MCTS Guide to Configuring Microsoft® Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure Exam # 70-643

  • AUTHORS: John Tucker; Darrel Nerove; Greg Tomsho; Matt Tomsho; Jack Hogue
  • ISBN-13: 9781423902379 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 467 Pages  Paperback 
  • 1st Edition
  • ©2011     Published
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Overview

About The Product

MCTS GUIDE TO MICROSOFT WINDOWS SERVER 2008 APPLICATION INFRASTRUCTURE CONFIGURATION (EXAM #70-643) provides network administrators with the knowledge to deploy and configure an organization's infrastructures with Microsoft Windows Server 2008. By using realistic case scenarios and hands-on activities, concepts for configuring a Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure are presented in a clear and concise way. Practical guidance and coverage of core application infrastructure technologies, such as Windows Deployment Services (WDS), Storage Services, Terminal Services, Web Services, Network Application Services, Hyper-V Virtualization, and configuring Windows Server 2008 for High-Availability is also included.

Features

  • Maps fully to MCTS Certification Exam #70-643: Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure Configuration.
  • Practical guidance and coverage of core application infrastructure technologies including Windows Deployment Services, Storage Services, Terminal Services, Web Services, Network Applications Services, Hyper-V Virtualization and configuring Windows Server 2008 for High-Availability.
  • Includes recommendations and best practices for deploying and configuring a Windows Server 2008 application infrastructure.
  • Hands-on activities are interspersed throughout each chapter to walk the reader through the tasks of configuring the Windows Server technologies and services.
  • Case projects reflect real world application infrastructure requirements and encourage readers to review and apply key concepts through real-world set up and administrative scenarios.
  • Includes 120-day evaluation version of Microsoft Windows Server 2008.

About the Contributor

AUTHORS
  • John Tucker

    John E Tucker holds graduate and undergraduate degrees from The American University and Strayer University and has more than thirty four years of experience in Higher Education, Information Technology, Government, and Business He has held positions as Provost, Chief Academic Officer, Senior Academic Officer, Vice President of Information Systems, Director of Systems Engineering, Dean of Curriculum Development, Dean of Academic Technology, Director of Operations, Campus Director, and Campus Dean. John was the creator of Strayer University's Distance Learning Program and server as the Director for the first two years. He served on the Board of Directors of Strayer University and helped Strayer grow from 1989-2000. John has worked in both Regional and National accredited educational institutions helping institutions obtain and maintain their accreditation.

  • Darrel Nerove

    Darrel Nerove has worked in the IT field for over 20 years in multiple areas of IT, including networking, internetworking, programming, and security. He was the Network Control Manager at the Pentagon and has been a Network Engineer and Systems Engineer on many Microsoft Server 2003 and Microsoft Server 2008 deployments in support of government and Department of Defense contracts. Additionally, Darrel teaches IT courses at the college and university level in the Northern Virginia area and online. In addition to teaching IT courses, Darrel is the Associate Dean for Information Systems at Strayer University and has been responsible for the networking, internetworking, and security curriculum within the university.

  • Greg Tomsho

    Greg Tomsho is director of the Computer Networking Technology Department and Cisco Academy at Yavapai College in Prescott, Arizona. He has earned the CCNA, MCTS, MCSA, A+, Network+, Security+, Server+ and Linux+ certifications. A former software engineer, technical support manager and IT director, he has more than 30 years of computer and networking experience. He has written numerous other leading books, including MCSA GUIDE TO INSTALLING AND CONFIGURING MICROSOFT WINDOWS SERVER 2012/R2, MCSA GUIDE TO ADMINISTERING MICROSOFT WINDOWS SERVER 2012/R2, MCSA GUIDE TO CONFIGURING ADVANCED MICROSOFT WINDOWS SERVER 2012/R2 SERVICES, Guide to Operating Systems, MCTS GUIDE TO WINDOWS SERVER 2008 ACTIVE DIRECTORY CONFIGURATION, MCTS GUIDE TO MICROSOFT WINDOWS SERVER 2008 APPLICATIONS INFRASTRUCTURE CONFIGURATION, GUIDE TO NETWORKING ESSENTIALS, GUIDE TO NETWORK SUPPORT AND TROUBLESHOOTING and A+ COURSEPREP EXAMGUIDE.

  • Matt Tomsho

    Matt Tomsho has over 30 years of computer programming and networking experience working with Microsoft Windows®. Currently an independent database consultant specializing in Web-based applications based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Matt has been IT Director at several Internet companies, managing Web and database servers running both Windows and Linux.

  • Jack Hogue

    Jack Hogue has over 21 years of computing and network experience. He currently specializes in Microsoft Windows® environments and also supports integration of Mac and Linux in those networks. Jack began his first Web hosting business in 1995 and has since hosted streaming media and web applications. He is a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) and is also A+ certified. Jack has been the co-owner of his current IT services business (Chordata Technologies located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) for more than 8 years with over 150 clients across the United States and Canada.

Table of Contents

1. INTRODUCING WINDOWS SERVER 2008.
2. DEPLOYING WINDOWS SERVERS.
3. Configuring Windows Server 2008 Storage Services.
4. Configuring Windows Server 2008 Terminal Services, Part I
5. Configuring Windows Server 2008 Terminal Services, Part II.
6. Configuring Windows Server 2008 Web Services, Part I.
7. Configuring Windows Server 2008 Web Services, Part II.
8. CONFIGURING WINDOWS SERVER 2008 NETWORK APPLICATION SERVICES.
9. Configuring Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Virtualization.
10. Configuring Windows Server 2008 for High-Availability.
APPENDIX A: MCTS #70-643 Exam Objectives.
APPENDIX B: An Overview of Workgroup and Domain-Based Networked Computing.
APPENDIX C: An Overview of Windows Server 2008 Security and PKI.

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