What's New in Windows Server 2016 Preview Jump Start


Todd Sweetser

With the release of Windows 10 partners have been asking about what the next version of Windows Server will entail.  Here is information on an upcoming training event that will be covering Windows Server 2016 – called the What's New in Windows Server 2016 Preview Jump Start.  This will be a Live Virtual Event on August 18th and 19th, from 9a until 1p Pacific.

Info from the Virtual Academy page on these sessions:

Would you like to get your IT department out of the business of managing routine, manual, error-prone tasks so you can finally focus on higher value improvement and deployment activities that delight your enterprise users? Join us for a demo-packed look at Windows Server 2016 Preview, and see why it is the platform of choice for the integrated datacenter.

A team of experts walks you through a host of new automation features and support for partner technologies and your open source solution investments. In these two half-day sessions, explore enhanced virtualization functionality, together with automated processes and configuration to help you spin up compute, storage, and networking resources faster. Preview new features that reduce system downtime, find out how rolling upgrades can help you adopt updates and operating systems faster for Hyper-V and Scale-Out File Server, and take a look at new storage replication technology. Plus, check out the zero-footprint, cloud-optimized Nano Server technology, along with scripting with the new PowerShell Desired State Configuration features. Build on your Windows Server knowledge, and find out what's new in Windows Server 2016 Preview!

Course Outline:

  • Introducing Windows Server 2016 Preview
  • Server Virtualization in Windows Server 2016 Preview
  • Introducing Nano Server
  • Introducing Windows and Hyper-V Containers
  • Software-Defined Storage in Windows Server 2016 Preview
  • Software-Defined Networking in Windows Server 2016 Preview
  • Automation in Windows Server 2016 Preview

Go to the Microsoft Virtual Academy site for more details and if you would like to register!

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