M10974 – Deploying and Migrating Windows Servers
Get hands-on instruction and practice deploying and migrating roles and services with Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 in this three-day Microsoft Official Course. In this course, you will learn how to plan for and deploy your Windows Server infrastructure in physical, virtual, and cloud environments. Different deployment methodologies and techniques, as well as general imaging usage and configuration, will be tought.
In addition, you will learn how to use Windows Deployment Services (WDS) and how to work with deployment tools such as the Windows Assessment and Deployment Toolkit (Windows ADK), the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit (MAP), and the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT). You will also learn how to plan for virtualizing server workloads and considerations around technologies available for networking and storage, as well as considerations for specific applications such as SQL, Exchange, and other application workloads.
This course also focuses on migrating essential components within your server infrastructure to Windows server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2. It covers the migration of core infrastructure technologies such as migrating Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), Domain Name System (DNS), and Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS). You will learn in detail the migration of File and Web servers, Hyper-V, Windows Update services (WSUS), and Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS). It also covers consideration options available for extending some of your workloads into Microsoft Azure to allow for on- and off-premise as well as hybrid deployment scenarios. The detailed hands-on labs, and in-depth content and learning provides you the knowledge and skills to deploy and migrate your Windows Server infrastructure and its constituent components with minimal overhead and cost for one-off or large scale deployments.
Module 1: Preparing to Deploy Windows Server 2012
Module 2: Deploying Windows Server 2012
Module 3: Implementing Lite-Touch Deployments
Module 4: Planning to Virtualize Workloads
Module 5: Upgrading and Migrating Networking Services
Module 6: Upgrading and Migrating Server Roles
Module 7: Upgrading and Migrating AD DS
Module 8: Migrating to Microsoft Azure
• IT professionals who have:
real-world experience working in an enterprise environment where they are involved in deploying servers and the migration of server roles and services.
skills in other areas and are looking to develop knowledge and skills with Windows Server deployments.
• IT professionals who work:
Windows Server 2003 or Windows Server 2008 servers and who are preparing for a Windows Server 2012 deployment.
in small to medium-sized enterprises who manage and are responsible for server deployment and migration.
• Knowledge and experience with:
working day to day with Windows Servers in an enterprise environment.
core infrastructure technologies such as DNS, DHCP, and AD DS.
virtualization technologies such as Hyper-V.
AD CS, WSUS, File, and Web servers. (This is beneficial but is not essential.)
• Some experience working with Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2. (This is beneficial but is not essential.)