For this year, @Rick Claus and different teams made sure that we have a couple of great deep dive level 400 sessions at Microsoft Ignite called The Blueprint Files paired with some Ask the Experts sessions to ensure you are getting the best content and getting your questions answered. So check out this excellent list of sessions.
From Strong to Stronger Phishing Resistant authentication methods (The Blueprint Files)
Are you trying to figure out your Passwordless journey? Are you unsure what makes Phishing resistant authentication methods better than the traditional Multifactor authentication (MFA) methods? Are you not sure why there are new regulations and standards around multifactor authentication?The Identity Divisions will take you on a deep dive journey of how the next generation of authentication methods like FIDO2 and Windows Hello for Business are Phishing resistant and share some of the deployment best practices we've seen from customers all over the world.In this session you will learn how Phishing resistant authentication methods works under the hood and why they are more secure, you will learn deployment strategies and tips and how to show value to your leadership and you secure users.
Managing Windows updates in the cloud (The Blueprint Files)
With the myriad of ways to manage Windows updates, it is often asked how do Windows Server Update Service (WSUS) and Windows Update work anyway? What is the difference in the way that management tools are involved? Take a look at the big picture, then dig into what role the client plays in both WSUS and cloud update management, and some of the key differences in how you manage Windows updates on-premises and in the cloud. Not to mention how you can get the best of both worlds if you are using WSUS today.
Bring Azure Kubernetes Services to a Hybrid Environment (The Blueprint Files)
In this session, Mike Kostersitz will provide you with an in-depth view of deploying Azure Kubernetes Services (AKS) anywhere in your hybrid environment using Azure Stack HCI. Azure Kubernetes Service on Azure Stack HCI is an on-premises implementation of Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), which automates running containerized applications at scale and allows customer to bring Azure services to their on-premises environment using Azure Arc.
PowerShell Unplugged with Jeffrey Snover (The Blueprint Files)
PowerShell is more than just a management and configuration framework for IT Pro’s, it’s the glue that DevOps, Developers and IT Pro’s use to manage, configure, and automate servers and services. Are you taking full advantage of what PowerShell has to offer? Let world-renowned inventor of PowerShell, Jeffrey Snover, and his side-kick Jason Helmick, show off their favorite solutions building from PowerShell’s successful 15-year past and leveraging the new solutions for the future. Regardless if you focus on the cloud, on-premises, or a combination of both, PowerShell is the cross-platform management tool to do it all.
The cutting edge of AI: Discover the possibilities with Azure Percept (The Blueprint Files)
Join Amira Youssef to get inspired to begin building with edge AI solutions to start the digital transformation and modernization within your organization. Azure Percept is simplifying AI at the edge by giving you rapid prototyping, fully integrated experiences and a supporting ecosystem with hardware and software. In this session, Amira will show you detailed demos and discussions of Azure Percept Studio, the hardware development kit, and how to create, deploy & train an AI model with original artwork by Nitya Narasimhan.