Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 (M20740)

Course Description

This 5-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.

Geography & Location
Jan 25, 2021 - 5 day(s)
Jan 25, 2021
Remote Central Time Zone
AMER, Remote Central Time Zone
$2995 USD
$2995 USD

Learning 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, and configure virtual machines
  • 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 who have some experience 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


  1. Installing and configuring Server Core
  2. Configuring local storage
  3. Planning and configuring storage technologies and components
  4. Implementing Storage Spaces
  5. Implementing Data Deduplication
  6. Installing and configuring Hyper-V
  7. Installing and configuring containers
  8. Planning and implementing a high availability and disaster recovery solution
  9. Implementing failover clustering
  10. Managing a failover cluster
  11. Implementing failover clustering with Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V
  12. Implementing NLB
  13. Using MDT to deploy Windows Server 2016
  14. Implementing WSUS and deploying updates
  15. Monitoring and troubleshooting Windows Server 2016

Course Information

Length: 5 day

Format: Lecture and Lab

Delivery Method: Virtual / Onsite

Max. Capacity: 16