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Tools like Windows Performance Monitor and adjustments to memory, CPU and disk usage metrics can reduce the stress of the VM troubleshooting process.
Windows Server includes a complete GUI environment, while Server Core includes a minimal GUI and Nano Server has none. Which Hyper-V deployment type is right for you?
A misconfigured SCVMM service template can cause serious headaches. Before deploying service templates in production, validate them with SCVMM Manager or PowerShell.
Cloud computing instances can make or break application performance -- and costs. Evaluate your workloads to determine the right instance type and size before deployment.
Isolated networks strengthen cloud security, but sharing data can become a challenge. Learn how Google XPN enables multiple users or departments to share one virtual private cloud.
AWS, Google and Azure offer tools that help users estimate cloud costs. But overlooked services, usage spikes and outages can cause actual cloud bills to far exceed those estimates.
Did malware slip through the Exchange Server perimeter? Don't panic. Use these PowerShell commands to respond quickly and minimize the damage.
Email attacks are getting more intricate, forcing Microsoft to reinforce its security services to protect end users. How well do you know the Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection features?
Many businesses switch from distribution groups to Office 365 Groups to benefit from its advanced features. Converting from one service to another, however, is a tricky process.
As many in IT have learned the hard way, building software containers for systems like SQL Server can be tough. That's where Dockerfiles come in to help automate the process.
What does the R analytics language offer to users, and how does it fit into SQL Server 2016 and 2017? Get answers to those questions and details on Microsoft's various R technologies.
There are bits of DocumentDB at the foundation of Microsoft's Azure Cosmos DB, a multimodel database that supports multiple modes of data processing.
SharePoint can improve the efficiency of your business, but is your implementation providing a positive ROI? Usage reporting can help you find out by tracking who is using SharePoint, how they are using it and why.
Justify the time and expense of creating a governance document by showing what SharePoint has accomplished in your organization.
How does Microsoft's SharePoint rate as a primary enterprise content management system? It's got the features if you are willing and able to build it carefully.
When it comes to Windows 10 performance issues, there is a lot to cover. Use this quiz to refresh your knowledge on the top problems and how to solve them.
New features in the upcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, announced this week at Microsoft Build, will help developers to create more consistent cross-platform apps and users to work better between different devices.
Businesses that want to use machine learning to glean more data from end-user apps can benefit from new AI capabilities in Microsoft developer tools. Plus, Office gets an AI upgrade.
Setting up Office 365 generally involves multiple devices. With nonpersistent VDI, the rules of the game change for IT admins.
VMware bolstered its partnership with Microsoft this week by adding support for Azure to Horizon Cloud. Organizations that want to manage both cloud and on-premises desktops now have a plethora of options.
IT experts can't wait to see what Citrix has in store for them at Synergy next week in Orlando, Fla. News about Citrix Cloud and the Microsoft relationship are top of mind.