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The Server 16 Event
Wed 26 October 2016, 10:00 – 17:00 IST
AidanFinn, and others
Windows Server 2016 is a part of a bigger story. This keynote will tell you the whole tale. Understand why Windows Server 2016 is different, how it fits into the cloud, and why you need to learn more about Microsoft’s cloud infrastructure, productivity, collaboration, and security solutions.
Didier Van Hoye, MVP
The most important thing an IT pro does is keep services running. Failover Clustering makes this possible, and Windows Server 2016 features a lot of improvements that will make your life less stressful.
Aidan Finn, MVP
Deploying virtual machines in Azure is pretty easy, but did you consider how you would design network connectivity and security? This session will show you how you can use the built-in features of Azure to connect users & networks, and to secure your virtual machine deployments.
13:15-14:15Storage Spaces - Software Defined Storage & Hyper-Converged Infrastructure
Carsten Rachfahl, MVP
You an reduce the cost of storage, boost performance, and get rid of your SAN, all by using commodity disks in normal rack servers. Learn how to do all this … and hyper-converged infrastructure without breaking the bank!
Rik Hepworth, MVP
Containers on Windows Server, Hyper-V, Azure, managed by Docker? Want to know what that means, how to speed up service deployment, and minimize your resource usage? Then attend this session!
Aidan Finn, MVP
Learn how Microsoft has improved Hyper-V using your feedback and lessons (and code) from Microsoft Azure, giving you a better hypervisor and the basis of Microsoft’s cloud.
Azure Resource Manager lets you work with resources for a solution in a group. Azure Resource Manager deployments are rapid & repeatable, with features allowing for management post deployment. This session will demonstrate these features in Azure and locally in Azure Stack.
15:45-16:45 Azure Stack - Cloud on Your Terms
Damian Flynn, MVP
Would you like to run your own Azure? Not just something that looks like Azure, but is Azure? Azure Stack is coming in 2017, and it will give customers the ability to run Azure in their own racks, and have a consistent experience in public and private clouds.
Kevin Greene, MVP
In this demo-driven session, you will learn how to use the power of OMS to ensure you keep your skills current and stay in a job as the impending move to the cloud progresses at a rapid pace. We’ll show you how to discover, monitor and manage your on-premise and cloud-based workloads using some of the cool new features of Microsoft’s evolving hybrid cloud management solution.
Rik is a Microsoft MVP for Azure and IT Director at Black Marble, an award-winning company in the north of England.His role includes delivering robust IT solutions to both his own organisation and its customers, which can take in a broad spectrum of technologies. An enthusiastic technology evangelist, Rik is a regular presenter at events around Europe.
“Making incredible software incredibly simple.” – Damian, is an Infrastructure Architect with over 20 years of IT experience working with global enterprises, currently focused on Cloud Technologies in the Converged Datacentre, with perspective on Service Management Automation for repeatable processes in “Dev/Ops” scenarios, leveraging Software Defined Networks (SDN) and declarative configuration, realised through Azure Resource Manager and Desired State; on both Linux and Windows Stacks.