New MVA Course: Hybrid IT Management Part II – Cloud-Enabled Protection

You may recall a couple of months back, we announced the availability of the first in a series of Microsoft Virtual Academy courses designed to bring you up to speed with Hybrid IT Management. If you’ve forgotten what we mean when we say ‘Hybrid IT Management’, it’s the management, automation and protection of heterogeneous infrastructure, workloads, apps and services, on both Windows and Linux, across any cloud, regardless of whether it’s running in your datacenter, with a service provider, in the public cloud, on platforms such as Azure, or a combination of all of those. Now if that’s not a short definition, I don’t know what is.

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The Ops Team #018 – “Bruised Banana”

The Ops Team is a weekly show where 4 Technical Evangelists specializing in IT Operations get together to give you the deets on their 4 areas of expertise: Microsoft Azure/Cloud, On-premises datacenter technologies, Enterprise Mobility / Windows and DevOps.

This week on The Ops Team, further reconstruction work results in a change in angle for the security camera, and with Simon still on vacation (we think!) it’s left to Matt, Oguz and David to bring you up to speed with the latest news. Oguz shares the details on using Bash on Windows, and, in an Ops Team first, delivers a live demo! Which fails. David brings us up to speed with the latest news on Visual Studio, including Visual Studio Code and TFS enhancements. Finally, Matt wraps up with a ‘hybrid’ combined on-prem and Azure section, covering some cool stuff for Hyper-V, PowerShell for Docker, Azure Stack, Azure VM Scale Sets and more!

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The Ops Team #16 – “Tricaster 101 with David”

The Ops Team is a weekly show where 4 Technical Evangelists specializing in IT Operations get together to give you the deets on their 4 areas of expertise: Microsoft Azure/Cloud, On-premises datacenter technologies, Enterprise Mobility / Windows and DevOps.

This week on The Ops Team, after weeks of successful camera operations, David conveniently neglects to change the camera input for the first 50+ seconds of the show, so enjoy David’s desktop, please! In the news, Matt is on double duty AGAIN, as we still hunt for Rick’s replacement! For on-prem, he covers some SharePoint release news, along with an update for OMS. For Azure, he talks about Azure enhancements around Government, along with some cool new Docker innovations. Simon only has a single news topic, focused on Office and Configuration Manager. Finally, David gets the camera right in the end, and brings us up to speed with lots of DevOps related stuff.

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