Windows Server Hyper-V and Virtualization

Security Engineer
Solution Architect
Windows Server

Learn to implement and manage Windows Server virtual machines (VMs) and container workloads using Windows Server Hyper-V.


To get the best experience from this learning path, you should have knowledge and experience of:

  • Windows Server 2012 R2 or later.
  • Working with virtualization technologies.

Modules in this learning path

Learn about virtualization and the Microsoft Hyper-V role with Windows Server. Learn about best practices for preparing Hyper-V hosts, in addition to Hyper-V networking features and implementing nested virtualization.

Learn about configuring and managing Hyper-V virtual machines in Windows Server.

Learn about securing Hyper-V workloads in Windows Server, installing and configuring the Host Guardian Service (HGS), the attestation modes available with the HGS, and the creation and deployment of shielded virtual machines (VMs).

Learn about Windows Server and Hyper-V containers, associated isolation modes, running containers, and preparing the Windows Server host for running containerized workloads. Learn about Docker, preparing Windows Server for running container workloads, and managing containers.

Learn about Kubernetes, containers, container orchestration, and Kubernetes orchestration in Windows Server 2019. Also learn the process for deploying a Kubernetes cluster on Windows and describe how to use Azure Arc for Kubernetes.

Learn about Hyper-V Replica, scenarios for its use, and prerequisites to use it. Learn about Azure Site Recovery and the benefits of using it, focusing on implementing Site Recovery in on-premises scenarios.