• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Data storage is a fundamental part of an IT Infrastructure. Windows Server 2012 R2 provides many different storage provisioning, management, and security features to ensure that the organization's data is available as needed. This course describes and demonstrates how to configure iSCSI storage and Internet Storage Name Service or iSNS. Storage optimization is also covered, as is Branchcache, a feature which allows data to be cached locally at the organization's branch offices. This course is one of a series, which covers the objectives for Microsoft Exam 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services. This exam is a requirement for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2012 certification.

Learning Objectives

Configuring Server Storage

  • describe iSCSI high-availability technologies
  • recognize the function of various server roles used to configure iSCSI
  • match iSNS architecture components to their descriptions
  • describe each mode of BranchCache deployment
  • identify how file and storage features are used to optimize server storage in Windows Sever 2012
  • identify how to use iSCSI features and server roles, iSNS architecture components, and storage features to provision and optimize storage in windows 2012 R2

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Network Services
  • Systems Administration
  • Systems Development