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Play by Play: Windows Clusters for Beginners

by Mark Minasi and Gary Eimerman

In this Play by Play, Mark Minasi delivers an adapted version of his highly-rated presentation on Windows Clustering. Like most IT Pros, Mark was skeptical of Windows Clustering for a long time, and avoided it like the plague, but enhancements to Windows Server 2012 and Hyper-V have converted him to singing its praises. Mark's on a mission to make Windows Clustering easy to understand, and this course will do just that. Learn why you should care about Windows Clustering, why now is the time to care, and how to get started implementing clusters.

What you'll learn

In this Play by Play, Mark Minasi delivers an adapted version of his highly-rated presentation on Windows Clustering. Like most IT Pros, Mark was skeptical of Windows Clustering for a long time, and avoided it like the plague, but enhancements to Windows Server 2012 and Hyper-V have converted him to singing its praises. Mark's on a mission to make Windows Clustering easy to understand, and this course will do just that. Learn why you should care about Windows Clustering, why now is the time to care, and how to get started implementing clusters.

About the authors

Mark Minasi is a best-selling author, popular technology columnist, commentator, keynote speaker, and IT consultant. He is probably best known for his Mastering Windows Server and Complete PC Upgrade and Maintenance Guide books, both of which have seen more than 12 editions and sold over a million copies. An audience member at a recent talk remarked that he believed that Mark could "do a talk on watching paint dry that would be so good that people would be motivated to go home and paint a wall j... more

Gary Eimerman is VP of IT Pro Content at Pluralsight. He brought his expertise over from TrainSignal, where he spent eight years helping to grow the company into the leader in online IT training. Gary has a B.B.A. in Management Information Systems from University of Iowa and brings hands-on experience with computer hardware, networking and administration, as well as a passion for education, to the Pluralsight team.

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