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Windows 10 S: A Windows Enterprise in waiting?

Microsoft’s locked-down, Windows Store-restricted version of Windows could have a bright future in business

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Review: Windows Server containers are new and strange

Microsoft’s Docker-driven container feature works as advertised, but comes with a steep learning curve

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How to get started with Kubernetes

From Hello Minikube to Kubernetes Anywhere to example microservices apps, the options for learning Google’s container orchestration tool abound

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12 'hot' technologies not living up to the hype

A dozen technologies that will disappoint you soon, if they aren't disappointing you already

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Mingis on Tech: The lowdown on Cisco Live

Network World's Brandon Butler checks in from Las Vegas, where this week's Cisco Live is under way. The big story: Cisco's efforts to move from hardware to software, security and "intent-based networking."

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Don’t let Netflix envy cloud your devops judgment

In the search for rapid deployment, think twice before following in Silicon Valley's footsteps

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Forget the GUI: The return of the command line

Managing Windows at the scale of the cloud means going back to the command line with PowerShell and Bash

Devops: Farewell to major software releases and welcome to transparent software

Key considerations for companies transitioning to a devops environment

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Don’t fall for faux agile

Here are recommendations and guidelines to help your team find a middle ground between impractical purist Agile adherence that helps projects get managed and completed to satisfaction

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How to get started with containerization

Given how truly disruptive containers are, it's easy to get excited and want to go all in. But there's much to be gained by getting a lay of the land before you jump

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Inside Windows Server’s containerized Linux future

Microsoft’s Windows Server strategy is about to change, with faster updates, a lot of Linux love, and a devops focus

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Choose your devsecops team wisely: Your apps depend on it

How choosing the right team will keep your business secure and help it keep pace with the sprinting speeds demanded by the market.

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22% off APC Back-UPS 600VA 7-outlet Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) with USB Charging Port - Deal Alert

The new APC BE600M1 Back-UPS has 7 total outlets: 5 battery backup outlets plus 2 Surge Protection outlets, more than ever before. BE600M1 Back-UPS is capable of powering your wireless networking equipment for 2 to 6 hours when power...

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How Heptio plans to automate away Kubernetes setup pains

Using Google's custom Ksonnet language, microservices developers can spend less time on configuration setup

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Build a devops pipeline for your Windows servers

Establishing a devops-style automated continuous deployment pipeline makes deploying and maintaining Windows infrastructure a breeze

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HPE shows off The Machine prototype without memristors

HPE displays its first full-fledged prototype of a new computer architecture that breaks the memory bottleneck of conventional PCs and servers

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HPE offers an escape from the aging HP-UX OS via containers

Hewlett Packard Enterprises' HP-UX OS has been around for more than 30 years, and users may be looking to move on from the Unix-based OS.

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Intel's Itanium, once destined to replace x86 in PCs, hits end of line

Intel has released its Itanium 9700 chip, but that also means the end for the processor family

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