Vendor consolidation is leading IT pros to favor fewer players, according to this year's annual Redmond Third-Party Reader's Choice Awards.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
As enterprise IT pros face a business imperative to support the management and analysis of Big Data, Microsoft has embraced the call with the latest evolution of SQL Server, support for NoSQL and Hadoop. The changes promise to alter the role of the traditional DBA.
Microsoft has rolled out another version of SQL Server 2008, dubbed Release 2 Service Pack 3.
- By Michael Domingo
Microsoft indicated this week that the patch cycle for Windows 8.x and Windows Server 2012 R.x systems follows a different approach than in the past.
The longer you use the Windows Server tool, the more uses you'll find for it.
The retirement of support for Windows Server 2003 will be one of the most important of the predictable security issues of 2015.
- By Scott Bekker
Is the new feature an IT game changer or an unnecessary headache?
- By Rick Vanover
Here's how to access the information you need when analyzing storage status.
This month's offering includes one "critical" and three "important" bulletins that look to fix 42 different flaws.
Native third-party support tops the list.
Coming up with a viable governance strategy is critical and requires a careful balancing act.
- By Maggie Swearingen
Microsoft issued a hotfix late last month for a log-in problem that has affected some organizations moving from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012 R2.
Having issues with domain controllers? Use this native tools to pinpoint exactly where it.
Microsoft offered clarification about its patch process for SharePoint Server 2013 this week.
This moth's Security Update addresses a total of 37 flaws.