Windows Server

Red Hat on Azure: Now we’ve seen everything

The enterprise is all about strange partnerships and alliances of late, and we definitely have DevOps, containers, and the open source community to …

SQL Servers

Mix and Match WorkFolders, Azure AD, and AAD Application Proxy

Hi, Michele Ferrari here from the Premier Field Engineer-Identity Team in San Francisco here today to do some mix and match about multiple …

Software Development

Office 365 Year in Review 2017

This 23-page report offers a look back at all the key developments in Office 365 during 2017. Catch-up with some of the news you might have missed, …

Microsoft

Public preview of new Azure Policy features

In the week of the Microsoft Ignite Conference, we announced a private preview of a set of new features for Azure Policies in Azure Compute session, …

Virtualization

Containerizing a web application

In this article, we will look at different options for containerizing a web application.<p>We will go through the following deployment scenarios, going …

Software Development

Desktop Support

Desktop Support - Windows Server, Patching, VMWare - Nottingham<p>My client has an urgent requirement for a Desktop Support Engineer to provide Server …

Virtualization

Windows Server 2016 – Your best friend for GDPR

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)<p>You have just over 6 months to ensure that you are ready for the GDPR. The regulation is already enacted …

Microsoft Windows

Infrastructure Engineer - Citrix, VMware, Windows, Veeam

Infrastructure Engineer - Citrix, VMware, Windows, Veeam - Derbyshire My client has an urgent requirement for an infrastructure engineer to implement …

Vmware

Amazon WorkDocs Goes Head To Head With Dropbox, OneDrive And Drive

Image: Amazon<p>Amazon's WorkDocs file sync and share service is available for Live Preview to users with an AWS account number. Although it's …

APIs

Microsoft Updates Cause Old Epson Printers to Malfunction

Microsoft confirmed that updates the company delivered this week as part of the November 2017 Patch Tuesday are causing Epson dot matrix printers to …

Microsoft

Microsoft finally launches Azure reserved instances

Microsoft has announced general availability of Azure Reserved Instances, more than eight years after Amazon Web Services launched its own one- and …

Cloud Computing

Linux is the absolute leader in supercomputing, why not Windows or MacOS?

The <b>TOP500</b> biannual list is the clear reference for years to talk about the <b>most powerful supercomputers</b> in the world, and we have been able to see how …

Linux

Microsoft releases first test build of Windows Server 1803

Microsoft is releasing to Insiders the first test build of the next Windows Server 'semi annual channel release.' Here's what's inside.<p>Microsoft …

Technology

Announcing Windows Server Insider Preview Build 17035

Hello Windows Insiders!<p>Today we are releasing Windows Server Insider Preview Build 17035 to Windows Server Insiders. This build is the first preview …

Microsoft

Create a database availability group

<i>Applies to: Exchange Server 2016</i><p><i>Topic Last Modified: 2016-07-27</i><p><b>Summary:</b> How to create a DAG in Exchange 2016, through the Exchange admin center (EAC) …

Databases

Windows 10 build 17035 SDK preview now available for developers

Microsoft has delivered another Windows 10 SDK preview build for developers.A new preview build of the Windows 10 SDK is now available for …

Microsoft

SQL Server 2017: A proven leader in database performance

<i>This post was authored by Bob Ward, Principal Architect, and Jamie Reding, Senior Program Manager and Performance Architect, Microsoft Database</i> …

Databases

Tip of the Day: New blog post – FAQ on WS version 1709 and Semi-Annual Channel

Today's tip...<p>Here’s a list of great links:<p>“Windows Server, version 1709 available for download!” - …

Microsoft

Light workload awaits admins on November Patch Tuesday

Microsoft released updates to close 53 vulnerabilities on November Patch Tuesday. But, of the 14 vulnerabilities that affect Windows Server, none …

Information Security

Download and install Microsoft SQL Operations Studio (preview)

GetSQL Operations Studio (preview)for Windows<p>Download SQL Operations Studio (preview)for Windows.<br>• Browse to the downloaded file and extract it.<br>• Run</i> …

Linux

Windows System State Backup from On-Prem to Azure is generally available now

This feature is now GA and available in Azure. For some specific scenarios I do see a great benefit of such an opportunity so let’s test this out and …

Microsoft Azure

How to upgrade ConfigMgr to the latest version along with upgrading OS and SQL

Here is a step by step upgrade path from System Center Configuration Manager 2012 SP2 hosted on Windows Server 2012 R2 to System Center Configuration …

Linux

Modernize Windows Server backups with Azure Backup

<i>This blog post was authored by Shivam Garg, Principal PM, Azure Backup.</i><p>Are you still using traditional Windows Server Backup (WSB) to back up your …

Microsoft Azure

Service Fabric 6.0 Second Refresh Release for Windows Server Standalone, Azure and .NET SDK

Today we have released a new version of the SDK and are in the process of rolling out a new runtime to Azure clusters.<p>This release is both a refresh …

Microsoft

(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Azure Hybrid Benefit for Windows Server

Today's tip...<p>For customers with Software Assurance, Azure Hybrid Benefit for Windows Server allows you to use your on-premises Windows Server …

Virtualization

Windows 10 ADK/SDK WPT is not compatible w/ Windows 7 SP1 or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1.

Applies to:<p>Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1<p>Windows 7 SP1<p>One of the common questions regarding the analysis with Windows Performance Analyzer (WPA) is, we …

Microsoft

Configuring disk and file encryption

In Skill 1.1 from <i>Exam Ref 70-744 Securing Windows Server 2016</i>, learn about whole-disk and file encryption in Windows Server 2016.<p>Server hardening …

Encryption

Senior Infrastructure Engineer (Windows Server

Senior Infrastructure Engineer (Windows O/S, VMWare)<br>Paying £50k plus benefits<br>Based in Bedfordshire<p>The Opportunity<br>As a Senior Infrastructure Engineer, …

Virtualization

Qualcomm’s Amberwing Arm Server Chip Finally Takes Flight

November 8, 2017 Timothy Prickett Morgan<p>It is going to be a busy week for chip maker Qualcomm as it formally jumps from smartphones to servers with …

Microsoft Windows

Preview of first System Center semi-annual channel release now available

<i>This blog post was authored by Bala Rajagopolan, Principal Group Program Manager, System Center.</i><p>In June, we announced that System Center was moving …

Virtualization