Windows 10 update options – Is Windows 10 the last Windows version or not?

Numerous news sites comment on the freshly updated Windows lifecycle factsheet. Whereas most journalists focus on the differences to previous Windows versions, I was somehow shocked to learn that Windows 10 appears to be just another new Windows release. I take the opportunity to blog a little about the different Windows 10 update options, that is, about Slow Rings, Fast Rings, Current Branch (CB), Current for Business (CBB), and Long Term Servicing Branch (LTSB).

Michael PietroforteMVP By Michael Pietroforte - Mon, July 20, 2015 - 0 comments google+ icon

Michael Pietroforte is the founder and editor of 4sysops. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) with more than 30 years of experience in system administration.

Writing to files with PowerShell – Redirect, tee, Out-File, Set-Content

A common task when working with the command prompt is to write the output of commands to a file. As with cmd.exe, PowerShell supports the redirection of output but has more options. PowerShell also comes with a couple of cmdlets that support further features.

Wolfgang Sommergut By Wolfgang Sommergut - Fri, July 17, 2015 - 1 comments google+ icon

Wolfgang Sommergut has over 20 years of experience in IT journalism. He has also worked as a system administrator and as a tech consultant. Today he runs the German publication WindowsPro.de.

Microsoft extends support for Linux in Azure

Jeffrey Snover recently said that Azure will be the best cloud provider for Linux. Three announcements have to be seen in this context.

Michael PietroforteMVP By Michael Pietroforte - Thu, July 16, 2015 - 0 comments google+ icon

Michael Pietroforte is the founder and editor of 4sysops. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) with more than 30 years of experience in system administration.

Free eBooks for Windows administrators [updated]

Eric Ligman, Microsoft Senior Sales Excellence Manager, is a generous man. He is giving away MILLIONS of FREE Microsoft eBooks again! Okay, maybe he exaggerates a little. I guess this is what “excellent” senior sales mangers do these days. Dozens would be closer to the mark.

Michael PietroforteMVP By Michael Pietroforte - Wed, July 15, 2015 - 30 comments google+ icon

Michael Pietroforte is the founder and editor of 4sysops. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) with more than 30 years of experience in system administration.

Windows Server 2003 support ends today – Have you been left behind too?

The support of Windows Server 2003 ends today (July 14). If you still have Windows 2003 machines in your network, you have a serious problem. Don’t take it light-heartedly. In this post, I give a few tips for how you can deal with the problem.

Michael PietroforteMVP By Michael Pietroforte - Tue, July 14, 2015 - 4 comments google+ icon

Michael Pietroforte is the founder and editor of 4sysops. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) with more than 30 years of experience in system administration.

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