The Ops Team #022 – “Sehr gut!”

The Ops Team is a (sometimes) weekly show where (occasionally) 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, it’s just Matt and the ‘DevOpsBoyz’ again, with Oguz operating the camera with sublime efficiency. No camera issues this week, so we can just focus on bringing you the latest in IT Professional news. This week, David brings us up to speed with some new integration with Visual Studio and Cloud Foundry, along with some cool stuff on Atlassian Bitbucket. Matt shares the on-prem news, focused on a recent Cloud and Datacenter event in Germany, a great RunAsRadio interview and awesome Hyper-V Containers on Windows 10 info. Oguz talks about Red Hat and Jenkins running on Azure, along with improvements to Redis Cache on Azure, and finally, Matt rounds out the show by sharing a new Orchestrator to OMS Automation migration tool, running your SQL licenses on Azure, and some new info around backup and site recovery.

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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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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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The Ops Team #012 – “Plate Face”

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 security camera is fixed (thanks to a new (old) video camera and some velcro cable ties), but unfortunately, Rick can’t make it into the studio to celebrate that fact, so it’s left to Matt, Oguz and Simon to give you the news. Don’t worry Rick-fans, we still get his news nuggets, by the power of editing!

In this week’s news…Oguz brings us up to speed with the latest developments with Application Insights. Matt gives you everything you need to know to get started with the Azure Stack, now that it’s finally with us (at least in technical preview form!) along with some cool new info on on-boarding Linux workloads into OMS. Rick shares some cool announcements around Azure Backup, Azure Site Recovery and PowerShell, along with an insightful blog post from Mark Russinovich. Finally, Simon gives us the latest news on Azure RMS, and Configuration Manager!  Awesome stuff!

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The Ops Team #010 – “Ghost Pepper Shots”

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, Matt, Simon, Rick and Oguz make it into the studio, but so do 4 ‘healthy drinks’ courtesy of Rick. The concoction, consisting of ginger, lime, turmeric and ghost chili pepper, wasn’t pleasant, trust us!

In this week’s news…Matt brings the team up to speed with some new enhancements to Azure Site Recovery, DSC capabilities in OMS Automation along with a new cool eBook on OMS. Simon talks about the demise of older versions of Internet Explorer (before 11), along with the end of support for Windows 8. Rick shares some cool, new Linux-related info for running Linux on the Microsoft platform, and Oguz follows this nicely by delving deeper into some of the key Linux on Microsoft platform info, along with the announcement of the open sourcing of “Chaka Khan” 🙂

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The Ops Team #009 – “Egg-volution”

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, Matt, Simon and David make it into the studio, whilst Rick is confined to his new office, after a recent role change. Even without Rick present, the team managed to figure out how to control all of the AV equipment, which itself, is a miracle!

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