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High Availability and Disaster Recovery

High Availability and Disaster Recovery

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This course will teach you about the difference between high availability and disaster recovery. You will have the necessary skills to ensure Skype for Business service can tolerate server failures, and that systems can be brought online quickly in the event of a disaster. This course aligns with exam 70-334, Core Solutions of Microsoft Skype for Business 2015.

Target Audience
IT professionals responsible for Skype for Business 2015


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Lesson Objectives

High Availability and Disaster Recovery

  • start the course
  • describe the benefit of high availability
  • describe how pooling servers provides high availability
  • explain how routing groups are related to high availability
  • describe Skype for Business load balancing options
  • improve availability using DNS load balancing
  • describe how failover works
  • explain backup considerations for Skype for Business
  • explain how database mirroring provides high availability
  • explain how availability groups provide high availability
  • use the Skype for Business Planning Tool to plan high availability
  • understand how disaster recovery and high availability differ
  • explain how pool pairing increases resiliency to failure
  • understand the role of the CMS database
  • safe guard CMS with backups
  • implement configurations that increase service availability
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