Come hear about important transformations in Windows Server – the new installation option called Nano Server. Nano Server is a deep rethink of the server architecture. The result is a new, lean cloud fabric host and application development platform, resulting in 20x smaller than Server Core and a reduction in security attack service surface and reboots!
Technologies around containers have been around since the last ten years, however, they gained a huge boost of popularity in the last two years following the rise of Docker. In this session you can will describe what are containers, what are their advantages compared to full-blown VMs. Learn about the new Windows Server and Hyper-V Containers coming with Windows Server 2016. Learn the basic of containers, containers management and operations.
This is a session about the new release of the most popular System Center Operations Manager Management Pack for Microsoft SQL Server from the team, which knows that MPs better than anybody else. We'll show you how new, improved dashboards can be used for monitoring all SQL Server components and roles. More than it – we'll go beyond the SQL Server monitoring and demonstrate how these dashboards can be used for visualizing any workload monitoring including Windows, IIS, SharePoint, Exchange and more. We will talk about new monitoring scenarios, dashboards improvements (including multiple visualization styles) and other new features of the SQL MP. When you combine this with some monitoring best practices you will have a monitoring focused session that you will not want to miss!