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IT admins can build scripts with PowerShell ISE, VS Code or PowerShell Studio. Think about what platforms and functions you need before deciding which is right for you.
Use the Get-EventLog cmdlet in PowerShell to pinpoint problems among thousands of entries in Windows logs, on both local and remote systems.
Microsoft patched 76 vulnerabilities on September Patch Tuesday, but Windows Server administrators only have a few critical updates that require immediate attention.
Don't get stumped by a request to recover deleted email messages in Office 365. Know what Microsoft offers, and plan ahead to stop mailbox content from performing a disappearing act.
Why should a business keep its Exchange Server infrastructure operational after a move to Office 365? Will a hybrid arrangement benefit admins and the organization?
A move to Office 365 lets IT concentrate less on technology idiosyncrasies and more on business needs. Here are some new tasks to take on, but watch out for a few challenges, too.
Automating Windows 10 deployment can help IT immensely. One of the key steps along the way is creating an answer file, which includes understanding the Windows Setup workflow.
Testing apps is just one way to ensure that legacy apps have Windows 10 compatibility. Find out how to confirm the compatibility of legacy apps with the OS.
User experience monitoring tools, such as ControlUp Real-time and Goliath Technologies' Logon Simulator, help IT get in front of issues before they affect users.
As the competition continues among major public cloud storage providers, recent advancements around SSDs, big data and other technologies will shake things up even more.
New offerings, such as serverless computing and function as a service, improve the cloud experience. But they also spell big changes for IT staff, including a push toward DevOps.
Some enterprises rush to public cloud for greater efficiency and lower costs -- but those perks don't always come easy. Explore cost and performance implications before you migrate.
Get equipped to take advantage of the addition of graph database features in SQL Server 2017 to use graph structures to represent the relationships between different data elements.
There are two options for deploying SQL Server on the Azure cloud. Here's a look at how they differ to help you choose between Azure SQL Database and SQL Server on an Azure VM.
You can create SQL Server databases manually, but knowing how to do a scripted database setup is valuable. Here are the steps involved in executing a create database script.
Security vendor Sophos has updated its channel program to support Cloud Security Providers, a new Sophos partner designation; other channel news from the week.
Autotask discussed digital transformation, product line unification and technology roadmaps at the company's annual meeting for service providers.
Through Aruba 360 Secure Fabric, partners can tap into the network security capabilities of the vendor's portfolio, which features IntroSpect UEBA and ClearPass technology.