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April, 2014

  • Why and How to Use Linux Integration Services

    Regular readers of Linux Pro Magazine saw a really interesting article in the January 2014 issue about how to accelerate Linux VM’s with the Linux Integration Services (LIS) native to Hyper-V. Microsoft’s work with Linux has gotten a lot of attention...
  • Announcing the Microsoft Azure Automation Preview

    Today, a lot of IT Pros are looking to move some of their on-prem workloads to Microsoft Azure to take advantage of the public cloud. Despite the public cloud benefits, some of these IT Pros have concerns about how the management of these workloads will...
  • Spring Break

    When I’m talking with media or at conferences I often get asked what I like to do outside of work. My answer is always pretty simple. Here in the Seattle area, schools get a week off in February and then again in April – and the region pretty much empties...
  • The Value of Partnership

    Earlier this week The Citrix Blog had a really interesting post about their 25th anniversary and what they intend to do next. Citrix puts a lot of value on their partnerships as well as the features they dev elop with these partners. That emphasis echoes...
  • The Application Certification Program for Windows Server 2012 R2

    The Application Certification Program for Windows Server 2012 R2 is now available to application providers, ISV’s, and IT Pros. The process for attaining certification is simple and requires relatively modest resources. The program’s self-test tool is...
  • Recap: World Hosting Days @ Europa Park, Germany

    Today’s keynote at World Hosting Days (held at about midnight Redmond time at Europa Park in southern Germany) capped a great two days of meetings with the Hosters and tech leaders who are leading the industry with their cloud-based solutions. Regular...