Windows Server and the future of file servers in the cloud computing world

Source:-techrepublic.com We still run our businesses on files. How is Microsoft upgrading Windows Server to use files in a hybrid world? We do a lot with servers today — much more than the age-old file and print services that once formed the backbone of business. Now servers run line-of-business applications, host virtual machines, support collaboration, provide telephony services, manage internet presence. It’s a list that goes on and on — and too often we forget that they’re still managing and

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AWS charges Trump pressured DOD in JEDI procurement

Source:-gcn.com/ Amazon has filed a lawsuit over the $10-billion Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud computing contract awarded to Microsoft, saying President Donald Trump personally pressured the Department of Defense to deny Amazon Web Services the contract out of personal and political bias against Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. AWS’ complaint released publicly Dec. 9 spells out — with some key redactions — how and why AWS thinks Trump influenced DOD to ignore AWS’ technical advantages and change certain key contract requirements

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Docker on Windows Server allows for container use and management

Source –┬átechtarget.com Windows Server 2016 requires Docker for packaging, delivering and managing Windows container images to run as containers┬ásystems — such as user endpoints. Docker isn’t included on Windows Server 2016, so if you want to use Docker on Windows Server, you’ll need to download and install it before creating containers. Windows Server supports Docker Swarm mode, allowing for container orchestration features that can create clusters of Docker hosts and container workload scheduling. Docker host systems can also be created

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