When transitioning your skillset from on-premises to a more hybrid cloud environment, you have to also transition your management techniques from GUI and One-Off solutions to a more reproducible Automated environment. Learn the ins and outs of Azure Automation Services and the new Automation Script Gallery. Leverage existing scrips or publish your own for others to use in their environments. Looking to take this to the next level – bring in some new DesiredStateConfiguration skills to standardize, configure and maintain your deployments at scale in the cloud.
Microsoft's Lync Engineering team regularly run All-Hands (Town Hall) sessions with up to 1,000 online participants with speakers in 4 sites. In this session you will hear from the Lync Program Management team who facilitate and support these meetings. You will get first hand best-practice on everything from scheduling the Lync Meeting to what audio and video devices to use to how to handle Q&A. Attend this session to learn more about the infrastructure required and what Lync Admin settings are needed to hold a successful meeting. _x000D_
Application Insights for Visual Studio Online lets you monitor your deployed live application and gives you visibility into customer usage patterns. See what kind of data you can expect and learn how you can leverage it to make sure your app is available, performing, and succeeding. Once you solve an application problem with Application Insights, you'll be hooked!