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Create a File Share as a Search Content Source in SharePoint 2013

This step-by-step visual guide will get you up and running in no time.

Redmond Third-Party Reader's Choice Awards: The Big Grow Bigger

Vendor consolidation is leading IT pros to favor fewer players, according to this year's annual Redmond Third-Party Reader's Choice Awards.

Microsoft's Role in the New Data Culture

As enterprise IT pros face a business imperative to support the management and analysis of Big Data, Microsoft has embraced the call with the latest evolution of SQL Server, support for NoSQL and Hadoop. The changes promise to alter the role of the traditional DBA.

Microsoft Releases Final SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack

Microsoft has rolled out another version of SQL Server 2008, dubbed Release 2 Service Pack 3.

Microsoft Cites New Patch Guidance for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 R2

Microsoft indicated this week that the patch cycle for Windows 8.x and Windows Server 2012 R.x systems follows a different approach than in the past.

How To Use the File Server Resource Manager in Windows Server

The longer you use the Windows Server tool, the more uses you'll find for it.

Prepare for Windows Server 2003's End of Support

The retirement of support for Windows Server 2003 will be one of the most important of the predictable security issues of 2015.

Hyper-V and the Cloneable Domain Controller

Is the new feature an IT game changer or an unnecessary headache?

Using PowerShell To Evaluate Storage Health

Here's how to access the information you need when analyzing storage status.

Small September Patch Tuesday Release Fixes Huge IE Zero-Day Hole

This month's offering includes one "critical" and three "important" bulletins that look to fix 42 different flaws.

My Wish List for the Next Version of Hyper-V

Native third-party support tops the list.

Build a Successful SharePoint Governance Plan

Coming up with a viable governance strategy is critical and requires a careful balancing act.

Microsoft Issues Hotfix for Windows Server 2003 Migration Problem

Microsoft issued a hotfix late last month for a log-in problem that has affected some organizations moving from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012 R2.

Pinpoint Windows Server Domain Controller Issues with the DCDiag Tool

Having issues with domain controllers? Use this native tools to pinpoint exactly where it.

Microsoft Clarifies SharePoint 2013 Patch Process and New 'Uber Packages'

Microsoft offered clarification about its patch process for SharePoint Server 2013 this week.

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