TechNet Radio: (Part 8) Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud – Rollback Plan? What rollback plan?

In part 8 of our  “Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud” series on TechNet Radio, Keith Mayer and Jennelle Crothers explore the world of roll-backs and how Microsoft Azure can streamline both the roll-back and roll-forward process for most dev teams.   [1:40] It seems like most dev teams spend lots of time on roll-forward plans…


Windows 8.1 Deployment In Action: Putting MDT and WDS Together (Part 6)

In this part we put all the parts together, to have your first deployment environment ready to go.  By bringing together the images you create in the MDT and making them a part of the WDS environment.  Resources: Windows Server 2012 R2: https://aka.ms/getwindowsserver2012R2 Microsoft Deployment Tool Kit (MDT) 2013: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=40796  Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit…


TechNet Radio: (Part 7) Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud – Configuration Management

In part 7 of our  "Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud" series on TechNet Radio, Keith Mayer and Yung Chou welcome Sr. Program Manager Michael Greene to the show as they discuss the importance of configuration management for organizations that are starting to leverage the cloud for their daily operations. Tune in as they also demo…


TechNet Radio: (Part 6) Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud – Automating for Predictability

Continuing our  “Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud” series on TechNet Radio, Yung Chou welcomes Sr. Program Manager Charles Joy to the show as they discuss the be the importance of automation in your datacenter especially when it comes to advancing your DevOps strategy.   [2:36] How does automation help organizations accelerate the delivery of new…


Windows 8.1 Deployment In Action: Working with Task Sequences (Part 5)

In this part we will take a look at how to build a task sequence, that will allow you to put together all the components necessary for your Windows 8.1 deployment. Resources: Windows Server 2012 R2: https://aka.ms/getwindowsserver2012R2 Microsoft Deployment Tool Kit (MDT) 2013: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=40796  Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (WADK) for Windows 8.1: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=39982  My…

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TechNet Radio: (Part 5) Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud – Testing in the Cloud with Microsoft Azure and Visual Studio Online

In Part 5 of our  “Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud” series on TechNet Radio, Tommy Patterson welcomes Developer Technology Solutions Specialist Randy Pagels to the show as they discuss ways in which your budding DevOps organization can find effective testing methods by using Microsoft Azure and Visual Studio Online.      [2:00]Why is having an effective…


TechNet Radio: (Part 4) Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud – Source Control in the Cloud with Microsoft Azure & Visual Studio Online

In Part 4 of our  “Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud” series on TechNet Radio, Keith Mayer welcomes Developer Technology Solutions Specialist Jeff Fattic to the show as they discuss source control in the cloud with the help of Microsoft Azure and Visual Studio Online.   [1:48] What is Visual Studio Online? [2:32] Is Visual Studio…


Windows 8.1 Deployment In Action: Working with Deployment Shares (Part 4)

In this part, you will get to take a look at the basic building block in an MDT environment, the deployment share.  This will house all the files to help provision and build your desktop. Resources: Windows Server 2012 R2: https://aka.ms/getwindowsserver2012R2 Microsoft Deployment Tool Kit (MDT) 2013: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=40796  Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (WADK) for…

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TechNet Radio: (Part 3) Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud – Enabling Self-Service On-Demand Developer Environments in the Cloud

In Part 3 of our  “Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud” series on TechNet Radio,  Blain Barton and Keith Mayer turn the conversation towards enabling self-service on demand Developer environments in the cloud. Learn how you can use Microsoft Azure along with System Center 2012 R2 App Controller and the Azure Pack to increase work efficiency…


Windows 8.1 Deployment In Action: Installing the Tools (Part 3)

In this part of the series we will take a look at how to install the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) and the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (WADK).   Resources: Windows Server 2012 R2: https://aka.ms/getwindowsserver2012R2 Microsoft Deployment Tool Kit (MDT) 2013: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=40796  Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (WADK) for Windows 8.1: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=39982  My peers in…

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