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Windows Server 2016 Launch

  • The Marker Hotel
  • Wednesday, October 2016
  • From 10.00 to 17.00
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    Speakers slide sets
    Below are the slide sets for each presenter.

    Aidan Finn - Azure Networking, Secure Virtual Machine Networking
    Kevin Greene - Hybrid Cloud Management with OMS
    Didier Van Hoye - What’s New & Enhanced in Windows Server 2016 Failover Clustering
    Aidan Finn - What’s New in Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V
    Aidan Finn - Windows Server 2016 The Community Launch

    Rik Hepworth - Faster app development using Windows Server 2016 Containers 



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    Join a panel of experts from around Europe to learn about what Microsoft has given us in Windows Server 2016, the newest release of Microsoft server operating system.


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    Agenda
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
    Expert speakers will present 2 tracks of sessions, spanning on-premise solutions using Windows Server and Microsoft Azure Stack, and Hybrid solutions with Microsoft Azure.



    10:30-11:15                                      Keynote
    AidanFinn, and others

    Windows Server 2016 is a part of a bigger story. This keynote will tell you the whole tale. Understand why Windows Server 2016 is different, how it fits into the cloud, and why you need to learn more about Microsoft’s cloud infrastructure, productivity, collaboration, and security solutions.
    11:30-12:30 Failover Clustering - Increase Service Uptime
    Didier Van Hoye, MVP
    The most important thing an IT pro does is keep services running. Failover Clustering makes this possible, and Windows Server 2016 features a lot of improvements that will make your life less stressful.
    Azure Networking - Secure Virtual Machine Networking
    Aidan Finn, MVP
    Deploying virtual machines in Azure is pretty easy, but did you consider how you would design network connectivity and security? This session will show you how you can use the built-in features of Azure to connect users & networks, and to secure your virtual machine deployments.


         12:30-13:15
      Lunch
     


    13:15-14:15 Storage Spaces - Software Defined Storage & Hyper-Converged Infrastructure
    Carsten Rachfahl, MVP
    You an reduce the cost of storage, boost performance, and get rid of your SAN, all by using commodity disks in normal rack servers. Learn how to do all this … and hyper-converged infrastructure without breaking the bank!
    Containers - Rapid & Virtualised Application Deployment
    Rik Hepworth, MVP
    Containers on Windows Server, Hyper-V, Azure, managed by Docker? Want to know what that means, how to speed up service deployment, and minimize your resource usage? Then attend this session!
    14:20-15:20 Hyper-V - Foundation of the Public & Private Cloud
    Aidan Finn, MVP
    Learn how Microsoft has improved Hyper-V using your feedback and lessons (and code) from Microsoft Azure, giving you a better hypervisor and the basis of Microsoft’s cloud.
    Azure Resource Manager - Rapid & Consistent Hybrid Cloud Deployments
    Gareth Grimshaw
    Azure Resource Manager lets you work with resources for a solution in a group. Azure Resource Manager deployments are rapid & repeatable, with features allowing for management post deployment. This session will demonstrate these features in Azure and locally in Azure Stack.


         15:20-15:45
      Break
     


    15:45-16:45 Azure Stack - Cloud on Your Terms
    Damian Flynn, MVP
    Would you like to run your own Azure? Not just something that looks like Azure, but is Azure? Azure Stack is coming in 2017, and it will give customers the ability to run Azure in their own racks, and have a consistent experience in public and private clouds.
    Hybrid Cloud Management with OMS
    Kevin Greene, MVP
    In this demo-driven session, you will learn how to use the power of OMS to ensure you keep your skills current and stay in a job as the impending move to the cloud progresses at a rapid pace. We’ll show you how to discover, monitor and manage your on-premise and cloud-based workloads using some of the cool new features of Microsoft’s evolving hybrid cloud management solution.
           

    Parking is limited in the immediate area. It is advisable to pre-book your parking spot before hand. Click here to pre-book your parking spot in the Grand Canal Square underground car park.



    Speakers Include: (More to be announced) 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
          
    Didier Van Hoye, MVP
    Didier is a Microsoft Infrastructure architect and strategist who focuses on delivering excellent performance and results with commodity components. He leverages Azure, Hyper-V, failover clustering, NLB, network and storage technologies in creative attempts to give a demanding user base both good & cost effective solutions to sometimes very challenging needs.

    Aidan Finn, MVP
    Aidan Finn, MVP, has been working in IT since 1996, as a consultant, systems administrator, and in technical pre-sales. Currently he works as the Technical Pre-Sales Lead of a technology distributor in Dublin, Ireland, where he evangelizes and educates Microsoft partners about Microsoft technologies such as Azure, Windows Server, and Hyper-V.
    Carsten Rachfachl, MVP
    Carsten Rachfahl (@hypervserver) started his IT career in 1988, working as a developer on porting X-Windows to an OS called OS/9. In 1991, he founded his own company in Germany and is self-employed since these ancient days. Starting 2001 with Citrix, his focus is on the virtualization space till nowadays. When Microsoft finally created a “real” Hypervisor and brought that to the market, he was all in. His Blog http://www.hyper-v-server.de is highly recognized and appreciated within the virtualization community. The Blog features tutorials, articles, screencasts, video interviews and podcasts focusing on the Microsoft Private/Hybrid Cloud.

     
    Rik Hepworth
    Rik is a Microsoft MVP for Azure and IT Director at Black Marble, an award-winning company in the north of England.
    His role includes delivering robust IT solutions to both his own organisation and its customers, which can take in a broad spectrum of technologies. An enthusiastic technology evangelist, Rik is a regular presenter at events around Europe.
    Damian Flynn, MVP

    “Making incredible software incredibly simple.” – Damian, is an Infrastructure Architect with over 20 years of IT experience working with global enterprises, currently focused on Cloud Technologies in the Converged Datacentre, with perspective on Service Management Automation for repeatable processes in “Dev/Ops” scenarios, leveraging Software Defined Networks (SDN) and declarative configuration, realised through Azure Resource Manager and Desired State; on both Linux and Windows Stacks.


    Kevin Greene, MVP
    Kevin Greene is a Microsoft MVP and consultant working for Ergo, an IT services and consulting company operating out of Dublin, Ireland. A regular speaker at local and international events, he has also co-authored a number of books including ‘Mastering System Center 2012 – Operations Manager’, ‘Mastering Windows Server 2012 R2’ and the recently released 'Getting Started with System Center Operations Manager'.

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