Today I joined also the session "Azure Automation – Dive deep and learn to breathe under water" with Aleksandar Nikolic and Jakob Gottlieb Svendsen at SCU Europe 2016.
They shared their Best Practices for OMS an Azure Automation Runbooks:
Today I joined the session „Kelverion - Bringing Automation to the Cloud” at SCU Europe 2016 from Greg Charman.
Greg shared the in Kelverions view:
Microsoft has released Technical Preview 5 for System Center 2016 (and Windows Server 2016) some weeks ago (https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/evaluate-system-center-techn).
I can find no official statement from Microsoft sites until now, but some other sources like ZDNet.com declare it as "feature complete"". I believe it's the final version before RTM as well and not too much changes will be made for the final release.
So, how Orchestrator and Service Management Automation (SMA) will look like?
Thanks to the feedback of the customers there are now advanced scheduling options for Runbooks in Azure Automation.
You can configure the recurrence to recur every x hour, day, week or month.
UR9, UR8, UR7, … So, which is the latest Update Rollup for System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator at the moment?
At the moment Update Rollup 9 for System Center 2012 R2 is available.
Update Rollup 9 for System Center 2012 R2 contains updates for Service Provider Foundation, Data Protection Manager, Operations Manager, Service Manager, Virtual Machine Manager, Windows Azure Pack and Windows Azure Pack Web Sites: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3129757