It's important to start tests with a clean session, especially when writing unit tests and creating mocks. Here's how to run Pester tests in a completely new PowerShell process.
- By Adam Bertram
The most recent round of improvements to Microsoft's Office productivity suite included the news that the Office codebase is now unified across Windows, Mac, iOS and Android.
Microsoft recently released resources for organizations grappling with flawed firmware updates from Intel that have resulted in reboot problems in some cases.
IT pros who update SharePoint Server installations now have some help from Microsoft in the form of a new "SharePoint Build to Build Update Playbook."
Using Windows Management Instrumentation makes it easy to pull information about the drives on your system or remote systems. Here's how.
A new app in the latest Windows 10 test build gives users some insight into the kind of privacy-related information that Microsoft collects from their devices.
The latest test build of Windows Server, known as "build 17074," includes support for in-place upgrades and smaller Server Core base images, Microsoft said this week.
Intel has identified the cause of the reboot issues affecting its Haswell and Broadwell processors after being patched against Meltdown and Spectre attack scenarios.
In a new video series, Microsoft details how administrators can manage Windows clients using System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM).
Intel's firmware updates to address the Meltdown and Spectre attacks could result in slower server performance, the company indicated this week.
The latest test build of Windows Server, known as "build 17074," rolled out this week with some new enhancements to Storage Spaces Direct (SSD).
In which Adam demonstrates the truth in the old PowerShell adage: "The more you can limit the number of objects returned to the pipeline, the faster you code will run."
- By Adam Bertram
Microsoft last week announced the general availability of PowerShell Core 6.0, which is notable for being a cross-platform DevOps tool for Windows, Linux and macOS.
Microsoft's fixes for the Meltdown and Spectre CPU security flaws will noticeably slow down some users' systems, the company confirmed this week.
To address the recently disclosed Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities affecting most modern processors, Intel will issue security patches for all Intel chips released in the past five years by the end of this month.
- By Scott Bekker
PowerShell is more than just scripting and automation. Given the right functions, you can also use it to solve numerical equations -- from the simple to the complex. Here's how.
Apple this week took steps to address the potential security threats posed by two recently disclosed CPU attack methods, Meltdown and Spectre.
Microsoft recently announced the general availability of its new Accelerated Networking technology for Azure virtual machines.
Various researchers, chip makers, OS vendors and security software providers have issued a raft of information about a widespread CPU security vulnerability disclosed this week.
Enterprise users of Office 365 Exchange Online can expect to see some additional support for e-mail internationalization sometime this quarter.