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Proximal Data AutoCache Review

By Aidan Finn - July 23, 2014

Aidan Finn takes a look at Proximal Data AutoCache, a product that boosts read performance of virtualization storage for Hyper-V and vSphere.

Provision Domain Controllers in Azure using PowerShell

By Russell Smith - July 23, 2014

Russell Smith shares a helpful PowerShell script to provision domain controllers in Microsoft Azure.

How to Change the Windows 8.1 Lock Screen

By Jeff James - July 22, 2014

Tire of the default Windows 8.1 lock screen image? This tutorial shows you how to change the lock screen image and enable image slideshows.

Self-Replicating DNS Forwarders Problems in Windows Server 2008/2012

By Daniel Petri - July 22, 2014

Need help with DNS forwarding? Daniel Petri points out some issues with how DNS forwarding is handled in Windows Server 2008/2012 that you should be aware of.

Why Blade Servers are the Wrong Choice

By Aidan Finn - July 21, 2014

Considering the purchase of blade servers for your IT department? Aidan Finn argues that blade servers are the wrong choice for today's data center.

Stop Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines in Parallel using PowerShell

By Russell Smith - July 21, 2014

Russell Smith shows how to whip up code logic to stop Azure virtual machines in parallel with PowerShell.

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Top 10 VMware vSphere Performance Tips

By David Davis - January 8, 2013

Viva la virtualization! Make the most of it with our top 10 performance vSphere tips by David M. Davis.

Useful Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows Server 2012

By Jeff James - November 29, 2012

Looking for a faster way to navigate the new interface in Windows Server 2012? Check out this helpful list of Windows Server 2012 keyboard commands and

How to Add a Windows 8 Start Menu

By Trevor Pott - October 3, 2012

Get Windows 8 working the way you want it to work. Trevor Pott clues you in on how to add a start menu to Windows 8.

Top 10 Windows Server 2012 Features

By Jeff James - September 21, 2012

While the jury may still be out on Windows 8 in the enterprise, there are plenty of useful features in Windows Server 2012 for IT admins.

Disabling User Account Control (UAC) in Windows 7

By Daniel Petri - December 8, 2009

Learn your options for limiting User Account Control (UAC) notifications and/or turning them off completely in Windows 7 in this article by MVP Daniel Petri.

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