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TechEd 2014 will offer hundreds of sessions for you to explore the most important technology trends in an immersive, hands-on environment. The
content catalog is now live so you can start planning your schedule today.
Register now to attend TechEd 2014 May 12–15.
Join Microsoft Technical Lead Kyle Rosenthal as he walks you through the various challenges you’ll face when upgrading to Windows 8.1. This course will help ensure a seamless transition as you learn about the various tools available.
Take the course now.
EMET anticipates the most common attack techniques attackers might use to exploit vulnerabilities and helps protect systems by diverting, terminating, blocking, and invalidating those actions. The 5.0 Tech Preview offers new features to disrupt attacks we have detected over the past several months. Download this Technical Preview and give us your feedback.
The Windows Azure Pack is a collection of technologies that runs in your datacenter, providing a self-service portal for managing services. Check out this episode for an overview of the features and benefits Windows Azure Pack offers.
Now in public preview, the next release of Microsoft’s 100% Apache Hadoop-based distribution for Windows Azure is engineered on the latest version of Apache Hadoop 2.2. This update will provide up to 40x improvement in query response time and up to 80% data compression.
Rick Claus sits down with Ned Pyle, Senior PM on the File Server team, to talk about changes to DFS in Windows Server 2012 R2 and how the staging and cloning capabilities have been altered.
With Office 2013 Service Pack 1, Power Map is native to Excel and no longer a preview add-in. Power Map will also be updated automatically for Office 365.
As an on-demand cloud platform, Windows Azure can provide a
cost-effective alternative to a dedicated disaster recovery site, and one that can be brought online more quickly. Start your disaster recovery plan with free trials of
Windows Server 2012 R2 and
Things happen in life, but you don’t have to be unprepared if a disaster strikes. If you plan ahead, you’ll be ready to start your recovery efforts rather than losing time as you figure out what to do next. Check out this checklist to help you get prepared. Download the
free evaluation of Windows Server 2012 R2.
Determining which application pattern or patterns to use for your SQL Server-based applications in a Windows Azure environment is an important design decision. This requires a solid understanding of how SQL Server and each infrastructure component of Windows Azure work together. Here’s what you need to know.
What are your most valuable digital assets? How much are you willing to spend to protect those assets? Explore the pros and cons of keeping an offline copy of your most valuable data so it can be restored quickly in the event of a disaster. Download the
free evaluation of Windows Server 2012 R2.
Human resources data is typically maintained and queried separate from databases that house information about system configuration. By linking these sources, Microsoft IT was able to identify and address a variety of business challenges and opportunities.
March 12, 2014, 9:00 A.M.–1:00 P.M. Pacific Time, online
Find out how to avoid Windows 8.1 deployment pitfalls and how to streamline the process with Microsoft experts, including a key developer of the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT). Benefit from their real-life experiences with early adopters. This will be a recorded session with a live Q&A.
March 19–20, 2014, New York, NY
Learn how today’s data strategies are moving businesses in compelling new directions. At Structure Data 2014, you can join more than 900 Big Data practitioners, technologists, and executives as they explore how Big Data can drive success.
March 31–April 2, 2014, Las Vegas, NV
See how our vision of bringing Big Data to a billion people is coming to life with Power BI for Office 365, Windows Azure HD Insight, and SQL Server 2014. Use code BISP7 when you register to get a US$300 discount.
March 31–April 2, 2014, Austin, TX
With nearly 200 educational breakouts, multiple interactive sessions, and evening events to foster productive networking, MEC is the premier global event for Microsoft Exchange and Office 365 professionals to enhance their skills. Join us in Austin.