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Windows clustering  |    A 3 day   hands on   training course

Windows clustering training course description

This course covers high availability and disaster recovery technologies such as live migration, storage migration and Hyper-V Replica, as well as providing indepth coverage of failover clustering including a detailed implementation of failover clustering of Hyper- V using SoFS. The course also covers System Center Virtual Machine Manager and implementing Network Load Balancing (NLB) and load balancing clusters.

What will you learn
  • Plan and implement a failover cluster.
  • Describe managing server roles and clustering resources.
  • Implement and manage virtual machines.
  • Use System Center Virtual Machine Manager.
  • Describe cloud-based storage and high availability solutions.
  • Implement a Network Load Balancing (NLB) cluster.
Windows clustering training course details

Windows clustering training course contents

  • High Availability in Windows Server
  • Defining levels of availability, High Availability and disaster recovery solutions with Hyper-V Virtual Machines, High Availability with failover clustering in Windows Server.
    Hands on Configuring High Availability and Disaster Recovery.

  • Implementing failover clustering
  • Planning a failover cluster, creating a new failover cluster.
    Hands on Creating and Administering a Cluster.

  • Server roles and clustering resources
  • Configuring highly available applications and services on a failover cluster, managing and maintaining a failover cluster, troubleshooting a failover cluster, implementing site high availability with multisite failover clusters.
    Hands on Managing server roles and clustering resources.

  • Failover clustering with Hyper-V
  • Overview of integrating Hyper-V with failover clustering, implementing Hyper-V with failover clustering, managing and maintaining Hyper-V Virtual Machines on failover clusters.
    Hands on Implementing failover clustering by using Hyper-V

  • Storage Infrastructure Management with Virtual Machine Manager
  • Virtual Machine Manager, managing storage infrastructure with Virtual Machine Manager, provisioning failover clustering in Virtual Machine Manager.
    Hands on Managing storage infrastructure.

  • Cloud-Based storage and High Availability
  • Azure storage solutions and infrastructure, cloud integrated storage with StorSimple, disaster recovery with Azure Site Recovery.
    Hands on Managing cloud-based storage and high availability

  • Network Load Balancing Clusters
  • Overview of NLB, configuring an NLB cluster, planning NLB.
    Hands on Implementing a Network Load Balancing Cluster

Learning path



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"The course was excellent and tailored to our specific needs."

S. A. - Arqiva

"Went above expectations great course I learnt a lot."

Training approach

This structured course uses Instructor Led Training to provide the best possible learning experience. Small class sizes ensure students benefit from our engaging and interactive style of teaching with delegates encouraged to ask questions throughout the course. Quizzes follow each major section allowing checking of learning. Hands on sessions are used throughout to allow delegates to consolidate their new skills.