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Using In-Memory OLTP Tables in SQL Server 2014

Knowing exactly what in-memory OLTP tables are used for will help you make the most of one of SQL Server's newest features.

How To Rebuild a Failed RAID Array

Brien walks you through how to repair a failed drive within a storage pool to quickly get you up and running after an error occurs.

What We Need from Windows 9: A Wish List

If Microsoft wants its next OS to be a success, it should look to what made Windows XP so popular.

Storage Innovations Bring Unparalleled Capacity Opportunities

Wondering how manufacturers can continue to release larger storage drives every year? Here's some of the tech that makes it possible.

Getting SharePoint in Sync: Matching Versions and Permission Controls

Here's how to determine which SharePoint version is right for individual machines and how to make sure they play nicely with different versions.

Windows Malware Targeting Android Banking Apps

While malware moving from mobile devices to PCs have become the norm, malware moving in the opposite direction looks to be a new attacker trick.

How To Interact With Virtual Disks Through PowerShell

Here's how to differentiate between OS virtual disks and virtual machine virtual disks.

3 Solid-State Storage Options for Enterprises

Choosing the right fit for your organization comes down to balancing cost with performance.

Java Flaws and Android Malware Sharply Increase in 2013

Cisco found that 76 percent of all Web-based attacks were targeted at Java.

Microsoft's News and Xbox Twitter Accounts Hacked

The hacker collective Syrian Electronic Army took credit for the hacks and posted fake messages warning that Microsoft is spying on users' e-mail accounts.

How To Make Use of Hyper-V Replicas

Besides using replicas as protective backups, they can be used for testing purposes.

Security Essentials Support for Windows XP Ending in April

After April 8, option to download Microsoft's free antimalware software for XP systems won't be available.

Documents Shed Light on NSA Surveillance Tools

Plus: The security agency is actively researching encryption-breaking quantum computing technology.

Are You Failing Your IT Team?

From not embracing change to segmenting groups, here are some ways in which IT leaders are setting up their teams for failure.

4 Common System Center Installation Mistakes

Even the most experienced System Center pros can fall victim to these common installation goofs.

Microsoft a Contender In The New IT Order

Once the frontrunner and the IT trendsetter, Microsoft must now compete in a market that's future is not solely dictated by the one company.

How To Access Needed Info in PowerShell

Brien walks you through customizing a PowerShell cmdlet's output to get exactly the data you need.

2014 Predictions: 5 Products Microsoft Will Deliver

Microsoft has officially shared next to nothing about its product roadmaps, beyond some fairly sweeping statements it has made about aligning around the "One Microsoft" mission.

My Predictions for 2014: Apple's Popularity Drops, Microsoft Continues Transformation

Also watch for network virtualization to continue to grow and Office 365 to undergo a makeover in the coming year.

A Look Back at My 2013 Predictions

Which trends did Brien successfully predict and which ones was he off the mark on?

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