Windows Servers


My Top Tips for Tracking Down CPU-Intensive Processes

Is your server running sluggish? Find out where all the juice is being sucked up with these suggestions.

Active Directory How To: Implementing the New Windows Server 2012 DAC

The process for implementing the new Dynamic Access Control feature will be a timely endeavor for enterprises. Here's how you get started.

Microsoft Releases Application Request Router 3.0

Microsoft announced the release of Application Request Router 3.0 late last week.

Microsoft's Faster Software Release Cycle: A Blessing or a Curse for IT?

Don Jones breaks down how the quicker timetable between software releases means that user feedback will be more important than ever when crafting the next versions of Microsoft software.

PowerShell 4: Take the 'Dumb' out of Configuration Management

Greg Shields shares how Powershell's Desired State Configuration continues its evolution in transforming documentation into functioning code.

Should Windows Server 2012 R2 Be a Service Pack Instead?

Don Jones discusses that Microsoft might bring more to its latest version if it went with a service pack instead of a full update.

Working with PowerShell Scripts

Brien walks you through how to craft and excute scripts in PowerShell.

Microsoft Outlines Windows Server 2012 R2 Support for Linux

Microsoft on Wednesday reiterated its support for Linux server operating systems with its emerging R2 products.

Microsoft Releases Service Pack 2 for Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010

Microsoft today announced Service Pack 2 for Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010.

It's Official: Ballmer Reveals Reorg Centered Around 'One Microsoft'

The shuffle breaks down the walls of separation between business units.

MAP Toolkit 8.5 Assesses Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 Readiness

The Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 8.5 was released late last week.

Windows Management Framework 4.0 Preview Adds PowerShell 4 Features

Microsoft on Tuesday released a "preview" test version of Windows Management Framework (WMF) 4.0, which opens up new PowerShell 4 capabilities for older Windows systems.

Need Help with PowerShell?

Although PowerShell can be a bit intimidating at times, Microsoft has built in a comprehensive help system that should be able to assist you with most of your PowerShell related questions.

R2 Previews of Windows Server 2012, System Center 2012 and SQL Server 2014 Released

Microsoft today released public previews of Windows Server 2012 R2, System Center 2012 R2 and SQL Server 2014.

Microsoft Cites Yammer Progress, SharePoint Integration

Microsoft on Tuesday described progress and future plans for its Yammer social networking application, which has reached a one-year milestone.

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