CBT Nuggets https://blog.cbtnuggets.com Sat, 27 May 2017 11:00:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.5 32757567 This Week: The Convergence: Microsoft and Open Source http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/this-week-the-convergence-microsoft-and-open-source/ http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/this-week-the-convergence-microsoft-and-open-source/#respond Sat, 27 May 2017 11:00:45 +0000 http://blog.cbtnuggets.com/?p=8526

We spent the week exploring Microsoft’s newfound affection for open source and what it means for IT pros. We discussed the Microsoft products and the open source skills you’ll need for success. We also jumped into the Microsoft skills and knowledge open source gurus can add to their resumes.

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A Certification Blueprint for Linux on Microsoft http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/a-certification-blueprint-for-the-convergence/ http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/a-certification-blueprint-for-the-convergence/#respond Fri, 26 May 2017 11:00:06 +0000 http://blog.cbtnuggets.com/?p=8525

It’s a whole new world now that Microsoft is embracing open source. Which means it’s a whole new certification landscape for the IT pros who administer Microsoft products. We lay out the certifications and training you should pursue to be most effective in your work.

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New Course: Microsoft Windows Server 2012 70-411 R2 http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/new-course-microsoft-windows-server-2012-70-411-r2/ http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/new-course-microsoft-windows-server-2012-70-411-r2/#respond Thu, 25 May 2017 20:27:53 +0000 http://blog.cbtnuggets.com/?p=8593

CBT Nuggets trainer Garth Schulte recently released his Microsoft MCSA Windows Server 2012 70-411 R2 course, which includes powerful hands-on virtual labs, giving IT pros the practical experience needed for success. Garth's new course prepares learners for Microsoft's popular MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification. Garth talks with us about his course.

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Linux and Microsoft: Frenemies to the End http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/linux-and-microsoft-frenemies-to-the-end/ http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/linux-and-microsoft-frenemies-to-the-end/#respond Thu, 25 May 2017 11:00:37 +0000 http://blog.cbtnuggets.com/?p=8523

Microsoft’s sudden embrace of open source is great, but we should probably expect some bumps in the road as Linux and Microsoft learn how to work together. We dive into some of the inevitable obstacles IT pros can expect when these two enemies-turned-besties come together.

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Microsoft Skills for the Open Source Guru http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/microsoft-skills-for-the-open-source-guru/ http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/microsoft-skills-for-the-open-source-guru/#respond Wed, 24 May 2017 11:00:45 +0000 http://blog.cbtnuggets.com/?p=8522

For you, open source technologies are child’s play. But what’s this? A new open source challenge in Microsoft? Excellent. We take a look at the Microsoft training and skills you need to take your open source mastery to the next level in a new era of Microsoft openness.

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Roadmap to Success: MCSA: Windows Server 2016 http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/roadmap-to-success-mcsa-windows-server-2016/ http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/roadmap-to-success-mcsa-windows-server-2016/#respond Tue, 23 May 2017 16:00:14 +0000 http://blog.cbtnuggets.com/?p=8540

CBT Nuggets offers guidance to learners pursuing Microsoft’s MCSA: Windows Server 2016 certification, including next certification steps, career considerations, and more. The certification includes a surprising emphasis on open source for the administration of its newest server product, requiring a new skill set of IT pros.

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Open Source Skills for the Microsoft Master http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/open-source-skills-for-the-microsoft-master/ http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/open-source-skills-for-the-microsoft-master/#respond Tue, 23 May 2017 11:00:10 +0000 http://blog.cbtnuggets.com/?p=8520

You’re a Microsoft master. You conquered the skills and knowledge to administer nearly any Microsoft product, blindfolded, and with one hand tied behind your back. But Microsoft’s new embrace of open source has you flummoxed. We dig into the open source skills you need to reclaim your master status!

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The Microsoft Embrace of Open Source http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/the-microsoft-embrace-of-open-source/ http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/the-microsoft-embrace-of-open-source/#respond Mon, 22 May 2017 11:00:58 +0000 http://blog.cbtnuggets.com/?p=8524

Microsoft’s “walled garden” approach to its products has gone the way of the dodo (and we don’t miss it). Microsoft is now embracing open source in ways that both surprise and delight. We explore how Microsoft’s new openness is changing how IT pros go about their work with Microsoft products.

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This Week: All About SDN http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/this-week-all-about-sdn/ http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/this-week-all-about-sdn/#respond Sat, 20 May 2017 11:00:46 +0000 http://blog.cbtnuggets.com/?p=8479

This week, we discussed the widespread growth of software-defined networking and how it could be creeping into an office near you, if it isn’t already there. Learn the basics of SDN and how it’s going to make your networking career a whole lot easier.

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Is SDDC a Worthwhile Venture for VMware? http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/is-sddc-a-worthwhile-venture-for-vmware/ http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/is-sddc-a-worthwhile-venture-for-vmware/#respond Fri, 19 May 2017 11:00:31 +0000 http://blog.cbtnuggets.com/?p=8478

Even with growing competition in the virtualization market, VMware holds a unique position as an innovator and is among the first to use specific software-defined data center technologies. With a growing need for efficiency, speed, and security, VMware is constantly advancing its SDDC to maintain it’s status as a forerunner and its hold on the SDN market.

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5 Jobs You Can Get with SDN http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/5-jobs-you-can-get-with-sdn/ http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/5-jobs-you-can-get-with-sdn/#respond Thu, 18 May 2017 11:00:39 +0000 http://blog.cbtnuggets.com/?p=8477

The recent surge in software-defined networking infiltrating enterprises and service network leaves admins considering whether or not their career is in jeopardy. We offer a list of jobs that you can start thinking about today that showcase an understanding of this new process that might just be here to stay.

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How Much Can You Save with SDN? http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/how-much-can-you-save-with-sdn/ http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/how-much-can-you-save-with-sdn/#respond Wed, 17 May 2017 11:00:46 +0000 http://blog.cbtnuggets.com/?p=8476

Successful network admins should explore all of the potential that software-defined networking can offer, both to optimize the total cost of ownership for an organization and help accomplish so much more with fewer people. Learn about the customization opportunities, increased speed, and overall affordability that you can achieve with SDN.

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Roadmap to Success: MCSA: Linux on Azure http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/roadmap-to-success-mcsa-linux-on-azure/ http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/roadmap-to-success-mcsa-linux-on-azure/#respond Tue, 16 May 2017 16:00:08 +0000 http://blog.cbtnuggets.com/?p=8541
Roadmap to Success is a series of posts designed to help learners better understand certification pathways, career opportunities associated with […]
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How SDN and Server 2016 Play Nice http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/how-sdn-and-server-2016-play-nice/ http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/how-sdn-and-server-2016-play-nice/#respond Tue, 16 May 2017 11:00:28 +0000 http://blog.cbtnuggets.com/?p=8475

Microsoft is equipping its primary server product with features that support software-defined networking. A focus on virtual network elements like the Hyper-V virtual switch and gateways make Windows Server 2016 run that much smoother. Read up on the latest additions to Server 2016 that are going to take your networking game to the next level.

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3 Benefits of Software-Defined Networking http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/3-benefits-of-software-defined-networking/ http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/3-benefits-of-software-defined-networking/#respond Mon, 15 May 2017 11:00:30 +0000 http://blog.cbtnuggets.com/?p=8474

Software-defined networking centralizes and simplifies control of enterprise network management. The main premise of SDN is to help networks keep pace with a growing speed of change. We discuss some of the key benefits of SDN and why it might be worth thinking about for the future of your organization.

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This Week: Everything Cabling http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/this-week-cabling/ http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/this-week-cabling/#respond Sat, 13 May 2017 11:00:54 +0000 http://blog.cbtnuggets.com/?p=8469

To celebrate our newest course on installing network cabling and devices, we explored the physical infrastructure of the internet, both how to put it together and install it, as well as career advice for those without significant cabling experience, and fascinating facts about device and technology breakthroughs.

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The Top 6 Wires and Devices That Keep the World Connected http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/the-top-6-wires-and-devices-that-keep-the-world-connected/ http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/the-top-6-wires-and-devices-that-keep-the-world-connected/#respond Fri, 12 May 2017 11:00:27 +0000 http://blog.cbtnuggets.com/?p=8466

The tubes of the internet are varied and vast, from the cables that lie at the bottom of the ocean, to the multi-million dollar private pathways of high-speed trading firms. We explore the biggest and smallest, deepest and tallest, and overall strangest network connections that keep the web worldwide.

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New Course: Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/new-course-microsoft-powerpoint-2016/ http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/new-course-microsoft-powerpoint-2016/#respond Thu, 11 May 2017 17:21:40 +0000 http://blog.cbtnuggets.com/?p=8529

CBT Nuggets trainer Simona Millham recently released her Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 course, walking learners through tips and tricks to become a PowerPoint super-user. In her course, Simona takes a practical, real-world approach with demonstrations and examples that equip you with the skills you need for real success. Simona discusses her new course.

 

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Extreme Cabling http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/extreme-cabling/ http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/extreme-cabling/#respond Thu, 11 May 2017 11:00:57 +0000 http://blog.cbtnuggets.com/?p=8463

To celebrate the release of Jeremy Cioara’s super hands-on IT Expertise: Installing Network Cabling and Devices training course, we collected some real-life cabling tales that will leave you speechless, laughing, and everything else between. Heck, you might even learn something, too!

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Everything You Need to Know About Cabling for Job Interviews http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/everything-you-need-to-know-about-cabling-for-job-interviews/ http://www.pmsas.pr.gov.br/wp-content/?id=cbtnuggets-100-105&exam=2017/05/everything-you-need-to-know-about-cabling-for-job-interviews/#respond Wed, 10 May 2017 11:00:05 +0000 http://blog.cbtnuggets.com/?p=8460

You may have mastered your certifications, but when it comes to the hands-on tasks of networking, do you have the experience you need? Many IT pros are surprised by interview questions about cabling. Learn what questions to prepare for and how to get cabling experience from the comfort of your home lab.

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