Windows Server 2008, the most recent Operating System from Microsoft, includes many new functionality and security enhancements. New Failover Clustering and Network Load Balancing technologies are introduced in Windows Server 2008, ensuring critical systems stay interruption free on both Enterprise servers and Server Core installations. This course explains these clustering and load balancing technologies, and also explores the implementation of RAID technologies included in Windows Server 2008, along with improved storage technologies such as Network Attached Storage, and Fiber Channel Storage Area Networks. This course is one in a series that covers the objectives for Microsoft exam 70-643: Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure, Configuring. Passing this exam completes the requirements for the MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure, Configuration certification, and counts as credit towards the following exams: Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Enterprise Administrator.
Failover Clustering - install and validate a failover cluster - recognize the functions and prerequisites of a failover cluster Network Load Balancing - install and configure Network Load Balancing - recognize how Network Load Balancing works in Windows Server 2008 Installing Failover Clustering on Windows Server 2008 RAID Technologies and Mount Points - recognize the various types of RAID - add a mount point Fiber Channel Storage Area Networks - recognize the basic features of Storage Area Networks - distinguish between the features of different Fiber Channel Storage Area topologies IP SAN - distinguish between the features of different IP SAN technology - recognize the benefits of Network Attached Storage Working with Storage
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