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Microsoft Ignite 2018 is just one week away, and the excitement and electricity are at a peak level!

The Microsoft Mechanics Live is also back, live all week at Microsoft Ignite. We are on a mission to show you the best tech highlights in bite-sized, demo-rich, 15-minute shows. See the technology in action from the engineering visionaries behind the tech: Mark Russinovich, Julia White, Jeffrey Snover, Brad Anderson, Joy Chik, Corey Sanders, Jeff Teper & Lori Wright.

If you're coming to Microsoft Ignite, be part of the studio audience for a chance to win a Surface Go! Find Microsoft Mechanics Live all week at the West Hall, Immersion Zone.

Here are the tracks from Azure and the Microsoft Cloud you should not miss:

Mark Russinovich presents Azure Confidential Computing updates
Join Mark Russinovich, CTO of Azure, as he showcases Microsoft’s industry leading work in confidential computing to protect your data while its processed in the Cloud with advances across hardware, compute and more with Trusted Execution Environments and Virtualization Based Security.

Top 5 ways to adopt AI in your Apps using Azure with Julia White
Hear Azure Corporate Vice President Julia White explain and demonstrate 5 ways to infuse AI into your apps using Azure. We’ll span the cognitive services you can use for vision, speech, language, knowledge and search, as well as show how these can be built into your data models and even bots.

Modern Compute options in Azure with Corey Sanders
Join Corporate Vice President Corey Sanders for an informative and demo-packed tour of modern compute options in Azure.

PowerShell cross-platform scripting and AI-infused automation with Jeffrey Snover
Join the father of PowerShell Jeffrey Snover for a demo-rich 15 minute live show that looks at the evolution of PowerShell as the de facto automation scripting tool across Linux and Windows platforms.

SQL Server vNext meets AI and Big Data
Lead SQL Server engineer Travis Wright demonstrates the latest Big Data capabilities and showcases how it brings huge improvements in performance as well as elastic scale for compute and storage.

HoloLens meets IoT, Databricks and AI
A demo-rich tour of the merger of AI machine learning, IoT big data, Azure Databricks, HoloLens and even drones! Must-see show with Ben Walters that walks through a standard use case and supporting tech architecture with pragmatic guidance on how you can integrate it in your business apps.

Windows Server 2019 deep dive with Jeff Woolsey
An action packed demo-rich overview from Jeff Woolsey of major advances coming to Windows Server 2019 including: managing hyper-converged infrastructure; support for storage class memory; the new Storage Migration Service; deduplication coming to ReFS; new Hybrid integration between Windows Server datacenter and Azure with the Windows Admin Center and more.

AI meets IOT: Harnessing the secure intelligent edge in your apps with Jeff Hollan
Join Azure automation expert Jeff Hollan for an exclusive 15-minute show that demonstrates how you can pragmatically harness AI and IOT in your apps, as he deconstructs a real-world scenario. See the latest tech updates in action including eventing, security with Azure Sphere, Logic App automation and more.

Moving to DevOps and Getting it Right the First Time using Azure Policy and Governance
Join Azure Automation engineering expert Jeremy Winter for a demo-packed 15 minute show on the latest tools and updates to instrument policies and operational requirements directly in your DevOPs.

Azure Kubernetes Service and containers with Brendan Burns
Join one of the original founders of Kubernetes, Brendan Burns, for a demo tour of updates and the 101 on Azure Kubernetes Service. We'll show you how Kubernetes can help you reach high SLAs that you didn't think were possible - even while you're updating and servicing your apps. Learn how to push the limits of automation and scale using Kubernetes and AKS.

Power BI updates: Fusing AI and data visualization and massive enterprise scale reporting
A 15-minute deep dive of the fusion of AI and data visualization with Power BI including: automated insights, native integration of cognitive services and new extensibility options for data scientists. Keep watching too as we look at big data scale enterprise reporting, new IT controls and more.

Conditional Access updates everywhere to control risky logins and much more
Conditional Access is the new control set to avoid risky logins and unwanted users, processes and apps from accessing services and your data. Learn how conditional access is expanding beyond integration with front-door services for identity, authentication and authorization runtime experiences - so protection is pervasive.

 


We can`t wait to meet you there!

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Being a part of the live audience is one of the highlights of Ignite. Everyone should try to catch at least one show.

Microsoft

Thanks for the feedback, @Susan McClements. Hope we can see you there for an Azure session.... which ones are you planning to attend?