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8:30am–9:30am PDT October 31, 2014

Are you considering a move to the cloud? If you want to learn from Microsoft partners who have already successfully transitioned, sign up for Cloud Profitability Fridays. Participate in live Q&A chats with experts on cloud topics from financial modeling and IT purchases to marketing and creating a business plan. Join us every Friday at 8:30am Pacific Time. You only need to register once for the entire series!

9:00am–1:00pm PST November 6, 2014

If you know about sprites and boss fights but not how to create them, and you'd like to get into the video game industry, grab this opportunity to jump in and get started. Learn what skills you need, and get a look at many available tools. Explore design, art, and sound, and find out how games actually make money. You even see demos and get tips on how to get a job in the industry.

9:00am–5:00pm PST November 11, 2014

Take a deep dive into in-memory databases, known as tabular models, supported by SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) tools in SQL Server 2012 and SQL Server 2014. Experts show exciting demos, including a step-by-step build of an actual tabular data model, plus some common pitfalls to avoid.

9am–3pm PST November 13, 2014

​Learn to build games for the Windows Store, with the wildly popular Cocos2d-x. In this course, walk through the engine's background, explore its popularity, learn how to set up a Windows machine for Cocos development, and watch experts build a game from start to finish.

9am–1pm PST November 20, 2014

Learn to build games with Marmalade, a fun (and free) high-performance, cross-platform development tool. Use the Marmalade interface, develop the basic components and structure of a game, explore scene management, and get the details on Marmalade tools, Marmalade Quick, and Lua.

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This course focuses on how using System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 can help your business build, deploy, and maintain a private cloud. After completing these three modules you will have learnt about the Virtual Machine Manager 2012 product, and the features it utilizes to build and support the virtualized and physical resources that are part of your private cloud infrastructure. The course will also expose you to cloud computing at the business level, from the perspective of Virtual Machine Manager 2012, and show how to extend that knowledge to the technical level. The last module will show you how to manage applications within your private cloud using Virtual Machine Manager 2012 to deploy, update, and manage them. At the end, we will have illustrated how using Virtual Machine Manager 2012 as part of your private cloud infrastructure will benefit both your organization and the IT Pro.

45 Points
Level 200
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This course provides an overview of the new System Center 2012 Configuration Manager product.

After completing this course you will understand the features that enable System Center 2012 Configuration Manager to:-

  • Easily distribute applications to users, regardless of device or form factor.
  • Perform software updates.
  • Device management improvements.

The course will also cover how System Center 2012 Configuration Manager makes it easier to service the rapidly growing number of connected devices in your organization, such as smartphones, tablets, and virtual machines, through centralized global configuration management.

Course modules will also show you the changes that help simplify the configuration and management of the infrastructure, how to use System Center 2012 Configuration Manager to gain insight to and control IT systems through easier maintenance, improved security and simplified configuration, as well as a number of other new features and updates to self-service application delivery, integrated settings management, antivirus management, UNIX and Linux support, compliance improvements, security updates, the new GUI, and much more!

65 Points
Level 200
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This Cloud Training course focuses on how using technologies and tools from Microsoft can help your business build, deploy, and maintain a private cloud. You will learn about the core Windows Server products, and how to use them to build and support the virtualized and physical resources that are part of your private cloud infrastructure. You will be exposed to common cloud computing configuration and management practices, as well as technical details to help you be successful in building a private cloud for your business. Lastly, you will learn how using tools and technologies from Microsoft as part of your private cloud will benefit both your organization and you as the IT professional.

20 Points
Level 200
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This course focuses on how using Microsoft System Center can help you build, deploy and manage a private cloud infrastructure. In this Cloud Computing & Management course you will learn about the features System Center offers for building and supporting the virtualized and physical resources that are part of your private cloud infrastructure.
 
You will understand Microsoft’s vision for cloud computing, from the business perspective to the technical level. Lastly, you will learn how to use tools such as VMM 2012 to deploy, update, and manage applications within your private cloud. The course will illustrate how using System Center as part of your private cloud infrastructure will benefit both your organization and you as the IT professional.

40 Points
Level 200
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This Private Cloud Training course focuses on how using Microsoft System Center can help you build, deploy, and manage the service-oriented architecture of the Microsoft private cloud.

You will understand Microsoft’s vision for cloud computing from the services standpoint and how using new components of the System Center product, specifically the Orchestrator and Service Manager components, enable you to deploy, update, and manage service offerings within your private cloud. The course will illustrate how using the service management features of System Center as part of your private cloud infrastructure will benefit both your organization and you as the IT professional.

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Level 200
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