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Play by Play: The Application Platform in Windows Server 2016

by Andrew Mason and Jason Helmick

There are many benefits to developing applications for Nano Server. In this course, Andrew Mason from the Windows Server team at Microsoft discusses these benefits and how Nano Server provides just enough OS for next-gen distributed applications.

What you'll learn

Developing high-quality applications just became easier than ever with the release of Windows Server 2016 and its Nano Server cloud application platform. In this course, Play by Play: The Application Platform in Windows Server 2016, Andrew Mason from the Windows Server and Services team shows how Windows Server 2016 transforms the application platform and resolves the interface between Devs and Ops. You'll learn about the Nano Server, application deployment options on Windows Server 2016 (physical host, guest VM, and containers), how reverse forwarders simplify migrating legacy applications to Windows Server 2016, and how packaging applications is easier than ever. By the end of this course, you'll be excited about integrating Nano Server in your application platform and ready to get started.

About the authors

Andrew Mason is a Principal PM Manager in the Enterprise & Cloud Division at Microsoft where he works on Windows Server and Services. Andrew's team is responsible for the Windows Server platform and tools, including the various installation options of Windows Server, such as Server Core. He has been involved with Windows Server in one way or another at Microsoft since before Windows NT 3.1 shipped.

Jason Helmick is an author for Pluralsight. His IT career spans more than 25 years or enterprise consulting on a variety of technologies, with a focus on strategic IT business planning. He’s a highly successful IT author, columnist, lecturer, and instructor, specializing in automation practices for the IT pro. Jason is a leader in the IT professional community, and serves as board member and COO/CFO of PowerShell.Org. Jason’s publications include Learn Windows IIS in a Month of Lunches, and he h... more

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