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August 31, 2017
As Microsoft's PowerShell Core open source project progresses, some question the future of Windows PowerShell in the company's cloud-focused strategy.
April 09, 2015
What's more (or less) Server Core than Server Core? Microsoft's Nano Server, expected in the next release of Windows Server, will be all about PowerShell management.
December 17, 2012
Amazon Web Services adds Windows Server 2012 and PowerShell features to its public cloud in a bid to undercut Microsoft Azure.
March 01, 2012
Microsoft finally made the leap on Leap Day, delivering the first Windows Server 8 beta containing dozens of enhanced features across the product.
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