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.
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.
Windows Azure Media Services (WAMS) provides a cloud-based platform for media encoding, transcoding and content protection as well as on-demand and live streaming capabilities. In this video, we’ll walk through how to use Visual Studio to upload a video file and prepare it for streaming with WAMS, and we’ll provide demos that show you how to upload, encode, and use dynamic packaging to deliver video content.
Windows 10 introduces support for USB Dual Role and Type-C, which will enable new wired connectivity scenarios such a phone interacting with USB peripherals, or laptops connecting to an external display using the USB Type-C connector. This session will go into detail on how Windows supports these technologies and what you need to do to enable them. Topics include: Overview of the new use cases introduced with USB Dual Role and Type-C, What scenarios are and aren’t supported for Dual Role devices, Using Alternate Modes (e.g. DisplayPort, Thunderbolt, or MHL) over Type-C, Support for Power Delivery, enabling devices to provide/consume up to 100W over USB, Hardware and software architecture changes for Dual Role and Type-C, and Building a Windows system with Dual Role and/or Type-C support. Intended Audience: OEMs, ODMs, IDHs, IHVs, Peripheral Manufacturers, Driver Developers.