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SQL Server 2019 release candidate refresh with Big Data Clusters

In continuation with our announcement of SQL Server 2019 release candidate last week, were announcing that the release candidate refresh forSQL Server 2019 is now available to download. The release candidate now includes bits for Big Data Clusters in SQL ... continue reading
One Year Update: Only constant is change...

One Year Update: Only constant is change…

You know – it’s been almost a YEAR since I first wrote a post to talk about an awesome team I had the honour of creating. Since then – we’ve created a lot of in-person and online content (including this ... continue reading
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VMware Workstation and Hyper-V – Working Together

Yesterday VMware demonstrated a pre-release version of VMware Workstation with early support for the Windows Hypervisor Platform in the What's New in VMware Fusion and VMware Workstation session at VMworld. In Windows 10 we have introduced many security features that ... continue reading
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Moving your VMware resources to Azure is easier than ever

Back in April we announced the Azure VMware Solution to deliver a comprehensive VMware environment allowing you to run native VMware-based workloads on Azure. It’s a fully managed platform as a service (PaaS) that includes vSphere, vCenter, vSAN, NSX-T, and ... continue reading
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Run Windows Server and SQL Server workloads seamlessly across your hybrid environments

In recent weeks, we’ve been talking about the many reasons why Windows Server and SQL Server customers choose Azure. Security is a major concern when moving to the cloud, and Azure gives you the tools and resources you need to ... continue reading
Awesomeness Made Easy With PowerBI

Awesomeness Made Easy With PowerBI

First published on TECHNET on Dec 12, 2017Hi all,My name is Dave Coles and I'm a Senior Premier Field Engineer based in the UK who specializes in SCCM and Application Virtualization.As we know, creating reports in SCCM using SSRB is ... continue reading
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Azure Stack IaaS – part ten

This blog is co-authored by Andrew Westgarth, Senior Program Manager, Azure Stack Journey to PaaS One of the best things about running your VMs in Azure or Azure Stack is you can begin to modernize around your virtual machines (VMs) ... continue reading
Tuesdays with Corey: Sneak Peek at a new Windows Virtual Desktop Win32 Client

Tuesdays with Corey: Sneak Peek at a new Windows Virtual Desktop Win32 Client

In the last episode of Tuesdays with Corey, We showed you what it was like to use the portal to provision and manage their virtualized desktop. In this episode - we're focusing on the client experience. Corey Sanders, Corporate VP ... continue reading
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Azure Stack IaaS – part nine

This blog was co-authored by Aparna Vishwanathan, Senior Program Manager, Azure Stack and Tiberiu Radu, Senior Program Manager, Azure Stack. Build on the success of others Before we built Azure Stack, our program manager team called a lot of customers ... continue reading
Synthetic Accelerations in a Nutshell – Windows Server 2019

Synthetic Accelerations in a Nutshell – Windows Server 2019

Hi folks, Dan Cuomo here for our final installment in this blog series on synthetic accelerations covering Windows Server 2019. In Server 2019, we took learnings and expanded on the work that began in Server 2012 R2 with Dynamic VMQ ... continue reading