Workshop: Microsoft’s Transform the Datacenter Immersion
On December 15, in an effort to promote cloud computing technologies and taking into account the increased interest in them, ALBARS together with Microsoft Lietuva organised the workshop Microsoft’s Transform the Datacenter Immersion, designed for executives and it professionals from the private and public sectors. This year’ workshop was already the third event of this type. The theoretical and practical training of the workshop was conducted by Jevgenijus Vinochodovas, International Microsoft Technology Expert, Microsoft Private Cloud Facilitator, vTSP, MVP (2012-2016), MCT.
Why should the datacener be transformed? Why Microsoft? Today’s business applications require modern platforms that would allow more efficient management of datacenters and IT infrastructure of the enterprise in Microsoft’s cloud, quick response to the needs of the activities of the organisation, ensured reliable and stable operation and secure transfer of employees’ environments to different devices. Microsoft’s cloud access provides a consistent and comprehensive set of capabilities together with Windows Server, System Center, Microsoft Azure and SQL Server, which help enterprises to take advantage of all the benefits that the cloud provides.
The participants of the workshop had a great opportunity to get acquainted with Microsoft’s vision of the modern datacenter and learn how to effectively manage and automate the enterprise datacenter. Three modules were presented at the event: A presentation of Cloud OS and two practical exercises, where the participants were familiarised with the requirements for the cloud infrastructure, tools and methods of automation, application management, monitoring with the involvement of Microsoft Operation Management Suite (OMS) and implementation of high reliability, and emergency resource restoration. Discussions were held on how to prepare a datacenter of an enterprise for transformation to meet Windows Server 2016.
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