Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 (20740)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

Course 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.

Who should attend

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.

Candidates suitable for this course would be:

  • 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.
  • IT professionals with general IT knowledge, who are looking to gain knowledge about Windows Server, especially around storage and compute technologies in Windows Server 2016.

The secondary audience for this course are IT professionals looking to take the Microsoft 70-740 certification exam, Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016.


This course is part of the following Certifications:


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.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students 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.

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Course Content

  • Installing, upgrading, and migrating servers and workloads
  • Configuring local storage
  • Implementing enterprise storage solutions
  • Implementing Storage Spaces and Data Deduplication
  • Installing and configuring Hyper-V and virtual machines
  • Deploying and managing Windows Server and Hyper-V containers
  • Overview of high availability and disaster recovery
  • Implementing and managing failover clustering
  • Implementing failover clustering for Hyper-V virtual machines
  • Implementing Network Load Balancing
  • Creating and managing deployment images
  • Managing, monitoring, and maintaining virtual machine installations
Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 5 days

Price (incl. tax)
  • United Arab Emirates: US$ 1,573.-
  • SA Voucher: 5
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Modality: P
Price (incl. tax)
  • United Arab Emirates: US$ 420.-
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26/08/2018 - 30/08/2018 Dubai Course language: English
28/10/2018 - 01/11/2018 Dubai Course language: English
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30/07/2018 - 03/08/2018 Birmingham
07/08/2018 - 10/08/2018 Edinburgh 4 days
13/08/2018 - 17/08/2018 Leeds
13/08/2018 - 17/08/2018 London (Int Hse)
20/08/2018 - 24/08/2018 London (Int Hse)
20/08/2018 - 24/08/2018 Bristol
20/08/2018 - 24/08/2018 Manchester
03/09/2018 - 07/09/2018 Glasgow
26/08/2018 - 30/08/2018 Cairo Course language: English
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23/07/2018 - 27/07/2018 Quebec City, QC Course language: French
13/08/2018 - 17/08/2018 Online Training Time zone: Canada/Central Course language: English
27/08/2018 - 31/08/2018 Montreal Course language: French
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17/09/2018 - 21/09/2018 Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
05/11/2018 - 09/11/2018 Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
12/11/2018 - 16/11/2018 Online Training Time zone: America/Buenos_Aires Course language: Spanish
17/09/2018 - 21/09/2018 Bogotá D.C.
05/11/2018 - 09/11/2018 Bogotá D.C.
06/08/2018 - 10/08/2018 Online Training Time zone: America/Mexico_City Course language: Spanish
19/11/2018 - 23/11/2018 Online Training Time zone: America/Lima Course language: Spanish
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