(RDS) Tip of the Day: Windows Server 2016 Content On Microsoft Virtual Academy


Today’s Tip…

There’s a six module course for Windows Server 2016 up on MVA which includes the following modules:

  1. Instructor Introductions and Prep
  2. Introduction to Windows Server 2016
  3. The Software-Defined Datacenter
    • Hyper-V
    • Software-Defined Networking
  4. The Software-Defined Datacenter
    • Software-Defined Storage
  5. Security and Authentication
  6. Application Platform
    • Containers
    • Nano Server

Course information

Instructor Introductions and Prep

  • Video: Instructor Introductions and Prep 
  • PowerPoint: Instructor Introductions and Prep (Optional)

Introduction to Windows Server 2016

  • Video: Introduction to Windows Server 2016 
  • PowerPoint: Introduction to Windows Server 2016 (Optional)
  • Assessment: Introduction to Windows Server 2016 

The Software-Defined Datacenter – Part 1

  • Video: The Software Defined Datacenter – Hyper-V 
  • What’s New Overview
  • Availability – Compute Resiliency
  • Availability – Storage Resiliency
  • Availability – Node Quarantine
  • DEMO – Node Quarantine
  • Availability – Shared VHDX (with DEMO)
  • Memory Management – Runtime Resize
  • DEMO – Runtime Resize
  • Runtime Network Adapter Add (with DEMO)
  • Network Adapter Teaming
  • Rolling Upgrades
  • DEMO – Rolling Upgrades
  • Compatibly Mode
  • Production CheckPoints (with DEMO)
  • PowerShell Direct (with DEMO)
  • Hyper-V Manager Improvements
  • ReFS
  • Video: The Software-Defined Datacenter – Software-Defined Networking 
  • DEMO – Understanding Virtual Networking
  • Network Function Virtualization
  • Network Controller
  • Software Load Balancer
  • Datacenter Firewall
  • Converged Networking
  • Packet Direct
  • PowerPoint: The Software-Defined Datacenter – Part 1 (Optional)
  • Assessment: The Software-Defined Datacenter – Part 1 

The Software-Defined Datacenter – Part 2

  • Video: The Software-Defined Datacenter – Software-Defined Storage 
  • Storage Spaces Direct
  • DEMO – Storage Spaces Direct and Hyper-Converged Storage
  • Storage Quality of Service (QoS)
  • Deduplication
  • Storage Replica
  • Storage Tiering for Spaces
  • PowerPoint: The Software-Defined Datacenter – Part 2 (Optional)
  • Assessment: The Software-Defined Datacenter – Part 2 

Security and Authentication

  • Video: Security and Authentication 
  • What’s New Overview
  • Credential Guard
  • Just Enough Administration/Just In Time Administration
  • Code Integrity
  • Windows Defender
  • Control Guard
  • Shielded VMs
  • Host Guardian Service
  • A Privileged Fabric – The Combination of Shielded VMs and the Host Guardian Service
  • DEMO – Shielded VMs
  • Remote Desktop Services (RDS)
  • RDS – Graphics Improvements
  • RDS – Scaling
  • RDS – Cloud Optimization
  • PowerPoint: Security and Authentication (Optional)
  • Assessment: Security and Authentication 

Application Platform

  • Video: Application Platform – Containers 
  • Use Cases
  • EcoSystem
  • Docker
  • DevOps Processes with Containers
  • Container OS Environments
  • Containers Tools
  • DEMO – Containers and PowerShell
  • Video: Application Platform – Nano Server 
  • What’s New Overview
  • DEMO – Nano Server
  • Roles and Features
  • DEMO – Nano Server – Part 2
  • Remotely Managing Nano Server
  • DEMO – Nano Server PowerShell
  • Remote Server Management Tool
  • DEMO – Remote Server Management Tool
  • PowerPoint: Application Platform (Optional)
  • Assessment: Application Platform

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