The Ops Team #020 – “Rick’s Back!”

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, David, Oguz and Simon are MIA so Matt heads to building 43 on Microsoft campus, to track down minor celebrity and honorary member of the Ops Team, Rick Claus, to get the scoop on Azure, and more importantly, where the h*ll he’s been for the last few months. He doesn’t call, he doesn’t write…I digress. In the news, Rick brings us up to speed with new info on DevTest Labs, along with some useful info for those of you with an Enterprise Agreement. Matt gives us all the info we need to know on the latest technical preview, TP5, for both Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016.

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The Ops Team #019 – “Studio Upgrade”

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, the TriCaster (think fancy video recording equipment) has been stolen/borrowed by the Channel 9 team and has traveled to DevDays LATAM 2016, and as a result, David and Matt decide to record this episode of the Ops Team from a ‘real datacenter’…In the news, Matt brings people up to speed with a new free IT Pro subscription to enhance learning, along with announcing the general availability of the Azure Container Service. David spreads the word on microservices, mobile DevOps as well as some Visual Studio news. Finally, Matt wraps up with some on-prem awesomeness, specifically a new Microsoft Virtual Academy Course on Cloud-Enabled Protection, and a host of new video resources including a cool new Windows Server 2016 video series.

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