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By Todd Biske Evaluate Oct 29, 2015

What is the future of app servers?

The emergence of the stack brings up an important question: Are app servers dead? Contributor Todd Biske examines the future of the app server in a changing world. Continue Reading


By Brad Irby Manage Oct 27, 2015

Why should I use a build server?

Because apps can be built on a developer's local machine, some question the usefulness of a build server. However, Brad Irby points out that they provide some distinct advantages. Continue Reading


By Brien Posey Evaluate Oct 27, 2015

Storage for server virtualization: Available options

Every storage type has its benefits and drawbacks, but what is the best storage for server virtualization? Brien Posey discusses the different options for virtual environments. Continue Reading


By Jack Wallen Get Started Oct 16, 2015

Essential Linux server software for enterprises

Businesses can deploy a mix of Linux server software offerings to take advantage of the cost and flexibility benefits of open source. Continue Reading


By Adam Bertram Manage Jul 09, 2015

Manage multiple servers with PowerShell Server Manager

PowerShell Server Manager allows administrators to manage multiple servers, Windows roles and features -- all from a single console. Continue Reading


By Jim O'Reilly Get Started Aug 04, 2015

Survive the server orchestration takeover

The tenets of traditional IT -- well-tended data center hardware, owned software deployments -- are falling away in the cloud era of standardization and orchestration. Continue Reading


By Beth Pariseau News Nov 25, 2015

Amazon dedicated server move aligns with Microsoft licensing

While technically comparable to bare metal cloud offerings from IBM and Rackspace, AWS has a different motivation for offering dedicated hardware. Continue Reading


By Robert Sheldon Evaluate Nov 23, 2015

How to get started with PolyBase in SQL Server 2016

With PolyBase, when you use SQL Server 2016 as your data source, you have easy access to Hadoop and Azure Blob Storage data from whatever environment you're working in. Continue Reading


By Stephen J. Bigelow Evaluate Nov 19, 2015

Try a hyper-converged infrastructure setup alongside servers

Introducing a hyper-converged infrastructure setup in your data center doesn't have to be an all-in endeavor. Continue Reading


By Jim O'Reilly Evaluate Sep 17, 2015

IT benchmarking incorporates more than server performance

While a server performance test is a key IT benchmarking metric, it coexists with prices and the target workloads to yield a true IT performance benchmark. Continue Reading