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Microsoft Mechanics

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, 2017
Oct 31, 2017

Product Manager for Office 365/MyAnalaytics, Peter Bergen, walks through updates to MyAnalytics, which is expanding by adding new visualizations and tips on how to be more productive. If you are not familiar with MyAnalytics, it is an Office 365 application that helps you understand how you spend your time at work with suggestions on how you can improve.

Oct 31, 2017

The new Surface Pro with LTE Advanced, comes with a purpose-built state of the art LTE architecture for a new class of always-on connectivity from almost anywhere on the planet.
As Tim Golik, Director of Surface Program Management, shares on this episode of Microsoft Mechanics, delivering on this while remaining true to the design heritage of Surface devices, is a significant milestone requiring a number of breakthrough engineering techniques. Watch the full 5-minute episode to learn more and check out aka.ms/SurfaceProLTEAdvanced

Oct 18, 2017

Principal Program Manager for SQL Server Engineering, Travis Wright, discusses SQL Server 2017 which brings the mission-critical performance security and availability of SQL Server to Linux and containers.

On this show, you learn how the SQL Server that you know now runs on Linux and the new platform abstraction layer, and you'll see how well that performs.

Also, you'll see Active Directory authentication on Linux and the high availability options as well as failover between Windows and Linux platforms. And finally, you'll see the support for graph analysis to identify new relationships in your data and more.

Oct 18, 2017

Watch Senior Program Manager Microsoft Identity Services, Swaroop Krishnamurthy, show you a new way you can harness the power of cloud authentication while still keeping your passwords on-premises using Azure Active Directory pass-through authentication and
seamless single sign-on capabilities.

You'll see how Azure AD can now validate securely your passwords against on-premises Active Directory all without the need for expensive on-premises infrastructure and automatically sign your users in while they're at work.

Oct 12, 2017

Take a look at updates to machine learning and artificial intelligence with the Azure machine learning workbench. Senior PM Manager for Microsoft Cloud, Sandhya Vankamamidi, will show you a new solution that assists in the construction and delivery of intelligent AI enabled data models. You'll see how it can be used efficiently to understand datasets through visualization. Increase the rate of experimentation, and monitor and manage your models wherever they're being used in production. All as part of a unified workflow.

Oct 12, 2017

See the capabilities of Multi-Geo in Office 365 which allows you to determine, where your data resides within a single Office 365 tenant across multiple regions and countries. Presented by Principal Program Manager for SharePoint & OneDrive, Sesha Mani.

Oct 12, 2017

On this show, Roy King, Sr. Product Manager for Office 365 Security takes us through General Data Protection Regulation and how Microsoft 365 can help with your compliance journey. If your organization is in the European Union or you have customers or employees in the EU, this regulation applies to you.

We'll walk you through service level controls that make Microsoft a trusted platform. How regulation control sets have been mapped to Microsoft cloud capabilities. And we'll make the IT experience real with the things that you can configure as an admin.

Oct 12, 2017

Take a look at deploying and managing Microsoft 365 powered devices with Microsoft's Enterprise & Mobile Client CVP, Brad Anderson. He'll be going over the capabilities that make it possible to provision new devices using Windows AutoPilot and deliver apps and services including Office 365 ProPlus on a line of business apps. You'll see simplifying the management of identity, devices, apps and data with an integrated management experience. And planning Windows 10 deployments at scale with readiness efforts and stay compliant and up-to-date. Keep watching to learn more about new upcoming co-management capabilities that allow you to take advantage of cloud based modern management at your own pace.

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