pearson-70-740 : Pearson: MCSA 70-740 Cert Guide: Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016

Pearson: MCSA 70-740 Cert Guide: Installation, Storage, and...
ISBN : 978-1-61691-890-3
Gain hands-on expertise in Microsoft 70-740 exam with Pearson: MCSA 70-740 Cert Guide course. This course provides complete coverage for 70-740 exam and includes topics such as installing, upgrading, and migrating to Windows Server 2016; installing and configuring Nano; working with images; disks and volumes; server storage; Hyper-V networking, managing containers, and much more.


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Exam Information

Microsoft 70-740 exam focuses primarily on installing, storing, and computing features and functionality available in Windows Server 2016. It covers general installation tasks and considerations and the installation and configuration of Nano Server, in addition to the creation and management of images for deployment. It also covers local and server storage solutions, including the configuration of disks and volumes, data deduplication, high-availability, disaster recovery, storage spaces direct, and failover clustering solutions and covers Hyper-V and containers, along with the maintenance and monitoring of servers in physical and computing environments.

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  • Server Administrator
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  • System Administrator
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USD 165
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What is the format of the exam?
Best answer, drag and drop, hot area, multiple choice, short answer, and so on.
How many questions are asked in the exam?
The exam contains 40-60 questions.
What is the duration of the exam?
120 minutes
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(on a scale of 1-1000)

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  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on an exam the first time, the candidate must wait at least 24 hours before resitting the exam.
  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score the second time, the candidate must wait at least 14 days before retaking the exam for the third time. Same applies with fourth and fifth exam retakes.
  • A candidate may not take a given exam any more than five times per 12 months. This 12-month period starts the day of the fifth unsuccessful exam retake. To take a given exam more than five times per year, a candidate must submit a request and obtain prior permission from Microsoft.
  • If a candidate achieves a passing score on an exam, the candidate cannot take the exam again.
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Table of Content

Here's What you will Learn

Lesson 1: Introduction

  • About the 70-740 Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 Exam
  • 70-740 Exam Topics
  • About the MCSA 70-740 Cert Guide
  • Objectives and Methods
  • Book Features
  • How This Book Is Organized

Lesson 2: Installing, Upgrading, and Migrating

  • What's New in Windows Server 2016
  • Installation Requirements
  • Windows Server 2016 Editions
  • Installing Windows Server 2016
  • Performing Upgrades and Migrations
  • Determining the Appropriate Activation Model
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Q&A

Lesson 3: Installing and Configuring Nano

  • Determining Appropriate Usage Scenarios
  • Requirements for Nano Server
  • Installing Nano Server
  • Implementing Roles and Features on Nano Server
  • Managing and Configuring Nano Server
  • Managing Nano Server Remotely Using Windows PowerShell
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Q&A

Lesson 4: Working with Images

  • Planning for Windows Server Virtualization
  • Networking
  • The Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit
  • Considerations for Deploying Workloads into Virtualized Environments
  • Updating Images with Patches, Hotfixes, and Drivers
  • Installing Roles and Features in Offline Images
  • Managing and Maintaining Windows Server Core, Nano Server Images, and VHDs Using Windows PowerShell
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Q&A

Lesson 5: Disks and Volumes

  • Creating Disks
  • SMB and NFS Shares
  • File and Folder Permissions
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Q&A

Lesson 6: Server Storage

  • Storage Spaces
  • Storage Area Networks
  • Storage Replica
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Q&A

Lesson 7: Data Deduplication

  • Usage Scenarios for Deduplication
  • Implementing Deduplication
  • Deduplication Monitoring
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Q&A

Lesson 8: Installing Hyper-V

  • Preparing for Installation
  • Installing Hyper-V
  • Managing VMs
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Q&A

Lesson 9: Working with Virtual Machines

  • Basic Virtual Machine Deployment
  • Advanced Virtual Machine Deployment
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Q&A

Lesson 10: Hyper-V Storage

  • Creating VHD, VHDX, and VHDS Virtual Hard Disks
  • Checkpoints
  • Storage Quality of Service
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Q&A

Lesson 11: Hyper-V Networking

  • Network Interface Cards
  • Virtual Switches
  • Virtual Network Performance
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Q&A

Lesson 12: Deploying Containers

  • An Overview of Containers
  • Docker
  • Host Installation
  • Container Deployment
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Q&A

Lesson 13: Managing Containers

  • Docker Daemon and Windows PowerShell
  • Windows Container Networking
  • Other Management Topics
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Q&A

Lesson 14: High Availability in Hyper-V

  • Hyper-V Replica
  • Live Migration
  • Storage Migration
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Q&A

Lesson 15: Failover Clustering

  • Implementing Failover Clustering
  • Cluster Storage
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Q&A

Lesson 16: Managing Failover Clustering

  • Role-Specific Settings and Continuously Available Shares
  • More Management Settings
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Q&A

Lesson 17: Storage Spaces Direct

  • Storage Spaces Direct
  • Disaggregated and Hyper-Converged Storage Spaces Direct
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Q&A

Lesson 18: Managing VM Movement

  • Moving VMs
  • More VM Management
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Q&A

Lesson 19: Network Load Balancing (NLB)

  • Installing and Configuring NLB
  • More NLB Configurations
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Q&A

Lesson 20: Maintaining Servers

  • Windows Server Update Services
  • Windows Defender
  • Backup and Restore
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Q&A

Lesson 21: Monitoring Servers

  • Performance Monitor
  • Resource Monitor
  • Review All Key Topics
  • Q&A

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