Archives


Windows Server 2016 Version 1709 Set for October Release

Windows Server 2016 version 1709 will arrive in "early October," Microsoft announced this week.

SQL Server 2017 Release Announced

SQL Server 2017 will be generally available next Monday, Oct. 2., Microsoft announced today at its Ignite conference in Orlando, Fla.

Microsoft Outlines Skype for Business Plans at Ignite

Microsoft said that the Microsoft Teams client will eventually replace the Skype for Business Online client in the near future.

Microsoft Remote Desktop Services Improvements Previewed

Microsoft this week briefly showed access and security improvements that will be coming to Remote Desktop Services (RDS), which is a Windows Server capability for virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) scenarios.

Autoremediation Capabilities Coming to Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection Service This Year

Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) will soon be able of fixing security issues, instead of just detecting them.

'Classic' Azure AD Management Portal Ending Soon

Microsoft is limiting the number of software management interfaces for Azure Active Directory identity and access service to one.

Azure Confidential Computing and Managed Service Identity Security Protections Preview Releases

Microsoft this week announced previews of two new Microsoft Azure security measures that possibly add assurances for organizations wary of trusting their data and code on outside infrastructure.

'Project Honolulu' for Windows Server Management Brings Back the GUI

In what could be seen as a turn in direction, Microsoft said it's behind once again producing graphical user interface (GUI) tools for managing Windows Server.

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.

SharePoint Watch

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.