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Microsoft says it has tailored Azure Premium Storage for organizations that need to run I/O intensive VMs in the cloud with extremely low latency.
Administrators should have a regular backup schedule and be sure to remove outdated backups to avoid storage issues.
I need to restore Active Directory to a different hardware platform. Which backup method should I use to avoid problems?
To protect your small business's messaging environment, ensure that staff is properly trained and resolve all risks associated with your network.
Exchange 2016 promises some improvements to write-back functionality, especially for administrators managing a hybrid deployment.
Without a GUI, there are a lot of tasks that Office 365 admins need to use PowerShell for. Connect to Office 365 from PowerShell to save you and your organization time.
Linux might not be able to replace Windows outright, but it can bring a lot to the table for your users if you pair the two OSes.
Awk lets you find and process patterns in text. It can get complicated, but the basics are pretty simple and a good place to start learning about Linux commands.
The Internet of Things could make work more efficient for users, but admins must consider how IoT devices will affect the resources desktop users need.
Microservices-based architectures can provide greater flexibility to IT organizations and developers. But how exactly do microservices work?
The EU high court's decision to strike down the Safe Harbor agreement shouldn't hurt large cloud companies or their users, but long-term questions about data privacy remain.
The DevOps model is taking off as cloud adoption grows. But what exactly are the key responsibilities of a DevOps team in the enterprise?
Upgrade from SQL Server 2008 R2 to SQL Server 2014 SP1 using backup and restore. This eight-step plan takes you through everything from log backups to end-to-end testing.
Microsoft's in-memory OLTP needed improvements, and they are here with SQL Server 2016. Learn about the enhancements to this query-boosting feature.
In all tests performed by expert Basit Farooq, memory-optimized tables outperformed disk-based tables by running faster and generating less disk I/O.
Dell's pending acquisition of EMC will impact channel companies in different ways: Some may need to sort out product overlap, while others may find expanded sales opportunities.
Microsoft's introduction this week of its Surface Book device will create new opportunities for channel partners in the 'detachables' product class.
The demand for workspace as a service is heating up, according to Transparency Market Research; more IT channel news from the week.