Microsoft Ignite 2017

Microsoft launches SQL Server 2017 with Linux and Docker support

Microsoft, at its Ignite Conference, announced the general availability of SQL Server 2017, now with support for Linux and Docker. The SQL Server 2017 has come only 15 months or so after the launch of SQL Server 2016.

Riverbed previews its new Azure-Ready Edge platform at Microsoft Ignite 2017

Riverbed Technology, Inc. at Microsoft Ignite 2017, previewed Riverbed SteelFusion Azure-Ready Edge – a technology that will extend Microsoft Azure Cloud storage to the remote network edges. Riverbed Technology works towards making websites, applications, networks, cloud data centers and remote offices better through hybrid networking, cloud SD-WAN, SaaS, big data and mobile technologies. With this, the company plans to extend the flexibility and benefits of Azure cloud to the remote and network endpoint users. SteelFusion will make use of Microsoft Hyper-V as the virtualization platform to give remote locations’ direct access to Azure cloud and will be used as the primary storage tier. This will promote easy provisioning, protection and recovery of data from Azure. Paul O’Farrell, S...

Microsoft to launch the Technical Preview of project Honolulu – browser based GUI management tool

Microsoft is planning for a makeover of server admin with a new GUI (Graphical User Interface) named as Project Honolulu. The Windows Server team of Microsoft will be releasing the technical preview of the project during Ignite, September 25-29 in Orlando, Florida. Honolulu is a flexible browser-based graphical management tool deployed locally for Windows Server, version 1709, and even other server versions as well. Samuel Li, Windows Server principal program manager lead, said in his blog that, “Project ‘Honolulu’ is the culmination of significant customer feedback, which has directly shaped product direction and investments.” He added, “With support for both hybrid and traditional disconnected server environments, Project ‘Honolulu’ provides a quick and easy solution for common IT admin ...

Skip to toolbar