Free Guide Friday! Updated “Early Experts” Study Guide for new MCSA Exams: Exam 70-412

This month, Microsoft Learning has updated the MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification exams to include new exam questions that relate to additional IT Pro tasks and new capabilities in Windows Server 2012 R2.  If you’re currently preparing for MCSA certification, you’ll definitely want to check out the updated exam topics. To help you prepare for…


Free Guide Friday! Updated “Early Experts” Study Guide for new MCSA Exams: Exam 70-411

This month, Microsoft Learning has updated the MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification exams to include new exam questions that relate to additional IT Pro tasks and new capabilities in Windows Server 2012 R2.  If you’re currently preparing for MCSA certification, you’ll definitely want to check out the updated exam topics. To help you prepare for the…


Free Guide Friday! Updated “Early Experts” Study Guide for new MCSA Exams: Exam 70-410

This month, Microsoft Learning has updated the MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification exams to include new exam questions that relate to Windows Server 2012 R2.  If you’re currently preparing for MCSA certification, you’ll definitely want to check out the updated exam topics. To help you prepare for the new exam topics in each MCSA exam,…


UPDATE: FREE Hands-on "Virtual Study Halls" with Live Expert Q&A

NEW HOURS! Based on popular demand, we’ve updated the hours for “Early Experts” Virtual Study Hall assistance – Fridays each week from 11AM to 1PM Eastern Time. – – – – – – – – – – There’s so many cool features to explore in the latest Windows infrastructure offerings that it’s hard to find…

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Step-by-Step: Building a Windows Server 2012 Storage Server in the Cloud with Windows Azure

Big data is everywhere, and the cloud is no different! Windows Server 2012 can leverage the new Storage Spaces feature and integrated iSCSI Target Server role to provide SAN-like storage capabilities when presenting storage to other servers.  When studying these features in Windows Server 2012, we can provide a functional shared storage lab environment using…

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Step-by-Step: Building a Windows Server 2012 Active Directory Forest in the Cloud with Windows Azure

Often times, applications that we’re deploying to the cloud may expect Windows Server Active Directory to be present for authentication and identity management.  With Windows Azure Virtual Machines and Virtual Networks, we can deploy Windows Server Active Directory on the Windows Azure cloud platform to support these security needs.  Best of all, you can test…

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Configuring Hyper-V Virtual Machine Storage in Windows Server 2012 – “Early Experts” Challenge – Exam 70-410 and 70-417

This study guide is provided as part of the Windows Server 2012 “Early Experts” Challenge and steps through the resources that I personally used when preparing for the following exam objectives on Exam 70-410, Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 and Exam 70-417, Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows Server 2012: Configure Hyper-V (17%) Create…


Configuring Hyper-V Virtual Networking in Windows Server 2012 – "Early Experts" Challenge – Exam 70-410 and 70-417

This study guide is provided as part of the Windows Server 2012 “Early Experts” Challenge and steps through the resources that I personally used when preparing for the following exam objectives on Exam 70-410, Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 and Exam 70-417, Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows Server 2012: Configure Hyper-V (17%) Create…


Windows Server 2012 "Early Experts" Challenge – Exam 70-417 – Free MCSA Upgrade Training

UPDATE: The recorded version of this training is now available at https://aka.ms/JS417 … Hope you enjoy! ————  Are you already certified as an MCSA on Windows Server 2008 and looking to upgrade your certs to Windows Server 2012?  This week, we’ve released a new Jumpstart online training course that specifically targets the certification objectives in Exam 70-417,…

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Windows Server 2012 "Early Experts" Challenge – Exam 70-410 and 70-417 – Installing Active Directory

This study guide is provided as part of the Windows Server 2012 “Early Experts” Challenge and steps through the resources that I personally used when preparing for the following exam objectives on Exam 70-410, Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012: Install and Administer Active Directory Install Domain Controllers Create and Manage Active Directory Users and Computers…

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