3 credit/unit hours – Three hours of lecture weekly; one term

This course offers in-depth coverage of the installation, storage, and compute features and functionality of Windows Server 2016. Additionally, the course provides the broad-based knowledge necessary to prepare students for further study in other specialized Information Technology and security fields. It is also intended to serve the needs of individuals seeking to pass the Microsoft certification exam (70-740).

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:

  • Perform various installation tasks;
  • Configure Nano Server;
  • Work with local and server storage solutions;
  • Implement and manage Hyper-V and containers;
  • Maintain and monitor servers in physical and compute environments; and
  • Demonstrate appropriate and ethical behavior and good work habits

Main Topics

1.0 Introducing Windows Server 2016
2.0 Installing, Upgrading, and Migrating Servers and Workloads
3.0 Configuring Disks and Volumes
4.0 Implementing Server Storage
5.0 Implementing Data Deduplication
6.0 Creating, Managing, and Maintaining Images for Deployment
7.0 Installing and Configuring Hyper-V
8.0 Configuring Virtual Machine (VM) Settings
9.0 Configuring Hyper-V Storage
10.0 Configuring Hyper-V Networking
11.0 Installing and Configuring the Windows Nano Server
12.0 Deploying and Managing Windows Containers
13.0 Implementing Failover Clustering
14.0 Managing Failover Clustering
15.0 Implementing High Availability and Disaster Recovery Options in Hyper-V
16.0 Implementing Storage Spaces Direct
17.0 Implementing Network Load Balancing (NLB)
18.0 Maintaining Server Installations
19.0 Monitoring Server Installations