The latest SQL Server comes packed with support for Linux, automatic tuning and other enhancements that will enhance and simplify the use of the database platform.
- By Joey D'Antoni
DSC expert Melissa Januszko offers tips and advice for setting these up ahead of her Live! 360 session on the topic.
Microsoft's premade templates allows for the deployment of SQL databases without having to use complex PowerShell commands.
- By Adam Bertram
The Windows Server 2016 "Insider" preview Build 16237 of the fall update only supports Server Core deployments and a stripped-down Nano Server option with improvements to Hyper-V, RDMA for trusted guests and support for persistent memory.
Chatbots are the new apps that have fueled the growth of Slack and are now the key focus in expanding Microsoft Teams and Office 365.
- By Christian Buckley
Will Microsoft Teams ride on the coattails of Office 365, or will compatibility among business-grade intelligent bots leave room for Slack, HipChat, Google Hangouts and even Facebook Messenger, among others?
- By Terena Bell, Jeffrey Schwartz
Here's how to get Hyper-V's management tools configured to manage connections in five steps.
Microsoft Flow provides SharePoint Online with more robust and reliable workflows than BCS, and the new administrative tool ensures they're in compliance with your organization's data loss prevention policies if you take the following steps.
- By Oliver Wirkus
Docker has given rise to Linux and Windows containers but Microsoft is also championing Kubernetes, the popular open source container orchestration system developed by Google.
- By Michael Otey
The new Samsung Galaxy S8 Android-based Citrix Receiver is the closest thing yet to a phone that can stand in for your PC.
- By Paul Ferrill
The Samsung Android-based Galaxy S8 smartphone is available with a new peripheral that will let it function like a virtual Windows desktop running Office 365 natively.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Learn how to configure and protect cloud-based apps in Azure.
The new Azure Active Directory B2B aims to simplify how administrators offer controlled access to partners, suppliers and customers.
A senior product manager on Microsoft's Windows Server engineering team tells how the Windows Server Software Defined program works.
The upcoming release of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, the fourth in two years, could be the most significant to date, applying the intelligence of the Microsoft Graph across PCs and non-Windows devices.
- By Michael Desmond
Since bringing blockchain tools and distributed ledgers to its Azure cloud, Microsoft's Ethereum-based framework has begun evolving rapidly with three core components either in preview or under development.
- By Terrence Dorsey
Microsoft has emerged as a leading force behind the rise of enterprise blockchain networks with a formative portfolio of new and forthcoming services in Azure. Learn how these cryptographically hashed distributed ledgers could change how transactions are processed.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Office 365 artificial intelligence API may help individual users manage content complexity in the next wave of SharePoint releases that use Microsoft Graph.
- By Elliot Luber
Testing Windows 10 releases is largely becoming a thing of the past, at least for Microsoft.
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) is now easier to use and offers improved mobile device management and support for Office 365