CBT Nuggets https://blog.cbtnuggets.com Tue, 23 May 2017 16:00:14 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.5 32757567 Roadmap to Success: MCSA: Windows Server 2016 http://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=2017/05/roadmap-to-success-mcsa-windows-server-2016/ http://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=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://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=2017/05/open-source-skills-for-the-microsoft-master/ http://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=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://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=2017/05/the-microsoft-embrace-of-open-source/ http://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=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://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=2017/05/this-week-all-about-sdn/ http://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=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://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=2017/05/is-sddc-a-worthwhile-venture-for-vmware/ http://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=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://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=2017/05/5-jobs-you-can-get-with-sdn/ http://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=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://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=2017/05/how-much-can-you-save-with-sdn/ http://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=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://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=2017/05/roadmap-to-success-mcsa-linux-on-azure/ http://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=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://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=2017/05/how-sdn-and-server-2016-play-nice/ http://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=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://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=2017/05/3-benefits-of-software-defined-networking/ http://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=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://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=2017/05/this-week-cabling/ http://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=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://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=2017/05/the-top-6-wires-and-devices-that-keep-the-world-connected/ http://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=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://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=2017/05/new-course-microsoft-powerpoint-2016/ http://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=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://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=2017/05/extreme-cabling/ http://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=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://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=2017/05/everything-you-need-to-know-about-cabling-for-job-interviews/ http://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=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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Make Your Own Custom Cables http://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=2017/05/make-your-own-custom-cables/ http://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=2017/05/make-your-own-custom-cables/#respond Tue, 09 May 2017 11:00:02 +0000 http://blog.cbtnuggets.com/?p=8457

 Have you ever found yourself purchasing expensive cables in odd lengths, or spooling extra cable awkwardly on the floor, and thought, there’s got to be a better way...? With a few specific tools and the right information, making your own custom cables is both simple and inexpensive.

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Why Your Wi-Fi Sucks and How To Fix It http://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=2017/05/optimize-your-home-network/ http://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=2017/05/optimize-your-home-network/#respond Mon, 08 May 2017 11:00:38 +0000 http://blog.cbtnuggets.com/?p=8454

Improve the speed, coverage, and reliability in your home network by approaching it as a lab. Learn why WiFi tends to struggle and how to do a brief network assessment, when to use WiFi or wired, where to place your WAPs, and how to configure your equipment.

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This Week: Your Worst-case IT Scenarios http://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=2017/05/this-week-your-worst-case-it-scenarios/ http://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=2017/05/this-week-your-worst-case-it-scenarios/#respond Sat, 06 May 2017 11:00:57 +0000 http://blog.cbtnuggets.com/?p=8428

There are plenty of things that keep IT pros up at night. Your job security, a data breach, or budget woes. This week, we looked at several nightmare scenarios — and how you can respond if they ever become a reality for you.

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What to Do with a Slashed IT Budget http://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=2017/05/what-you-can-do-with-a-slashed-it-budget/ http://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=2017/05/what-you-can-do-with-a-slashed-it-budget/#respond Fri, 05 May 2017 11:00:47 +0000 http://blog.cbtnuggets.com/?p=8427

Most IT pros worry about budget cuts. Your IT department budget usually gives you the funding to do your job well, but what happens when your budget is slashed by the higher-ups? We go through solutions that will help you thrive in these unsavory circumstances.

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How to be an IT Hero When Natural Disasters Strike http://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=2017/05/how-to-be-an-it-hero-when-natural-disasters-strike/ http://library.iitj.ac.in/?team=2017/05/how-to-be-an-it-hero-when-natural-disasters-strike/#respond Thu, 04 May 2017 11:00:32 +0000 http://blog.cbtnuggets.com/?p=8425

Earthquake, fire, flood, hurricane, tornado, or even a volcano — there are enough scary movies out there about natural disasters to keep you up at night. But when you’re an IT pro, the threat of a natural disaster is all the more horrifying. We take a look at what to do when the unthinkable happens.

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