Speaker: Jeffrey Snover

Review Windows Server 2016 – the Cloud OS optimized for DevOps

Review Windows Server 2016 – the Cloud OS optimized for DevOps

Microsoft Windows Server 2016 was designed to support cloud applications and devops workflows. The NanoServer configuration reduces the size of the OS deployment by 26x and dramatically reduces start times, patches and reboots. Windows Server 2016 defines architectures for packaging, repositories, configuration, operational testing, and secure operations to minimize the friction between devs and ops […]

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Explore PowerShell unplugged with Jeffrey Snover & Don Jones

Explore PowerShell unplugged with Jeffrey Snover & Don Jones

Learn about the amazing new capabilities available in Microsoft PowerShell V5 using the way PowerShell was meant to be learnedexploring, making mistakes, sharing with others, and having a blast.

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Review Microsoft Azure Stack with Jeffrey Snover and Mark Russinovich

Review Microsoft Azure Stack with Jeffrey Snover and Mark Russinovich

This session provides an overview of Microsoft Azure Stack. Technical Fellow Jeffrey Snover and CTO of Azure Mark Russinovich detail and demonstrate the approach and benefits of allowing customers to run Azure on their servers in their datacenters.

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Explore Windows Server 2016 Application Platform

Explore Windows Server 2016 Application Platform

Microsoft Windows Server 2016 was designed to support cloud applications and devops workflows. The NanoServer configuration reduces the size of the OS deployment by 26x and dramatically reduces start times, patches and reboots. WS2016 defines architectures for packaging, repositories, configuration, operational testing, and secure operations to minimize the friction between devs and ops and maximize […]

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Jeffrey Snover on Azure Stack, Powershell, and Nano Server

Jeffrey Snover on Azure Stack, Powershell, and Nano Server

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Nano Server

Come hear about important transformations in Windows Server – the new installation option called Nano Server. Nano Server is a deep rethink of the server architecture. The result is a new, lean cloud fabric host and application development platform, resulting in 20x smaller than Server Core and a reduction in security attack service surface and […]

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Lead Architect’s vision on Server vNext

Jeffrey Snover and Joey Snow

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Windows PowerShell Unplugged with Jeffrey Snover

Come learn PowerShell the way PowerShell was meant to be learned—exploring Windows from a command-line. The goal of this session is not to teach you any particular PowerShell feature or how to manage a system, but to equip you with the tools and techniques that will help you explore and learn PowerShell and figure out […]

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Remotely Managing Nano Server

As Windows Server transitions into the world of DevOps, we introduce Nano Server, the new headless Windows Server installation option for the CloudOS and born-in-the-cloud applications. In this session, we describe how to leverage the Windows Management Framework, including PowerShell scripting and Desired State Configuration, to manage Nano Server remotely, eliminating the need to ever […]

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JEA: A PowerShell Toolkit to Secure a Post-Snowden World

When asked what to do about corporate hacking, Ex NSA Director Michael Hayden replied, “Man up and defend yourselves." Edward Snowden then rocked the world by disclosing privileged NSA information. JitJea stands for "Just In Time, Just Enough Admin." It’s a Windows PowerShell toolkit that admins use to perform functions without giving them admin privileges.

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Nano Server: The Future of Windows Server Starts Now

Come hear about important transformations in Windows Server – the new installation option called Nano Server. Nano Server is a deep rethink of the server architecture. The result is a new, lean cloud fabric host and application development platform, resulting in 20x smaller than Server Core and a reduction in security attack service surface and reboots!

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Automation Overview and Roadmap for Windows Server and System Center

This session provides an overview of the Microsoft automation platform, products, and services and how they fit together to deliver a cohesive set of solutions to modernize IT operations and embrace DevOps. This includes: Windows PowerShell scripting, workflow, desired state configuration Microsoft System Center Orchestrator, Service Management Automation, and Microsoft Azure Automation.

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