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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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Consistency is the cure for Hybrid Cloud complexity

This post was authored by Julia White, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Cloud Platform. Odds are you’ve got a hybrid cloud strategy and have already started implementing this approach. That’s just one of the findings in our brand-new 2017 State of Hybrid Cloud research study that digs deeper into the numbers behind hybrid cloud adoption. It...

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Up your SaaS application game with help from Microsoft App Accelerate

Frustrated with ever-changing customer expectations? Yesterday’s investments losing steam as the market turns to the next shiny thing? How do you scale across cloud and mobile, stay on top of data and security, and ultimately sell successfully in a rapidly transforming landscape? Microsoft App Accelerate targets exactly these issues for application creators and ISVs (independent...

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