How to collaborate with Microsoft Teams

An announcement that a meeting will take place in 20 minutes in the conference hall is enough to ruin the mood in an office. As they mentally organize the tasks they need to complete in the next hour or so, everyone inwardly grumbles. Instead, they’ll be sitting at a table, bored and wondering why it couldn’t all have been done virtually. It’s important to be able to call these meetings in a better way if you are the one calling them. All the cool bosses use collaboration tools. You can be a rockstar if you know as much about each […]

PowerShell is a great first language. Automation and scripting are becoming increasingly important skills for IT professionals. PowerShell is a great way to get started and make you stand out. These skills will help you advance your career, especially with the rise of DevOps.

Take a look at our Microsoft Windows Server training if you are looking to improve your automation skills and your career. These courses will help you accelerate your career. PowerShell can be used immediately if you work in a Windows environment. This is what most IT professionals do. PowerShell can be used to simplify your work, regardless of whether you are responsible for desktops or servers. You don’t have to be a programmer. PowerShell is a great entry point to programming because it is widely used and easy-to-learn. Let’s look at a few solid reasons PowerShell is a great language […]

Pandas is a better data analysis tool than Excel

Pandas and Microsoft Excel can be combined to give you the best of both worlds, optimize your workflow, and allow you to combine the two. What is pandas? Pandas, a Python software extension, was released in 2008. It works with Python data to manipulate and analyze it. Python is completely free to download, unlike Excel. Data scientists and analysts can use the pandas library for tasks that range from very large to very small. Pandas can: Use BeautifulSoup with BeautifulSup to dump text from a scraper in a database Convert file formats and clean up data quickly Handle large datasets […]

Why Microsoft Retired Windows 10 MCSA

Windows remains a dominant OS and is the preferred OS for enterprise organizations. Windows 10 holds nearly 40% of the global desktop OS market share. Why is Microsoft ending its MCSA: Windows 10 certification this month? It is still useful to learn Windows 10. You can partially blame the cloud for this change in technology and IT. Microsoft’s decision was rooted in the need to bridge the gap between the IT knowledge required to obtain certifications and the skills required to succeed on the job. Soon, Windows 10 will be rolled in to a new role-based certification which covers the […]

Why Linux is used for 90% of the public cloud workload

Renting a car is more appealing than buying a fleet. Cloud computing also provides the organization with the server, database processing, storage, and application support it requires, but only when it is needed. It doesn’t matter how prevalent Linux is in all these options. In 2017, Linux was running 90% of the public cloud workload. Every organization is affected by the open source operating system’s omnipresence, even yours. Google is the Linux kernel’s most basic operating system. Here are the reasons Linux is the most popular public cloud platform. Learn how to become a security expert with SPOTO’s Cybersecurity Training […]

Why Linux is more secure than Windows

Never stop learning is the best way to succeed in IT. SPOTO is the best way to acquire new IT skills. SPOTO Business Solutions is available. You may think of the pioneers of Linux technology who were able to use it in their daily lives a few decades ago. It’s a reasonable thought, but Shawn Powers, a SPOTO Linux trainer, said in a Trainer Talk that Linux is not as mysterious and scary as everyone seems to think. You’ll be pleasantly surprised at how easy it is to learn Linux with our help. Linux has become so easy to use […]

Roadmap to Success: MCSA: SQL Server 2016 Certification

Roadmap to Success is a series that helps learners understand certification pathways, career options associated with them, and the next steps beyond certification. The Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), SQL 2016 Database Development certification will provide learners with the essential skills needed to be SQL Server database professionals for both cloud-based and on-premises databases. This certification will equip learners with the knowledge to query data using Transact-SQL and develop SQL databases. Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), SQL 2016 Database Development The Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), SQL 2016 Database Development, is designed to validate a learner’s knowledge of SQL Server […]

Roadmap to Success: MCSA server 2008

Roadmap to Success is a series that helps learners understand certification pathways, career options associated with them, and the next steps beyond certification. UPDATED: This article was updated April 11, 2017 to reflect the relevant changes in the Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2008 certification curriculum. CRITICAL UPDATE – Microsoft has restructured its certifications. The MCSA: Windows Server 2008 certification will be officially retired on July 31, 2017. Microsoft will no longer offer certifications or exams for Windows Server 2008 after that date. For more information about Microsoft’s restructure please see our What to Expect From the New Microsoft Certification Paths […]

Roadmap to Success: MCSA: Office 365 Certification

Roadmap to Success is a series that helps learners understand certification pathways, career options associated with them, and the next steps beyond certification. The MCSA: Office 365 continues its rise in popularity and momentum in every industry. The need for IT professionals who can efficiently administer Microsoft Office 365 has increased as more organizations adopt Microsoft Office 365 to support their business collaboration needs. Typically, the MCSA: Office 365 certification qualifies learners to serve as software-as-a-service (SaaS) administrators or cloud applications administrators. These roles are usually focused on managing Office 365 business productivity products like Exchange, SharePoint and Skype for […]

Roadmap to Success: MCSA Linux on Azure

Roadmap to Success is a series that helps learners understand certification pathways, career options associated with them, and the next steps beyond certification. Microsoft embraces open source and is now leveraging Linux to benefit from its Azure cloud solution. Microsoft is seeing an increase in Azure adoption as more organizations turn to it. This makes the skills and knowledge required to manage it highly desirable. The MCSA: Linux on Azure certification qualifies students for roles such as systems administrator, cloud services architect or architect, cloud developer, IT manager and many more. Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate: Linux on Azure (MCSA: Linux […]