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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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Vulnerability in Microsoft SMBv3 protocol crashes Windows PCs

Computers running fully patched Windows 10, 8.1, Server 2012, and 2016 are hit by Blue Screens when trying to connect to an infected server

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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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Microsoft previews telemetry push with new Win7/8.1 patches KB 3192403, 3192404

Microsoft plans to roll out major extensions to its Diagnostic and Telemetry service in November

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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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Down and dirty with Windows Nano Server 2016

Nano Server is a very fast, powerful tool for remotely administering Windows servers, but you need to know what you're doing

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Tutorial: The joys of Windows Server's group policies

Three examples show the power of GPOs that every Windows admin should be using

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Free at last! PowerShell goes open source, heads to Linux

Microsoft believes that open-sourcing its command-line automation and scripting environment will drive its cross-cloud management platform and Linux-native apps

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