Upcoming Microsoft Virtual Academy Course - What's New in Windows Server 2016 Preview Jump Start

While the time zone isn't great for those of us in Australia, it's still worth registering in case you have insomnia or want to be reminded when the session recordings go live. While Windows Server 2016 isn't scheduled for release until 2016, it's worth taking a look to get some ideas of what is coming and how that impacts your upcoming deployment decisions, even with Windows Server 2012 R2. Register here.

Would you like to get your IT department out of the business of managing routine, manual, error-prone tasks so you can finally focus on higher value improvement and deployment activities that delight your enterprise users? Join us for a demo-packed look at Windows Server 2016 Preview, and see why it is the platform of choice for the integrated datacenter.

A team of experts walks you through a host of new automation features and support for partner technologies and your open source solution investments. In these two half-day sessions, explore enhanced virtualization functionality, together with automated processes and configuration to help you spin up compute, storage, and networking resources faster. Preview new features that reduce system downtime, find out how rolling upgrades can help you adopt updates and operating systems faster for Hyper-V and Scale-Out File Server, and take a look at new storage replication technology. Plus, check out the zero-footprint, cloud-optimized Nano Server technology, along with scripting with the new PowerShell Desired State Configuration features. Build on your Windows Server knowledge, and find out what's new in Windows Server 2016 Preview!

Course Outline:

  • Introducing Windows Server 2016 Preview
  • Server Virtualization in Windows Server 2016 Preview
  • Introducing Nano Server
  • Introducing Windows and Hyper-V Containers
  • Software-Defined Storage in Windows Server 2016 Preview
  • Software-Defined Networking in Windows Server 2016 Preview
  • Automation in Windows Server 2016 Preview