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Jul 23, 2014
Education

Session 2: Optimizing SQL Server Performance in a Virtual Environment  

Running Time: 60 minutes | In this session, we'll look over what you should look at within your virtual environment to ensure you are getting proper performance. This will include how to look for CPU performance issues at the host level. We'll also discuss the Memory Balloon drivers – what they do, how you should configure them, and why. We'll discuss memory sharing technologies, which are built into vSphere and Hyper-V, and how they relate to SQL Server. Then we'll will finish with some storage configuration options....More
Jul 23, 2014
Education

Session 1: Demystifying SharePoint 2013 Search for Administrators  

Running Time: 63 minutes | In this session, you will learn key features and improvements in Search in SharePoint 2013....More
Jul 23, 2014
Education

Session 3: Using Storage to Increase Database Performance  

Running Time: 60 minutes | In the final session, we'll look at ways that your storage solution can be configured to increase database performance. Some of the things to consider when selecting the correct RAID level to use will be highlighted, along with a review of how to setup the cache in your storage array or DAS. We'll then look at some of the newer technologies like FLASH Cache to improve the caching abilities of the storage arrays. Finally, you'll learn some of the differences between iSCSI and Fibre Channel and how to use tiered storage from both a performance and finance perspective....More
Jul 23, 2014
Education

Session 3: Demystifying SharePoint 2013 Search for Administrators  

Running Time: 67 minutes | In this session, you will learn how to improve the SharePoint 2013 Search Center....More
Jul 23, 2014
Education

Session 2: Demystifying SharePoint 2013 Search for Administrators  

Running Time: 61 minutes | In this session, you will learn how to administer SharePoint 2013 Search Service Application....More
Jul 23, 2014
Education

Session 1: How to Decide if your Database is a Good Candidate for Virtualization  

Presented by: Denny Cherry: Running Time: 56 minutes | In the first session, we'll look at the pros and cons of moving SQL Servers into a virtual server environment. Like all problems in the database world, there are no hard set answers on whether virtualization is a good idea, but there are some times when virtualizing a SQL Server is the best option and can even save you some money. And then there are times when you'll be shooting yourself in the foot and shouldn't virtualize. By the end of this session, you'll know how to make this decision and how to gather the metrics you need to move forward with virtualization....More
Jul 17, 2014
Education

Session 1: Best Practices for ConfigMgr 2012 R2 Design and Setup  

Running Time: 60 minutes | In this session, you will learn about sizing the hardware correctly for ConfigMgr 2012 R2, as well as configuration requirements for SQL Server and performance tuning. You learn how to verify the installation, install site systems, and do the core initial configuration, including maintenance tasks and SQL Server backup....More
Jul 17, 2014
Education

Session 2: Migrating from ConfigMgr 2007 SP2 to ConfigMgr 2012 R2  

Running Time: 61 minutes | In this session, Johan shows you how to migrate an existing ConfigMgr 2007 SP2 site into ConfigMgr 2012 R2, including collections, applications, updates, and OS deployment resources. You will also learn to upgrade ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 to ConfigMgr 2012 SP2, including the MDT 2012 Update 1 to MDT 2013 upgrade....More
Jul 17, 2014
Education

Session 3: Tips and Tricks for Deploying Software Updates and Applications  

Running Time: 60 minutes | In this final session, you learn how to quickly get reliable software updates strategy in place, including the needed configurations and monthly operations. Johan will also show you how to leverage the power of the new application model....More
Jun 26, 2014
Video
Windows IT Pro

Session 2: Integrating Microsoft Azure Data Solutions in Web Applications  

Presented by: Ido Flatow Running Time: 72 min In this session we will learn how to use Azure storage to store files and NoSQL data. We will learn how to store relational data in Azure SQL Database, and how to replace our in-memory cache and session state with the Azure Cache service....More
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