IT analytics improves distributed application monitoring
Data analysis on app performance isn’t an instantaneous process, but it’s worth the wait given the time it will save IT, admins, in problem-solving in the future. Organizations run applications on multiple platforms –… Continue reading
Cloud SQL Server and High Availability Configurations
Need high availability in critical cloud SQL Server deployments? SQL Server HA and DR configurations can use SQL Server Failover Cluster Instances or SQL Server Always On Availability Groups. They both translate to… Continue reading
6 Hot Network Specializations to Pursue
It’s important to remember that the new skills learned in network specializations must be built on top of a solid foundation of networking basics.
Being a network administrator in 2020 often requires skills far… Continue reading
Windows Server 19 embraces the hybrid cloud, hyperconverged data centers, Linux
Windows Server 19 will be available in the second half of the year, and you can preview it via the Insiders program. Microsoft is set to make Windows Server 2019 generally available in the second half of the year, opening up access to its preview build through its Insiders program now and targeting data centers with new features to handle hybrid cloud setups and hyperconverged infrastructure.
The next version of Windows Server also adds new security features and enhances support for containers and Linux.
In a Monday announcement, Microsoft noted that general availability of Windows Server 19 will mark the next release in its Long-Term Servicing Channel (LTSC), which essentially rolls up semi-annual Windows Server releases and related tweaks for enterprises that do not want to continuously update their server software.
A semi-annual channel server update will also go out at about the same time as the Windows Server 19/LTSC release, but Microsoft urges data centers that have workloads involving SQL Server, SharePoint, and Windows-Server-defined workloads to adopt the LTSC release.
Aiming at hybrid cloud
This is the first major release of Windows Server since 2016, and Microsoft is doubling down on features for hybrid cloud deployments. Cloud computing promises operational efficiency and cost optimization, but most big companies are operating hybrid computing environments for a variety of reasons, including compliance issues. Continue reading
Building your local SEO presence
You have a newly designed website and you are now looking for ways to keep improving your search rankings and bring more qualified traffic to your website because more qualified traffic equals more sales.- Local… Continue reading