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Are you new to microservices? Don’t miss this look at the fundamentals of microservices-based applications. Learn about what microservices are, the benefits of microservices architectures, and what to consider when building microservices-based applications.
Find out about the pros and cons of microservices, review the Azure Compute platform and Virtual Machine Scale Sets, see how to get started using Azure Container Services, and explore the fundamentals of Azure Service Fabric. Wrap the course with a look at how containers on both Linux and Windows fit into the microservices stories, and check out next steps.

1 | Introducing Services Architectures
New to services architectures? This is the place to get started. Learn why microservices and 12-factor apps are gaining so much momentum, along with what the advantages and the drawbacks are.
2 | Introducing Containers
Learn about the different isolation levels of applications, how containers fit into this, and how to use them on them on a basic level.
3 | Azure Compute Platform and Virtual Machine Scale Sets
Get an overview of the Azure Compute platform and Virtual Machine Scale Sets, which is the Azure compute layer to power most of our services platforms.
4 | What is Azure Container Services?
Take a look at the fundamentals of Azure Container Services and how you can get started using it.
5 | What is Azure Service Fabric?
Explore the fundamentals of Azure Service Fabric and its programming model. See how to put together a Service Fabric microservices application using a Node.js application.
6 | Summary and Next Steps
Learn where to go from here to keep digging into microservices and containers.

Learn
  • Get an introduction to services architecture.
  • Get an intro to containers.
  • Learn about Azure Container Services.
  • Get the details on Azure Service Fabric.
  • Explore next steps.
  • Find out about the Azure Compute platform.
  • Learn about Virtual Machine Scale Sets.
Prerequisites
  • .NET experience




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Finally! you can install Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio for Free! and without the need to install a SQL Server Instance!
It's just awesome, isn't it?

Here is the download link:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=820751

Or if they canged it in the future you can find more details and the new doanload link in this MSDN page:
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt238290.aspx

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) is an integrated environment for accessing, configuring, managing, administering, and developing all components of SQL Server. SSMS combines a broad group of graphical tools with a number of rich script editors to provide developers and administrators of all skill levels access to SQL Server. This release features improved compatibility with previous versions of SQL Server, a stand-alone web installer, and toast notifications within SSMS when new releases become available.

Version Information
This release of SSMS uses the Visual Studio 2015 Isolated shell.
The version number for SQL Server Management Studio June 2016 generally available release is: 13.0.15500.91

Supported SQL Server versions
This version of SSMS works with all supported versions of SQL Server (SQL Server 2008 - SQL Server 2016), and provides the greatest level of support for working with the latest cloud features in Azure SQL Database.
There is no explicit block for SQL Server 2000 or SQL Server 2005, but some features may not work properly.
Additionally, this version of SSMS can be installed side-by-side with earlier released non-preview versions.

Supported Operating systems
This release of SSMS supports the following platforms when used with the latest available service pack:
Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7 (SP1), Windows Server 2012 (64-bit), Windows Server 2012 R2 (64-bit), Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit)

I hope this helps and you can just simply get access to your remote SQL instances (as that is normally the scenario you work on.
Who needs a local SQL Server Instance running on their dev box? I'm going to uninstall all those server instances right now!