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Implementing Windows Server 2016 Distributed Networking Services

by Peter Grant

Windows DFS and BranchCache are two powerful Windows Server features that allow organizations to provide efficient data access across distributed locations. This course explains how to plan, configure, and troubleshoot both of these technologies.

What you'll learn

Many organizations have distributed data across multiple sites and all users expect quick data access no matter where they reside. In this course, Implementing Windows Server 2016 Distributed Networking Services, you'll learn about the two core distributed data technologies built into Windows Server and how each can be used to address different use cases. You'll start by learning DFS and DFS Replication and then you'll look at BranchCache and how and when that should be used as an alternative solution. At the end of this course, you'll be able to describe each of the technologies, which problems they solve, and how to implement and troubleshoot them.

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About the author

Peter is a technology enthusiast and has been immersed in IT ever since his days of programming 'Basic' on the Commodore 64. He has 20 years of professional experience supporting or architecting large and complex infrastructure environments for companies including Microsoft and various investment banks. Peter has a pragmatic view of IT and has spoken at Cloud conferences and written articles on IT strategy. Peter prides himself on being technical and hands-on whilst still being able to communica... more

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