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Running Applications in Windows Containers

The Unintended Performance ConsequencesThe option of running legacy Windows Server applications in Windows Containers on WS2016 or on the new WS2019 has garnered lots of hype. Containers and containerization seem to be the “software du jour.” Before you permanently containerize Legacy Windows Server [...]

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How Long Does it Take to Move Applications

Move Forward!

How to Take Back Control of Legacy Windows Server ApplicationsNot sure why control was lost? It could be because:operational outsourcing became a trend in the Great Recession of 2008;turnover of IT staff is high, and [...]

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legacy applications

Making Legacy Legendary

Automating the Stateful Re-Install of Legacy Windows Server Apps on a Modern ServerThe advantages of a stateful re-installHow do you move forward with re-installing legacy Windows Server applications on new servers?  Quite likely, install scripts are missing, developers are gone, [...]

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If Operational Agility is Critical for Business Success…

Why does it feel like Vogons are running outsourced IT operations?Science Fiction has been at the forefront in the development of new technology. The genre has directly influenced technology via movies such as “The Minority Report” and “iRobot” and [...]

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Windows Docker Containers

Thar She Blows!

Spying the Spout of Hyperbole Surrounding Windows Docker Containers To get to the meat of the matter: using Windows Docker Containers (WDCs) as a solution to running legacy Windows Server applications on WS2016 is simply a whale of a myth. But [...]

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