Regardless of whether you’re building on a private infrastructure, in a hybrid environment, or deploying to a public cloud, there are optimizations you can make in storage and availability that will improve the manageability and performance of your application and environment. Join this session to hear more about the end-to-end scale, performance, and availability improvements coming with Windows Server. We dive into deploying and managing storage using SMB shares, show the improved experience in everyday storage management such as deploying patches to the cloud, and share how to leverage faster live migration when responding to new load demands. Starting with Windows Server 2012, Microsoft offered a complete storage stack from the hardware up, leveraging commodity JBODs surfaced as Virtual Disks via Storage Spaces, hosted by Scale-Out File Server nodes and servicing client requests via SMB 3.0. Now, with major features added in Windows Server 2012 R2 (e.g., Storage Tiering and SMB Redirection), the story gets even better! As a critical piece in the Modern Datacenter (i.e., a Software-Defined Datacenter), SDS plays a crucial role in improving utilization and increasing cost efficiency, scalability, and elasticity. This session empowers you to architect, implement, and monitor this key capability. Come learn how to design, deploy, configure, and automate a storage solution based completely on Windows technologies, as well as how to troubleshoot and manage via the in-box stack and Microsoft System Center. Live demos galore!
Cognitive Services expands on Microsoft's evolving portfolio of machine learning APIs and enables developers to easily add intelligent features - such as emotion and video detection; facial, speech and vision recognition; and speech and language understanding - into their applications. The Microsoft Cognitive Services are easy to implement, free to prototype and inexpensive to scale in production Take a lap around features and functionality with Tim Huckaby to see how powerful these services are and how easy they are to implement in your applications.
Watch the Windows 10 Developer Readiness – Powered by MVPs global webcast series to learn how to build an app or bring an existing App to the *NEW* Universal Windows Platform!
This webcast is part of a global series provided by the MVP Award Program for developers. Our goal is to bring you the latest opportunities in developing for the Windows Platform, and to bring you closer to the Microsoft MVPs from your region.
By joining this webcast you will be able to: •Learn about the *NEW* Universal Windows Platform for apps and web developers.