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70-740 Installation Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016

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70-740 Installation Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016


Do you want a career as an IT Professional? There’s a huge boost in the job market for candidates with IT skills and expertise.

As technology makes great strides, qualifying for new skills is an added bonus in the job search. With an extensive course designed by Microsoft, our professional instructor is there to impart great knowledge and wisdom. The course focuses primarily on installation, storage and compute features.

The 70-740 Installation Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016 course offers insight and knowledge on how to implement storage solutions, implement windows containers, implement high availability and how to maintain and monitor server environments.

Successfully completing the exam will give you a career within an IT enterprise and an opportunity to rise in the ranks and demand a higher salary.

Course Content

The 70-740 Installation Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016 course will cover a large scope of topics including how to install, upgrade, migrate servers and workloads, install and configure Nano server, create and manage images for deployment, configure disks and volumes, configure virtual machine settings, and manage and deploy windows containers.

We offer hundreds of practice questions, simulated certification exams and extensive study material. Our latest practice exam online can be your first step to gain Microsoft certification and help you pass the exam 100%.

Students should have experience with storage server solutions, disks and volumes, data deduplication and failover clustering solutions. We recommend that you review the preparation material and become familiar with the resources before scheduling the exam. In addition, you will be given extra time to prepare that comes with the flexibility of the course. This will allow you to pace out your studying and be confident and well prepared to take the exam.

The course is internationally recognised and accredited to a training organisation and you will be issued an internationally recognised qualification following full completion of 70-740 Installation Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016 course.

Why consider 1Training?

As improvements and advancements are made in technology, online courses are no longer just conventional means of studying at affordable costs. In many aspects online training offers superiority to traditional learning. There is an effectiveness and convenience that traditional learning cannot provide. The overall convenience and flexibility makes it a superior learning method.

1Training offers the most convenient path to gain an internationally recognised qualification that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your skill and expertise in an enterprise or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at 1Training and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor and multiple free resources which include Free CV writing pack, Nus Discounted Card, Free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more rewarding.

What are the entry requirements?

Learners with experience of local and server storage solutions, and those with familiarity of maintaining and monitoring servers in physical and compute environments.

Key points of the course

  • Learners can enjoy in-depth training by a Microsoft qualified instructor
  • Repeat or rewind all your lectures
  • This gives you all the benefit of hands-on training with the flexibility of doing it at your convenience 24/7

This Course is intended for?

  •  IT assistants
  • System administrators
  • Students with prior understanding of installing windows servers
  • Technical assistants
  • Learners who are interested in expanding their skills and knowledge in Windows Server 2016

Learning Outcomes?

  • Learn about installing windows servers in host and computer environments
  • Maintaining and monitoring server environment
  • Hyper-V virtualisation
  • Implementing high availability
  • Windows container and high availability

Course Curriculum

  • Module 01: Installing Windows Servers in Host and Computer Environments
  • Module 02: Implementing Local and Enterprise Storage Solutions
  • Module 03: Implementing Hyper-V Virtualization
  • Module 04: Implementing Windows Containers
  • Module 05: Implementing High Availability
  • Module 06: Maintaining and Monitoring Server Environments

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you will have unlimited access 24/7. You have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course, and you can do it from anywhere, anytime.


You will be assessed on installation, storage and compute functionalities in Windows Server 2016.

At the end of the course learners will be assessed by an official exam. Please note that we do not provide the official exam, which you will need to purchase separately. You can purchase the exam here:


Those who successfully complete the exam will be awarded the 70-740 Installation Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016 certificate.

Awarding Body

The certificate is be awarded by Microsoft. This is a fantastic opportunity to show recruiters and HR managers your motivation at acquiring new IT skills and knowledge with an internationally recognised qualification.

Career Path and Salary

Once you successfully complete the exam you will be qualified to have a career in the following job positions and be ready to advance your status in the IT environment.

  • IT Professional
  • IT Project Manager
  • IT Specialist
  • The qualification will make you valuable to enterprises and corporations looking to hire employees with IT skills.

The average UK salary for an IT Professional is £32,479 per year according to

Key Features

Gain an accredited UK qualification

Access to excellent quality study materials

Learners will be eligible for TOTUM Discount Card

Personalized learning experience

One year’s access to the course

Support by phone, live chat, and email

Course Curriculum Total Units : 256
➤ Module 01: Installing Windows Servers in Host and Computer Environments
Lesson 1: Determining Windows Server 2016 Installation
1.1 Installing Windows Server 2016
1.2 Introduction to Windows Server 2016
1.3 Windows Server Editions
1.4 Hardware Requirements
1.5 Hardware Considerations
1.6 Installation Options
1.7 Options for Managing Servers
1.8 Windows PowerShell
1.9 Windows PowerShell Basics
1.10 Demo – Using Windows PowerShell
1.11 What’s New Since 2008?
1.12 What’s New in Windows Server 2016
Lesson 2: Installing Windows Server 2016 Core and Nano Editions
2.1 Planning for Installation
2.2 Planning for Nano Server
2.3 Understanding Nano Server Roles
2.4 Installing Nano Server Roles
2.5 Planning for Server Core
2.6 Server Core vs. Nano Server
2.7 Nano Server Installation
2.8 Installation Steps
2.9 Alternative Steps to Install Nano Server
2.10 Demo – Performing Nano Server Installation
2.11 Managing and Configuring Nano
2.12 Demo – Configuring Nano Server
2.13 Installing Server Core
2.14 Demo – Installing Windows Server 2016
2.15 Demo – Configure the Local Installation
2.16 Upgrades vs. Migrations
2.17 Choosing In-Place Upgrades
2.18 Choosing to Migrate
2.19 Installation and Migration Tools
2.20 Choosing an Activation Model
2.21 Activation Methods
Lesson 3: Managing Windows Installations with Windows PowerShell
3.1 Post Installation Tasks
Lesson 4: Create, Manage, and Maintain Windows Images to Deploy
4.1 Creating and Managing Deployment Images
4.2 File-Based Imaging
4.3 Windows Image File Format
4.4 Types of Images
4.5 Image-Based Installation Tools
4.6 Creating Install Images
4.7 Considerations for Image Creation
4.8 Windows ADK for Windows 10
4.9 Basic Deployment Process
4.10 Windows Deployment Services
4.11 WDS Components
4.12 Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2013
4.13 Chapter 01 Review
➤ Module 02: Implementing Local and Enterprise Storage Solutions
Lesson 1: Managing Disks and Volumes in Windows Server 2016
1.1 Managing Disks and Volumes
1.2 Partition Table Formats
1.3 Disk Types
1.4 Required Disk Volumes
1.5 File Systems
1.6 Resilient File System
1.7 Demo – Working with File Systems
1.8 Virtual Hard Disks
1.9 Managing Virtual Hard Disks
1.10 Selecting Physical Disk Types
1.11 Working with Disk Volumes
1.12 Volume Management Tools
1.13 Demo – Managing Volumes
1.14 Understanding RAID
1.15 Hardware vs. Software RAID
1.16 RAID Types
Lesson 2: Implementing and Managing Storage Spaces
2.1 Implementing and Managing Storage Spaces
2.2 Requirements for Storage Spaces
2.3 Storage Space Features
2.4 Demo – Configuring Storage Spaces
2.5 Changes to Storage Spaces
2.6 Storage Space Usage Scenarios
2.7 Storage Spaces Direct Deployment Scenarios
2.8 Managing Storage Spaces
2.9 Using Windows PowerShell with Storage Spaces
2.10 Managing Disk Failure with Storage Spaces
2.11 Monitoring Storage Spaces
Lesson 3: Configuring Data Deduplication
3.1 Overview of Data Deduplication
3.2 Enhancements in Windows Server 2016
3.3 Data Deduplication Requirements
3.4 Data Deduplication Components
3.5 Data Deduplication Process
3.6 Planning Data Deduplication
3.7 Data Deduplication Usage Scenarios
3.8 Demo – Installing and Configuring Data Deduplication
3.9 Monitoring and Maintaining Data Deduplication
Lesson 4: Understanding Various Types of Storage
4.1 Overview of Storage Solutions
4.2 Direct Attached Storage
4.3 Network Attached Storage
4.4 Storage Area Networks
4.5 Comparing Storage Solutions
4.6 Comparing Storage Technology
Lesson 5: Fibre Channel, iSCSI, and Fibre Channel over Ethernet
5.1 Fibre Channel
5.2 Fibre Channel Layouts
5.3 Fibre Channel Considerations
5.4 iSCSI
5.5 iSCSI Target Server
5.6 iSCSI Initiator
Lesson 6: Understanding iSNS, DCB, and MPIO
5.7 Considerations for Implementing iSCSI
6.1 iSNS
6.2 iSNS Functions and Installation
6.3 Data Center Bridging
6.4 MPIO
Lesson 7: Configuring File and Folder Sharing in Windows Server 2016
7.1 Configuring Sharing in Windows Server 2016
7.2 Server Message Block
7.3 Configuring SMB Shares
7.4 Demo – Configuring SMB Shares
7.5 Network File System
7.6 Configuring NFS Shares
7.7 Chapter 02 Review
➤ Module 03: Implementing Hyper-V Virtualization
Lesson 1: Installing Hyper-V Virtualization
1.1 Introducing Hyper-V
1.2 New Host Features in Windows Server 2016
1.3 New VM Features in Windows Server 2016
1.4 Introducing Windows Server Containers
1.5 Hyper-V Prerequisites
1.6 Nested Virtualization
1.7 Demo – Installing the Hyper-V Role
Lesson 2: Configuring Storage and Networking on Hyper-V Hosts
2.1 Using Virtual Hard Disks in Hyper-V
2.2 Virtual Hard Formats
2.3 Virtual Hard Disk Types
2.4 Considerations for Virtual Hard Disks
2.5 Fibre Channel in Hyper-V
2.6 Choosing Storage for Virtual Machines
2.7 Demo – Managing Storage in Hyper-V
2.8 Hyper-V Networks
2.9 Demo – Creating a Virtual Switch
2.10 Considerations for Hyper-V Networks
2.11 New Features in Windows Server 2016
Lesson 3: Configuring and Managing Virtual Machines
3.1 Overview of Virtual Machines
3.2 Configuration Versions
3.3 Generation Versions
3.4 Demo – Creating Virtual Machines
3.5 Virtual Machine Settings
3.6 New Options in Windows Server 2016
3.7 Shielded Virtual Machines
3.8 Best Practices for Virtual Machines
3.9 Overview of Virtual Machine Management
3.10 Managing Virtual Machine States
3.11 Working with Checkpoints
3.12 Importing and Exporting VMs
3.13 Windows PowerShell Direct
3.14 Chapter 03 Review
➤ Module 04: Implementing Windows Containers
Lesson 1: Understanding Windows Server and Hyper-V Containers
1.1 Overview of Windows Server Containers
1.2 Concepts and Definitions
1.3 Windows Server Containers
1.4 Overview of Hyper-V Containers
1.5 Benefits of Hyper-V Containers
1.6 Usage Scenarios
1.7 Installation Requirements
Lesson 2: Deploying Windows Server and Hyper-V Containers
2.1 Deploying Windows Server Containers
2.2 Deploying Hyper-V Containers
2.3 Managing Containers
2.4 Demo – Installing the Containers Feature
Lesson 3: Using Docker to Install, Configure, and Manage Containers
3.1 Overview of Docker
3.2 Support for Docker in Windows
3.3 Docker Terminology
3.4 Docker Toolbox
3.5 Docker Solutions
3.6 Management of Docker
3.7 Overview of Docker Hub
3.8 Docker with Microsoft Azure
3.9 Chapter 04 Review
➤ Module 05: Implementing High Availability
Lesson 1: Overview of High Availability and Disaster Recovery
1.1 Understanding High Availability
1.2 Continuous Availability
1.3 Business Continuity
1.4 Business Continuity Strategies
1.5 Developing Disaster Recovery Plans
1.6 Service Level Agreements
1.7 Highly Available Networking
1.8 Highly Available Storage
1.9 High Availability for Virtual Machines
1.10 Understanding Live Migration
1.11 Live Migration Process
1.12 Hyper-V Replica
1.13 Planning for Hyper-V Replica
1.14 Implementing Hyper-V Replica
1.15 Overview of Windows Backup
1.16 Demo – Installing and Configuring Windows Server Backup
1.17 Overview of Failover Clustering
1.18 High Availability through Failover Clustering
1.19 Failover Clustering Terminology
1.20 Clustering Types and Categories
Lesson 2: Implementing Network Load Balancing
2.1 Understanding NLB
2.2 NLB Operation
2.3 NLB Features in Windows Server 2016
2.4 NLB Deployment Requirements
2.5 Demo – Deploying NLB
2.6 NLB Configuration Options
2.7 NLB Host Parameters
2.8 Network Considerations for NLB
2.9 Planning NLB Implementation
Lesson 3: Planning and Configuring Failover Clustering
3.1 The Importance of Planning
3.2 Application Considerations
3.3 Storage Considerations
3.4 Storage Requirements
3.5 Hardware Requirements
3.6 Network Requirements
3.7 Demo – Verifying NIC Capabilities
3.8 Additional Planning Considerations
3.9 Introducing Quorum
3.10 Dynamic Quorum
3.11 Testing the Configuration
3.12 Creation Process
3.13 Demo – Creating a Failover Cluster
3.14 Cluster Roles
3.15 Common Cluster Management Tasks
3.16 Cluster Properties
3.17 Failover and Failback Configuration
3.18 Storage Configuration
3.19 Network Configuration
3.20 Configuring Quorum Options
3.21 Demo – Configuring the Quorum
Lesson 4: Maintaining a Failover Cluster
4.1 Overview of Maintaining Failover Clusters
4.2 Monitoring Failover Clusters
4.3 Backup and Restore
4.4 Troubleshooting Failover Clusters
4.5 Managing Cluster Communication
4.6 Cluster Aware Updating (CAU)
Lesson 5: Troubleshooting Failover Clustering
5.1 Troubleshooting Communication
5.2 Troubleshooting Cluster Name Objects
5.3 Quorum Issues
5.4 Using Event Viewer
5.5 Using Windows PowerShell
Lesson 6: Integrating Failover Clustering and Hyper-V
6.1 High Availability Options
6.2 Host Clustering Overview
6.3 Failover Clustering for Hyper-V in Windows Server 2016
6.4 Hyper-V Cluster Components
6.5 Hyper-V Failover Cluster Prerequisites
6.6 Implementation Process
6.7 Cluster Shared Volumes
6.8 Configuring a Shared Virtual Hard Disk
6.9 Scale Out File Server (SOFS)
Lesson 7: Configuring Site Availability
7.1 Stretch Clustering
7.2 Prerequisites for Stretch Clustering
7.3 Types of Replication
7.4 Overview of Storage Replica
7.5 Quorum Modes for Stretch Clusters
7.6 Chapter 05 Review
➤ Module 06: Maintaining and Monitoring Server Environments
Lesson 1: Windows Server Update Services
1.1 Overview of WSUS
1.2 Deployment Options
1.3 Server Requirements
1.4 Configuring Clients
1.5 Administering WSUS
1.6 Approving Updates
1.7 Demo – Installing and Configuring WSUS
Lesson 2: Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC)
2.1 Overview of PowerShell DSC
2.2 Requirements for PowerShell DSC
2.3 Implementing PowerShell DSC
Lesson 3: Windows Server 2016 Monitoring Tools
3.1 Overview of Monitoring Tools
3.2 Using Task Manager
3.3 Demo – Using Task Manager
3.4 Performance Monitor
3.5 Demo – Using Performance Monitor
3.6 Monitoring Resources and Reliability
3.7 Event Viewer
3.8 Demo – Using Event Viewer
3.9 Monitoring with Server Manager
3.10 Chapter 06 Review
3.11 Course Closure
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