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June 17, 2016
As a primordial soup of Windows container technologies coalesces into products, users are willing to wait until they can control their own destiny with Windows Server 2016.
May 27, 2016
Zerto's cloud-based Virtual Manager hypervisor replication tool copies applications and data to the public cloud and does failback for disaster recovery.
January 26, 2016
Get ready to pay more, experts warn, when Windows Server licensing fees shift from per-processor to per-core starting with Windows Server 2016.
December 04, 2015
Amazon continues its competitive push against Microsoft with a new way of deploying Active Directory in its cloud.
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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
All the prognostication about when Windows Server 2016 will be available was laid to rest in multiple blogs from Microsoft today when the company announced the next version of the server operating ... Continue Reading
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With the looming increase to Windows Server pricing coupled with lower Azure costs, Microsoft continues to steer customers to the cloud. Here's how the costs compare. Continue Reading
With Azure VM backup, virtual machines can run in the cloud while a business gets back on its feet. But there are two key considerations to keep in mind. Continue Reading
Many longtime IT professionals are wondering if Microsoft's plan to release SQL Server on Linux means other products may be ported to the open source platform. Continue Reading
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For organizations that are pushing more workloads into the cloud, building an Azure Automation runbook is one way to help maintain control on the cloud environment. Continue Reading
Docker management on the Windows Server platform is just one of the many issues containers bring to the data center. Continue Reading
Want to build and manage your own Windows Server containers? Here's how to do it using native Docker commands and a PowerShell module. Continue Reading
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Administrators must grapple with Azure management portal changes as Resource Manager displaces the classic Service Management portal. Continue Reading
When support ends for Windows Server 2008 in 2020, what are your options to keep critical 16-bit applications running? Continue Reading
SCOM 2012 is Azure's native monitoring platform, but these third-party cloud management tools give IT shops more control over their Azure environments. Continue Reading