Service and application availability is vital to all organizations. Network Load Balancing (NLB) and failover clustering are features of Microsoft Windows Server 2012, which provide different levels of fault tolerance, high availability, and scalabilty to the workloads in your datacenter. NLB provides availability and scalability for servers running TCP/IP services, such as Web, FTP, firewall, proxy and VPN. Failover clustering provides high availability and scalability for services and applications. Both technologies, their key features, differences, usage scenarios, deployment, and configurations are covered in this course. This course is one of a series, which covers the objectives for Microsoft Exam 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services. This exam is a requirement for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2012 certification. Please note this course is based on the original Windows Server 2012 release. Skillsoft recommends visiting the vendor website to confirm exam requirements.
IT Professionals working in a Windows Server datacenter infrastructure based on Windows Server 2008/2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012 seeking advanced knowledge of Window Server 2012 services.
This course can be taken in preparation for exam 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services, which is part of the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate, or MCSA credential.