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Massive Performance Gains in Hyper V with Windows Server 2016

Watch this video to learn about the huge performance improvements made available with Hyper-V in Windows Server 2016. This video covers the specific performance enhancements, what kinds of new virtualization workloads this makes available for such as SQL, the ease ... continue reading
Exploit and shellcode phases of this attack

Hardening Windows 10 with zero-day exploit mitigations

Cyberattacks involving zero-day exploits happen from time to time, affecting different platforms and applications. Over the years, Microsoft security teams have been working extremely hard to address these attacks. While delivering innovative solutions like Windows Defender Application Guard, which provides ... continue reading
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Deploy a Software Defined Network infrastructure using VMM SDN Express #SCVMM #SDN #Sysctr

As VMM is a great tool to deploy VM with and with Windows Azure Pack it has a central role, but now in Azure Stack there is no place for VMM. Unless you are using it to deploy VM’s for ... continue reading
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Running #NanoServer in a #Container on Windows Server 2016 with #Docker in Powershell #DevOps

What are Containers They are an isolated, resource controlled, and portable operating environment.  Basically, a container is an isolated place where an application can run without affecting the rest of the system and without the system affecting the application. Containers ... continue reading
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#Docker containers running on #Windows10 for #DevOps #Azure

Docker for Windows An integrated, easy-to-deploy environment for building, assembling, and shipping applications from a Windows PC, Docker for Windows is a native Windows application with a native user interface and auto-update capability, deeply integrated with Windows native virtualization, Hyper-V, ... continue reading
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What’s New in Windows Server 2016 Networking

The Azure inspired software defined networking stack that is built into Windows Server 2016 reduces the complexity and cost of network infrastructure. Not only that, you can now define your network infrastructure so that it is portable to your application ... continue reading
Network Load Balancing and other software components

Windows Server 2016 NLB Network Load Balancing non-SDN or Software Load Balancing (SLB) for SDN #NLB #SLB #SDN

Windows Server 2016 Network Load Balancing. You can use Network Load Balancing to manage two or more servers as a single virtual cluster. Network Load Balancing enhances the availability and scalability of Internet server applications such as those used on ... continue reading
Credential Guard and Remote Guard in Windows Server 2016

Credential Guard and Remote Guard in Windows Server 2016

Learn how Credential Guard helps prevent pass the hash attacks by utilizing virtualization-based security to protect credentials on the system from being stolen by a compromised administrator or malware ... continue reading
Device Guard in Windows Server 2016

Device Guard in Windows Server 2016

See how Device Guard uses Virtualization Based Security to ensure that only allowed binaries can be run on the system. If the app or driver isn't trusted, it can't run ... continue reading

Performance data collection on Nano Server

Event tracing and Performance Counters in Windows are powerful mechanisms to debug failures, understand system behavior and improve performance. Nano Server fully supports the Event Tracing for Windows (ETW) framework, but some familiar tools used to manage tracing and performance ... continue reading