Puppet Deepens Windows Integration

DevOps.com

Puppet today announced it has extended support for Windows environments across its portfolio of IT automation tools by adding an instance of the open source Chocolately package manager and a Group Policy Migration capability that enables multiple Windows configurations to be tracked simultaneously.

Windows Management With Chocolatey

Dzone - DevOps

Introduction. There is always a trade-off between a centralized IT function and a federated IT function where the latter gives the developers flexibility around tools and technologies. However, as part of the centralized IT function, how can you enable federation and still manage the primary control?

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Chef Brings DevOps to Windows Platform Migrations

DevOps.com

Chef and Microsoft revealed today that they are working together to apply DevOps processes to accelerate the migration of Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 to more current versions. The post Chef Brings DevOps to Windows Platform Migrations appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs DevOps Toolbox News Chef Chef EAS devops microsoft Windows migration Windows Server

Prevent Windows from Sleeping

David Walsh

I have a few processes on my Windows gaming PC that are critical but sometimes get impacted over night as Windows tells my beloved machine to tone it down. There is a setting in the UI which allows you to prevent Windows from sleeping but disabling that didn’t seem to work.

Windows Containers – What is it and why should we care?

Xebia

Following the success of both Docker and containers on Linux, Microsoft developed a Windows container implementation on Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10. The post Windows Containers – What is it and why should we care? Containerized Delivery Containers Devops Docker Hyper-V Containers Windows Windows Server 2016 docker windowsThis post is originally published as article within SDN Magazine on February 28th, 2017.

How to Check Python Version in Windows, Linux and Mac

The Crazy Programmer

In this tutorial, we will see how to check the python version on Windows, Linux and macOS just with the help of terminal. How to Check Python Version in Windows. The post How to Check Python Version in Windows, Linux and Mac appeared first on The Crazy Programmer.

FlexDeploy connectivity to Windows SSH Server

Flexagon

For Microsoft Windows, Cygwin was required to establish SSH connectivity. has introduced connectivity using Windows SSH server which is available. The post FlexDeploy connectivity to Windows SSH Server appeared first on Flexagon. Automation DevOps Featured FlexDeploy SSH Window

Windows Updating

I'm Programmer

windows. The post Windows Updating appeared first on I'm Programmer. Programming Funny Images Programming Jokes best programming jokes for windows Operating System Operating System Jokes windows updates Windows Updating

Windows Sandbox and Hypervisor-Based Isolation

DevOps.com

Think of a modern laptop running a Windows 10 OS, for example. The post Windows Sandbox and Hypervisor-Based Isolation appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs Containers DevSecOps containers hypervisor hypervisor isolation Windows Server Containers

A Hitchhiker?s Guide to Windows Containers

Linux Academy

This article will give you the full lowdown on Windows Containers, to prepare you to do just that. Why Windows? First, I want to acknowledge that there is a big difference between Linux and Windows containers. So why do we even need Windows containers?

How to Uninstall Python on Windows, Mac and Linux

The Crazy Programmer

So, in this post, we are going to see How to uninstall Python on Windows, Mac and Linux. Uninstall Python on Windows. Uninstalling Python on Windows is an easy task. Below are the steps to uninstall Python from Windows.

Solution To Docker Not Starting in Windows 10

Dzone - DevOps

Recently I installed Docker for Windows on my local machine, running Windows 10 (latest version). docker windows 10 docker applicationThe Problem. It got installed successfully, as I installed using administrator privileges.

NetApp Grabs CloudJumper to Manage Windows Desktops in the Cloud

DevOps.com

NetApp today announced it has acquired CloudJumper, a provider of management tools for virtual desktops at a time when the rate at which Windows desktops are moving into the cloud is accelerating.

How Is Building Websites Different For iOS Users When Compared To Windows Users?

The Crazy Programmer

Maybe you’ve thought of building an iOS app or a website for windows users but can’t decide how to go about it. The hardware you have at your disposal will influence whether you want to develop for Windows or iOS. You don’t face that problem with Windows websites.

How to Install Node.js on Windows, Mac or Linux

The Crazy Programmer

on windows, mac or linux in under 15 minutes. It is a cross-platform environment providing its support for Mac, Windows and Linux. Installation on Windows and MAC. Hit install it as you install any other application on your Windows or Mac.

Windows 10 Evidences Transitions at Microsoft

CTOvision

When Microsoft released Windows 8 two years ago, its massive departure from its predecessor made a big splash in the technology community. Windows 8 represented a big change for Microsoft, which was investing heavily on the fact that desktop computers, laptops, and tablets were quickly converging toward a common platform. Announced in a blog post dated 30 September 2014, Windows 10 appears to have re-adopted many features of Windows 7, Windows 10’s grandfather.

Employee Loyalty Has Gone Out the Window and There’s Nothing You Can Do – Or Is There?

CEO Insider

The post Employee Loyalty Has Gone Out the Window and There’s Nothing You Can Do – Or Is There? According to the Economist, America is producing more output than it managed 18 months ago – all with roughly six million fewer workers.

A Microsoft Bigot’s Guide To Windows 10

Modus Create

With decades of experience as a developer and network engineer, I have seen my own personal progression of preferred workstation operating systems from DOS to Windows 3, to Windows 95, to Amiga, to OS/2, to Windows 7, and finally to Linux and macOS. The shop was a Windows shop.

AWS Looks to Accelerate Windows Migrations to the Cloud

DevOps.com

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is ratcheting up pressure on Microsoft by devoting more resources to enable IT organizations to migrate Windows workloads to the cloud. The post AWS Looks to Accelerate Windows Migrations to the Cloud appeared first on DevOps.com.

CVE-2021-34527: Microsoft Releases Out-of-Band Patch for PrintNightmare Vulnerability in Windows Print Spooler

Tenable

On July 6, Microsoft updated its advisory to announce the availability of out-of-band patches for a critical vulnerability in its Windows Print Spooler that researchers are calling PrintNightmare. This remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability affects all versions of Microsoft Windows.

5 ways Ubuntu is better than Windows

I'm Programmer

Microsoft has launched Windows 10 with the announcements that there are some great new additions to the operating system. But there are a few reasons why Ubuntu is better than Windows and can change your mind to work with Ubuntu. In this article, we discuss the difference between Ubuntu and Windows. 5 ways Ubuntu is better than Windows as follows. Currently, users using Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 Difference between Ubuntu and Windows. Windows.

Even Windows XP Got a Patch

CTOvision

The big question surrounding the vulnerability – besides how much vulnerable information it provided hackers – was whether or not Microsoft would provide assistance to Windows XP users, as the company officially stopped providing technical support for the operating system a few weeks ago. Regarding Windows XP, Microsoft’s report states that an update for the operating system is available today. By ShannonPerry.

Dell and Microsoft: Changing the Game with Windows 11

Dell EMC

Microsoft Windows 11 is coming to Dell and we’re?pumped pumped for what’s ahead. The PC remains the #1 choice for people who need to stay connected or work from anywhere

Aqua Partners with GCP to Secure Windows Containers on GKE

Aqua Security

Windows containers have recently been gaining a lot of popularity, especially in the delivery of.NET applications and SQL server containers. Aqua Security has been working diligently with the Google Cloud team to support the launch of the new Windows GKE.

How To Make a Windows Keylogger By Yourself

Dzone - DevOps

windows tutorial devops hacking key enum recording keylogger hook keystroke recordingWhy Does an IT Security Specialist Need These Skills? Hacker world can be contingently divided into three groups: the so-called “skids” (script kiddies), “buyers”, and “black had coders”.

How to Run Apache Kafka on Windows

Confluent

Is Windows your favorite development environment? Do you want to run Apache Kafka® on Windows? Thanks to the Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 (WSL 2), now you can, and with […]. Application Linux Tutorial Apache Kafka

That one simple difference between Windows users and Linux users

I'm Programmer

The post That one simple difference between Windows users and Linux users appeared first on I'm Programmer. Programming Funny Images Programming Jokes Best Programming Jokes Linux Linux vs Windows software joke Windows Windows users vs Linux users Windows vs. Linux Compared

The eight practices for Containerized Delivery on the Microsoft stack – PRACTICE 3: Keep your Windows Containers up-to-date

Xebia

The post The eight practices for Containerized Delivery on the Microsoft stack – PRACTICE 3: Keep your Windows Containers up-to-date appeared first on Xebia Blog. Containerized Delivery Containers Devops Docker Windows docker windowsThis post is originally published as article within SDN Magazine on October 13th, 2017. During the past year I supported several clients in their journey toward Containerized Delivery on the Microsoft stack.

Popular PowerShell Cmdlets for Windows Azure AD

CTOvision

Editor’s note: PowerShell is an object-oriented programming language and interactive command line for Microsoft Windows. It is designed with automation in mind, and remains an important element in managing and configuring Windows Azure. In this post, Natalie Lehrer provides insights into using PowerShell Cmdlets for Windows Azure AD.- Crafty Powershell scripting skills will set any cloud candidate apart from others seeking jobs that involve working with Windows Azure.

EPM 11.2.2.0 – Notable Differences Between Windows & Linux

Datavail

Well, this weekend I finished standing up the Windows edition. In the Windows edition, I encountered none of those issues. Also copy aif.ear from Windows to Linux. In Windows, we still have the issue I wrote about for 11.2.0.0 In Windows, it deploys just fine.

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Are You Running Windows Server 2008 or SQL Server 2008?

Dell EMC

Windows Servers 2008 support ends on January 14, 2020. If you are running this version of the Windows operating system, here’s what you need to be thinking about now. Data Center Opinions Servers PowerEdge WindowsIs it time to move? Server upgrades are moving. No one looks forward to moving, but in almost every occasion, the end result is worth it.

FireEye releases ThreatPursuit, a Windows VM for threat intel analysts

CTOvision

FireEye, a top cybersecurity company, has released a new pre-configured virtual machine (VM) that was specifically set up to help threat intelligence analysts hunt down adversaries. Named the ThreatPursuit VM, […]. News FireEye

I love updates Windows 10!

I'm Programmer

The post I love updates Windows 10! Programming Funny Images Programming Jokes Microsoft using AI to improve Windows 10 updates Update Windows 10 Windows 10 Updateappeared first on I'm Programmer.

Applying Netflix DevOps Patterns to Windows

The Netflix TechBlog

Baking Windows with Packer By Justin Phelps and Manuel Correa Customizing Windows images at Netflix was a manual, error-prone, and time consuming process. Though the majority of our services run on Linux Amazon Machine Images (AMIs), there are still many services critical to the Netflix Playback Experience running on Windows Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instances at scale. We looked at our process for creating a Windows AMI and discovered it was error-prone and full of toil.

LockFile: Ransomware Uses PetitPotam Exploit to Compromise Windows Domain Controllers

Symantec

Previously unseen ransomware hit at least 10 organizations in ongoing campaign

Unit 42 Discovers First Known Malware Targeting Windows Containers

Palo Alto Networks

The Unit 42 cybersecurity consulting group published research on the first known malware targeting Windows containers, which was discovered by Unit 42 researcher Daniel Prizmant and named Siloscape. Diagram of Windows container (source: Microsoft).

Hysolate Launches Free OS Isolation Offering, Taking Windows Sandbox Technology to the Next Level

DevOps.com

The post Hysolate Launches Free OS Isolation Offering, Taking Windows Sandbox Technology to the Next Level appeared first on DevOps.com.

Windows Server Has Arrived On Linux Academy Cloud Playground

Linux Academy

We teach the whole cloud computing technology stack including working with Linux and Windows in a business environment. Recently, Linux has started disrupting some traditional workloads, and it’s honestly thanks to Microsoft which has ported things like SQL servers and the.net framework to run natively on Linux, not to mention the availability of Windows Subsystem for Linux. The clips below show just how quickly students can spin up a Windows sandbox to practice in.

How to Prepare for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 End of Life

Kaseya

Time is running out for support for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008/R2. Has your organization begun preparing for the Windows 7 end of life? Over 98 percent of the computers affected by the ransomware were running some version of Windows 7 which was still being supported and patched at the time. Currently, about 37 percent of users worldwide run the Windows 7 OS on their computers. Migrating to Windows 10 can be complicated.

This is the End: Windows XP

CTOvision

We knew this day would come – when Windows XP, the twelve-year-old operating system for Windows, stops receiving technical support from Microsoft. While the transition does not mark the death of Windows XP necessarily , as you can still choose to use whatever operating system you want, it does mean that Microsoft will no longer provide security patches for XP to address new vulnerabilities. But most Americans encounter Windows XP way more often than they think.