Two self-proclaimed “Server Huggers” will take you along their journey of how they overcame their apprehension of Cloud technologies to level up their IT Skills. In other words bringing clarity to the role of the IT Professional in a cloud world. This two part demo heavy session provides practical real world examples of how to replicate and extend an existing on premise infrastructure to the next generation of Server and Cloud - opening the door to simple, predictable and scalable IT solutions that put the IT Professional back in control. Part Two: Find out the real world difference between using your own big room of blinky lights or extending to the cloud.
Move beyond the conceptual overview of external data and business connectivity services with a practical implementation. See an external data source configured from scratch and examples of practical uses of the information within SharePoint, including external lists, external data columns, and search. Learn how a source database with millions of rows of data can be added to SharePoint and used easily. This session provides more than a basic overview, with high enough level to cover multiple scenarios of general use.
There was a ton of news this week about SharePoint all up (on-premises, online, and hybrid), and you may still have some open questions, or just want to hear it all in a summary form. This is a forum session that begins with a 10-minute recap of all the news, and then opens up to a full-blown Q&A session with one of our lead SharePoint senior product managers, Mark Kashman, and anyone he can pull in from the rest of the team. Think of this as the "Ask the SharePoint Experts" to catch all your final, open SharePoint questions.