Chef Brings DevOps to Windows Platform Migrations

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

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


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.

Applying Netflix DevOps Patterns to Windows

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Baking Windows with Packer By Justin Phelps and Manuel Correa Customizing Windows images at Netflix was a manual, error-prone, and time consuming process. We looked at our process for creating a Windows AMI and discovered it was error-prone and full of toil.

Lessons Learned from Windows XP End of Life


Windows 7, as well as Windows Server 2008/R2, reach the end of life on January 14, 2020. Less than six months to go and yet, about one-third of Windows users are still running Windows 7. In April 2014, Windows XP reached its end of life.

Why “Build or Buy?” Is the Wrong Question for Analytics

a small window of opportunity to add analytics that will. WHY “BUILD OR BUY?” IS THE WRONG QUESTION FOR ANALYTICS Introduction.1 When to Build Your Own Analytics. 2 When to Buy a Bolt-On Solution. 6 When to Take a Combined Approach. 9 About Logi Analytics.

Windows Updating

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It’s Time to Get Started on Windows 7 End of Life Migrations


This January, Microsoft will discontinue all support for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008, including any type of security patches. With five years’ notice you’d think that most companies would have abandoned Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 with plenty of time to spare.

Windows 10 Is Now On 825 Million Active Devices: What It Means For Programmers

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In November 2017, Windows announced that their Windows 10 operating system had been downloaded onto 600 million active devices. However, in May 2019, that record was smashed as it emerged that there are now 825 million devices running Windows 10. The Windows Terminal App.

Are You Running Windows Server 2008 or SQL Server 2008?

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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 Windows

Windows Subsystem for Linux Brings the Full 4.19 Kernel to Windows

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Microsoft has been trying to woo full stack developers to Windows for some time. The Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) that runs Linux binaries natively on Windows has been a popular start. kernel in Windows to support Linux binaries. Linux on the Windows Desktop.

Windows Event Log Types | Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure

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I believed that Windows systems would log all the necessary events right out of the box. So now that we can see those default logging parameters in Windows, simply aren’t enough for a security-centric organization, what do we do about it?

Painless Automated Patching for Windows and Linux

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Assign servers to patch window groups to facilitate scheduling. Windows support was added in release V0.11.0. They answer the following questions: Are there any blackout windows defined? Is the node allocated to a patching window? Puppet sponsored this post.

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That one simple difference between Windows users and Linux users

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


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.

BMI Calculator Windows App

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Server Tracker Windows App

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A network utility which will help system administrators quickly and conveniently check the availability of ports and services on several servers at a time The application allows to add servers assign ports and to ping them for availability

Is Your Healthcare Organization Prepared for Windows 7 End of Life?


According to a report by Forescout , “About 71 percent of medical devices will be running unsupported Windows operating systems (OS) by January 14, 2020”, foreshadowing the sorry state of cybersecurity in the healthcare industry. i.e. Windows 10. . Healthcare IT Security windows 7 EO

How to Install Django on Windows/Linux/Mac

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In this tutorial, we’re going to see how we can install django on windows, linux or mac platform. How to Install Django on Windows, Linux, Mac. In Windows (Installation Screenshots) . The post How to Install Django on Windows/Linux/Mac appeared first on The Crazy Programmer.

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Windows Server Has Arrived On Linux Academy Cloud Playground

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We teach the whole cloud computing technology stack including working with Linux and Windows in a business environment. The clips below show just how quickly students can spin up a Windows sandbox to practice in. At Linux Academy, we do not just teach Linux.

An Intro to SQL Window Functions


SQL window functions are calculation functions similar to aggregate functions but, unlike normal aggregate functions like "group by," have access to individual rows and can even add some of their attributes into the result set.

Dell EMC and Microsoft Deliver for the Data Center with Windows Server 2019

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Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd running Windows Server 2016 and SQL Server 2017 processed 6.7 i] Promising seamless integration on-premise, in the cloud and everywhere in between, the new Windows Server 2019 is designed to support you at every stage in your transformation journey.

I love updates Windows 10!

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ActiveState Automates Builds of Custom Python and Perl Runtimes for Windows

ActiveState Platform eliminates Windows build complexity for Python and Perl developers VANCOUVER, British Columbia – June 26, 2019 – Windows users struggle with challenges when it comes to build environments, compilers, library clashes, runtimes and other incompatibilities.

5 ways Ubuntu is better than Windows

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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. 5 ways Ubuntu is better than Windows as follows.

Windows 10 Evidences Transitions at Microsoft


When Microsoft released Windows 8 two years ago, its massive departure from its predecessor made a big splash in the technology community. 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.

Monitoring Windows Services with Grafana, InfluxDB ?and Telegraf

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If you are a Windows Server administrator or a power user on Windows instances, you may have experienced the great sense of frustration that comes with services shutting down for no reason. Launching InfluxDB On Windows. Telegraf installation on Windows can be a bit tricky.

Kubernetes 1.14 Brings Docker Orchestration to Windows Server

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The latest release of Kubernetes , version 1.14 , is out with production-level support for Windows nodes and 10 enhancements moving to the stable release. Now you can schedule Windows Server containers using Docker on top of Kubernetes.

Migrating to Windows 10 in Less Than 5 Weeks


CIOs mostly worry about the scale and complexities involved in migrating to Windows 10. Some even say that this will be one of most tiring, expensive and time-sensitive IT project for organizations.

Getting started with Windows 7 Mobile App development

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Windows Mobile 7 application development renamed as Windows Phone 7 is the latest mobile operating system by Microsoft Cabot Solutions provide windows application development services for games business general services etc

Slack Patches Download Hijack Vulnerability in Windows Desktop App


Tenable Researcher David Wells discovered a vulnerability in Slack Desktop for Windows that could have allowed an attacker to alter where files downloaded within Slack are stored. for Windows. We cannot confirm how many of those are Windows App users.

Re-enable Your Windows 10 Registry Backup Now!


As per the Forbes news report ‘ Microsoft Issues Warning For 800M Windows 10 Users ’, Microsoft has confirmed that Registry backups in Windows 10 were turned off around eight months ago, starting with version 1803. Windows 10 Registry Editor (Used with permission from Microsoft).

5 questions to ask before migrating Windows and SQL Server 2008 to the cloud


Most midsized companies have relied on Windows and SQL Server 2008 for the past decade to run essential business applications. Cloud cloud migration Conce SQL Windows ServerNow that these long-trusted products are coming to end-of-life (EOL) status, businesses still running these systems face hard decisions. It’s a major challenge for many organizations, and a full-blown crisis for some. But I’ve always […].

How to Enable, Disable, and Customize AutoPlay in Windows 10

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When you insert a portable device such as a CD, DVD, or memory card into your computer, you’ll generally see Windows’ “AutoPlay” popup. But if you find the feature annoying, you can disable AutoPlay very simple in Windows 10. and Windows 10. In Windows 8.1

Annoy 1.10 released, with Hamming distance and Windows support

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adds is Windows support with a proper CI pipeline , contributed by Timothy Riley. Annoy has had some semi-broken Windows support for a very long time, but several people have reported that it doesn’t work. Since I haven’t had access to any Windows machines, it’s been tricky for me to debug. The Windows build only works on Python 3.6 (but

Getting Qt 5.9 working on Windows (eventually)

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from source on my Windows machine previously, so I decided to try that for Qt 5.9. But it tells you somewhere in the Qt Windows documentation not to do this, unless you have set the prefix argument (confusing, I know). So I decided to give up on bulding from source on Windows as well. Many of my customers are still on 32 bit versions of Windows. Eventually I managed to build Hyper Plan and PerfectTablePlan on Mac and Windows. built from source on Windows? [1]

Microsoft Windows Gets an Open Source Terminal with Tabs, Rich Text Rendering

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But not only does Microsoft use the console internally for critical tasks like the Windows build process, but back compatibility is vital for many industrial applications that depend on it and even the simplest changes to the user interface can break them. The icon for Windows Terminal.

NSA Urges Legacy Windows Users to Patch BlueKeep Vulnerability


The National Security Agency (NSA) has jumped into the fray recently with an advisory urging Microsoft Windows administrators and users to patch older versions of Windows. It affects Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003 and 2008.