Microsoft Learning partnered with the Microsoft Server and Tools team and
Developer and Platform Evangelism (DPE) to deliver the "Windows Server 2012
Jump Start: Preparing for the Datacenter Evolution" on June 20-21, 2012.
Thanks to an amazing product and a phenomenal team effort, this event
shattered two Jump Start records with 2,064 attendees from 103 different
countries and extremely positive event feedback!
We are excited to announce the release of the HD-quality video
recordings available on TechNet Videos now!
Special thanks and congratulations to the instructor team of Rick Claus
(Microsoft Senior Technical Evangelist) and Corey Hynes (President & Lead
Architect for holSystems). Both have led Jump Start courses before and the
audience absolutely loved their engaging, conversational style, clear
explanations, scenario-based discussions, and of course, lots of ... (more)
What is the Largest Single Cost Category in Your IT Hardware Budget?
If you're like most of the enterprise customer organizations that were
surveyed when we were designing Windows Server 2012, your answer is probably
the same as theirs: STORAGE! For the organizations we surveyed, we found that
as much as 60% of their annual hardware budgets were allocated to expensive
hardware SAN solutions due to ever-increasing storage requirements.
Wouldn't it be nice to have some of that budget back for other IT
projects? YES! We agree too ... that's why the server team included "Storage
(Part 5) Open Source + Microsoft Azure - Deploying Linux Containers in the
Cloud with Docker and Azure
In part 5 of our “ Open Source + Azure ” series, Keith Mayer welcomes
Tatiana Lavrentieva to the show as they discuss how you can deploy Linux
Containers in the cloud using Docker and Microsoft Azure.
[ 2:32 ] What is Docker and how are organizations using Docker and Azure
[ 6:24 ] What are the main components of Docker? [ 10:00 ] Traditionally,
Docker tools run on Linux ... is there support for running Docker tools on
Windows as well?
[ 18:00 ] How does networking w... (more)
Windows Server 2012 provides a dynamic, highly available and cost-effective
server platform for the modern datacenter and the cloud. Its impact scales
from a few servers all the way to multitenant-aware, multisite environments
in the largest organizations. Windows Server 2012 is one of the most
significant releases of Windows Server to date, and there is a vast number of
new features in this release that will enable you to implement the foundation
for a Private Cloud infrastructure within your own datacenter.
Leveraging the popular “Jump Start” virtual classroom approach, Microsof... (more)
Hyper-V in Windows Server 2008 R2 supported configuring virtual machines with
a maximum of four virtual processors and up to 64 GB of memory. However, many
IT organizations increasingly want to use virtualization when they deploy
mission-critical, tier-1 business applications into their private cloud
datacenter fabric. Large, demanding workloads such as online transaction
processing (OLTP) databases and online transaction analysis (OLTA) solutions
typically run on systems with 16 or more processors and can demand large
amounts of memory. For this class of workloads, more virtual ... (more)