Microsoft Azure

What is Azure Stack HCI?

by Michael Reinders

Learn more about Azure Stack HCI, a preconfigured, validated offering that enables you to deploy a cloud in your own datacenter. What is Azure Stack HCI? Microsoft Azure Stack HCI is a cluster solution, based on a hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI). It is designed to host virtualized Windows and Linux workloads and their storage in a… Read More

Petri is Looking for Writers

by Russell Smith

The Petri IT Knowledgebase is looking for writers! Petri is a leading site providing IT professionals with tutorials, news, and advice on how to work with Microsoft enterprise technologies. The editorial team is looking for content creators and IT professionals in the field who would like to help others by contributing their knowledge in the… Read More

Microsoft Sentinel Launches New Log4j Vulnerability Solution In Public Preview

by Rabia Noureen

Microsoft has announced some important updates for Microsoft Sentinel, its scalable cloud-native SIEM tool that provides AI-powered security analytics in enterprise environments. The Redmond giant has launched a new solution in public preview that should help IT Admins to detect Apache Log4j vulnerabilities. Last week, Microsoft acknowledged the emergence of an Apache Log4j vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228)… Read More

Windows Server Hot Patching Coming to On-Premises Azure Stack HCI

by Russell Smith

Microsoft announced the availability of hotpatching – aka rebootless patching -  in Windows Server Azure Edition earlier this year. At Ignite in November 2021, Microsoft announced that rebootless patching is coming to Windows Server on-premises via Azure Stack HCI. Azure Stack HCI, Microsoft's hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) operating system, which is delivered as an Azure service,… Read More

What’s New in Azure AD Connect V2

by Russell Smith

Azure AD Connect is a free tool from Microsoft that's used for synchronizing objects between on-premises Windows Server Active Directory (AD) and Azure Active Directory. Microsoft announced in August the availability of Azure AD Connect V2.0. And in this article, I'm going to discuss the major changes in this new release. Here are the major… Read More