Official Microsoft Curriculum: Implementing and Managing Windows Server 2008 Clustering

Hi clustering fans, 

 

The Windows Server Failover Clustering Product Group is proud to announce the release of the first ever Windows Server 2008 Microsoft Official Curriculum course:  Course 6423A: Implementing and Managing Windows Server 2008 Clustering

 

The course will be available in the channel today, May 15th, 2008.

 

This course covers a variety of topics and will make you a true clustering expert!

 

Course Outline:

 

Module 1: Introduction to Clusters – This module provides an overview of cluster concepts and functionality.

·         Lab : Identifying Windows Server 2008 High Availability Solutions

Module 2: Introduction to Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Failover Clusters – This module describes key features and functionality of the Windows Server 2008 failover clusters.

·         Lab : Identifying Windows Server 2008 Clustering Solutions

Module 3: Preparing to Install a Failover Cluster – This module explains the prerequisite requirements and planning required to install a Windows failover cluster.

·         Lab: Preparing for a Cluster Installation

Module 4: Overview of Failover Cluster Storage Requirements – This module explains storage fundamentals and how to plan and implement storage solutions for failover clusters.

·         Lab: Identifying SAN Components

Module 5: Configuring a Failover Cluster – This module explains how to install and manage a failover cluster.

·         Lab: Creating and Administering a Cluster

Module 6: Configuring Cluster Resources and Server Roles – This module explains how to configure cluster resources and how to cluster common Window Server roles and applications.

·         Lab: Clustering Server Roles and Features

Module 7: Maintaining Microsoft Failover Clusters – This module explains how to maintain and troubleshoot failover clusters.

·         Lab: Maintaining Failover Clusters

Module 8: Implementing Multi-Site Clusters – This module explains multi-site clusters and the challenges that they present. In addition, this module describes how to implement a multi-subnet cluster using Windows Server 2008.

Module 9: Implementing Network Load Balanced Clusters – This module explains how to install and maintain network load balanced (NLB) clusters.

·         Lab: Implementing an NLB cluster

 

 

Thanks,

The Clustering Team