Microsoft Virtual Academy – Learn Failover Clustering & Hyper-V

Would you like to learn how to deploy, manage, and optimize a Windows Server 2012 R2 failover cluster?  The Microsoft Virtual Academy is a free training website for IT Pros with over 2.7 million students.  This technical course can teach you everything you want to know about Failover Clustering and Hyper-V high-availability and disaster recovery, and you don’t even need prior clustering experience!  Start today:

Join clustering experts Symon Perriman (VP at 5nine Software and former Microsoft Technical Evangelist) and Elden Christensen (Principal Program Manager Lead for Microsoft’s high-availability team) and to explore the basic requirements for a failover cluster and how to deploy and validate it. Learn how to optimize the networking and storage configuration, and create a Scale-Out File Server. Hear the best practices for configuring and optimizing highly available Hyper-V virtual machines (VMs), and explore disaster recovery solutions with both Hyper-V Replica and multi-site clustering. Next look at advanced administration and troubleshooting techniques, then learn how System Center 2012 R2 can be used for large-scale failover cluster management and optimization.

This full day of training includes the following modules:

  1. Introduction to Failover Clustering
  2. Cluster Deployment and Upgrades
  3. Cluster Networking
  4. Cluster Storage & Scale-Out File Server
  5. Hyper-V Clustering
  6. Multi-Site Clustering & Scale-Out File Server
  7. Advanced Cluster Administration & Troubleshooting
  8. Managing Clusters with System Center 2012 R2

Learn everything you need to know about Failover Clustering on the Microsoft Virtual Academy: