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81.

Create and Manage Users and Groups in Active Directory

82.

Deploy Your First Active Directory Forest and Domain

83.

Get Started with Office 365

  • By Blain BartonJun 24, 2015
  • Office 365, one of the public cloud-based services offered by Microsoft, is a software as a service (SaaS) suite that includes not only the personal computer versions of Office, but also mobile versions and the server services needed to connect them. If you’re ready to learn more about Office 365, this chapter from Microsoft Public Cloud Services: Setting up your business in the cloud will give you a great overview.
84.

Design Microsoft Azure Infrastructure and Networking

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Managing User Profiles in Microsoft SharePoint Online for Office 365

  • By Bill EnglishJun 23, 2015
  • In this chapter from Microsoft SharePoint Online for Office 365: Administering and configuring for the cloud, Bill English introduces the management of user profiles and discusses the usefulness of these profiles for finding experience and expertise within your organization. He looks at how to create new user profiles and why you might want to create user subtypes to make unique profiles or different profile types in your environment. He also discusses organization profiles and how to set up My Sites.
86.

Microsoft Public Cloud Services: What the Cloud Can Do for Your Business

87.

How to Install, Configure, and Manage the Mailbox Role in Microsoft Exchange Server 2013

88.

Planning and Deploying Session-based Virtual Desktops

89.

Virtualizing Desktops and Apps with Windows Server 2012 R2 Inside Out: Planning and Implementing App-V

90.

Working with Site Data in Node.js

91.

Enabling a Mobile Workforce: Managing BYOD and Company-Owned Devices

92.

Agile Project Management with Kanban: Adapting from Waterfall

93.

Exam Ref 70-695 Deploying Windows Devices and Enterprise Apps (MCSE): Implement a Lite-Touch Deployment

94.

Design and Implement an Azure Storage Strategy

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T-SQL Querying: TOP and OFFSET-FETCH

  • By Itzik Ben-Gan, Kevin Farlee, Adam Machanic, Dejan SarkaMar 11, 2015
  • This chapter from T-SQL Querying starts with the logical design aspects of the filters. It then uses a paging scenario to demonstrate their optimization. The chapter also covers the use of TOP with modification statements. Finally, the chapter demonstrates the use of TOP and OFFSET-FETCH in solving practical problems like top N per group and median.
96.

Implement an Azure Active Directory

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Exam Ref 70-342 Advanced Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 (MCSE): Design, Configure, and Manage Site Resiliency

  • By Brian Reid, Steve GoodmanFeb 10, 2015
  • This chapter from Exam Ref 70-342 Advanced Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 (MCSE) discusses the features and roles of Exchange Server 2013 that are utilized in a resilient site design so that you can be sure you have a solid understanding of the requirements of the software, and so that your network, servers, and processes will work as required.
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Extend Microsoft Access Applications to the Cloud: Creating a Blank Web App and Using Templates

  • By Andrew CouchFeb 9, 2015
  • In this chapter from Extend Microsoft Access Applications to the Cloud, you'll see how you can create a new blank web app using design tools without needing to import existing data. You’ll also look at basic design activities such as creating lookups and relationships, adding validation rules, indexing, and using calculated fields.
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Extend Microsoft Access Applications to the Cloud: Creating Data Sources by Using Queries

  • By Andrew CouchFeb 9, 2015
  • In this chapter from Extend Microsoft Access Applications to the Cloud, Andrew Couch provides a detailed explanation of how queries are created and how they can then be used in your application.
100.

Azure Websites and Azure Cloud Services

  • By Michael Collier, Robin ShahanFeb 6, 2015
  • In this chapter from Microsoft Azure Essentials - Fundamentals of Azure, the authors take a look at two of the Platform as a Service (PaaS) offerings in Microsoft Azure: Azure Websites and Azure Cloud Services. They talk about what Azure Websites is, how to use the service to create websites, and how to keep them updated. They also look at the options for prebuilt websites offered by Azure.

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