Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016 (55324AC) Course Overview

Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016 (55324AC) Course Overview

The Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 (70-740) course, also known as Microsoft 20740, is designed to educate learners on the fundamental storage and compute features and functionalities in Windows Server 2016. This course covers key topics such as installing and configuring Windows Server 2016, managing storage solutions, implementing Hyper-V for virtualization, setting up high availability, and configuring network load balancing. It prepares individuals for the Microsoft 70-740 certification exam, which is part of the pathway to earning the MCSA: Windows Server 2016 credential. By the end of the course, participants will have practical knowledge on how to set up and manage a robust, scalable, and highly available Windows Server environment. The hands-on labs included in each module ensure that learners gain direct experience to reinforce their understanding of the concepts taught.

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Course Prerequisites

To successfully undertake the Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 (course 20740A) training, participants should have the following minimum required knowledge:

  • A basic understanding of networking fundamentals, including TCP/IP, User Datagram Protocol (UDP), and Domain Name System (DNS).
  • A basic awareness of security best practices.
  • Hands-on experience with Windows client operating systems such as Windows 8, Windows 8.1, or Windows 10.
  • Practical knowledge of Windows Server operating systems, and familiarity with their core functionality.
  • An understanding of server hardware, including concepts related to storage, networking, and computing.
  • Some experience with server management tools and procedures.
  • Basic knowledge of Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) principles and fundamentals of AD DS management.
  • An awareness of the basic principles of virtualization, such as what a hypervisor is and the purpose of virtual machines.

Please note that while these prerequisites are designed to ensure a successful learning experience, they should not discourage interested learners who may not meet every single criterion. Koenig Solutions offers various foundational courses that can help bridge any knowledge gaps prior to taking this course.

Target Audience for Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016 (55324AC)

  1. The course covers Windows Server 2016 essentials, targeting professionals managing and implementing server environments.

  • IT professionals preparing for Microsoft's 70-740 certification exam
  • System administrators and engineers responsible for managing Windows Server environments
  • IT specialists looking to upgrade their skills from earlier versions of Windows Server
  • Network administrators seeking to expand their knowledge in server infrastructure
  • Datacenter technicians focusing on server deployment and maintenance
  • IT professionals interested in learning about storage solutions, Hyper-V, and high availability
  • Systems architects designing Windows Server solutions for enterprise environments
  • Technical consultants providing support and guidance for Windows Server 2016 installations
  • IT operations personnel aiming to enhance their server management and monitoring skills
  • Cloud services technicians working with Windows Server on cloud platforms like Azure

Learning Objectives - What you will Learn in this Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016 (55324AC)?

Introduction to the Learning Outcomes:

This course provides a deep dive into the essential features and functions of Windows Server 2016, focusing on installation, storage, compute, and high availability to ensure efficient and robust server management.

Learning Objectives and Outcomes:

  • Understand and perform installations, upgrades, and migrations of servers and workloads to Windows Server 2016.
  • Configure local storage systems, including disk management and volume creation.
  • Implement enterprise storage solutions such as DAS, NAS, SANs, and understand storage protocols like iSCSI.
  • Deploy and manage Storage Spaces and Data Deduplication to optimize storage efficiency.
  • Install and configure Hyper-V virtual machines, including their storage and network settings for optimal performance.
  • Deploy and manage Windows Server and Hyper-V containers to support scalable, isolated applications.
  • Define and implement high availability and disaster recovery strategies using failover clustering and Hyper-V.
  • Plan and execute failover clustering and understand the intricacies of maintaining and troubleshooting clusters.
  • Integrate Hyper-V with failover clustering to ensure high availability of virtual machines.
  • Implement and manage Network Load Balancing (NLB) for improved resource distribution and redundancy.
  • Manage deployment images and automate deployments using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT).
  • Monitor, maintain, and update virtual machine installations using tools like WSUS, Performance Monitor, and event logs.