Some see them as competing technologies. The reality is that they go together like peanut butter and jelly.
Advances in mobility, cloud, Big Data, DevOps and digital delivery, plus the shift to more rapid release cycles of software and services, are enabling businesses to become more agile.
A new generation of technology is surfacing that will have a major impact on business, the workforce, and the skills demanded of IT professionals and developers.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
As companies grapple with the question of upgrading to SharePoint 2016, noted expert Matthew McDermott offers his thoughts.
The rather complicated Windows 10 updating process that Microsoft expects organizations to follow got some additional light this month.
Microsoft packed a number of major announcements, including SP1 improvements and Linux support, in this month's key note address by Scott Guthrie at their Connect() virtual event.
- By Joey D'Antoni
Inheritance will save you a ton of time when creating similar classes by repurposing some of the work you've already done and cutting down on redundancy.
- By Adam Bertram
Windows Server 2016 patching likely won't differ too much from the monthly cumulative update model laid out by Microsoft for other Windows products, but there are some nuances.
Now that Windows Server 2016 is available, Microsoft says IT pros and developers can build and extend containerized workloads and applications to its network- and compute-enhanced Azure public cloud -- and vice versa.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
The new Windows Server 2016 is the most secure version of Microsoft's server OS with the introduction of the Host Guardian Service for Hyper-V Shielded VMs. Learn about this critical new feature and how to configure and implement it.
- By Michael Otey
Dive deep into the world of vSphere with noted virtualization expert Greg Shields.
Office and SharePoint Live presenters Dan Usher and Scott Hoag discuss how you can simplify your life with automation.
Deploy, manage or delete applications without having to deal with the individual components that make up the application.
The company showcased the latest Windows Server improvements in security, cost savings and cloud-based app management.
Don Jones, TechMentor presenter and cochair, discusses some of his observations on how people are using PowerShell, and how they could do a better job.
A Microsoft SharePoint MVP shares his insights on what PowerShell can do for you with Office 365.
Harness Bash and PowerShell for DevOps everywhere you work with the new Windows Subsystem for Linux.
- By Terrence Dorsey
Microsoft has added a planning application for Office 365 business and enterprise subscriptions that's useful for managing group projects and tasks.
New features such as the Antimalware Scan Interface, Virtualization-Based Security and threat analytics are making Windows much more difficult to exploit, but hackers and researchers demonstrate it's still not impossible.
The forthcoming release of System Center Operations Manager 2016 will provide administrators with scheduled maintenance, improved support for management packs, alert tuning and support for the new Windows Server Nano configuration option.