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How To Create Virtual Directories in Azure Web Apps with PowerShell

Until Microsoft adds a native command that easily connects virtual directories to Azure Web apps, we're going to have to do it ourselves.

SharePoint Server 2016 Feature Pack 2 Released

SharePoint Server 2016 Feature Pack 2, released Tuesday, comes packed with the SharePoint Framework.

Microsoft Releases BizTalk Server Schemas as Open Source Code

The schemas used with BizTalk Server are now available as open source code, Microsoft on Monday announced.

PowerShell Solutions Being Replaced with 'Desired State Configuration Core'

The Microsoft PowerShell team is planning to reshape its Desired State Configuration (DSC) solutions, replacing them with a single cross-platform tool that supports both Windows and Linux.

Hyperconverged Infrastructure Improvements Coming to Windows Server 2016

Windows Server 2016 will be receiving a number of hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) improvements with its next major release, scheduled for this month.

Creating a Balloon Tip Notification Using PowerShell

PowerShell makes it easy to create a custom pop-up notification in Windows.

'Windows Insider Lab for Enterprise' Test Program Launches

Windows Insiders can now take part in the company's Windows Insider Lab for Enterprise" (WILE) test network.

Microsoft's Azure App Service on Linux Now Live

Microsoft on Wednesday added infrastructure support for Linux Web and mobile application developers by announcing the "general availability" of the Azure App Service on Linux, alongside container support.

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Arriving October 17

Microsoft announced that the next major update for Windows 10 will be arriving on Oct. 17.

Creating an SSIS Catalog with PowerShell

Here's how to deploy SQL Servers in an organization with custom business intelligence.

Microsoft Previews Beginner-Friendly Windows Debug Tool

Microsoft has issued a preview of a new Windows debug (WinDbg) console that's described as being "less intimidating" and "a bit easier for beginners."

Preview of Azure AD Domain Services Support for Resource Manager Virtual Networks Released

Microsoft today announced a public preview of new Azure Active Directory Domain Services support for virtual networks using Azure Resource Manager.

Microsoft Replacing Premier Support Program with Unified Support

"Microsoft Unified Support" is the company's new program aimed at providing technical support to organizations.

The Slow Death of PowerShell 2.0 Is Coming

Even though PowerShell 2.0 is slowly fading out of enterprises due to its security issues, Microsoft said that it will take some time to completely phase it out.

Understanding Parallel Runspaces in PowerShell

Allowing multiple segments of a code to run concurrently will increase the overall script's efficiency.

ReFS Creation Support Ending for Windows 10 Pro and Home Editions

Microsoft recently announce that with the arrival of Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, the OS will lose file and disk creation capabilities using the Resilient File System (ReFS).

Microsoft and Red Hat Outline Extended Compatiblity Partnership

This week Microsoft and Red Hat made a few announcements that continues the two companies' integration and support efforts.

Microsoft Adding New Query Language to Azure Log Analytics

Microsoft started rolling out an update this week to its Azure Log Analytics service that promises to bring improved search, plus a new query language.

How To Create Progress Bars in PowerShell

When automating a ton of tasks, creating a visual cue on the activate is helpful in knowing that things are running smoothly.

Microsoft Previews New Azure Security and Management Tools

Microsoft highlighted a couple of Azure tools, including Just-in-Time VM Access, this week.

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