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Using Failover Clusters in Windows Server 2016

by Bruce Mackenzie-Low

Get a jump start on Windows Server 2016 Failover Clusters by learning about powerful new features that you can implement in your environment. Never before has Microsoft released so many clustering features in a single version of the operating system.

What you'll learn

Mission critical environments don't have to be complex! Even the most seasoned IT Pros are humbled by the thought of supporting Windows failover clusters. In this course, Using Failover Clusters in Windows Server 2016, you will learn how Microsoft has enhanced and simplified the major aspects of implementing clusters. You will learn about major enhancements to Hyper-V workloads with increased resiliency, load balancing, and starting up virtual machines. You will also learn about Geo (Stretch) cluster features including site-awareness, cloud witness, and storage replica. Finally, you will learn about cluster support enhancements such as rolling-cluster upgrade, enhanced cluster logging, and multiple cluster networks and domains. You will finish this course with the knowledge and skills you'll need to take advantage of Windows Server 2016 failover clusters in your environment.

About the author

Bruce is a master consultant at HP providing 3rd level worldwide support on Microsoft Windows based products including Failover Clusters, Crash Dump Analysis and Performance Tuning. With over 25 years of computing experience at Digital, Compaq and HP, Bruce is a well-known resource for resolving highly complex problems involving clusters, SAN’s, networking and internals. He has taught extensively throughout his career always leaving his audience energized with his enthusiasm for technology.

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