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

The seminar is designed for individuals responsible for managing memory and processing power and understanding the scenarios, requirements, and options available and applicable to Windows Server 2016.

This course is part of the MCSA Windows Server 2016. The corresponding exam can be purchased and carried out separately.


  • Install, upgrade and migrate servers and workloads
    • Introduction to Windows Server 2016
    • Installation of Nano Server and Server Core
    • Prepare upgrades and migrations
    • Migration of server roles and workloads
    • Windows Server activation models
  • Configuration of local storage
    • Management of hard disks
    • Management of volumes
  • Implementation of enterprise storage solutions
    • Overview of Direct-Attached Storage (DAS), Network-Attached Storage (NAS), and Storage Area Networks (SANs)
    • Comparison of Fiber Channel, iSCSI and FCoE
    • Microsoft Internet Storage Name Service (iSNS), Data Center Hybrid, and Multipath I / O (MPIO)
    • Sharing configuration in Windows Server 2016
  • Implementation of storage spaces and data deduplication
  • Installation and configuration of Hyper-V and virtual machines
  • Deploy and manage Windows Server and Hyper-V containers
  • Overview of high availability and disaster recovery
    • High Availability, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
    • Planning high-availability and disaster recovery solutions with Hyper-V virtual machines
    • Backup and restore Windows Server 2016 operating system and data using Windows Server Backup
    • Failover clustering
  • Implementation and management of failover clustering
    • Planning a failover cluster
    • Create and configure a new failover cluster
    • Maintenance of a failover cluster
    • Troubleshooting a failover cluster using tools such as Performance Monitor, Event Viewer, and Windows PowerShell
    • High availability with stretch clustering
  • Implementing failover clustering for Hyper-V virtual machines
  • Implementation of Network Load Balancing (NLB)
    • Overview of NLB clusters
    • Configuration of an NLB cluster
    • Planning an NLB implementation
  • Create and manage deployment images
    • Using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT)
    • Determine the requirements for server virtualization
  • Management, monitoring and maintenance of VM installations
    • WSUS overview and deployment options
    • Update management process with WSUS
    • PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) Overview
    • Windows Server 2016 monitoring tools
    • Performance Monitor
    • Monitoring of event logs


Understand networking fundamentals, best practices in IT security and basic AD-DS concepts. Basic knowledge of server hardware. Experience in supporting and configuring Windows client operating systems such as Windows 8 or Windows 10. It is beneficial to have experience with the administration of Windows server operating systems.

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Course Nr. : MOC20740
Duration : 5 Days
Price: 2.576,00 € plus VAT
3.065,44 € incl. Vat


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