Failover clustering allows you to make applications and services highly available, this includes services in your virtual environment. Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 allows you to cluster Hyper-V hosts and virtual machines. By integrating Hyper-V with failover clustering, you can create standby replicas of virtual machines, move running virtual machines between hosts, manage downtime, provide high availability, and plan for disaster recovery. Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 also provides several options for backing up and recovering servers in the event of data loss, data corruption, or a server outage. This course is one of a series, which covers the objectives for Microsoft Exam Topic 8-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services. This exam is a requirement for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2012 certification.
IT Professionals working in datacenter environments based on Microsoft server technologies and seeking advanced knowledge of Window Server 2012 R2 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.