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.
It's not as hard as you might think to tackle the clean-up of an environment that has passed through many hands and ended up a little neglected. In this session we will discuss why this is a good undertaking and share some tools you can use to audit, document, and standardise your windows environment.
Technology is an enabler for DevOps, not a magic bullet. As a foundation for the day's technology-focused sessions, Rik will discuss the organisational changes that underpin success and how we build upon previous hard work in our development practices to extend the approach across all areas within and outside IT. Vive la revolution!
The cloud, on your own terms! Whether you're looking for a flexible way of migrating email to the cloud, or possibly just thinking about running both Microsoft Office 365 and Exchange Server 2013 side-by-side, hybrid is your answer! However, the road to get there can sometimes seem daunting. This session teaches you everything there is to know to successfully deploy Exchange 2013 in a hybrid configuration. During the session, we dig deeper into what the Hybrid Configuration Wizard actually does and set up a hybrid configuration. We cover the various aspects of the hybrid configuration wizard, including how to prepare your environment and avoid common mistakes and pitfalls during and after setup.