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OD40389A: Windows Server® 2016 First Look Clinic

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Windows Server® 2016 First Look Clinic

This Microsoft First Look Clinic introduces IT Professionals to the new features and capabilities of Windows Server 2016. It’s designed to provide a broad range of knowledge across a broad array of technologies focusing on the pillars Identity, Compute & Networking. No topic is covered fully, but students will finish the clinic with an understanding of the new and improved features and capabilities of Windows Server 2016. This course is based on Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 4, and the technologies are subject to change in the final release.

Description

This Microsoft First Look Clinic introduces IT Professionals to the new features and capabilities of Windows Server 2016. It’s designed to provide a broad range of knowledge across a broad array of technologies focusing on the pillars Identity, Compute & Networking. No topic is covered fully, but students will finish the clinic with an understanding of the new and improved features and capabilities of Windows Server 2016. This course is based on Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 4, and the technologies are subject to change in the final release.

Audience profile

This clinic is intended for IT Professionals who are interested in learning about the new features and functionality in Windows Server 2016. People who are key influencers and technology decision makers in an IT organization will also be interested in attending this clinic and will benefit from gaining early insight into some of the latest technologies included in Windows Server 2016. In general, early adopters of new technology or people looking to gain early insight into new functionality in Windows Server 2016 will benefit from attending this First Look Clinic.

Course Outline

 

Module 1: What’s New in ComputeIn this module, we explore all of the new features related to Compute in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview. Specifically, we focus on Nano Server, Hyper-V, Windows Server and Hyper-V Containers, and management features.Lessons

  • Introducing Windows Server 2016
  • Introducing Nano Server
  • New Features of Hyper-V in Windows Server 2016
  • Introducing Windows Server and Hyper-V Containers
  • Windows Server 2016 Management
After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Describe Nano Server and how to manage it.
  • Describe Windows Server and Hyper-V containers
  • Describe the new features in Hyper-V
  • Describe the new features in Management
  • List the installation options for Windows Server 2016

Module 2: What’s New in IdentityWindows Server 2016 has many new features in Identity to improve the ability for organizations to secure Active Directory environments and help them migrate to cloud-only deployments and hybrid deployments, where some applications and services are hosted in the cloud and others are hosted on premises. This module introduces you to those improvements.Lessons

  • What’s new in Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)
  • Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) improvements
After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • List and describe the new features available for AD FS
  • List and describe the new features available for AD DS

Module 3: What’s new in File and Storage ServicesThe introduction of Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview brings with it several new storage capabilities to the platform for the IT professional to design, deploy, and maintain Windows Server storage. This module provides an overview of some of the new features and improvements in storage.Lessons

  • Storage Spaces Direct
  • Storage Replica
  • Storage QoS
After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Describe Storage Spaces Direct
  • Describe Storage Replica
  • Describe Storage QoS

Module 4: What’s New in NetworkingNetworking improvements include new features and enhancements that make flexible workload placement and mobility possible. Organizations need flexibility, reliability, high levels of performance, and a focus on applications and workloads. To meet these needs, Windows Server 2016 delivers enhancements in the reliability, performance, and interoperability of virtual networking; improved support for centralized configuration and management across virtual and physical networks; new virtualized network functions for transforming the network cloud; and seamless datacenter extensions for flexible workload placement and mobility. this module covers the new networking features in Windows server 2016.Lessons

  • Software Defined Networking
  • Windows Server networking technologies
  • Networking Services
After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Describe Software Defined Networking
  • List and describe the Windows Server technologies for SDN
  • List and describe other new and improved networking services

Prerequisites

While there are no specific prerequisites for attending the course, students will benefit most if they have experience in the following areas:
  • Experience with Windows Server 2012 & 2012 R2
  • Familiar with AD DS
  • Experience configuring storage in an enterprise
  • Experience managing an enterprise network
  • Experience with virtual machines & clustering

 

 

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

MOC On-Demand is an integrated combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests designed to help IT experts and developers to expand their knowledge about Microsoft technologies. The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. They can also be used in the form of a Blended Class together with managed training courses, or as the basis for training solutions with mentoring and other learning programmes.

All Labs within a course can be accessed via the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform. Participants enrolled on a course can start the Labs directly from within a course; they do not need to be set up separately.

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Internet access:

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