Microsoft Server Administration

Microsoft Server Administration

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Courses

  • Microsoft Certified Solution Associate (MCSA Server 2012)
  • Microsoft Certified Solution Expert (MCSE Server 2012)
  • Software Development – Microsoft.Net And Visual Studio
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
  • SQL Server 2012

Microsoft Certified Solution Associate (MCSA Server 2012)

The Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2012 certification shows that you have the primary set of Windows Server skills that are relevant across multiple solution areas in a business environment. The MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification is a prerequisite for earning the MCSE: Server Infrastructure certification, the MCSE: Desktop Infrastructure certification, or the MCSE: Private Cloud certification.

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Duration

  • Weekdays – 3 Months
  • Weekends – 5 Months

Course Description

The Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2012 certification shows that you have the primary set of Windows Server skills that are relevant across multiple solution areas in a business environment. The MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification is a prerequisite for earning the MCSE: Server Infrastructure certification, the MCSE: Desktop Infrastructure certification, or the MCSE: Private Cloud certification. New Horizons offers a variety of courses and training to help you prepare for your MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification exams and improve your knowledge about Windows Server.

Who’s It For?
Candidates for this certification are Information Technology (IT) Professionals who have Windows Server 2012 operating system knowledge and experience and want to validate the skills and knowledge necessary to implement, administer, and configure the Windows Server 2012 core infrastructure services.

Certification Exams
The MCSA: Windows Server 2012 requires three exams:

  • Exam 70-410 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
  • Exam 70-411 Administering Windows Server 2012
  • Exam 70-412 Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services

Certificate Earned
MCSA

Course Outline

  • Course 20410B: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
  • Course 20411B: Administering Windows Server 2012
  • Course 20412B: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services

Microsoft Certified Solution Expert (MCSE Server 2012)

The Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Server Infrastructure certification validates your ability to build comprehensive server infrastructure solutions. Show that you have the skills needed to run a highly efficient and modern data center, with expertise in identity management, systems management, virtualization, storage, and networking.

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Duration

  • Weekdays – 5 Months
  • Weekends – 7 Months

Course Description

The Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Server Infrastructure certification validates your ability to build comprehensive server infrastructure solutions. Show that you have the skills needed to run a highly efficient and modern data center, with expertise in identity management, systems management, virtualization, storage, and networking. New Horizons offers a variety of courses and training to help you prepare for your MCSE: Server Infrastructure certification exams and improve your knowledge about Windows Server.

Who’s It For?
This certification is intended for IT Professional who need to validate their skills and knowledge necessary for planning, designing and deploying a Windows Server 2012 highly virtualized infrastructure including the Active Directory, storage, security and networking services necessary. Candidate’s should have experience with previous Windows Server Operating systems and have their Windows 2012 Server certification (MCSA) or equivalent skills.

Certification Exams
The MCSE: Server Infrastructure certification candidate must hold an MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification and pass two exams:

  • Exam 70-413 Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure
  • Exam 70-414 Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure

Course Outline

  • Course 20410B: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
  • Course 20411B: Administering Windows Server 2012
  • Course 20412B: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
  • Course 20413A: Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure
  • Course 20414A: Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure

Software Development – Microsoft.Net And Visual Studio

By enrolling for this course, you will get the expertise in creating and deploying modern web applications and services.

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Duration

  • Retail Training Weekdays – 3 months
  • Retail Training Weekends – 5 months

Course Description

Software Engineering provides the software engineering fundamentals, principles and skills needed to develop and maintain high quality software products. The software engineering processes and techniques covered include requirements specification, design, implementation, testing and management of software projects. At the end of each chapter, the reader will be able to perform tangible software engineering tasks by applying the learned techniques and methods, will be familiar with the terminology, the principles by mastering the subjects, and will be able to analyze existing task deliverables, compare and critique the different techniques. In addition, Software Engineering can be used by practitioners who need to refresh their knowledge with the latest in software engineering techniques and processes. The prerequisite to this is to have a background in an object-oriented programming language.

Certificate Earned
Microsoft Certified Solution Developer In Web Application

Career Prospects
Web Developer or Web Administrator

Course Outline

  • .NET Fundamentals
  • Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3
  • Developing ASP.NET MVC Web Applications
  • Developing Microsoft Azure and Web Services

Microsoft Exchange Server 2013

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to plan, deploy, manage, secure, and support Microsoft Exchange Server 2013.

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Duration

Course Description

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to plan, deploy, manage, secure, and support Microsoft Exchange Server 2013. This course will teach you how to configure Exchange Server 2013 and supply you with the information you will need to monitor, maintain, and troubleshoot Exchange Server 2013. This course will also provide guidelines, best practices, and considerations that will help you optimize performance and minimize errors and security threats in Exchange Server 2013.

Certificate Earned
MCTS

Course Outline

Audience Profile
This course is intended for people aspiring to be enterprise-level messaging administrators. Others who may take this course include IT generalists and help desk professionals who want to learn about Exchange Server 2013. People coming into the course are expected to have at least 3 years of experience working in the IT field typically in the areas of network administration, help desk, or system administration. They are not expected to have experience with previous Exchange Server versions. The secondary audience for this course will be candidates that are IT professionals who are looking to take the exam 70-341: Core Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 as a standalone, or as part of the requirement for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) certification.

At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Deploy and manage Exchange Server 2013.
  • Plan and configure the Mailbox server role.
  • Manage recipient objects, address policies, and address lists in Exchange Server 2013.
  • Plan and implement the Client Access server role in Exchange Server 2013.
  • Securely plan and configure Microsoft Outlook Web App and mobile messaging using the Client Access server.
  • Understand and manage highly available Client Access servers in Exchange Sever 2013.
  • Plan for disaster mitigation, implement back up and recovery for Exchange Server 2013.
  • Plan and configure message transport in an Exchange Server 2013 organization.
  • Plan message security options, implement an antivirus solutions, and implement an anti-spam solution.
  • Configure permissions and secure Exchange Server 2013.
  • Monitor, maintain, and troubleshoot an Exchange Server 2013 environment.

Prerequisites
Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Minimum of two years of experience administering Windows Server, including Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012.
  • Minimum of two years of experience working with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS).
  • Minimum of two years of experience working with name resolution, including DNS.
  • Experience working with certificates, including PKI certificates

SQL Server 2012

This course provides students with the technical skills required to write basic Transact-SQL queries for Microsoft SQL Server 2012.

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Duration

  • Weekdays – 3 Months
  • Weekends – 5 Months

Course Description

This course provides students with the technical skills required to write basic Transact-SQL queries for Microsoft SQL Server 2012. This course is the foundation for all SQL Server-related disciplines; namely, Database Administration, Database Development and Business Intelligence. This course helps people prepare for exam 70-461.

Certificate Earned
MCTS

Course Outline

All the labs for this course can be performed using the provided virtual machines.  However, if you have a Microsoft Windows  Azure account and the classroom virtual machines connect to the internet you may be able to connect to your Windows Azure server and database from the classroom.  Many of the labs in this course are enabled for you to perform the lab while connected to your own Windows Azure database in the cloud. Your instructor should be able to provide a current list of Windows Azure enabled labs. To acquire a trial Windows Azure account click here.

Audience Profile
This course is intended for Database Administrators, Database Developers, and Business Intelligence professionals. The course will very likely be well attended by SQL power users who aren’t necessarily database-focused or plan on taking the exam; namely, report writers, business analysts and client application developers.

At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Write SELECT queries
  • Query multiple tables
  • Use built-in functions
  • Use subqueries
  • Execute stored procedures
  • Use set operators
  • Implement error handling
  • Implement transactions
  • Use table expressions
  • Sort and filter data
  • Use window ranking, offset and aggregate functions
  • Query SQL Server metadata
  • Program with T-SQL
  • Improve query performance

Prerequisites

  • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality.
  • Working knowledge of relational databases.

Before attending this course, students should have:

  • Basic understanding of virtualization technology (Classroom labs utilize virtual machines)

To help you prepare for this class, review the following resources:

  • Book: T-SQL Fundamentals for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and SQL Azure
  • MCTS Self Paced Training Kit 70-461