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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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Introducing Windows Server 2019 – now available in preview

Today is a big day for Windows Server! On behalf of the entire Windows Server team, I am delighted to announce Windows Server 2019 will be generally available in the second half of calendar year 2018. Starting now, you can access the preview build through our Insiders program…...

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Windows Server 2016’s Storage Spaces Direct wins CRN Product of the Year

This month Windows Server 2016 and its Storage Spaces Direct technology won Product of the Year from Computer Reseller News for the Software-defined Storage category. Winners were chosen through a combination of editorial selection and a survey sent to solution providers to capture real-world satisfaction among partners and their customers. The top five finalists in...

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Securing modernized apps and simplified networking on Windows with Calico

Containers have become synonymous with application modernization, and Kubernetes has become the leading solution for orchestrating containerized applications. With Windows Server version 1709, Windows now has parity with Linux for Kubernetes networking from a platform perspective....

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In practice: How customers are using Shielded Virtual Machines to secure data

You’ve read and heard a lot from Microsoft about the unprecedented security provided by Shielded Virtual Machines in Windows Server 2016, but how is this feature being used by real customers? We decided to round up a few customer stories for you, to illustrate the various real-world benefits being reported by users of Shielded VMs...

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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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