The option for Windows Server 2016 that will let enterprises and hosting providers build private clouds based on the same technology as the Microsoft Azure service is now available for testers to evaluate—and some say it could bring major changes to the datacenter.
Power BI has quickly given Microsoft supremacy in analytics and real-time reporting, but it's only available as an online cloud service. Seeking parity, a revamped on-premises SQL Server Reporting Services 2016 will deliver rich features, such as a new UI, delivery of KPIs and HTML5-based reporting, but integration with Power BI for now is only a statement of direction.
Here's what to expect when you install the first technical preview.
The software for enterprises and hosting providers to build private and hybrid clouds based on the same technology that runs the Microsoft Azure public cloud service is in preview for testers to evaluate. Some say it could bring major changes to the datacenter.
The first major update of Windows 10 will make better use of digital ink, add intelligence and extensibility to Cortana, extend Hello biometric authentication in the Edge browser, and run the Linux Bash Shell from Ubuntu, among numerous other features coming this summer.
Microsoft's new Passport for Work helps enroll Windows 10 devices using the new Windows Hello biometric authentication to Active Directory.
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