2/1/2016

Down to the Core

Because the forthcoming Microsoft Nano Server doesn't have a GUI, find out how to create configuration scripts with the built-in Desired State Configuration in Windows PowerShell.


In-Depth

First Look: Microsoft's Resilient File System Version 2

The Resilient File System (ReFS) v2 in Windows Server 2016 TP4 still isn't faster than NTFS -- not surprising at this stage of its development, though its block-cloning feature is highly optimized for virtualized workloads.


How To Use PowerShell's Desired State Configuration To Configure Nano Server

Because the forthcoming Microsoft Nano Server doesn't have a GUI, here's how to create configuration scripts with the built-in Desired State Configuration in Windows PowerShell.


Network Control in the Azure Cloud

A new Network Controller and the same software-defined networking (SDN) stack in the Microsoft Azure cloud are among the significant SDN capabilities coming to Windows Server 2016.


Foley on Microsoft

Hardware's Role in Redmond Jumps from Understudy to Star

Merging the hardware team with the Windows team has made huge inroads to change the device focus of Microsoft.


Redmond View

Sizing Up A Surface Phone

Could we see a new line of smartphones from Microsoft by the end of the year?


Windows Insider

5 Ways To Save Your Career as an IT Pro

Evolve with emerging tech and tools or lose your job to someone that will.


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