This is a HARDCORE session designed to stretch, challenge, and entertain even an expert in the field. Windows debugging and Windows internals is something you can never really master, and everyone has new techniques. We showcase the latest innovations and approaches in troubleshooting for Windows, diving deep under the covers of Windows and how it's changing for 8.1. Our goal is to give even experts in the field new techniques—even if you are a hardened veteran—to help you solve problems more quickly and better understand how Windows works.
In this session, learn how you can size, deploy, and manage Microsoft Storage Spaces in Windows Server 2012 R2 with Dell storage-optimized PowerEdge servers and affordable external PowerVault storage. We present different hardware and configuration deployment scenarios for Storage Spaces. You will learn about how to size your VDI pooled and persistent desktops based on Storage spaces.We present real-world Storage Spaces deployments and demonstrate Tiered Spaces with Write Caching and CSV. Come to this session to learn how to deploy a Windows File Server with exceptional $/IOPS and $/GB cost efficiency and best-in-class application performance. See a live demonstration of Storage Space capabilities on Dell PowerVault MD 12XX and MD3060e. Hear best practice guidelines for Storage Spaces solution sizing and performance for VDI workload on tested and certified Dell infrastructure. Learn about customer experiences and see a live demonstration of JBOD hardware monitoring and management.
You may be looking at deploying Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) to support Microsoft Office 365, implement authentication to cloud applications or integrate diverse identities from partners and other organizations. Whatever your reason, AD FS will become a key component for authentication and access and as such must be scalable, highly-available and fault tolerant. Come to this session and learn how to design AD FS farms to support different scenarios and how to rapidly deploy them. The session covers the Windows Server 2012 R2 version of AD FS.