Today’s blog is a listing of our favorite videos and presentations that recently occurred at TechEd 2013.  I have gone through them and picked what we think are the most important to the technologies our team supports.

  1. Deployment/Client
  2. Windows Server 2012
  3. Windows Server 2012 R2
  4. Azure
  5. For Fun

For a full list of the presentations take a look at


· Building the Perfect Windows 8 Image:

· Replacing BIOS with UEFI Deployment:

· Advanced Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2012 Customizations: Dueling MDT Enhancements:

· Windows in the Enterprise:

· What’s new with Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2012 Update 1:

· Windows Store Apps: Enterprise LOB App Deployment Scenarios:

· Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Windows, But Were Afraid to Ask:

· Windows RT in the Enterprise:

· What's New in Windows 8 Deployment:

· Windows 8 Deployment Using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2012 Update 1 and Microsoft System Center..:

· Microsoft Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset (DaRT):

Windows Server 2012

· Overview of Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V:

· Cluster in a Box in 2013: How Real Customers Are Making Their Businesses Highly-Available with Windows Server 2012:

· Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Storage Performance:

· The Top Ten New Features You Really Care about in Windows Server 2012:

· Failover Cluster Networking Essentials:

· Windows Server 2012 Deployment and Ongoing Management: Why Server Core Is Right for You:

· Windows Server 2012 Failover Cluster Disaster Recovery: Everything You Need to Know to Prepare and Successfully Recover:

· Practical Implementation of Windows Server 2012 Storage Technologies:

Windows Server 2012 R2

· Introduction to Windows Server 2012 R2:

· Windows Server 2012 R2 Clustering:

· Deploying Windows Server 2012 R2 File Services for Exceptional $/IOPS:

· Continuous Availability: Deploying and Managing Clusters Using Windows Server 2012 R2:

· Storage and Availability Improvements in Windows Server 2012 R2:

· Hyper-V – What’s New in Windows Server 2012 R2:

· Storage Spaces: What’s New in Windows Server 2012 R2:

· Deep Dive on Hyper-V Network Virtualization in Windows Server 2012 R2:


· Crash Course on Automating Deployments in Windows Azure Virtual Machines. How and Which Tools?:

· Take Control of the Cloud with the Windows Azure PowerShell Cmdlets:

· Windows Azure Internals:

· Getting the Most out of Windows Azure Storage:

· Infrastructure Services on Windows Azure: Virtual Machines and Virtual Networks with Mark Russinovich:

· Best Practices from Real Customers: Deploying to Windows Azure Infrastructure Services (IaaS):

For FunJ

· Sysinternals Primer: TechEd 2013 Edition:

· Case of the Unexplained 2013: Windows Troubleshooting with Mark Russinovich:


Scott McArthur
Senior Support Escalation Engineer
Microsoft Support