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Server Hardware for Windows News
January 28, 2014
Microsoft joined the Open Compute Project, open sourcing its data center design specifications for blade servers.
August 31, 2012
Server sales have been down in recent months but the new Windows Server launch may restart x86 server hardware purchases -- as soon as IT gets done testing it.
November 11, 2011
Will IBM's addition of mainframe support for Windows servers impact your enterprise? And is Silverlight finally dead? Answer these questions and more in this week's news summary.
October 28, 2011
In this week's server news summary, learn how Opscode Chef enables Windows cloud automation, look back at XP's legacy, and get the latest on the ARM-Intel chip battle.
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A lot has changed with Microsoft's Windows Server, and administrators need to study up. Windows Server 2012 R2 means server administration and licensing will never be the same. Continue Reading
There are several issues to consider before you decide to use CPU affinity in Windows Server 2012 R2. Continue Reading
Server hardware selection can have a profound impact on operating system and workload performance. Continue Reading
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To keep business data center disruptions at a minimum, plan on a measured and carefully phased migration from Linux to Windows Server. Continue Reading
It's rare for businesses to move from the successful open source platform to the complex Windows Server platform, but the change can be justified. Continue Reading
Organizations should check a number of things before moving from Linux to Windows Server to keep problems at a minimum. Continue Reading
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Businesses are shortening server refresh cycles to benefit from more powerful and capable computing platforms. Continue Reading
With Windows Server 2012 available, admins have a lot to consider when it comes to hardware. Here's what you need to know before you make the move. Continue Reading
When it comes to cost-effectiveness, do blade servers and virtualization combine to make CFOs happy? Continue Reading