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Datacenter efficiency gets easier with new Windows Server Software Defined partner solutions

The island of Bora Bora. The finish line at a marathon. A software defined datacenter. What do they have in common? Being there is easy — getting there is the hard part. However in the latter case, at least, you can let someone else do the hard part for you. There’s so much efficiency, simplicity,...

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Five reasons to run SQL Server 2016 on Windows Server 2016, part 5

Consistent data environment across hybrid cloud Have you ever seen a tree that simultaneously bears completely different species of fruit? It’s a real thing: apples, plums, oranges, lemons, and peaches all growing on the same tree. The growers have the advantage of a consistent environment (the same tree) that allows them to be efficient with...

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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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Demo Tuesday // Remotely manage Windows Servers with ease using Server Management Tools

Welcome to our new Demo Tuesday series. Each week we will be highlighting a new product feature from the Hybrid Cloud Platform. Server Management Tools is a helpful feature of Windows Server 2016 that simplifies the job of managing individual servers across your enterprise—for both on-premises and Azure-hosted Windows Servers, from Windows Server 2012 through...

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