The final SQL Server 2012 service pack is now available for download.
Here are three commands you can use to encrypt and decrypt data.
Aside from the announcement that a preview for SharePoint Server 2018 will be arriving in mid-2018, few details of the upcoming offering has been released.
Microsoft at Ignite last week discussed how its Windows 10 deployment direction does away with the traditional imaging process and instead relies on Azure Active Directory domain joins, mobile device management (MDM) and self-provisioning by end users.
Once SQL Server 2017 is released, it will also arrive with a faster update release pace.
System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) and Microsoft Intune client management products will be receiving a new "comanagement" capability, Microsoft announced this week.
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Microsoft this week at its Ignite conference in Orlando shared SharePoint and OneDrive progress, which also included a brief mention of a coming SharePoint Server 2019 product, among many other details.
Windows Server 2016 version 1709 will arrive in "early October," Microsoft announced this week.
SQL Server 2017 will be generally available next Monday, Oct. 2., Microsoft announced today at its Ignite conference in Orlando, Fla.
Microsoft said that the Microsoft Teams client will eventually replace the Skype for Business Online client in the near future.
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.
Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) will soon be able of fixing security issues, instead of just detecting them.
Microsoft is limiting the number of software management interfaces for Azure Active Directory identity and access service to one.
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.
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.
Until Microsoft adds a native command that easily connects virtual directories to Azure Web apps, we're going to have to do it ourselves.
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SharePoint Server 2016 Feature Pack 2, released Tuesday, comes packed with the SharePoint Framework.
The schemas used with BizTalk Server are now available as open source code, Microsoft on Monday announced.
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.