Windows Servers


Microsoft Belatedly Explains Remote Server Admin Tools Dependency on Windows 10 Build 1607

Microsoft explained this week that the current version 1.2 of the Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) for Windows 10 is just for organizations using Windows 10 build 1607, the "anniversary update."

Perform a Rolling Upgrade of a Clustered Hyper-V Deployment, Part 2

Now that the upgrade has been applied, there's some cleanup and maintenance work to be done.

Perform a Rolling Upgrade of a Clustered Hyper-V Deployment, Part 1

Here's how to get started deploying a Hyper-V upgrade through PowerShell.

SharePoint in Azure: Know Your Limits To Avoid a Cost Hangover

Azure efficiencies depend on initial sizing predictions, proper maintenance and architecture to avoid drinking more than you can handle.

Microsoft To Offer 'Premium Assurance' for Servers Adding 6 Years of Patch Support

Microsoft this week unveiled coming licensing additions that will extend patch support for Windows Server or SQL Server products for six more years.

IT Skills Poised To Pay

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.

Q&A with Matthew McDermott: Upgrading to SharePoint 2016

As companies grapple with the question of upgrading to SharePoint 2016, noted expert Matthew McDermott offers his thoughts.

Microsoft Unveils SQL Server's Future

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.

Understanding PowerShell Class Inheritance

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.

How To Navigate the Windows Registry Like a File System

With the help of PowerShell cmdlets, navigating a registry is made a lot simpler.

How To Get Detailed Information on Your Server's Processes with PowerShell

While many know that the Get-Process command in PowerShell can provide basic process information, it can also display specific details with some minor tweaks.

How To Work with PowerShell in Linux

Is it possible to remotely monitor with PowerShell installed on a Linux machine?

Microsoft Announces Windows Azure Pack Support to January 2027

Microsoft has published updated lifecycle support information for Windows Azure Pack.

Microsoft Rebrands Deployment Toolkit with Build 8443 Release

The latest Microsoft Deployment Toolkit for deploying Windows client and server operating systems was released this month, but don't call it "MDT 2016."

Microsoft Explains Windows Server 2016 Patching

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.

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