Balancing the agility of development with the delivery of a consistent, repeatable and timely infrastructure from Ops has proven to be one of the toughest hurdles to cross for any organisation focusing on adopting a true DevOps mantra. With Server 2016, Microsoft is introducing both Windows Containers, and providing us with the ability to host an Azure consistent environment in our Data Center. Independently or combined these technologies provide the platform to address the challenges faced with operations through the concepts of 'Infrastructure as Code' and 'Software Defined Data Centres'. Join us, to learn why these technologies matter, how they help to deliver the infrastructure of DevOps, and to see first-hand how to leverage the developer's tool belt of Visual Studio, GIT and Release Management; adding infrastructure as just another project within our solution.
Nano server promises to bring the greatest change to the Microsoft Server infrastructure in many years, arguably ever. This session will dig deeper into the management, control and usage of the new Nano server.
Want to be part of the Internet of Things revolution then this session is for you. Estimates for connected "things" run between 50 and 200 billion devices and a 9 Trillion dollar industry by 2020. But whatever the number is, we know it's big. So be you from an organisation looking to further streamline operations, or a budding entrepreneur with a burning idea or a Maker enthusiast with a passion of technology then come along to this session, we'll crack open Visual Studio and it'll be your chance to learn about Microsoft's "Internet of Things" Devices and Development tools.