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Microsoft Planning To Disable SSL 3.0 Support in December

Microsoft gave notice today that it will disable Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 3.0 support in its Internet Explorer browser and in its Online Services, starting on Dec. 1, 2014.

Containers: Beyond Virtualization

The open source lightweight Docker runtime environment for Linux could someday supersede the traditional virtual machine. Among its many supporters is Microsoft, which just announced a deep partnership with Docker Inc. to bring containers to the next version of Windows Server.

Using PowerShell To Rebuild a Windows Storage Spaces Array

Disk failures happen. Here's how to get back up and running with minimal effort.

Microsoft Issues Advice on SSL 3.0 Security Vulnerability

Microsoft is offering more guidance regarding a Secure Sockets Layer 3.0 security flaw.

Microsoft Eliminates Some SharePoint Online Features

Microsoft has killed off a few SharePoint Online features.

Microsoft's Patch Problems Continue

This month's security update has led to compatibility and installation errors for many users.

5 Hyper-V Host Decisions To Make Before Installing

Before making the jump, here are some points to consider.

Microsoft Releases October SharePoint Cumulative Updates

Microsoft released October cumulative updates (CUs) for both SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013 this week, with lots of caveats.

Microsoft's October Patch Includes Zero-Day Windows and IE Flaw Fixes

This month's security offering includes three bulletins rated "critical" and five "important" items.

How To Use the File Server Resource Manager in Windows Server 2012

This Windows Server 2012 feature makes it easy to set storage quotas and manage file types.

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.

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