TechNet Flash - Volume 19, Issue 12: June 7, 2017

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Behind the Scenes: How GoodbyeWorld Games used Azure to create an automated build pipeline
Jerry Nixon, Jennelle Crothers, and Tobia Zarlez discuss how they helped GoodbyeWorld Games create a new, automated build and release pipeline. Learn how what used to take five hours of work with a seven-day lead time now happens automatically in minutes through DevOps practices.

On-demand webinar: How do I know my IoT deployment is secure?
Register to watch this on-demand webinar covering IoT security. Learn about common vulnerabilities hackers exploit. And find out how you can design, develop, deploy, and operate an IoT infrastructure you can trust using Azure IoT.

Windows Server 2016 + Windows 10: Modern infrastructure
Find out how Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10 work together to meet today’s pressing IT needs from the desktop to the server to the cloud. Download this new guide to learn more.

Running reliable scalable cloud-native apps with Kubernetes
Explore the role of Kubernetes (now generally available) for managing reliable and scalable cloud-native apps using Linux and Windows containers. Brendan Burns, co-creator of Kubernetes, explores the advantages of container-based strategies and how Kubernetes compares to existing IT tools.

Cloud security: How to protect your environment from cloud attacks
Safeguarding cloud resources against advanced cyber threats is now a top priority. Learn about sophisticated attack vectors and new approaches to guard against these modern threats. Register to watch the webinar on demand.

Behind the Scenes: How Ingenu uses Azure to push IoT device data to the cloud
Ingenu is building the world’s largest IoT network dedicated to connectivity for machines. Find out how they built a solution to pull data into Azure IoT Hub using Node.js code running in an Azure Function, and then used Azure Stream Analytics, Azure Event Hubs, and Azure SQL to report on the data.

Azure Backup improvements to support Windows Server
Azure Backup now lets you back up your on-premises Windows Server system state to Azure, giving you a snapshot of your system state (including files, active directory settings, and certification services stored in Azure). Learn more about the latest enhancements to Azure Backup.

Microsoft Surface Hub: A look at updates introduced with Windows 10 Creators Update
Surface Hub engineer Jordan Marchese walks us through updates to Microsoft Surface Hub with Windows 10 Creators update. Watch demos of updated experiences, including the welcome screen, intelligent whiteboard, single sign-on capabilities, and more.

IT expert roundtable: Cloud at Microsoft
In the May 2017 roundtable session, IT experts from the Cloud at Microsoft course answer common questions about how Microsoft IT designs, develops, implements, and monitors cloud solutions. Watch to hear them discuss infrastructure as code, Azure security, data management, and much more.

Case study: How a DevOps hackfest helped xenodata lab migrate to Azure
Read about the journey – including value-stream mapping, architectural diagrams, code snippets, and commentary – to learn how xenodata lab streamlined its DevOps pipeline, automating deployment and speeding up the CI/CD process time.

OneDrive for Business: Overview of updates that simplify sharing and files on demand
Watch to learn about new enhancements, including a simplified experience for sharing files and folders in OneDrive, new options for monitoring and controlling who has access to content, and admin controls to keep data safe.

Cloud Essentials: The resources you need
Keep current with trials, demos, and community forums. Sharpen your Azure skills with self-paced Pluralsight courses, instructor led virtual classes, and hands-on labs. And get Azure support from IT experts with one support incident, 24/7 chat support, and Cloud Accelerator support.

Driving business transformation with intelligent applications
Register to watch this on-demand webinar and learn how modern intelligent apps can be built to predict and interact with customers, partners, and employees.


Exam prep: Installing and Configuring Windows 10
Are you preparing to take Microsoft Certification exam 70-698? Two Microsoft senior mobility consultants offer practical help in this free, on-demand course.


Live training – Data Camp for Developers: Azure Machine Learning
This free, hands-on training session will show you how to use the power of Azure Machine Learning to improve your data insights. Find a session in a city near you.