MS-WS-013T00 - Azure Stack HCI

This three-day course 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.

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Prerequisites


Intermediate experience with managing Windows Server operating systems and Windows Server virtualized workloads in on-premises scenarios
Intermediate experience with common Windows Server management tools (implied by the first prerequisite)
Intermediate knowledge of core Microsoft compute, storage, networking, and virtualization technologies
Intermediate knowledge of Windows Server–based compute and storage high-availability technologies
Basic experience with implementing and managing Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) services in Microsoft Azure
Basic knowledge of Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft virtualization security-related technologies
Intermediate knowledge of PowerShell scripting and PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC)

Detailed Class Syllabus


Module 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

Module 2: Operating and maintaining Azure Stack HCI


Implementing and managing workloads on Azure Stack HCI
Maintaining Azure Stack HCI

Module 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

Module 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
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