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SQL Server 2005's end-of-life clock is ticking down

A year from now, Microsoft will stop supporting SQL Server 2005 entirely, so the push is on to migrate customers to newer editions or to Azure

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Microsoft: Docker for Windows Server is right around the corner

Microsoft will demo Docker Engine on Windows Server, one of several upcoming container-centric initiatives by both Microsoft and Docker, at the BUILD conference

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Windows Server 2003 admins beware: Microsoft reissues Netlogon patch KB 3002657

If you're running Windows Server 2003, Microsoft advises you install KB 3002657-v2 on top of the first patch

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WZor leaks Windows Server 10 Preview build 9926, overview of new Nano Server

Build 9926 is likely unstable, but the pared-down Nano Server may be Windows Server's future

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Microsoft surreptitiously reissues KB 3013455 for Vista, Windows Server 2003

The lack of documentation leaves users to guess what the Windows patch does and how to install it

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Death knell for Microsoft's Windows Server 2003 grows louder

As Windows Server 2003's July end of life approaches, Microsoft trumpets the need to upgrade or migrate to Azure

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The 3 most compelling updates in Windows Server 10

For the data center, expect useful improvements in Hyper-V, storage management, and PowerShell

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Laggards face looming Windows Server 2003 retirement

Microsoft's ultra-successful server operating system will retire in July -- a deadline many companies will miss

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Microsoft is primed for a comeback in 2015

In the cloud and on premises, Microsoft's deluge of product revisions is sure to please the whole gamut of users

Google wants Windows server applications to run on its cloud

Customers can run Windows Server applications on Google's cloud without paying a licensing fee

For Windows Server 2003, the end is closer than you'd think

Microsoft will cease supporting Windows Server 2003 next July, giving businesses a chance to modernize their IT architecture

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Microsoft brings Docker CLI to Windows

The Windows CLI brings Microsoft closer to full Docker container support, but many more pieces must still click into place

Shields up: Microsoft adds antimalware protection for Azure VMs

Microsoft integrates antimalware services into Azure virtual machines, but only Windows hosts will benefit

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Amazon's Directory Service isn't an Azure killer yet

Amazon's new directory services offering guns for Azure Active Directory users, but it works best with other Amazon IT replacements

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Docker Engine for Windows Server puts Microsoft on an uncharted path

Docker and Microsoft come together to add the app-containerization technology to a future release of Windows Server

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The best new features in Windows Server 10 (so far)

The early look at Windows Server 10 reveals many expected enhancements and nice surprises

Microsoft comes clean on 'weird things' in Windows Server 2012 R2, Server 2003

Microsoft issues a warning on a Windows Server conflict that's a model of clarity and insight. Yes, that Microsoft

Windows 2003: Microsoft's next support sinkhole

Microsoft won't support Windows Server 2003 after July 2015, and businesses need to think about migration sooner, not later

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