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Microsoft 70-740: Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016


  • 34:27:00

    Hours of learning

  • Presented by highly qualified, industry leading experts
  • 12 Months access
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Microsoft 70-740 helps in to demonstrate your real-world mastery of Windows Server 2016 installation,  storage,   and compute features and capabilities.  Designed for experienced IT professionals ready to advance their status,   this focuses on the critical-thinking and quick decision-making needed for success at the MCSA level. 

Installing Windows Server 2016 move past the next,  finish and there's incredible depth in automating this otherwise-mundane task.  In this course,  you won't just see the  "Next-Next-Finish"  of installing a copy of Windows Server,   but you'll learn a myriad of new installation approaches.  First,  you'll learn about offline installation.  Next  you'll explore the command line and PowerShell approaches.  Finally,  you'll take a look at the Desired State Configuration approach. 

All of these might take a little extra time up-front,  but they greatly pay off down the road.  The course will also provide sound knowledge and experience in planning and configuring storage solutions and monitoring virtual machine installations.  The course also covers topics on implementing and configuring Microsoft Hyper-V®,  Network Load Balancing (NLB) cluster,  and how to create and manage deployment images. 

This 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. By the end of this course,  you will have the knowledge of PowerShell,  Desired State Configuration,  and even some of the WinPE and DISM commands that you'll need for the rapid deployment of Windows Server 2016.


  • Prepare and install Nano Server,  a Server Core installation, and plan a server upgrade and migration strategy.
  • 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.
  • Enterprise storage solutions,  and select the appropriate solution for a given situation.
  • Implement data deduplication
  • Maintaining and Monitoring Server Environment
  • Deploy,  configure,  and manage Windows and Hyper-V containers
  • Implementing Hyper-V
  • Implement and configure storage and networking on Hyper-V host servers
  • Plan, create and manage a failover cluster
  • Manage, monitor, and maintain virtual machine installations
  • Describe the high availability and disaster recovery technologies in Windows Server 2016
  • Implementing Windows Containers
  • Implement NLB cluster
  • Implement and manage deployment images by using MDT


  • Clear basic knowledge of server hardware
  • A fundamental understanding of networking fundamentals
  • An understanding of elemental AD DS concepts
  • An awareness and understanding of security best practices
  • Experience supporting and configuring Windows client operating systems such as Windows 8 or Windows 10

Target Audience

  • Windows server administrators new to Windows Server administration and related technologies
  • IT professionals who are looking to gain knowledge about Windows Server, especially around storage and computer technologies in Windows Server 2016
  • Candidates looking to pass the Microsoft certification exam on Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016
  • 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