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Server Operating Systems: Windows, Linux and Unix News
September 27, 2017
Once focusing on SQL Server, DH2i ventures into Linux waters. 'Smart Availability' allows users to move workloads any time, regardless of operating system.
August 31, 2017
As Microsoft's PowerShell Core open source project progresses, some question the future of Windows PowerShell in the company's cloud-focused strategy.
April 20, 2017
Microsoft's project to run Linux containers on Windows bridges a technical divide, but developers who work on the open source operating system may not be swayed so easily.
April 11, 2017
Microsoft dropped its security bulletin format on April Patch Tuesday and switched to its Security Update Guide. Windows Server admins should be aware of a Hyper-V host patch.
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