Duration:

3 Days

Audience:

Employees of federal, state and local governments; and businesses working with the government.

Course Description:

This three-day course WS-013T00-A is intended primarily for IT Professionals who already have significant experience with managing an on-premises Windows Server environment. Its purpose is to cover advanced topics related to Windows Server software-defined datacenter, Azure Stack HCI, and other Azure Stack products. The course also describes the use of existing Microsoft System Center products to implement and manage software-defined datacenters with Windows Server 2019. This course is advanced and is designed for people that want to run their virtual workloads on Windows Server 2019 at medium-to-large scale using software-defined datacenter and hyper-converged principles.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the Azure Stack portfolio, including Azure Stack HCI, Azure Stack Hub, and Azure Stack Edge
  • Describe the Azure Stack HCI core technologies and management tools.
  • Describe the process of a typical Azure Stack HCI implementation.
  • Identify Azure Stack HCI hybrid capabilities.
  • Implement, manage, and maintain workloads on Azure Stack HCI.
  • Plan for and implement Azure Stack HCI Storage, including Storage QoS and Storage Replica.
  • Plan for Azure Stack HCI Networking.
  • Implement Software Defined Networks in Azure Stack HCI.

Course Outline

1 – INTRODUCING AZURE STACK HCI
  • Overview of Azure Stack HCI
  • Overview of Azure Stack HCI technologies
  • Overview of Azure Stack HCI management tools
  • Overview of the Azure Stack HCI hybrid capabilities
2 – OPERATING AND MAINTAINING AZURE STACK HCI
  • Implementing and managing workloads on Azure Stack HCI
  • Maintaining Azure Stack HCI
3 – PLANNING FOR AND IMPLEMENTING AZURE STACK HCI STORAGE
  • Overview of Azure Stack HCI Storage core technologies
  • Planning for Storage Spaces Direct in Azure Stack HCI
  • Implementing a Storage Spaces Direct-based hyper-converged infrastructure
  • Managing Storage Spaces Direct in Azure Stack HCI
  • Planning for and implementing Storage QoS
  • Planning for and implementing Storage Replica
4 – PLANNING FOR AND IMPLEMENTING AZURE STACK HCI NETWORKING
  • Overview of Azure Stack HCI core networking technologies
  • Overview of network virtualization and Software-Defined Networking
  • Planning for and implementing Switch Embedded Teaming
  • Planning for and implementing Datacenter Firewall
  • Planning for and implementing Software Load Balancing
  • Planning for and implementing RAS Gateways