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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

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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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WannaCry ransomware slipped in through slow patching

IT teams have a gap of several weeks between when patches are released and deployed, giving criminals time to make WannaCry a reality

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Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V: More secure, but not faster

Hyper-V 2016 tightens VM security and eases management, but seems to have lost a step

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Microsoft's Windows Server OS runs on ARM, with help from Qualcomm

The companies will show Microsoft's Windows Server running on a server with a Qualcomm Centriq 2400 chip

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Review: Microsoft's Nano Server offers mega advantages

Microsoft’s stripped-down Windows Server 2016 deployment option reduces the ops burden, but supports only a limited number of server roles

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What you need to know about Docker in Windows

Microsoft has made application containers available in Windows itself, not only in Windows 10's Linux subsystem

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How Microsoft will drive enterprise IT in 2017

Microsoft’s enterprise reach is stretching beyond Windows into the wider world of cross-platform computing and the cloud

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Why Microsoft added 6 years to Windows Server support

Microsoft hopes to keep customers in the fold, and ultimately convince them to move their workloads into the cloud

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Kubernetes 1.5 comes to Windows Server 2016

If Docker does Windows, why can't Kubernetes, too? And so now it does -- but its uptake is tied to the Windows Server upgrade cycle

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10 essential PowerShell security scripts for Windows administrators

PowerShell is a valuable tool for automating Windows administration tasks, including laborious security chores

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Saying good-bye to Enterprise Windows

After nearly a decade of examining and advocating for Microsoft's enterprise tech, J. Peter Bruzzese is passing on the torch to a new columnist

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Report: Linux, NoSQL, Nginx set foundation for AWS app dominance

Sumo Logic research shows its customers favor AWS for building their apps, Redis for storing data, and Nginx for serving it all up

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How to make a SharePoint site multilingual

Translation is not a detail you add to a SharePoint site after deployment, especially because the tools that SharePoint provides can be tricky to use

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Windows Server Essentials: Still big for small businesses

Office 365 is a great tool for small businesses, but many still need local servers and joint cloud/on-premises administration

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4 no-bull reasons Windows Server 2016 is a big deal

What's so important about Windows Server 2016? Here are four big reasons why it matters -- and not only for people with their heads in the (hybrid) cloud

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Docker for Windows Server is a win-win for Microsoft and Docker

Microsoft continues to expand its efforts to work with open source by having Docker run out of the box on Windows Server

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The best new features in Windows Server 2016

From Docker-driven containers and Nano Server to software-defined storage and networking improvements, the next version of Windows Server is packed with great new features

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