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Server Capacity Planning: How To Choose Between Current and Future Memory Needs

How much server memory is enough, and for how long? Brien works through the math as part of his ongoing hardware refresh.

Taking a Fresh Look at Office 365 Flow

Microsoft has evolved Flow into a very capable workflow automation platform. The catch is that if you want to use Flow to its fullest potential, you'll need to pay a little extra.

How To Add More Servers to Windows Admin Center

Brien shows how to extend the scope of Windows Admin Center's management capabilities to the other servers on your network.

How To Get Started with Windows Admin Center

One of the most anticipated features in Windows Server 2019 doesn't actually ship with Windows Server 2019. Brien shows you how to access and set up the Windows Admin Center.

How To Use PowerShell To Locate a Specific Application

Here's how to streamline your PowerShell query process to avoid returning a huge list of applications.

How To Use PowerShell To Uninstall an Application

The Control Panel has long been Microsoft's workhorse for deleting unwanted apps. But while this method works fine most of the time, it's not exactly scalable.

What's Behind Microsoft's Sudden Teams Push?

As Skype for Business slowly gets phased out and Slack's enterprise dominance becomes less of a sure thing, the time is right for Microsoft to focus its marketing energies on its upstart collaboration tool.

Microsoft Graph Primer, Part 2: Connecting an App to Microsoft Graph

Brien walks you through the steps of setting up an application to use the Microsoft Graph API.

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Microsoft Graph Primer, Part 1: What Is Microsoft Graph and Why Does It Matter?

Billed by Microsoft as an all-encompassing API, the Microsoft Graph plays a critical role in how developers access Microsoft's various cloud resources.

It's OK If Microsoft Abandons Live Tiles

What started out as a handy shortcut to your most-used Windows 10 apps has morphed into another way for Microsoft and developers to pepper you with ads.

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How To Maximize OneDrive for Business Storage

Exactly where does Microsoft cap the amount of OneDrive storage space you can give each user? As Brien explains, it depends.

Microsoft Resurrects Windows 1.0 (Sort Of)

In another example of "everything old is new again," you can now recapture that old-school Microsoft feeling without even a single floppy disk drive.

How To Refresh Hyper-V Hardware, Part 2: Managing Replication Traffic

The final part of Brien's Hyper-V upgrade involves using a 10GbE connection for replication traffic -- without having access to enterprise-class hardware.

How To Refresh Hyper-V Hardware, Part 1: Get Your Versions Straight

The first half of Brien's project to replace his outdated Hyper-V servers took nearly 10 days and multiple replication failures. Here's what went wrong and how he fixed it.

Microsoft Makes It Easier To Brand Office 365

In a move that will be well-received by many users, Microsoft has lifted some key restrictions on how companies can brand their Office 365 environments.

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