Microsoft 70-740 - Install, Storage & Compute w/ Server 2016
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Microsoft 70-740 - Install, Storage & Compute w/ Server 2016

Installation Storage & Compute with Windows Server 2016 IT certification course
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  • 14 hours on-demand video
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  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Install and upgrade Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Understand the features of Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Provide technical support and troubleshoot existing installations of Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Configure local storage systems on Microsoft Windows Server 2016 machines
  • Understand the storage technologies and protocols such as SAN, NAS, DAS, FC, FCoE and iSCSI
  • Understand and implement the basic storage functionalities such as data deduplication, snapshots etc.
  • User Microsoft Hyper-V for virtualization of compute and storage environments
  • Implement high availability (HA) and disaster recovery (DR) using Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Implement and configure a fully fault-tolerant storage and compute system
  • Understand network load balancing (NLB) and its implementation in different scenarios
  • Monitor and maintain upgrade patches using WSUS
Requirements
  • The students wishing to enroll for this course are required to have some background experience in the field of system administration with basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows environment.
  • An understanding of networking and storage protocols is an added advantage.
Description

Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016 is the first step towards taking the Microsoft Certified System Administrator (MCSA) exam. This course addresses all of the concepts,terminology, and technology related to the MCSA certification and it provides the opportunity to be able to apply the knowledge to the real-world scenarios.

Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016 course is an offering for those IT professionals who have some experience with Windows Server and want to enhance their knowledge with the latest technologies Microsoft Windows Server 2016 offers. This course gives a detailed insight in the Microsoft Hyper-V environment and how the features like high availability, fault-tolerance, disaster recovery, automated backups and network load balancing can be achieved through it. It also covers the storage aspect and the basic protocols and techniques which can be used to configure local storage systems.


Who this course is for:
  • The course is offered to IT professionals who are responsible for installation, deployment, management, operations and maintenance of Windows Server environment in any organization.
  • The course is offered to IT professionals who are responsible for installation, deployment, management, operations and maintenance of Windows Server environment in any organization.
Course content
Expand all 299 lectures 14:02:50
+ Introduction
3 lectures 04:04
Course Introduction
02:31
Instructor Introduction
01:24
+ Chapter 01 - Installing Windows Servers in Host and Computer Environments
53 lectures 03:04:48

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Chapter 01 Introduction
02:26
Topic A: Determining Windows Server 2016 Installation
01:24
Introduction to Windows Server 2016
02:58
Windows Server Editions
05:39
Hardware Requirements
02:00
Hardware Considerations
02:08
Options for Managing Servers
05:06
Windows PowerShell
02:45
Windows PowerShell Basics
03:36
Demo - Using Windows PowerShell
17:04
What’s New Since 2008?
04:00
What’s New in Windows Server 2016
03:08
Topic B: Installing Windows Server 2016 Core and Nano Editions
00:20
Planning for Installation
01:15
Planning for Nano Server
00:42
Installing Nano Server Roles
02:01
Planning for Server Core
03:10
Server Core vs. Nano Server
03:29
Nano Server Installation
01:00
Installation Steps
02:49
Alternative Steps to Install Nano Server
02:44
Demo - Performing Nano Server Installation
11:33
Managing and Configuring Nano
02:12
Demo - Configuring Nano Server
19:38
Installing Server Core
03:03
Demo - Installing Windows Server 2016
08:06
Demo - Configure the Local Installation
19:28
Upgrades vs. Migrations
01:39
Choosing In-Place Upgrades
01:32
Choosing to Migrate
01:30
Choosing an Activation Model
02:00
Activation Methods
03:27
Topic C: Managing Windows Installations with Windows PowerShell
00:21
Post Installation Tasks
00:42
Topic D: Create, Manage, and Maintain Windows Images to Deploy
01:02
Creating and Managing Deployment Images
01:21
File-Based Imaging
02:20
Windows Image File Format
02:04
Types of Images
04:33
Image-Based Installation Tools
04:00
Creating Install Images
03:30
Considerations for Image Creation
02:58
Windows ADK for Windows 10
04:44
Basic Deployment Process
01:40
Windows Deployment Services
01:34
WDS Components
02:05
Chapter 01 Summary
01:35
Chapter 01 Review
00:10
Chapter 01 - Quiz
16 questions
+ Chapter 02 - Implementing Local and Enterprise Storage Solutions
69 lectures 03:29:18

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Chapter 02 Introduction
02:09
Topic A: Managing Disks and Volumes in Windows Server 2016
00:34
Managing Disks and Volumes
00:30
Partition Table Formats
02:45
Disk Types
02:19
Required Disk Volumes
01:24
File Systems
04:38
Resilient File System
03:02
Demo - Working with File Systems
10:34
Virtual Hard Disks
02:10
Managing Virtual Hard Disks
00:46
Selecting Physical Disk Types
04:01
Volume Management Tools
02:38
Demo - Managing Volumes
07:43
Understanding RAID
04:21
Hardware vs. Software RAID
02:22
RAID Types
04:12
Topic B: Implementing and Managing Storage Spaces
00:38
Implementing and Managing Storage Spaces
02:38
Requirements for Storage Spaces
02:27
Storage Space Features
06:47
Demo - Configuring Storage Spaces
07:22
Changes to Storage Spaces
03:44
Storage Space Usage Scenarios
01:56
Storage Spaces Direct Deployment Scenarios
03:50
Managing Storage Spaces
01:48
Using Windows PowerShell with Storage Spaces
01:54
Managing Disk Failure with Storage Spaces
08:05
Topic C: Configuring Data Deduplication
00:33
Overview of Data Deduplication
03:45
Enhancements in Windows Server 2016
01:48
Data Deduplication Requirements
01:56
Data Deduplication Process
02:35
Planning Data Deduplication
04:13
Data Deduplication Usage Scenarios
02:18
Demo - Installing and Configuring Data Deduplication
14:20
Monitoring and Maintaining Data Deduplication
04:24
Topic D: Understanding Various Types of Storage
00:38
Overview of Storage Solutions
01:13
Direct Attached Storage
02:04
Network Attached Storage
02:31
Storage Area Networks
02:36
Comparing Storage Solutions
04:06
Comparing Storage Technology
01:55
Topic E: Fibre Channel, iSCSI, and Fibre Channel over Ethernet
00:44
Fibre Channel
02:11
Fibre Channel Layouts
01:08
Fibre Channel Considerations
04:03
iSCSI
03:31
iSCSI Target Server
02:29
iSCSI Initiator
00:32
Considerations for Implementing iSCSI
02:44
Topic F: Understanding iSNS, DCB, and MPIO
00:36
iSNS
02:24
iSNS Functions and Installation
01:38
Data Center Bridging
02:28
MPIO
02:09
Topic G: Configuring File and Folder Sharing in Windows Server 2016
00:44
Configuring Sharing in Windows Server 2016
01:05
Server Message Block
02:18
Configuring SMB Shares
03:03
Demo - Configuring SMB Shares
09:08
Network File System
02:25
Configuring NFS Shares
01:53
Chapter 02 Summary
03:19
Chapter 02 Review
00:10
Chapter 02 - Quiz
17 questions
+ Chapter 03 - Implementing Hyper-V Virtualization
37 lectures 01:40:51

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Chapter 03 Introduction
01:28
Topic A: Installing Hyper-V Virtualization
00:13
Introducing Hyper-V
02:14
New Host Features in Windows Server 2016
03:36
New VM Features in Windows Server 2016
02:55
Introducing Windows Server Containers
02:55
Hyper-V Prerequisites
03:00
Nested Virtualization
01:51
Demo - Installing the Hyper-V Role
09:03
Topic B: Configuring Storage and Networking on Hyper-V Hosts
00:30
Using Virtual Hard Disks in Hyper-V
01:39
Virtual Hard Formats
01:57
Virtual Hard Disk Types
03:12
Considerations for Virtual Hard Disks
01:57
Fibre Channel in Hyper-V
01:07
Choosing Storage for Virtual Machines
02:37
Demo - Managing Storage in Hyper-V
08:39
Hyper-V Networks
02:25
Demo - Creating a Virtual Switch
06:23
Considerations for Hyper-V Networks
02:58
New Features in Windows Server 2016
04:14
Topic C: Configuring and Managing Virtual Machines
00:18
Overview of Virtual Machines
00:50
Configuration Versions
01:18
Generation Versions
01:30
Demo - Creating Virtual Machines
10:12
Virtual Machine Settings
03:12
New Options in Windows Server 2016
03:06
Shielded Virtual Machines
01:23
Best Practices for Virtual Machines
01:50
Overview of Virtual Machine Management
00:59
Managing Virtual Machine States
01:53
Working with Checkpoints
03:11
Importing and Exporting VMs
03:04
Windows PowerShell Direct
01:30
Chapter 03 Summary
01:32
Chapter 03 Review
00:10
Chapter 03 - Quiz
12 questions
+ Chapter 04 - Implementing Windows Containers 39m
25 lectures 36:28

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Chapter 04 Introduction
01:13
Topic A: Understanding Windows Server and Hyper-V Containers
00:39
Overview of Windows Server Containers
00:39
Concepts and Definitions
02:42
Windows Server Containers
02:03
Overview of Hyper-V Containers
01:26
Benefits of Hyper-V Containers
01:32
Usage Scenarios
03:44
Installation Requirements
01:51
Topic B: Deploying Windows Server and Hyper-V Containers
00:45
Deploying Windows Server Containers
01:51
Deploying Hyper-V Containers
01:30
Managing Containers
00:56
Demo - Installing the Containers Feature
02:31
Topic C: Using Docker to Install, Configure, and Manage Containers
00:13
Overview of Docker
01:22
Support for Docker in Windows
01:20
Docker Terminology
00:56
Docker Toolbox
01:55
Docker Solutions
01:19
Management of Docker
01:17
Overview of Docker Hub
02:04
Docker with Microsoft Azure
01:31
Chapter 04 Summary
00:59
Chapter 04 Review
00:10
Chapter 04 - Quiz
10 questions
+ Chapter 05 - Implementing High Availability
86 lectures 03:34:15

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Chapter 05 Introduction
03:53
Topic A: Overview of High Availability and Disaster Recovery
01:14
Understanding High Availability
06:12
Continuous Availability
02:13
Business Continuity
02:10
Business Continuity Strategies
00:34
Developing Disaster Recovery Plans
03:13
Service Level Agreements
03:59
Highly Available Networking
02:10
Highly Available Storage
02:14
High Availability for Virtual Machines
05:38
Understanding Live Migration
01:17
Live Migration Process
03:44
Hyper-V Replica
02:14
Planning for Hyper-V Replica
01:33
Implementing Hyper-V Replica
01:37
Overview of Windows Backup
01:53
Demo- Installing and Configuring Windows Server Backup
05:25
Overview of Failover Clustering
02:40
High Availability through Failover Clustering
00:41
Failover Clustering Terminology
01:57
Clustering Types and Categories
02:12
Topic B: Implementing Network Load Balancing
00:47
Understanding NLB
01:51
NLB Operation
01:50
NLB Features in Windows Server 2016
01:22
NLB Deployment Requirements
02:21
Demo- Deploying NLB
06:04
NLB Configuration Options
02:50
NLB Host Parameters
01:25
Network Considerations for NLB
01:45
Planning NLB Implementation
04:15
Topic C: Planning and Configuring Failover Clustering
00:26
The Importance of Planning
01:06
Application Considerations
01:47
Storage Considerations
00:57
Storage Requirements
00:48
Hardware Requirements
02:04
Network Requirements
01:35
Demo - Verifying NIC Capabilities
04:19
Additional Planning Considerations
03:31
Introducing Quorum
02:57
Dynamic Quorum
02:26
Testing the Configuration
01:07
Creation Process
01:40
Demo - Creating a Failover Cluster
27:59
Cluster Roles
01:26
Common Cluster Management Tasks
02:00
Cluster Properties
01:12
Failover and Failback Configuration
02:25
Storage Configuration
01:16
Network Configuration
02:41
Configuring Quorum Options
01:52
Demo - Configuring the Quorum
03:17
Topic D: Maintaining a Failover Cluster
00:39
Overview of Maintaining Failover Clusters
00:51
Monitoring Failover Clusters
03:20
Backup and Restore
02:30
Troubleshooting Failover Clusters
02:34
Managing Cluster Communication
02:30
Cluster Aware Updating (CAU)
02:22
Topic E: Troubleshooting Failover Clustering
00:27
Troubleshooting Communication
02:50
Troubleshooting Cluster Name Objects
01:49
Quorum Issues
02:24
Using Event Viewer
02:29
Using Windows PowerShell
01:26
Topic F: Integrating Failover Clustering and Hyper-V
00:15
High Availability Options
02:37
Host Clustering Overview
03:27
Failover Clustering for Hyper-V in Windows Server 2016
01:42
Hyper-V Cluster Components
02:18
Hyper-V Failover Cluster Prerequisites
02:33
Implementation Process
02:12
Cluster Shared Volumes
02:35
Configuring a Shared Virtual Hard Disk
01:27
Scale Out File Server (SOFS)
02:46
SOFS Requirements
00:42
Topic G: Configuring Site Availability
00:46
Stretch Clustering
01:50
Prerequisites for Stretch Clustering
02:49
Types of Replication
03:17
Overview of Storage Replica
01:10
Quorum Modes for Stretch Clusters
01:36
Chapter 05 Summary
01:48
Chapter 05 Review
00:10
Chapter 05 - Quiz
18 questions
+ Chapter 06 - Maintaining and Monitoring Server Environments
26 lectures 01:33:06

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Chapter 06 Introduction
02:44
Topic A: Windows Server Update Services
01:17
Overview of WSUS
03:03
Deployment Options
06:04
Server Requirements
01:32
Configuring Clients
02:40
Administering WSUS
01:38
Approving Updates
01:44
Demo - Installing and Configuring WSUS
15:20
Topic B: Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC)
00:36
Overview of PowerShell DSC
02:52
Requirements for PowerShell DSC
03:31
Implementing PowerShell DSC
03:20
Topic C: Windows Server 2016 Monitoring Tools
00:54
Overview of Monitoring Tools
01:53
Using Task Manager
02:28
Demo - Using Task Manager
04:45
Performance Monitor
02:48
Demo - Using Performance Monitor
09:30
Monitoring Resources and Reliability
02:33
Event Viewer
03:39
Demo - Using Event Viewer
12:38
Monitoring with Server Manager
02:16
Chapter 06 Summary
01:12
Course Closure
01:59
Chapter 06 Review
00:10
Chapter 06 - Quiz
17 questions