Microsoft has released Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 5. The industry is abuzz! SPOTO trainer Garth Schulte covers some of the most important and product-defining features in Server 2016. This will give you an advantage over other highly-anticipated features such as Nano Server, Containers and Storage Spaces Direct. Garth’s new course features virtual labs that will give you the practical experience you need to get started with this exciting product.
Garth spoke to us about his new course, and how we can help our learners get more from training.
Q: Why should companies teach their IT staff Windows Server 2016? It is the best server OS Microsoft has ever released! It is brimming over new features, while building upon previous innovations across Compute, Security, Virtualization, Storage, Security, Virtualization, etc., which will improve the efficiency and workloads of our infrastructure, staff, and workloads.
Q: What was your learner perspective? Our goal was to cover the most important new features that will impact everyone. These features will be essential for IT leaders, administrators, and developers to fully harness the power and potential of Server 2016.
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Start trainingQ: Do you have any tips for learners to make the most of your course? Follow along with the new Nugget-level virtual labs. You can’t get better information about Server 2016 than by experiencing them firsthand. Watch. Learn. Lab. Conquer.
Q: What is one real-world application that someone can expect to use? You’ll be able to test these new features in our lab environment, and start the planning and preparation phase. This will give you a head start on the Server 2016 MCSA certification.
Q: Which was your favorite Nugget you made? You can’t stop me from choosing two! 1) Nano Server — because it’s fun and easy to deploy a tiny, headless Windows OS. 2) Storage Spaces Direct — because we create a cluster of Nano Servers in order to showcase the next big thing for software-defined storage.
Q: What is the most important thing that you hope learners will take away from this training course? The insight into why and how Windows Server will change the way we think about infrastructure in future.
Q: This course has virtual labs. What are virtual labs? How do they affect the learner experience? A virtual lab is a computer network or computer that you can use to follow along and get hands-on experience. This course includes a virtual lab that is tailored to each Nugget, so you can quickly and easily play with Windows Server 2016’s latest features.
Are you ready to explore Server 2016? Here’s a sample from Garth’s new course.
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