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How to Approach Upgrading VMware ESXi v5.5 to v6.5

Still running VMware ESXi 5.5? You’re not alone. However, with support for this very popular platform having already ended and the product entering into a technical guidance phase—compounded by impending…

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Windows Server and SQL Server 2008/2008 R2 End of Life Is Fast Approaching—Are You Ready?

SQL Server 2008 end of life is on July 9, 2019, and Windows Server 2008 end of life is on January 14, 2020. The clock is ticking, and you could…

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Life After End-of-Life: Software Lifecycle Challenges and Opportunities

Set the Way Back Machine for July 13, 2015, the day before Microsoft officially shut off extended support for the wildly popular Windows 2003 Server operating system. On that day,…

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Windows and SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 End of Life Coming Soon: Now What?

I often imagine Windows Server 2008/2008 R2 and SQL Server 2008/2008 R2 as mighty old dinosaurs that lived for millions of years, waiting for that giant asteroid to fall from…

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Useful Updates From the Windows 10 World

There is almost always something happening in the world of Windows 10. Most recently, its servicing and deployment segment received some interesting updates. Windows 10 Spring Update and SAC-T Windows…

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