FREE Microsoft eBooks
As an official Microsoft Gold Learning Partner, QA is proud to offer you a selection of free Microsoft eBooks on a range of popular Microsoft technologies like Azure, SQL Server 16 and Windows Server 16.
This eBook covers the fundamentals of Azure you need to start developing solutions right away. It concentrates on the features of the Azure platform that you are most likely to need to know rather than on every feature and service available on the platform.
This eBook also provides several walkthroughs you can follow to learn how to create VMs and virtual networks, websites and storage accounts, and so on. In many cases, real-world tips are included to help you get the most out of your Azure experience.
This eBook introduces you to SQL Server in an Azure virtual machine and to Azure SQL Database, and walks you through getting started with each approach.
It takes you from creating a SQL Server instance in a virtual machine or as a platform service to migrating an on-premises database into Azure and then to securing the data and the database in Azure.
This eBook introduces three new security features: Always Encrypted, Row-Level Security, and Dynamic Data Masking. It discusses enhancements that enable you to better manage performance and storage: TempDB configuration, query store, and Stretch Database.
It also reviews several improvements to Reporting Services and describes AlwaysOn Availability Groups, tabular enhancements, and R integration.
This eBook details how to efficiently manage corporate IT infrastructures with Windows Server 2016. Each chapter has been written by either field experts or members of the product group, giving you the latest information on every improvement or new feature that is included in this version of Windows Server.
This information will help you to prepare for Windows Server 2016 and give you the means to develop and design a path to introduce Windows Server 2016 into your environment and take full advantage of what is to come.
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