Free Stuff Free Microsoft eBooks for SysAdmins

Eric Ligman (Microsoft Director of Business & Sales Operations) published this list of free eBooks form Microsoft. The table in this wiki doc contains the books relevant for admins and is ordered by category.

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    WindowsDeploying Windows 10: Automating deployment by using System Center Configuration ManagerPDFMOBIEPUB
    WindowsIntroducing Windows 10 for IT ProfessionalsPDFMOBIEPUB
    WindowsIntroducing Windows 10 for IT ProfessionalsPDFMOBIEPUB
    WindowsIntroducing Windows 10 for IT ProfessionalsPDFMOBIEPUB
    WindowsIntroducing Windows 10 for IT ProfessionalsPDFMOBIEPUB
    WindowsIntroducing Windows 10 for IT ProfessionalsPDFMOBIEPUB
    WindowsUse Reset To Restore Your Windows 10 PCDOCX
    WindowsUpgrading to Windows 10: A simple hands-on guide for everyone
    WindowsAccessibility in Windows 10 – A Guide For EducatorsPDF
    WindowsWindows 10 & Azure AD: Better Together for Work or SchoolPDF
    WindowsWindows 10 & EMS: Better TogetherPDF
    WindowsWindows 10 Shortcut Keys
    WindowsWindows 10 Technical Preview Quick GuidePDF
    WindowsProtecting Your Data With Windows 10 BitLockerDOCX
    WindowsMicrosoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2013MSI (x64)MSI (x32)
    WindowsDeploy Windows 10 in a School District
    WindowsWindows 8 AccessibilityPDF
    WindowsIntroducing Windows 8: An Overview for IT ProfessionalsPDFMOBIEPUB
    WindowsIntroducing Windows 8.1 for IT ProfessionalsPDFMOBIEPUB
    WindowsComparing Security Features of Windows 10 and Windows 7
    Power BIIntroducing Microsoft Power BIPDF
    Power BIGetting started with the Power BIDOCX
    Power BIGetting started with the Power BI for Windows appDOCX
    Power BIGetting started with the Power BI for iOS app
    Power BIGetting started with the Power BI for Android appDOCX
    Power BIPower BI Technical Guides ZIP
    Power BIConfiguring Power BI mobile apps with Microsoft IntuneDOCX
    Power BIPower BI mobile apps—enabling data analytics on the goDOCX
    Power BIAsk, find, and act—harnessing the power of CortanaDOCX
    AzureMicrosoft Azure Essentials Migrating SQL Server Databases to AzurePDFMOBILE PDF
    AzureMicrosoft Azure Essentials Fundamentals of AzurePDFMOBIEPUB
    AzureMicrosoft Azure Essentials Azure Machine LearningPDFMOBIEPUB
    AzureMicrosoft Azure Essentials Azure AutomationPDFMOBIEPUB
    AzureTaking the cloud to your datacenter – Microsoft Azure StackPDF
    AzureBuilding Cloud Apps with Microsoft Azure: Best practices for DevOps, data storage, high availability, and morePDFMOBIEPUB
    AzureMicrosoft Azure Essentials Azure Web Apps for DevelopersPDFMOBIEPUB
    AzureIntroducing Microsoft Azure HDInsightPDFMOBIEPUB
    AzureIntroducing Windows Azure for IT ProfessionalsPDFMOBIEPUB
    AzureRethinking Enterprise Storage: A Hybrid Cloud ModelPDFMOBIEPUB
    AzureAzure AD & Windows 10: Better Together for Work or SchoolDOCX
    AzureOverview of Azure Active DirectoryDOCX
    AzureOverview of Azure Active Directory B2CDOCX
    AzureAutomated Disaster Recovery Solution Using Azure Site Recovery for File Shares Hosted on StoreSimplePDF
    AzureSecurity and Azure SQL DatabasePDF
    AzureAzure Managed Services Playbook for CSP PartnersPDF
    AzureDevOps On Azure Technical GuidesZIP
    AzureHybrid IaaS Technical GuidesZIP
    AzureGetting started with Azure in Cloud Solution Provider (CSP)PDF
    AzureBuilding An On Demand Video Service with Microsoft Azure Media ServicesPDF
    AzureContinuous deployment using Microsoft Azure Web SitesPDF
    OfficeUse Office 365 on Your iPhone or iPadPDF
    OfficeSet up and Use Office 365 on your Android phonePDF
    OfficeSet Up and Use Office 365 on Your Windows PhonePDF
    OfficeInformation Protection for Office 365PDF
    OfficeWord 2016 Quick Start GuideSway
    OfficeExcel 2016 Quick Start GuideSway
    OfficePowerPoint 2016 Quick Start GuideSway
    OfficeOutlook 2016 Quick Start GuideSway
    OfficeOneNote 2016 Quick Start GuideSway
    OfficeWord Mobile Quick Start GuidePDF
    OfficeExcel Mobile Quick Start GuidePDF
    OfficePowerPoint Mobile Quick Start GuidePDF
    OfficeOneNote Mobile Quick Start GuidePDF
    OfficeWord 2016 for Mac Quick Start GuidePDFSway
    OfficeExcel 2016 for Mac Quick Start GuidePDFSway
    OfficePowerPoint 2016 for Mac Quick Start GuidePDFSway
    OfficeOneNote 2016 for Mac Quick Start GuidePDFSway
    OfficeOutlook 2016 for Mac Quick Start GuidePDFSway
    OfficeOutlook 2016 trainingVideo
    OfficeWord 2016 trainingVideo
    OfficeOutlook 2016 Tips & TricksPDF
    OfficeMonitoring and protecting sensitive data in Office 365DOCX
    OfficeGet started with OneDrivePDF
    OfficeMicrosoft Cloud Services and Platform OptionsPDF
    OfficeCreate your first workbook using Excel 2016Video
    OfficeWelcome to Excel: A tour of powerful, time-saving featuresVideo
    OfficeGoogle Apps To Office 365PDF
    OfficeSkype for Business – MeetingsPPT
    OfficeSkype for Business – Sharing and CollaborationPPT
    OfficeSkype for Business – VideoPPT
    OfficeSkype for Business – Audio Setup and Making CallsPPT
    OfficeSkype for Business – Contacts Presence and IMPPT
    OfficeSkype for Business Mobile for Windows PhoneDOCX
    OfficeOffice 365 on OpenPDF
    OfficeOneNote 2016 Tips & TricksPDF
    OfficeExcel 2010 to Office 365 for BusinessPDF
    OfficeStore and Share Docs in O365PDF
    OfficeGet started with the Internet of Things in your organizationPDF
    OfficeOutlook 2013 Quick Start GuidePDF
    OfficeExcel 2013 Quick Start GuidePDF
    OfficePowerpoint 2013 Quick Start GuidePDF
    OfficeAccess 2013 Quick Start GuidePDF
    OfficeWord 2013 Quick Start GuidePDF
    OfficePublisher 2013 Quick Start GuidePDF
    OfficeProject 2013 Quick Start GuidePDF
    OfficeOneNote 2013 Quick GuidePDF
    OfficeHow To Recover That Un-Saved Office DocumentPDF
    OfficeWord 2013 Keyboard ShortcutsPDF
    OfficeExcel 2013 Keyboard ShortcutsPDF
    Windows ServerIntroducing Windows Server 2016 Technical PreviewPDFPDF
    Windows ServerIntroducing Windows Server 2012 R2PDFMOBIEPUB
    Windows ServerIntroducing Windows Server 2012PDFMOBIEPUB
    Windows ServerIntroducing Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview ReleasePDFMOBI
    Windows ServerIntroducing Windows Server 2008 R2PDFMOBIEPUB
    Windows ServerWindows Server 2012 R2 Remote Desktop Services Licensing Data SheetPDF
    Windows ServerAdministrating Skype for Business Server 2015 Step by Step for AnyonePDF
    SharePointConfiguring Microsoft SharePoint Hybrid CapabilitiesPDFMobile PDF
    SharePointPlanning and Preparing for Microsoft SharePoint HybridPDFPDF
    SharePointSharePoint Server 2016 Reviewer’s GuidePDF
    SharePointSharePoint Server 2016 Quick Start Guide for Single Server FarmsPDF
    SharePointExplore SharePoint 2013PDFMOBIEPUB
    SharePointDeployment guide for SharePoint 2013PDFMOBIEPUB
    SharePointSharePoint Lists Quick Start GuidePDF
    SharePointCreate A Team Site – Quick Start GuidePDF
    SharePointThe WikiNinjas Guide to SharePoint 2013PDF
    SharePointThe WikiNinjas Guide to SharePoint – Part IIPDF
    SharePointSharePoint Adoption GuidePDF
    SharePointSharePoint 2013 Adoption KitZIP
    SharePointRefreshing Excel workbooks with embedded PowerPivot models from SharePoint OnlineDOCX
    SharePointTest Lab Guide: eBook for SharePoint Server 2013 Intranet and TeamPDFDOCMOBIEPUB
    Exchange ServerExchange 2016 Step by Step for anyonePDF
    Exchange ServerStep by Step Guide for Exchange Server 2016PDF
    Exchange ServerInstall Microsoft Exchange server 2013 step by step with DAGPDF
    Exchange ServerBest Practices for Virtualizing & Managing Exchange 2013PDF
    Exchange ServerMicrosoft Exchange 2013 Platform OptionsPDF
    System CenterMicrosoft System Center Data Protection for the Hybrid CloudPDFMOBIEPUB
    System CenterMicrosoft System Center Operations Manager Field ExperiencePDFMOBIEPUB
    System CenterMicrosoft System Center Building a Virtualized Network Solution, Second EditionPDFMOBIEPUB
    System CenterMicrosoft System Center Extending Operations Manager ReportingPDFMOBIEPUB
    System CenterMicrosoft System Center: Configuration Manager Field ExperiencePDFMOBIEPUB
    System CenterMicrosoft System Center Introduction to Microsoft Automation SolutionsPDFMOBIEPUB
    System CenterMicrosoft System Center Software Update Management Field ExperiencePDFMOBIEPUB
    System CenterMicrosoft System Center: Troubleshooting Configuration ManagerPDFMOBIEPUB
    System CenterMicrosoft System Center Deploying Hyper-V with Software-Defined Storage & NetworkingPDFMOBIEPUB
    System CenterMicrosoft System Center: Network Virtualization and Cloud ComputingPDFMOBIEPUB
    System CenterMicrosoft System Center: Integrated Cloud PlatformPDFMOBIEPUB
    System CenterMicrosoft System Center: Designing Orchestrator RunbooksPDFMOBIEPUB
    System CenterMicrosoft System Center: Optimizing Service ManagerPDFMOBIEPUB
    System CenterMicrosoft System Center: Building a Virtualized Network SolutionPDFMOBIEPUB
    System CenterMicrosoft System Center: Cloud Management with App ControllerPDFMOBIEPUB
    System CenterIntroducing Microsoft System Center 2012 R2PDFMOBIEPUB
    DynamicsAdministration Guide for Dynamics CRM 2016
    DynamicsDeploying and Administering Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online and Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016
    DynamicsReporting Guide for Microsoft Dynamics CRM
    DynamicsMicrosoft Dynamics CRM Online and Office 365 Integration Guide
    DynamicsMicrosoft Dynamics CRM Online SMB FAQPDF
    DynamicsSetup Guide: Server-side synchronization for CRM Online and Exchange ServerPDF
    DynamicsMicrosoft Dynamics CRM 2015 and Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 Performance and ScalabilityPDF
    DynamicsSetup Guide: Server-side synchronization for CRM Online and Exchange ServerPDF
    DynamicsModernBiz for Dynamics ERP Mobile ProductivityPDF
    DynamicsModernBiz for Dynamics ERP Insights In The CloudPDF
    DynamicsDynamics CRM 2015 User GuideDOCX
    SQL ServerIntroducing Microsoft SQL Server 2016: Mission-Critical Applications, Deeper Insights, Hyperscale Cloud, Preview 2PDFMOBIEPUB
    SQL ServerIntroducing Microsoft SQL Server 2014PDFMOBIEPUB
    SQL ServerIntroducing Microsoft SQL Server 2012PDFMOBIEPUB
    SQL ServerIntroducing Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2PDFMOBIEPUB
    SQL ServerTroubleshooting SQL Server AlwaysOnPDF
    SQL Server5 Tips for a Smooth SSIS Upgrade to SQL Server 2012PDFMOBIEPUB
    SQL ServerA Hitchiker’s Guide to Microsoft StreamInsight QueriesPDFMOBIEPUB
    SQL ServerData Mining Extensions (DMX) ReferencePDFMOBIEPUB
    SQL ServerData Quality ServicesPDFMOBIEPUB
    SQL ServerHigh Availability SolutionsPDFMOBIEPUB
    SQL ServerMaster Data ServicesPDFMOBIEPUB
    SQL ServerMonitor and Tune for PerformancePDFMOBIEPUB
    SQL ServerMultidimensional Expressions (MDX) ReferencePDFMOBIEPUB
    SQL ServerSQL Server Distributed ReplayPDFMOBIEPUB
    SQL ServerTransact-SQL Data Definition Language (DDL) ReferencePDFMOBIEPUB
    SQL ServerXQuery Language ReferencePDFMOBIEPUB
    SQL ServerExtracting and Loading SharePoint Data in SQL Server Integration ServicesPDFMOBIEPUB
    SQL ServerIntegration Services: Extending Packages with ScriptingPDFMOBIEPUB
    SQL ServerMultidimensional Model ProgrammingPDFMOBIEPUB
    SQL ServerOptimized Bulk Loading of Data into OraclePDFMOBIEPUB
    SQL ServerPlanning Disaster Recovery for Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services in SharePoint Integrated ModePDFMOBIEPUB
    SQL ServerSQL Server 2012 Tutorials: Reporting ServicesPDFMOBIEPUB
    SQL ServerSQL Server 2012 Tutorials: Writing Transact-SQL StatementsPDFMOBIEPUB
    SQL ServerSQL Server Community FAQs ManualPDFMOBIEPUB
    SQL ServerSQL Server 2012 Tutorials: Analysis Services – Tabular ModelingPDFMOBIEPUB
    SQL ServerMicrosoft SQL Server AlwaysOn Solutions Guide for High Availability and Disaster RecoveryPDFMOBIEPUB
    SQL ServerTransact-SQL Data Manipulation Language (DML) ReferencePDFMOBIEPUB
    SQL ServerQuickStart: Learn DAX Basics in 30 MinutesPDFMOBIEPUB
    SQL ServerSQL Server 2012 Tutorials: Analysis Services – Data MiningPDFMOBIEPUB
    SQL ServerMicrosoft SQL Server Analysis Services Multidimensional Performance and Operations GuidePDFMOBIEPUB
    SQL ServerData Analysis Expressions (DAX) ReferencePDFMOBIEPUB
    SQL ServerSQL Server 2012 Upgrade Technical GuidePDFMOBIEPUB
    SQL ServerBackup and Restore of SQL Server DatabasesPDFMOBIEPUB
    SQL ServerSQL Server 2012 Tutorials: Analysis Services – Multidimensional ModelingPDFMOBIEPUB
    SQL ServerMaster Data Services Capacity GuidelinesPDFMOBIEPUB
    SQL ServerMicrosoft® SQL Server 2014 Product GuideZIP
    SQL ServerSQL Server 2014 Licensing GuidePDF
    SQL ServerSQL Server 2014 In-Memory OLTP Internals OverviewPDF
    SQL ServerMicrosoft SQL Server 2014 Virtualization Licensing GuidePDF
    SQL ServerMicrosoft SQL Server 2014 Database Backup EncryptionDOCX
    SQL ServerMicrosoft System Center Operations Manager Guide for System Center Monitoring Pack for Microsoft SQL Server 2014DOCX
    SQL ServerDetermining SQL Server 2014 Core Licensing Requirements at SA RenewalPDF
    SQL ServerMission Critical Performance and Scale with SQL Server and Windows Server Technical White PaperPDF
    SQL ServerMigrating from Oracle to SQL Server 2014 and Azure SQL DatabasePDF
    SQL ServerMicrosoft SQL Server to SQL Server PDW Migration Guide
    SQL ServerSQL Server 2012 Migrating Content Between Report ServersDOCX
    SQL ServerBest Practices for Virtualizing and Managing SQL ServerPDF
    SQL ServerWindows Server 2012 R2 Server Virtualization Technical OverviewPDF
    SQL ServerWhy Hyper-V? Competitive Advantages of Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V over VMware vSphere 5.5PDF
    PowerShellWindows Powershell 4.0 Examples Quick GuidePDF
    PowerShellWindows PowerShell Web AccessPDF
    PowerShellWindows PowerShell Integrated Scripting Environment 4.0PDF
    PowerShellWindows PowerShell 4.0 Language Quick ReferencePDF
    PowerShellWindows PowerShell Desired State Configuration OverviewPDF
    PowerShellWMI in Windows PowerShell 4.0PDF
    PowerShellWindows PowerShell: Elements of Windows Management Infrastructure (WMI)PDF
    OtherEngineering Software for AccessibilityPDF
    OtherManaging Agile Open-Source Software Projects with Microsoft Visual Studio OnlinePDFMOBIEPUB
    OtherEnterprise Cloud StrategyPDFMOBIEPUB
    OtherProgramming Windows 8 Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScriptPDFMOBIEPUB
    OtherCreating Mobile Apps with Xamarin.Forms: Cross-platform C# programming for iOS, Android, and WindowsPDFMOBIEPUB
    OtherProgramming Windows Store Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, Second EditionPDFMOBIEPUB
    OtherLicense access to Windows on a per user basisPDF
    OtherMicrosoft Volume Licensing Reference GuidePDF
    OtherLicensing Microsoft server products for use in virtual environmentsPDF
    OtherMultiplexing – Client Access License (CAL) RequirementsPDF
    OtherIntroduction to Per Core Licensing and Basic DefinitionsPDF
    OtherDowngrade rights for Microsoft Volume Licensing, OEM, and full packaged product licensesPDF
    OtherQuick Start Guide – How to give your students access to e-Learning CoursesPDF
    OtherManaging Visual Studio Standard subscriptions (MSDN Subscriptions)
    OtherUnderstanding Microsoft Virtualizaton R2 SolutionsPDFXPS
    OtherMoving to Microsoft Visual Studio 2010PDFMOBI
    OtherSurface Pro 4 User GuidePDF
    OtherSurface Book User GuidePDF
    OtherOwn Your Future: Update Your Skills with Resources and Career Ideas from MicrosoftPDF



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    1. I have tried clicking on a few of the links and either I get a 404 error or they just don’t work at all.
      Thanks for at least posting it seems like it would help out.

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