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Don’t miss the train. The term “DevOps” has been around for a few years. And while it may seem to be slowly coming along, it has the potential to get much bigger very soon. What is DevOps? I liken DevOps to being a “one-click release.” For me, DevOps is the merger of development and operations into a combined group, working together to put things into production much more efficiently. For this to happen, each side needs to understand what the other does.
With recent structural changes and new product announcements on the horizon, it has become clear that Microsoft is moving in the direction of becoming a devices and services company. But what exactly does that mean? It was all about the software Looking back on the past, Microsoft has always been a software-oriented company, ever since [...]
Did you know that Microsoft has internships? I guess we all knew that most big companies have an internship program, but how do we become an intern? What do we need and what types of intern roles are available? I’ve heard a lot of people say they want to work for Microsoft but not that [...]
Microsoft’s new network capture tool, Message Analyzer, has been officially released. Since first announcing Message Analyzer’s development roughly one year ago, three beta versions have been released, which has allowed Microsoft to test and refine the software that would eventually replace its previous capture tool, Network Monitor. Replacing Network Monitor is a welcome move from Microsoft. [...]
When it comes to getting certified as an IT administrator, few certification paths are as popular as the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) and Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE). In fact, it’s so popular that Microsoft brought this certification moniker out of retirement, and revamped it in April of 2012. With this revamp, Microsoft made [...]
Save time, money and sanity by automating your tasks with SharePoint 2013. SharePoint expert and instructor Jeff Adkin goes through real life scenarios that can be automated with SharePoint, providing shocking numbers on how much time you can really save.
After yesterday’s big news that Microsoft is acquiring Nokia’s devices business in a $7+ billion merger, speculation has run rampant on what this will mean to the newly formed company as well as those seemingly left out in the cold, namely other Windows Phone OEMs. Although Microsoft has tried to assure partners and stockholders that [...]
Microsoft has just released an official version of Windows 8.1 to manufacturers in preparation for the October 18th launch. Unlike past releases however, developers and IT professionals with MSDN subscriptions are being told that they too will have to wait until October 18th to get their beloved Start buttons back; and they are none too [...]
Are you a dev pro who dabbles in IT? If so and you’re not building up your virtualization skills, what’s holding you back? It’s possible you’re not sure where to begin your training, and if that’s the case, we’re here to help. If you haven’t heard, we recently acquired TrainSignal, the leading provider of IT [...]
Markus Jensen, our newest author has just published his first course, Introduction to Microsoft Business Intelligence End-User Tools Are you confused by the fact that there is not one End-User Tool for Business Intelligence (BI) but there are many from Microsoft? In this course, Markus Jensen set out to show you how on to use Microsoft [...]
Once you’ve obtained five or more years of experience in the IT field, basic entry-level certifications won’t cut it anymore. Keep your resume updated and your skills sharp with these advanced certifications.
There’s a reason why there’s been an outcry in the community over the impending cancellation of TechNet subscriptions. If you haven’t been all that distressed, check out our top five reasons why you should snag a subscription before it’s gone for good.
Ready to make your debut on the IT pro stage? In order to land that great job you’ve been looking for, you need to bulk up your resume with the right certifications. But if you’re new to IT, that may seem like an overwhelming task. Check out the top 5 certifications to begin your career.
Robert Boedigheimer has just published a new course! Log Parser is a free tool from Microsoft that provides the ability to write SQL-like queries against a large number of input formats. It is not just text based files like web logs, CSV files, etc. but also system resources like the file system, registry and event [...]
In the final installment of his SharePoint career series, Jeff Adkin discusses the joys and realities behind SharePoint consulting. How much do you really get paid? How much do you really work? And what’s so special about SharePoint?
An MCT from Istanbul emailed Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to let him know how devastating it will be to lose TechNet. He’s on a mission to get other MCTs to speak out against the change and shares his story with us.
We are proud to present Stephen Thomas, our newest author, who has just published his first course, What’s new in BizTalk Server 2013. In this course, we will take a look at the new features of BizTalk Server 2013. Short on time? Module 1 is a high level overview of all the new major features including [...]
The failover clustering features of your dreams are finally ready for you to enjoy with Windows Server 2012. Check out one expert’s wishlist, and how his top features can be leveraged by Windows Server admins.
There’s been a lot of buzz about Windows 8.1, but what actually has changed? We uncover the most significant changes to the latest Windows update and suggest why you might want to reconsider upgrading.
Esteban Garcia published a new course: Microsoft Test Manager 2012 Learn how to use Microsoft Test Manager to plan, manage, and execute manual and automated tests. This course covers: Scripted test cases Exploratory testing Ways for you to gather the right information to generate bugs and get them resolved quickly Will take walk you from [...]