OPS107: Hybrid as a management plane
Published Feb 02 2021 08:30 AM 3,870 Views

Jeff, Orin & Sonia discuss how cloud makes on-prem environments better, including cloud tiering & management tools, and what the future looks like for IT Pros.



Jeff Woolsey, Principal Program Manager



This session includes:

00:00 Introduction

00:36 The IT response to COVID-19
04:43 Where to next?
06:38 The criticality of the Domain Controller
07:52 Security improvements in later versions of Windows Server
08:44 What should IT Pros learn next?
13:50 Security versus compatibility
17:40 Azure policies deployed on-premises via Azure Arc
20:00 Systems management today versus in the past
21:10 Inventory and management in distributed environments
24:05 Managing hybrid environments with Azure Arc
26:45 How the cloud compliments on-prem
30:34 Better together - Windows Server 2019 and Azure File Sync
40:47 Centrally manage from Azure
43:50 Azure Monitor
44:25 Systems Center integration
44:54 Azure Policy
45:44 The next set of tools for your IT Pro toolbox and your career
46:38 SMB customers, Partners and managed service providers and Azure Lighthouse
51:58 On-prem "upwards" management and Windows Admin Center
56:05 Azure IoT Edge plug-in for Windows Admin Center
57:19 Orin kills mmc.exe
59:37 Windows Admin Center OR PowerShell? Why not both!
1:00:16 SPOILER ALERT - New versions of Windows Server will be released in the future
1:01:00 Azure Stack HCI


Community chat

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IT Ops Talks Hybrid Event: https://aka.ms/ITOpsTalks

IT Ops Talks Community Chat: https://aka.ms/OPS107-chat

Windows Admin Center 

Azure Policy definitions for Azure Arc enabled Servers 

Azure File Sync Cloud Tiering 

Azure Lighthouse 


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