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Tag Archives: server

Take a look at the new IBM Power Linux 7R4 high-performance server

IBM has announced a new PowerLinux server called the 7R4. The 7R4 is basically the Linux version of the Power 750 server and is a step up from the existing 7R1 and 7R2 servers. The 7R4 has 4 sockets and 32 CPU cores. The 7R4 is expected to be available from August 23, 2013. The 7R4 is from the same ... Read More »

Evaluating Lync Server 2013: Installation steps

Microsoft’s real-time interactions (RTC) as well as partnership application Lync has actually obtained a great deal of individuals or even followers in the last couple of years. Structure on coming before Microsoft items, Live Communications Server (LCS) as well as Office Communications Server (OCS) returning a years, # 5 At the Specify the place for the installment documents, as displayed ... Read More »

My Server 2012 R2: Handy connectivity via Windows mobile devices

      A small but clever “better-together” story can be found in the My Server 2012 R2 app for Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 and 8.1. Features that light up only when you have an all-Microsoft stack incent you to depend even more on Microsoft solutions. Specifically, there are a number of better-together features with Windows 8 and ... Read More »

Speed up data warehouse queries with SQL Server columnstore indexing

   With a strong nod to the increased uptake of business intelligence throughout its user base, SQL Server increased its data warehousing arsenal with the 2012 release. Columnstore indexing may have slipped under the radar for many, but it’s a significant advance in warehouse query processing. (If you missed it, it wasn’t for lack of marketing by Microsoft; Google Project ... Read More »

Achieve quick, uniform server farm deployment with Windows imaging tools

   Do you have a few dozen identical physical computers to deploy at once on your network? You want to avoid manually installing and configuring each server. Not only is this much more time consuming than necessary, it introduces the opportunity for subtle differences between server builds that can haunt you when troubleshooting network issues in the future. The total ... Read More »

Tips for an easy upgrade from Windows Server 2012 to Windows Server 2012 R2

 If you’re like me, you may prefer to be latest and greatest in some IT situations. What really gets me are those occasional situations where I want to deploy something new but have to wait a few weeks or longer for full support. With later versions of Windows Server, you may have noticed that there is an upgrade feature that ... Read More »

Auto-deploy and version your SQL Server database with SSDT

By Keith Schreiner I have read and been told many times that it is a “best practice” to version control my database. To do so, I’ve tried past tools from Microsoft, RedGate, and others, but none have really caught on for me. I’ve also disliked the “messy” process of having to manage multiple SQL scripts when upgrading a production database. ... Read More »

SQL Server and peripheral CMS storage

I remember getting very excited about the Service Broker feature when SQL Server 2005 was released. That feature just bristled with possibilities, as far as I was concerned. It seems that every release of SQL offers something exciting that most shops just don’t tap into. The latest on that list is Remote Blob Storage – RBS – which combines SharePoint ... Read More »

Installing and testing Ubuntu’s Mir server

This past week my curiosity was piqued and I gave Ubuntu’s new X Server a spin. I assumed, given the infancy of the software, that it would be a train-wreck of an experience. Believe it or not, I was happily surprised at the maturity and stability of the software. Does that mean it’s ready for public consumption? Oh no. And ... Read More »

See your ASP.NET app’s server interaction thanks to Glimpse

Among the reader feedback about my TechRepublic article detailing three must-have tools for ASP.NET developers were tools recommendations. All of the suggestions were good, but Glimpse grabbed my attention based on what it promised: the ability to look at what’s happening on the server for your ASP.NET application, all within the browser and with no changes to the application. Who can ... Read More »