Windows 8 will allow you to build applications that can be used across multiple platforms and applications that will be powered by the cloud. There are still questions about how windows 8 will integrate with the cloud. How applications will utilize Azure, how to store data in the cloud and how to build applications...

ARM have finally realeased new details about their upcoming 64 bit ARMv8 architecture at the ARM TechCon conference in Santa Clara. This is ARM’s first foray into 64 bit territory. The new 64-bit chips include two main execution states: AArch64 AArch32 The A64 is for true 64-bit processing, and the existing A32 is...

On eo the great pluses about Windows Server 8 is virtualization. The big feature in Windows Server 8 is Hyper-V or Hyper Virtualization. New features in Windows Server 8 expand Hyper-V for performance, reliability, scale and security. In this BUILD session, server and solution developers learn how to enhance their...

Microsoft have continued to share a little more about their improvements to Windows 7 in the form of Windows 8. This time, they are focusing on the task manager and the ability to handle multiple cores in a more intuitive manner. They show the old Windows 7 Task Manager CPU performance tab on a system with 160 logical...

As you all know by now, Microsoft has released its server edition of Windows 8 which offers extensive support for cloud computing and virtualization. Microsoft Hyper-V is a virtualization technology for x86-x64 systems that use Windows 8 Server edition. Microsoft has made the pre-beta version accessible to developers...

Cloud computing is the new age paradigm being adopted by almost all IT installations. Organizations are increasingly focused on building applications that can be deployed either on premises or on cloud. Windows server 8 is an optimized cloud based operating system with features for small and medium sized...

Windows 8 also features a server side operating system known as Windows 8 Server. Windows 8 Server is downloadable if you have subscribed to an MSDN account. In this article, we take you step by step through installation of the Windows 8 Server Developer Preview. Step 1: Get Windows 8 Server using MSDN subsciption You...

There are tons of new features in Windows Server 8. So many that PCMag created a long list of some of the best features and it still didn’t include all of them. Windows Server 8 is one of the biggest changes to the entire Windows Server operating system since NT 4.0 got upgraded to Windows Server 2000. The changes...

Speaking at Microsoft’s Build conference, Bill Laing, Microsoft corporate vice president for the server and cloud division, demonstrated some of the new features of Windows Server 8. While Microsoft is embracing the ARM processor architecture for its next Windows client operating system, Windows 8, the company has no...

Microsoft has rolled out its new Windows Server 8 operating system today. Windows Server 8 is designed with the cloud in mind. Microsoft has optimised Windows Server 8 for high availability and high-performance virtualization. The new OS includes over 300 new features and some heavy changes to the underlying...