The goal of IT infrastructure and application monitoring solutions must be more than to provide insight into IT operations. Here's what to look for.
Some of these assumptions are perfectly valid for most situations, but others -- despite Microsoft's best intentions -- are a bit more puzzling.
The Azure Migrate tool can now be used by organizations to help plan moves of their on-premises virtual machines and applications to Azure datacenter infrastructure.
It's not 2008 anymore; go ahead and virtualize all of your domain controllers.
Brien walks through the steps of troubleshooting a (very) slow Windows 10 virtual machine. Hint: Disable your virtual memory at your own risk.
Microsoft today announced the "general availability" of its Accelerated Networking technology for Azure virtual machines, which is available for use with both Linux- and Windows-based VMs.
VMware isn't planning to work directly with Microsoft on the technical details of its emerging VMware virtualization on Azure solution, but the company has dropped some of its initially condemnatory language about it.
According to Brien's take on the Microsoft tea leaves, the year ahead should bode well for Hyper-V and Azure customers. On the other hand, Windows 10 S users may want to brace themselves.
The Azure Migrate solution is expected to be a production-ready product for organizations in the first half of 2018, Microsoft indicated this week.
Microsoft added more options to its alphabet soup of Azure virtual machine (VM) offerings this month.
VMware and Carbon Black, a provider of endpoint security solutions, are working on a new security offering that aims to protect datacenters by analyzing historical application data.
AWS has added tools to migrate Hyper-V virtual machines to its cloud.
Microsoft this month provoked VMware by announcing a preview of a "bare metal" VMware stack that runs on Microsoft Azure hardware.
With the help of PowerShell, Hyper-V management is simplified when actions can be performed in bulk.
Microsoft this week briefly showed access and security improvements that will be coming to Remote Desktop Services.
The Microsoft Operations Management Suite now has a way to show System Center Virtual Machine Manager health and performance information for on-premises-located virtual machines.
The new feature, available in Windows 10, allows for the creation of simple VMs with just a few clicks.
Microsoft on Wednesday described how its next major release of Windows Server 2016 will have improvements for running containers.
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.
With the massive sizes of Hyper-V VMs, it might be a good idea to put a hard cap on how large they can grow to.