MS-40389 - Windows Server® 2016 First Look Clinic

This clinic is intended for IT Professionals who are interested in learning about the new features and functionality in Windows Server 2016. People who are key influencers and technology decision makers in an IT organization will also be interested in attending this clinic and will benefit from gaining early insight into some of the latest technologies included in Windows Server 2016. In general, early adopters of new technology or people looking to gain early insight into new functionality in Windows Server 2016 will benefit from attending this First Look Clinic.

Instructor did a great job, from experience this subject can be a bit dry to teach but he was able to keep it very engaging and made it much easier to focus. Student
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Detailed Class Syllabus


While there are no specific prerequisites for attending the course, students will benefit most if they have experience in the following areas:
Experience with Windows Server 2012 & 2012 R2
Familiar with AD DS
Experience configuring storage in an enterprise
Experience managing an enterprise network
Experience with virtual machines & clustering

Module 1: What's New in Compute

Introducing Windows Server 2016
Introducing Nano Server
New Features of Hyper-V in Windows Server 2016
Introducing Windows Server and Hyper-V Containers
Windows Server 2016 Management

Module 2: What's New in Identity

What's new in Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)
Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) improvements

Module 3: What’s new in File and Storage Services

Storage Spaces Direct
Storage Replica
Storage QoS

Module 4: What’s New in Networking

Software Defined Networking
Windows Server networking technologies
Networking Services