Search for training on Windows Server and you're likely to find that the top results are about Windows Server virtual machines on Azure. But we also know that many organizations run Windows Server on-premises: in a server room in their own building or in a separate data center.
Some of our most popular sessions that our team delivered at at Microsoft Ignite the Tour 2019 were about Windows Server 2019:
However, there's only so much information you can fit into a conference session, even at an in-person event.
We are thrilled to tell you about three new instructor-lead courses, developed by Microsoft's Worldwide Learning team in conjunction with our very own Windows Server expert, Orin Thomas. (He literally wrote a Microsoft Press book on it - Windows Server 2019 Inside Out).
This 5-day instructor-led course is designed primarily for IT professionals who have some experience with Windows Server. It is designed for professionals who will be responsible for managing identity, networking, storage and compute by using Windows Server 2019, and who need to understand the scenarios, requirements, and options that are available and applicable to Windows Server 2019.
It contains 12 modules, complete with labs:
Windows Server Administration Overview
Identity Services in Windows Server
Network Infrastructure services in Windows Server
File Servers and Storage management in Windows Server
Hyper-V virtualization and containers in Windows Server
This 3-day course is intended primarily for IT Professionals who have experience with managing an on-premises Windows Server environment. Its purpose is to prepare professionals for planning, implementing, and managing environments that include Azure IaaS-hosted Windows Server-based workloads. The course covers how to leverage the hybrid capabilities of Azure, how to migrate virtual and physical server workloads to Azure IaaS, and how to manage and secure Azure VMs running Windows Server 2019.
It contains 8 modules, complete with labs:
Introducing Azure Hybrid IaaS with Windows Server 2019
Implementing identity in hybrid scenarios
Facilitating hybrid management and operational monitoring in hybrid scenarios
Implementing security solutions in hybrid scenarios
Implementing file services in hybrid scenarios
Deploying and configuring Azure VMs
Managing and maintaining Azure VMs
Planning and implementing migration and recovery services in hybrid scenarios
This 3-day course is intended primarily for IT Professionals who already have considerable experience with managing an on-premises Windows Server environment. Its purpose is to cover advanced topics related to Windows Server software-defined datacenter, Azure Stack HCI, and other Azure Stack products. The course also describes the use of existing Microsoft System Center products to implement and manage software-defined datacenters with Windows Server 2019. This course is advanced and is designed for people that want to run their virtual workloads on Windows Server 2019 at medium-to-large scale using software-defined datacenter and hyper-converged principles.
It contains 4 modules, complete with labs:
Introducing Azure Stack HCI
Operating and maintaining Azure Stack HCI
Planning for and implementing Azure Stack HCI storage
Planning for and implementing Azure Stack HCI networking
Click on the title of each course to learn more and click the Find a learning partner button on each page, to see course delivery options in your local area.