Ten Reasons you’ll love Windows Server 2016: PowerShell and DSC
In his “Ten Reasons you’ll love Windows Server 2016” video series, technical evangelist Matt McSpirit introduces you to some of the experts behind the most exciting new features and capabilities in Windows Server 2016.
In this episode, you will meet Keith Bankston, Senior Program Manager on the Microsoft PowerShell team. Keith highlights what’s changed for PowerShell in Windows Server 2016, and how it can help enable DevOps practices. He speaks to the enhancements in Desired State Configuration (DSC) and introduces the PowerShell Gallery and PowerShell GitHub.
Find a topic:
- [01:28] What's new in Windows Server 2016 PowerShell?
- [02:05] Help us understand DevOps in the context of PowerShell?
- [07:45] What are the tools and capabilities to make things easier?
- [15:44] Making it available everywhere...what does that mean to people?
- [19:01] How to get started?
Access additional resources:
- Get started: PowerShell quick starts and more
- Get in-depth training:
--What's New in Windows Server 2016 Preview
--Getting Started with PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC)
--Advanced PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) and Custom Resources
--Managing Windows Containers and Hyper-V Containers using PowerShell
- Stay up to date: PowerShell Blog
- Get hand-on: Windows Server 2016 trial evaluation
Need another reason to love Windows Server 2016?
Read more about Server Management in the corresponding Windows Server blog post or find other videos and topics from this series:
- PowerShell and DSC (blog)
- Active Directory and Identity (blog)
- Server Management (blog)
- Remote Desktop Services (blog)
- Software-Defined Storage (blog)
- Software-Defined Compute (blog)
- Software-Defined Networking (blog)
- Security (blog)
- Containers (blog)
- Nano Server and Recap (blog)
What are some of the most important server management features for you? Anything you're excited to try in Windows Server 2016? Let us know in the comments below or find us on Twitter:
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