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Despite patches for several zero-day vulnerabilities, Windows Server admins get a light workload as Microsoft changes its servicing model.
Microsoft moving its older operating systems to a cumulative update model may help make its updates more reliable, but some administrators see the change causing more headaches.
Microsoft refined PowerShell Desired State Configuration in Windows Server 2016 to make server configurations less of a chore for administrators and developers.
Administrators can use default queries in Log Parser Studio or modify existing queries to analyze logs and troubleshooting Exchange issues.
Microsoft provides powerful management tools to assist companies that require a robust Office 365 retention policy.
Microsoft's enhanced Office 365 eDiscovery features will look familiar to administrators who have used case management features in on-premises Exchange Server.
After upgrading to Windows 10, an old version of the OS remains, taking up precious disk space. Admins should know how to remove it as well as other wasteful apps and files.
WIP helps IT separate business and personal data in Windows 10. Admins can prevent users from performing certain tasks such as copying and pasting data into unapproved apps.
In an update to the OS next year, Microsoft looks to stop Windows 10 from crashing, prevent restarts from automatic updates and provide more details in Task Manager.
Google Cloud services have evolved significantly over the past year, with an eye toward the enterprise. But there's still room for improvement in 2017.
There are a number of Microsoft tools that can monitor workload performance. But which tools can help gauge if my apps are ready to migrate to the Azure public cloud?
When it comes to choosing the best Azure compute instance for your workload, the options can be overwhelming. Use these tips to get on the right track.
The big data movement has frozen out many data professionals who are versed in SQL. Microsoft's U-SQL programming language tries to get such folks back in the data querying game.
Microsoft Azure SQL Database compatibility problems disappeared in V12, clearing the path for a SQL database migration to the cloud. Here's how to make the move.
MySQL and Microsoft SQL Server relational databases have their pros and cons. Weigh the differences between SQL Server and MySQL features, costs, functionality and more.
At the Global Partner Summit, Dell channel chief John Byrne showcased features of the new partner program and addressed concerns about Dell's deal protection practices.
Pivot3's newly launched Edge Office HCI offering for remote offices and branch offices will see partners heavily involved in the sales process; more news from the week.
Autotask's new ticketing system user interface ranked among the top developments at the company's annual partner conference. Channel companies tell why.