Our ongoing World Of Servers series hit Las Vegas last week and dosed up on Windows Server knowledge at the Microsoft Management summit. Here are five key lessons to take away from that event.
1. Azure: Security and spread
some carefully-considered and elaborate techniquesAzure has ongoing expansion plans
2. Virtualisation is good for pizza
Domino’scheaper licensing deals
3. Out-of-office: more hindrance than help?
4. Drawing the lines around Linux and Unix management
there doesn’t seem to be a lot of demand
5. Check your licences carefully
improvements from Microsoft in that areaconsidering Windows To Go
In good news for hotel owners and bad news for my body clock, the next item on the World of Servers agenda sees me return to Las Vegas in a fortnight for Data Center World. The world of servers, it never stops turning . . .
Lifehacker’s World Of Servers sees me travelling to conferences around Australia and around the globe in search of fresh insights into how server and infrastructure deployment is changing in the cloud era. Last week, I was in Las Vegas for the Microsoft Management Summit 2013, looking for practical guidance on deploying and managing Windows servers.