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Use Azure Site Recovery to migrate Windows Server 2008 before End of Support

Don’t let the name fool you. Azure Site Recovery (ASR) can be used as an Azure migration tool for 30 days at no charge. It has been used for years to support migration of our 64-bit versions of Windows Server, and we are pleased to announce it now supports migration of Windows Server 2008 32-bit...

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Microsoft Pre-Build update: Developer innovation with Windows Server 2019 and Azure

This blog post was co-authored by Taylor Brown, Principal Program Manager Lead, Windows Server and Monojit Bhattacharya, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Windows Server. Enterprises are adopting digital transformation to engage end users, offer competitive products, empower their employees, and improve operations. To drive this transformation, developers need a modern platform that helps them deliver innovation at...

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Recent updates to Project “Honolulu” and PowerShell Core 6.0

Recent updates to Project “Honolulu” and PowerShell Core 6.0

Server management tools have evolved rapidly in the past few months making it easier to remotely monitor and configure your servers – both for Windows and Linux-based systems. In January, we announced the general availability of PowerShell Core 6.0, now cross-platform (Windows, macOS, and Linux), open-source, and built for heterogeneous environments and the hybrid cloud....

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1711 update to Project “Honolulu” Technical Preview is now available!

This blog post was authored by Jeff Woolslayer, Program Manager, Windows Server. Project “Honolulu” was announced in September and had a fantastic reception at Ignite. To all of you that have downloaded the Technical Preview and provided feedback via UserVoice, thank you. We’ve been reading your feedback closely and your input drove this update. Today,...

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FAQ on Windows Server, version 1709 and Semi-Annual Channel

FAQ on Windows Server, version 1709 and Semi-Annual Channel

Last week we made available Windows Server, version 1709, the first release in the Semi-Annual Channel, and we’re already seeing many customers deploying it! We’ve received some questions on how this channel works and how customers should utilize it. The goal of this blog post is to answer questions surrounding the new channel and clarify...

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