Microsoft Windows Server 8 Administration News
August 24, 2015
Windows containers are now available in preview as the native Docker tools come to Microsoft for the first time.
May 06, 2015
Microsoft has re-factored Windows Server around containers, but IT pros must wait a little longer before they can actually test them out.
October 01, 2014
Microsoft is gearing up for another Windows Server release, with new features for Hyper-V and identity management. NAP is left behind.
June 24, 2014
With end of life looming for Windows Server 2003, more users are migrating to Windows Server 2012. But for some it is taking longer than expected.
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Configuration drift occurs naturally in data center environments when changes to software and hardware are not recorded or tracked in a comprehensive and systematic fashion. Continue Reading
Companies exploring Windows Server 2016 wonder how disruptive upgrading will be. The first step to a pain-free move is to get IT teams up to speed. Continue Reading
Windows Server 2012 R2 System Health is a reporting feature that alerts the administrator to critical updates, missing malware protection and other issues that require action to be taken. Continue Reading
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A lot has happened this year. Windows Server 2003 support ended and Windows Server 2016 was announced. Here are some must-read tips for 2015. Continue Reading
With Windows Server 2016 in its second technical preview, organizations are digging into its features and benefits. Whether or not to upgrade can be broken into three factors. Continue Reading
Windows Server was once a dominant force in the IT landscape, but is now fighting for market share as more and more companies move to the cloud. Continue Reading
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Making the necessary preparations before beginning an upgrade can help avoid problems during the process. Here's what to do before moving to Windows Server 2012 R2. Continue Reading
When choosing the number of licenses needed for an upgrade to Windows Server, consider which edition best fits your enterprise's infrastructure and budget. Continue Reading
Windows Server 2012 R2 has a few hardware and software limitations, including issues with 4K native drives and the inability to upgrade from one language to another. Continue Reading
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Deploying larger, SSD-based write-back caches might require more than one disk. The benefits can lead to better performance. Continue Reading
With Windows Server 2012 R2 and earlier, admins have access to write-back caching, leading to reasonable improvements for mission-critical workloads. Continue Reading
Generic routing encapsulation can help Windows Server 2012 R2 admins with performance enhancements. Continue Reading