TechNet Flash - Volume 21, Issue 5: February 27, 2019

Top News Worldwide

Find out what new features are coming to Windows 10

Step by step: Run a Linux virtual machine on Azure

Take a look at Progressive Web Apps and the new Office app

Register now: Hybrid cloud virtual event – Build a Successful Hybrid Strategy (March 28, 2019)

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Windows 10 Enterprise

Windows Server 2019

Windows Admin Center

Windows Server 2019 Essentials

System Center 2016

Hyper-V Server 2016

System Center Configuration Manager and Endpoint Protection

Create an Azure free account

Azure Stack Development Kit

SQL Server 2019 CTP

Microsoft Intune 30-day trial

Windows Azure Pack

Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics

How to: Integrate Azure Boards with your GitHub project
Learn how to integrate Azure Boards with a GitHub project and streamline your workflow on development projects.

Help protect your environment with Azure Security Center
Azure Security Center can help you detect vulnerable resources in your environment and alert you when an exploitation has occurred. Learn about various methods to help mitigate or detect malicious behavior.

Migrate your existing on-premises SQL Server database to Azure SQL Database
Explore options for migrating an existing, on-premises SQL database to Azure SQL Database. Decide which method is right for your environment and access tutorials to help with the process.

Set up multi-factor authentication in the Office 365 admin center
Get step-by-step directions for configuring Azure multi-factor authentication, which is included as part of the Office 365 for business subscription.

Introducing Dynamics 365 mixed reality applications for HoloLens 2 and mobile devices
Learn about HoloLens 2 and explore some of the applications that can modernize your business. Deliver enhanced training, improve manufacturing processes, and provide streamlined sales tools.

Instantly restore Azure Virtual Machines using Azure Backup
Learn how to quickly recover virtual machines with the new Azure Backup Instant Restore capability for Azure Virtual Machines. Find out how to easily take, manage, and restore snapshots.

Get started with the new Microsoft Graph Security connector for Power BI
Learn about the new Microsoft Graph Security connector for Power BI and get a sample dashboard and template to quickly implement enterprise-wide security reports. Find out how these tools provide greater visibility into active threats and help you better manage security in your environment.

Get to know the Windows update history pages
Get a quick overview of the Windows 10 update history page and keep it bookmarked to learn about the latest improvements and fixes, find out if an update resolves an issue you have encountered, and be aware of any known issues and workarounds.


Get Ready for End of Support: Windows 10 and Office ProPlus Deployment Workshop 

March 12, 2019, Detroit, MI
March 14, 2019, St. Louis, MO
March 15, 2019, Malvern, PA
March 19, 2019, Alpharetta, GA
March 19, 2019, Irvine, CA
March 20, 2019, Reston, VA
March 26, 2019, Chicago, IL

March 26, 2019, Irving, TX
March 27, 2019, Burlington, MA
March 27, 2019, Edina, MN
March 27, 2019, Houston, TX
March 28, 2019, Bellevue, WA
March 28, 2019, New York, NY

Understand how end of support impacts your organization and what tools are available to update your software to meet this timeline. Gain hands-on experience with the tools and resources you need to help accelerate deployment and support of Windows and Office as a service in your organization.

Security in a Day Workshop 

March 13, 2019, Detroit, MI
March 13, 2019, St. Louis, MO
March 14, 2019, Chicago, IL
March 14, 2019, Edina, MN
March 14, 2019, Irving, TX
March 19, 2019, Houston, TX
March 20, 2019, Bellevue, WA
March 20, 2019, New York, NY

March 25, 2019, Reston, VA
March 25, 2019, San Francisco, CA
March 26, 2019, Burlington, MA
March 26, 2019, Sunnyvale, CA
March 27, 2019, Alpharetta, GA
March 27, 2019, Irvine, CA
March 28, 2019, Denver, CO
March 28, 2019, Malvern, PA

Ensuring security, privacy, and compliance is an enormous challenge, especially with the rising number of cybersecurity attacks. Microsoft technology helps secure your digital transformation with unique intelligence, partnerships, and a comprehensive platform for a holistic security strategy.

Cloud Immersion Experience: SQL Database Managed Instance 

March 19, 2019, Detroit, MI
March 19, 2019, St. Louis
March 20, 2019, Chicago, IL
March 20, 2019, Edina, MN
March 21, 2019, Alpharetta, GA

March 21, 2019, Bellevue, WA
March 21, 2019, Irvine, CA
March 21, 2019, New York, NY
March 27, 2019, Malvern, PA

Azure SQL Database Managed Instance (MI) is the strategic piece in Microsoft’s platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offering. It provides scalability, high availability, and flexibility while reducing administrative complexity. MI is also nearly 100% compatible with versions as far back as SQL Server 2008.

Cloud Immersion Experience: Azure Databricks and Spark 

March 20, 2019, Burlington, MA
March 20, 2019, Sunnyvale, CA
March 26, 2019, Houston, TX
March 27, 2019, Denver, CO

March 28, 2019, Alpharetta, GA
March 28, 2019, Reston, VA
March 28, 2019, San Francisco, CA

Get an overview of the Azure Databricks solution and a demonstration followed by a hands-on lab. Topics include the Azure Databricks solution and its key differentiators, security, RBAC, notebook experience, administration, a comparison to other offerings, use cases, and case studies.

Webinar: Speaking of Security – Identity Management 
March 18, 2019, online
Hear why Microsoft establishes identity as the new perimeter and learn what it is doing to help protect admins, eliminate passwords, and simplify provisioning.

Register now: Microsoft Build 2019 
May 6–8, 2019, Seattle, WA
Get ready for Microsoft’s premier event for developers. Learn about the latest developer tools, discover new ways to create software, and gain insights into the future of software development.

Microsoft Business Applications Summit 2019 
June 10–11, 2019, Atlanta, GA
Register for the premier event for analysts, technical architects, and advanced users. Delve deeper into the tools you use every day, get a sneak peek at what’s next, connect with experts, and learn new skills.