In this episode, we take a look at updates to Project Honolulu and PowerShell Core to manage your server infrastructure. Jeff Woolsey explains the updates IT pros will want to know about and demonstrates what's new in Project Honolulu - including Remote Desktop Protocol, Windows client management and PowerShell support. Speaking of PowerShell, Jeff also shows how everything has evolved to PowerShell Core, so you can manage your Windows and Linux workloads from one unified scripting place. You'll even see how with a single cmdlet, you can talk to both Windows and Linux machines and get cross-platform joined outputs.
Azure SQL Database Managed Instance combines the best aspects of SQL Server and Azure SQL as a platform service. It enables you to run applications with dependencies on SQL CLR, SQL Server Agent or cross database queries like you would on a physical or virtual server running SQL Server, but as a managed instance you get the as a service benefits so you don't need to spend time keeping servers patched and up-to-date, plus machine learning powered capabilities like auto-tuning to improve query performance and proactive security recommendations. Lara Rubbelke explains and demonstrates all of this, including how you can set up you own Azure SQL Database Managed Instance in this show.
In this demonstration, Chris McNulty from the SharePoint team explains recent optimizations in SharePoint to support Enterprise Content Management. From increases to file count and size limits to improved indexing, classification and data protection controls, Chris highlights major platform updates for ECM.