The server operating system is the engine behind the applications running on the server. Whether you choose Windows Server 2008 R2, Ubuntu server or a proprietary Unix server, it's important to know what's under the hood. Keep up with the latest news and trends, and find some tips to give your server a tune-up, here.
| Server-tutorials Article Published July 2, 2015
With mainstream support for Windows Server 2008 R2 coming to an end, it's a great time to make the leap to Windows Server 2012 R2 and reap the benefit of all its new Hyper-V enhancements.
| Server-news Article Published July 1, 2015
Mixed results reported in the first quarter, with Integrated Infrastructure down and Integrated Platforms up.
| Server-trends Article Published June 18, 2015
Willing to sacrifice reliability to save some cash when it comes to server virtualization? Google's Compute Engine Preemptible service may -- or may not -- be your best bet.
| Server-news Article Published June 15, 2015
The 10 million "comatose" servers that deliver no data or services represent $30 billion in wasted infrastructure capital, according to researchers.
| Server-news Article Published May 28, 2015
The latest state of the server market numbers are in from IDC and Gartner, and the general trend is quite positive.
| Server-news Article Published May 19, 2015
The new Cloudify 3.2 release enables orchestration of Docker containers.
| Server-trends Article Published May 6, 2015
New exclusive research from QuinStreet Enterprise details the risks of security breaches for server administrators.
| Server-tutorials Article Published May 5, 2015
Cloud storage solutions have become a simple, cost-effective solution for backing up your important data. Check out these feature-rich tools for helping efficiently manage your cloud storage data.
| Server-trends Article Published May 1, 2015
Got data, big or small? Need a database server, on-premises or in the cloud? Chances are you'll be considering at least one of these leading enterprise database systems to meet your needs.
| Server-news Article Published April 28, 2015
There are only a few short months before Microsoft stops supporting Windows Server 2003. IT experts share some insights on managing and surviving the transition.
| Server-news Article Published April 14, 2015
Building on the open-source NGINX 1.7.11 update, the new Nginx Plus enterprise release provides organizations with improved tools.
| Server-tutorials Article Published April 13, 2015
While System Center Virtual Machine Manager can help efficiently manage your virtualization infrastructure, make sure to brush up on these core details before installing it in a production environment.
| Server-trends Article Published April 6, 2015
What began as a "simple" application, containerization is evolving to incorporate management, orchestration, networking, clouds and then... who knows?
| Server-tutorials Article Published April 1, 2015
Getting ready to deploy a RADIUS server so you can utilize 802.1X authentication for enterprise Wi-Fi security? Here are a few handy tips to consider before moving forward.
| Server-news Article Published March 27, 2015
Converged compute, storage and networking systems continue to gain traction in enterprises.
| Server-trends Article Published March 23, 2015
Effectively monitoring and documenting your virtualized infrastructure is often a daunting idea for most SMEs, but Reporting-as-a-Service tools like Xtravirt's SONAR can help tremendously.
| Server-news Article Published March 23, 2015
The Spiceworks survey found a majority of IT professionals have started the migration process in advance of the July 14 deadline.
| Server-reviews Article Published March 16, 2015
A variety of new features and enhancements make their debut in vSphere 6.0, most notably Virtual Volumes and vMotion capabilities. But are the additions enough to warrant an upgrade?
| Server-tutorials Article Published March 11, 2015
In our latest server tutorial discover how NIC Teaming can be used for Hyper-V virtual machines on Hyper-V 3.0 on Windows Server 2012.
| Server-news Article Published March 9, 2015
New chip family from Intel takes aim at the edge of the data center.
| Server-news Article Published March 5, 2015
More servers were shipped in 2014 than ever before, with x86-based systems driving the growth.
| Server-tutorials Article Published March 3, 2015
Discover how you can harness the power of Apache web server's htaccess files to perform a variety of essential directory and file redirects and access management functions.
| Server-trends Article Published February 25, 2015
VMware started the year off with a bang, announcing a clever set of new products and features to go along with the much-anticipated vSphere 6 debut.
| Server-news Article Published February 24, 2015
Google's container clustering systems is being brought into the OpenStack cloud fold.
| Server-news Article Published February 23, 2015
The next generation of HTTP is almost here, but it won't work without the support of web server technologies like Nginx.
| Server-trends Article Published February 12, 2015
Amazon's new AWS Lambda service enables running event-driven computing code without the need for physical servers or having to handle any virtual servers or virtualization technologies.
| Server-tutorials Article Published February 5, 2015
Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V supports an extensive variety of Windows operating systems and popular Linux distributions, so many in fact it can be a bit confusing keeping track of them all. Eliminate the confusion with this handy guide.
| Server-news Article Published February 3, 2015
Server virtualization technology gets a massive update with more than 650 new features.
| Server-news Article Published February 2, 2015
The high level from Feb. 2: VMware now provides one cloud for any app -- a single platform for private and public clouds.
| Server-trends Article Published February 2, 2015
Time is running out. This summer, Microsoft will close the book the Windows Server 2003. Start planning a replacement strategy today to keep your business data safe and secure.
| Server-trends Article Published January 30, 2015
2015 Ubuntu Server and Cloud Survey reports reveals some surprising findings.
| Server-news Article Published January 29, 2015
Come February 2, all the secrets of vSphere 6 will finally be revealed. What exactly can we expect from the first major new release of vSphere in more than three years?
| Server-news Article Published January 28, 2015
The popular open-source application container virtualization effort gets an overhaul in a bid to improve project organization.
| Server-tutorials Article Published January 27, 2015
Deploying a RADIUS server can create a variety of issues for the inexperienced administrator, so use our handy cheatsheet to avoid the most common RADIUS installation pitfalls.
| Server-tutorials Article Published January 20, 2015
Cloud service providers that want to ensure customers can move their virtualized workloads without requiring much planning can certainly benefit from Software-Defined Networking (SDN).
| Server-news Article Published January 15, 2015
New Juju server app orchestration quickstart, GUI and charms debut.
| Server-trends Article Published January 12, 2015
The containerization scene is reminiscent of the server virtualization world five or six years ago. And when a good thing comes along, everyone -- including Microsoft sooner or later -- wants to get involved.
| Server-news Article Published January 8, 2015
New OpenStack cloud server release enables a more automated way to load to new services.
| Server-tutorials Article Published January 6, 2015
While DNS services often advertise fast speeds and an improved web browsing experience, actual speeds can significantly vary. Discover two tools that help in finding the DNS server that will work best for you.
| Server-trends Article Published December 29, 2014
Scaling today's systems to meet the challenges that are arising from the mountains of data created by the Internet of Things will require leaning heavily on software and new technologies.
| Server-trends Article Published December 12, 2014
Brandon Philips, CTO of CoreOS, explains how his company's Linux server operating system components fit together.
| Server-reviews Article Published December 10, 2014
HP continues to innovate with each new generation of servers while maintaining the tradition of engineering quality hardware. Do the new Gen9 systems live up to that high standard?
| Server-news Article Published December 9, 2014
The first release of Red Hat's community Linux project in 2014 provides server, cloud and workstation-focused products.
| Server-news Article Published December 4, 2014
With the VCE relationship in the rear-view mirror, Cisco looks forward with IBM's storage.
| Server-tutorials Article Published November 20, 2014
Discover six useful PowerShell cmdlets offered through Windows Server 2012 for checking and troubleshooting Active Directory replication status.
| Server-news Article Published November 6, 2014
If someone doesn't believe that open source delivers better cloud software, what should vendors do? HP's Marten Mickos has a simple answer.
| Server-tutorials Article Published November 5, 2014
The Windows network shell can help you configure network-related settings via the Command Prompt, and even better, it can also be used to efficiently manage remote machines.
| Server-news Article Published November 4, 2014
CERN details its massive server deployment and use of OpenStack at this week's Paris Summit.
| Server-trends Article Published October 30, 2014
If you're into server virtualization tech, Docker is your friend, partly because you it plays nicely with your existing virtualization infrastructure.
| Server-tutorials Article Published October 21, 2014
Learn when to use System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 R2 and when to use PowerShell cmdlets for deploying Microsoft HNV.
| Server-tutorials Article Published October 8, 2014
Learn how to pre-configure 802.1X and other network settings on Mac OS X and iOS devices for increased security and better user friendliness.
| Server-trends Article Published October 1, 2014
With new strains of malware emerging that target virtual machines, it's more important than ever to properly protect your VMs running in enterprise data centers, private clouds or public clouds.
| Server-trends Article Published September 14, 2014
From competition to changing workloads to tensions with China, significant changes are coming to data centers, the analysts say.
| Server-reviews Article Published September 8, 2014
In conjunction with the release of the Intel Xeon E5-2600 v3 Haswell processors, Dell has rolled out a portfolio of new servers that includes the PowerEdge T630.
| Server-tutorials Article Published September 3, 2014
Discover how server validation for 802.1X clients can help ensure your users reach the correct RADIUS server and avoid being duped by fake servers set up by hackers.
| Server-trends Article Published August 21, 2014
In a LinuxCon keynote, Solomon Hykes talks about the present and future of Docker.
| Server-trends Article Published August 19, 2014
While containerization may not be a substitute for full-blown hypervisor-based server virtualization, it does offer a number of key benefits.
| Server-news Article Published August 18, 2014
A new report from IBM stacks up Linux container against KVM virtual machine performance.
| Server-reviews Article Published August 6, 2014
Consolidation is the name of the game in today's datacenter, and Super Micro has plenty of systems to help, including the SuperServer F627R3-R72B+.
| Server-trends Article Published July 24, 2014
With many SMBs becoming deeply involved in server virtualization, there's a growing need for simplified tools to manage their virtualized infrastructure.
| Server-news Article Published July 10, 2014
Beta release sets the stage for next level of innovation in system management.
| Server-tutorials Article Published July 7, 2014
UEFI support may be becoming more and more popular, but it can still be problematic to enable on VMs. Discover how to implement UEFI on several leading VM platforms.
| Server-news Article Published July 2, 2014
CEO Yang Yuanging said that despite U.S. security worries, its $2.3 billion proposal to buy IBM's server business will be approved by regulators.
| Server-news Article Published June 30, 2014
The country will develop its own ARM-based server processors, with the first chips scheduled to launch in 2015.
| Server-reviews Article Published June 30, 2014
Our latest server review takes the Lenovo RD340 for a spin by setting up a VMware Virtual SAN proof-of-concept cluster.
| Server-trends Article Published June 26, 2014
Can software-driven control really increase server virtualization infrastructure efficiency by as much as 40%, and if so, how?
| Server-news Article Published June 24, 2014
Dell announces more new equipment for converged-type infrastructure data centers, including specific new hardware for Oracle Database 12C.
| Server-news Article Published June 19, 2014
Red Hat CEO still sees share growth coming from Unix and Windows server migration as well as recent acquisitions.
| Server-news Article Published June 9, 2014
New Apollo portfolio of servers announced as well as expanded converged systems offerings.
| Server-news Article Published May 22, 2014
VMware updates its log visibility tool with improved connectivity for Windows Servers.
| Server-tutorials Article Published May 15, 2014
Microsoft removed some useful GUI networking settings starting with Windows 8, but fortunately Netsh commands can handle a variety of wireless networking tasks in the newer Windows releases.
| Server-trends Article Published May 8, 2014
Ben Golub, CEO of Docker, explains what containers are all about and why Docker 1.0 will be a big deal.
| Server-trends Article Published April 15, 2014
Products like VMware's Virtual SAN and DataCore's SANsymphony -V are helping administrators manage storage in increasingly heterogeneous hypervisor-dominated data center environments.
| Server-tutorials Article Published March 31, 2014
Running into problems when installing, using or troubleshooting FreeRADIUS? We have some helpful configuration and usage tips to relieve your FreeRADIUS-related stress.
| Server-news Article Published March 25, 2014
Advanced Micro Devices is progressing on its plans to move all of its North American data centers into a single 153,000-square-foot facility near Atlanta.