Join MVP David O'Brien in finding out how to manage your infrastructure with Desired State Configuration the easy way. This session will demonstrate how you define the way you want a computer to look like, how to deploy that configuration, how little infrastructure one needs to get there and how DSC enforces that configuration. All that, with nearly no need to know Powershell. This session will enable you to go and automate stuff the easy way and probably secure your next pay rise!
Learn about the end-to-end hardware lifecycle for Windows 10. This session describes driver development for Windows, what’s changing for Windows 10, and how Windows installs and processes drivers. You will learn considerations for each stage of the Windows Hardware Development Life Cycle and how Microsoft helps you complete each stage. This session will also cover design considerations for a component to simplify servicing and maintenance. Topics include: Description of the end-to-end lifecycle of a Windows driver: designing, creating, validating, distributing, installing and servicing, What is involved with publishing a Windows driver, How to update and service your drivers, How to update system firmware, and Similarities and differences between different form factor driver workflows. Intended Audience: OEMs, ODMs, IDHs, IHVs, Peripheral Manufacturers, Driver Developers.
Windows powers the App platform on Xbox One but how different or similar is the Xbox One app platform to Windows? How is Windows adapted to provide an amazing 10’ experience on Xbox Live? This session will cover how many of the great features you love on Windows are utilized on Xbox One to drive the experience and delight end-users.
Noah will provide an overview of storage in Windows Azure, including how to store, access, manage, and secure data in Azure. Noah will talk about how to use Windows Azure Storage in traditional applications as well as how to design applications using "cloud thinking".
Speaker: Noah Benedict Managing Consultant, Catapult Systems