Windows Server Virtualization and Microsoft Hyper-V News
September 27, 2016
Microsoft dedicated its opening keynote to the benefits of Azure, but IT pros say the company's on-ramp to the cloud still needs some work.
September 20, 2016
Microsoft offers a refactored Windows Server 2016 option called Nano Server that fills the need for speed in today's data centers. Here's how it works.
August 25, 2016
Find all the independent reporting and analysis from the Microsoft Ignite conference 2016 in one place.
July 12, 2016
Security analysts say an important bulletin to shut down a .NET framework vulnerability should get top patching priority on Windows Server systems.
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Microsoft continues to forge ahead in the open source world, forcing admins in traditional Windows shops to get a feel for managing containers with Docker Datacenter. Continue Reading
Administrators can install an open source virtual software router to practice networking skills, such as IP routing and subnetting. Continue Reading
While container management software remains in flux as this version of virtualization matures, administrators should build their familiarity with the technology. Continue Reading
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Organizations mulling an upgrade to a Windows Server 2016 license should understand the big differences in features available between the Standard and Datacenter editions. Continue Reading
Microsoft ramped up Hyper-V security in Windows Server 2016 with new features such as shielded VMs and guarded hosts. Here's what to expect from the latest technical preview. Continue Reading
Nano Server, one of the key new Windows Server 2016 features, is a lightweight installation option designed to run in cloud instances and virtualized environments. Continue Reading
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Microsoft updated Storage QoS to let administrators running a large number of Hyper-V workloads on file servers get consistent performance by regulating storage bandwidth. Continue Reading
There are a number of third-party Hyper-V management tools available for organizations that need to handle a few dozen nodes. Continue Reading
Windows administrators will need to learn how Windows Server containers differ from Hyper-V containers, and why one might be preferred over the other. Continue Reading
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One way to build up your expertise -- and your resume -- is to put together a Microsoft certification study lab using client Hyper-V for little to no money. Continue Reading
Administrators versed in PowerShell can streamline the process of using a server as a Hyper-V host. Continue Reading
Container engines like Docker can compromise an entire root OS because of a lack of isolation. What steps can admins take to secure Hyper-V containers in Windows Server 2016? Continue Reading