Windows Server running on ARM CPUs, Azure is Next!

So far the servers within Microsoft Azure data centers have been running Intel processors (CPUs). For a long time I've wondered if the power efficiency of ARM CPUs could make them more cost effective than Intel x64 CPUs that are more powerful. It's possible through the use of parallel computing that distributing load across many…Read more Windows Server running on ARM CPUs, Azure is Next!

PowerShell now Open Source AND Cross-Platform! Linux, macOS, Windows

Windows PowerShell the new Shell (first released in 2006) for Windows that provides the ability to implement Task Automation, and Configuration Management via a Command-Line Shell and PowerShell scripting language built on the .NET Framework. PowerShell is an extremely strong tool and has become a staple in managing various Windows systems from the OS to…Read more PowerShell now Open Source AND Cross-Platform! Linux, macOS, Windows

Internals Behind Bringing Docker and Containers to Windows Server – DockerCon 16 Session

This is a session from DockerCon 16 and it dives deep into the internals of bringing Docker & Containers to Windows Server. This was presented by John Starks & Taylor Brown, and thanks to Channel 9 this session is available for our online viewing pleasure! Here's the abstract from Channel 9 on what this session…Read more Internals Behind Bringing Docker and Containers to Windows Server – DockerCon 16 Session

Azure Marketplace: Windows Server 2016 Tech Preview

There are a large number of Virtual Machine (VM) images available within the Azure Marketplace that range from Windows Server, various Linux distributions, to the latest Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 5 just released. Just login to the Azure Portal, search the Azure Marketplace for the VM image you need, and create it on your…Read more Azure Marketplace: Windows Server 2016 Tech Preview