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A weekly show that covers your favorite tech and news across Microsoft, including Office, Azure, Data Platform, Windows, and Surface. It focuses on demos, how-tos and insights from Microsoft's tech leaders and engineers - Mark Russinovich, Corey Sanders, Julia White, Jeffrey Snover and more.
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Now displaying: October, 2016
Oct 25, 2016

A look at how to upgrade any Windows Server 2012 R2 Cluster to Windows Server 2016 with minimal or no downtime or need for additional hardware. You'll see how it works, get a demonstration on the steps it takes to upgrade, and how you can automate the process with Virtual Machine Manager.

Oct 11, 2016

Team leaders discuss and demonstrate their use of Power BI, MyAnalytics, Advanced Threat Protection, Advanced Security Management, Advanced eDiscovery, Customer Lockbox and Skype for Business Cloud PBX.

Oct 7, 2016

In watching this episode, you'll get a first look at how you can use operations management and security, the unified management of your Linux and Windows server environments at scale, with Microsoft Azure. You'll see configuration management in your hybrid environment, applications using resource manager templates and PowerShell DSC applying your IT policy with OMS. Also, a look at orchestrating operational tasks using PowerShell and graphical Runbooks.

Oct 7, 2016

The latest admin tool updates for administering Office 365 
Including the redesigned Office 365 admin center to make it easier to perform management tasks and customize your dashboard. You'll see new usage reports to track which Office 365 services are being used down to the individual user. Also, how you can share reports and expand reporting insights with the upcoming content pack for Power BI.

Oct 7, 2016

With the developer preview of the SharePoint Framework available, we’ll take a deeper look at how you can deliver new experiences for SharePoint using common Web development tools. You'll see the new SharePoint Framework and the new Client Side Web Parts that provide the ability to extend SharePoint in ways that were previously unavailable in the Cloud.
Also we’ll show you the news ways that you can build, test with SharePoint Workbench and deploy your SharePoint Web Parts in your production environment

Oct 7, 2016

Adam Harmetz, (Group Manager, SharePoint Experiences) gives a rundown of SharePoint's updated team collaboration experience across SharePoint and OneDrive and what's coming in the future. He will show you what the mobile and web experience is like working with and sharing team files. You will see the recently launched improvements to the SharePoint team site which allows for the quick creation of a home for your Office 365 Group’s content. Plus, stay tuned for a look at the Cross-platform mobile apps that help you connect with your team members and content while on the go.

Oct 7, 2016

Lead Windows engineer Rama Shastri, demonstrates the newly announced Windows Upgrade Analytics Service from Microsoft. A free service that gives you insights to streamline and accelerate your Windows 10 upgrades. It uses client telemetry to discover, rationalize and evaluate applications and drivers within your current environment. Try it for yourself at aka.ms/upgradeanalytics-signup

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