2017 Drachten (Amperelaan 1c) Public Schedule
26 Jun - 30 Jun, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
July
03 Jul - 07 Jul, 2017 Zoetermeer (Centrum West 21) Public Schedule
03 Jul - 07 Jul, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
03 Jul - 07 Jul, 2017 Oslo, Global Knowledge Public Schedule
03 Jul - 07 Jul, 2017 RUEIL ATHENEE Public Schedule
03 Jul - 07 Jul, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
10 Jul - 14 Jul, 2017 Mechelen (Zandvoortstraat 1) Public Schedule
10 Jul - 14 Jul, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
17 Jul - 21 Jul, 2017 Nieuwegein (Iepenhoeve 5) Public Schedule
17 Jul - 21 Jul, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
17 Jul - 21 Jul, 2017 Drachten (Amperelaan 1c) Public Schedule
17 Jul - 21 Jul, 2017
Virtual Training
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17 Jul - 21 Jul, 2017 Apeldoorn (Soerenseweg 73) Public Schedule
31 Jul - 04 Aug, 2017 Madrid Public Schedule
August
07 Aug - 11 Aug, 2017 Mechelen (Zandvoortstraat 1) Public Schedule
07 Aug - 11 Aug, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
07 Aug - 11 Aug, 2017 Amsterdam (Kingsfordweg 43) Public Schedule
07 Aug - 11 Aug, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
14 Aug - 18 Aug, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual Classroom
14 Aug - 18 Aug, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual Classroom
14 Aug - 18 Aug, 2017 Londen (Old Broadstreet) Public Schedule
14 Aug - 18 Aug, 2017
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Virtual & Classroom
14 Aug - 18 Aug, 2017 Wokingham Public Schedule
14 Aug - 18 Aug, 2017 London - Old Broad Street Public Schedule
14 Aug - 18 Aug, 2017
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14 Aug - 18 Aug, 2017 Birmingham Public Schedule
21 Aug - 25 Aug, 2017 Nieuwegein (Iepenhoeve 5) Public Schedule
21 Aug - 25 Aug, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
21 Aug - 25 Aug, 2017 Rotterdam (Barbizonlaan 25) Public Schedule
September
04 Sep - 08 Sep, 2017 Brussel City Centre (Avenue Louise 65) Public Schedule
04 Sep - 08 Sep, 2017 Madrid Public Schedule
04 Sep - 08 Sep, 2017 LYON PART DIEU Public Schedule
11 Sep - 15 Sep, 2017 Gent - Regus (Gaston Crommenlaan 4) Public Schedule
11 Sep - 11 Sep, 2017 Eindhoven (Evoluon Noord Brabantlaan 1) Public Schedule
11 Sep - 11 Sep, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
11 Sep - 15 Sep, 2017 Nieuwegein (Iepenhoeve 5) Public Schedule
11 Sep - 15 Sep, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
11 Sep - 15 Sep, 2017 RUEIL ATHENEE Public Schedule
18 Sep - 22 Sep, 2017 Mechelen (Zandvoortstraat 1) Public Schedule
18 Sep - 22 Sep, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
18 Sep - 22 Sep, 2017 Zoetermeer (Centrum West 21) Public Schedule
18 Sep - 22 Sep, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
18 Sep - 22 Sep, 2017 Oslo, Global Knowledge Public Schedule
25 Sep - 29 Sep, 2017 Amsterdam (Kingsfordweg 43) Public Schedule
25 Sep - 29 Sep, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
25 Sep - 29 Sep, 2017 Drachten (Amperelaan 1c) Public Schedule
25 Sep - 29 Sep, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
October
16 Oct - 20 Oct, 2017 Mechelen (Zandvoortstraat 1) Public Schedule
16 Oct - 20 Oct, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
23 Oct - 27 Oct, 2017 København (Hvidovre) Public Schedule
23 Oct - 27 Oct, 2017 Eindhoven (Evoluon Noord Brabantlaan 1) Public Schedule
23 Oct - 27 Oct, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
23 Oct - 27 Oct, 2017 Amsterdam (Kingsfordweg 43) Public Schedule
23 Oct - 27 Oct, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
30 Oct - 03 Nov, 2017 Nieuwegein (Iepenhoeve 5) Public Schedule
30 Oct - 03 Nov, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
30 Oct - 03 Nov, 2017 Apeldoorn (Soerenseweg 73) Public Schedule
November
06 Nov - 10 Nov, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual Classroom
06 Nov - 10 Nov, 2017 LYON PART DIEU Public Schedule
06 Nov - 10 Nov, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual Classroom
06 Nov - 10 Nov, 2017 Oslo, Global Knowledge Public Schedule
06 Nov - 10 Nov, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
06 Nov - 10 Nov, 2017 London - Old Broad Street Public Schedule
06 Nov - 10 Nov, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
06 Nov - 10 Nov, 2017 Leeds Public Schedule
13 Nov - 17 Nov, 2017 Nieuwegein (Iepenhoeve 5) Public Schedule
13 Nov - 17 Nov, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
13 Nov - 17 Nov, 2017 Eindhoven (Evoluon Noord Brabantlaan 1) Public Schedule
13 Nov - 17 Nov, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
20 Nov - 24 Nov, 2017 Rotterdam (Barbizonlaan 25) Public Schedule
20 Nov - 24 Nov, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
20 Nov - 24 Nov, 2017 RUEIL ATHENEE Public Schedule
27 Nov - 01 Dec, 2017 Mechelen (Zandvoortstraat 1) Public Schedule
27 Nov - 01 Dec, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
27 Nov - 01 Dec, 2017 Gent - Regus (Gaston Crommenlaan 4) Public Schedule
27 Nov - 01 Dec, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
27 Nov - 01 Dec, 2017 Amsterdam (Kingsfordweg 43) Public Schedule
27 Nov - 01 Dec, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
27 Nov - 01 Dec, 2017 Groningen (Helperpark 296) Public Schedule
27 Nov - 01 Dec, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
27 Nov - 01 Dec, 2017 LILLE EURATECHNOLOGIE Public Schedule
December
04 Dec - 08 Dec, 2017 Brussel City Centre (Avenue Louise 65) Public Schedule
04 Dec - 08 Dec, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
04 Dec - 08 Dec, 2017 Nieuwegein (Iepenhoeve 5) Public Schedule
04 Dec - 08 Dec, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
04 Dec - 08 Dec, 2017 Amsterdam (Kingsfordweg 43) Public Schedule
04 Dec - 08 Dec, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
11 Dec - 15 Dec, 2017 Madrid Public Schedule
11 Dec - 15 Dec, 2017 Zoetermeer (Centrum West 21) Public Schedule
11 Dec - 15 Dec, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
January
08 Jan - 12 Jan, 2018 Oslo, Global Knowledge Public Schedule
29 Jan - 02 Feb, 2018
Virtual Training
Virtual Classroom
29 Jan - 02 Feb, 2018 London - Old Broad Street Public Schedule
29 Jan - 02 Feb, 2018
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
February
26 Feb - 02 Mar, 2018 Oslo, Global Knowledge Public Schedule
May
21 May - 25 May, 2018 London - Old Broad Street Public Schedule
21 May - 25 May, 2018
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
July
30 Jul - 03 Aug, 2018 Wokingham Public Schedule
30 Jul - 03 Aug, 2018
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
30 Jul - 03 Aug, 2018 Leeds Public Schedule

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