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Course 20740: Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016

DURATION: 40 hours (5 days)

Course Description

This five-day, instructor-led course is IT 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. This course will help update your knowledge and skills related to storage and compute for Windows Server 2016.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:


  • 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.

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for IT professionals and/or Windows Server administrators who are relatively new to Windows Server administration and related technologies, and who want to learn more about the storage and compute features in Windows Server 2016. 


Participants who wish to take up this course should meet the following prerequisites: 

  • 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.​

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