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Three reasons to watch my free webinar on what’s new in Hyper-V

This post was authored by Jeff Woolsey, Principal PM Manager, Windows Server. In case you missed my recent webinar, “Software-define your infrastructure with Hyper-V using Windows Server 2016,” don’t worry, you can still watch it… for free! Solutions, not features. Covering all of the exciting new features in Windows Server 2016 would take a couple...

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DockerCon 2017: Simplifying Containerization for Enterprises

Since the launch of Windows Server 2016 six months ago, adoption has been nothing short of amazing. Customers like Tyco started adopting Windows containers even before general availability and in day two of DockerCon 2017, Northern Trust highlighted their own success with containers on Microsoft Azure with Docker Enterprise Edition (EE).  The list of customers...

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DockerCon 2017: Powering new Linux innovations with Hyper-V isolation and Windows Server

With over 900,000 containerized applications in the Docker Hub there has never been a better time to be a developer. However, a barrier remained – Linux images run on a Linux host and Windows images on a Windows host requiring multiple infrastructures and more complex development tooling....

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Free Training: How to use built-in security features in Windows Server 2016

We designed Windows Server 2016 from an “assume breach” posture. Yes, we want to build the most secure servers, and we have taken some giant steps forward when it comes to breach resistance, but we have also built in some new capabilities to mitigate the risk of breaches when they do happen. Two new Microsoft...

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Five reasons to run SQL Server 2016 on Windows Server 2016, part 4

This is the fourth post in a five-part blog series. Keep an eye out for upcoming posts and catch up on the first, second, and third in the series. Reach insights faster by running analytics at the point of creation “Data! Data! Data! … I can’t make bricks without clay!”  –  Sherlock Holmes (Sir Arthur...

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Five reasons to run SQL Server 2016 on Windows Server 2016, part 1

This is the first blog in a five-part series. Keep an eye out for upcoming posts, which will cover cutting cost and improving performance of storage, BI, and analytics; improving uptime and reliability; reaching data insights faster by running analytics at the point of creation; and maintaining a consistent data environment across on-premises, hybrid, and...

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