Networking Series (Part 1)

Understanding DNS

-In a Windows Server Active Directory Domain Services Environment

It’s easy to understand the underlying concept about DNS, but there’s actually quite a bit to know about it if one is managing DNS in a large enterprise scenario. In this first posting, part of a multiple-part series (could be between 3-4 posts), I will explain the basics of what a DNS server does in a domain environment.

Why Do We Need DNS.

From home networks to enterprise networks, we need DNS, without it we would struggle to locate devices and websites. Who wants to remember IP addresses of websites when it’s easier to locate using a name. In fact, without DNS servers, the internet would be a very hard place to navigate.

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Update Now – Max-Q, Razer’s phone, and stolen Ethereum

Update Now is a weekly review of all things important about the tech world, whether it be bitcoin or self-driving cars, or the next big tech company acquisition, Update Now gives you the important bits only; without the bore.

Max-Q, Razer’s Phone, and Stolen Ethereum

What is nVidia Max-Q?

If you’re looking to make your next laptop purchase, you must have heard of the term “Max-Q” being thrown around. So what is it exactly? In short, it’s a set of new guidelines from NVidia that dictates how to build gaming laptops that are big, heavy and thick like a Big Mac to something as thin and lightweight like a MacBook. Gaming machines used to weight a ton and are bulky machines, imagine being able to fit a GTX1080 into a MacBook, sans the extreme heat and noise from the fan.

Watch the review for Asus’s Max-Q GTX1080 laptop and read more about What is Max-Q.

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E-Book : Microsoft Azure Essentials: Azure Automation

The “Microsoft Azure Essentials” series helps you advance your technical skills with Microsoft Azure. “Microsoft Azure Essentials: Azure Automation” will help IT pros and Windows PowerShell developers understand the core concepts around Azure Automation. Using a highly scalable workflow execution environment, Azure Automation allows you to orchestrate frequent deployment and life cycle management tasks using runbooks based on Windows PowerShell Workflow functionality. Continue reading “E-Book : Microsoft Azure Essentials: Azure Automation”

E-Book : Introducing Microsoft Power BI

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You can get started quickly with Microsoft Power BI.

Experts Alberto Ferrari and Marco Russo will help you bring your data to life, transforming your company’s data into rich visuals for you to collect and organize, allowing you to focus on what matters most to you. Stay in the know, spot trends as they happen, and push your business to new limits. This e-book introduces Microsoft Power BI basics through a practical, scenario-based guided tour of the tool, showing you how to build analytical solutions using Power BI.

Get an overview of Power BI, or dig deeper and follow along on your PC using the book’s examples.

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Windows Server 2016 : Free First-Look Clinic On-Demand Voucher

Microsoft MOC On-demand

What’s better than free stuff?

Well, we have something to share with you if you have not dive into the Windows Server 2016 yet.

Windows Server 2016 has been out for quite sometime. If you haven’t got a chance to look at what this version got to offer for you, we are glad to show you some of its new features through Microsoft MOC On-Demand. You can learn and watch it at your convenience.

Grab the FREE First-Look Clinic vouchers on the link below.

It is absolutely a free experience

Let us know what you think about this On-Demand experience once you have activated it.

What is MOC On-Demand?

Microsoft Official Course (MOC) On-Demand combines video, reading, live hands-on labs and knowledge checks to help IT Professionals build skills on Microsoft technologies as their schedules allow—all at once or five minutes at a time. The modular, self-directed course structure adapts to you learning needs and styles.

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