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Top Stories About Compute Engines of 2022 So Far

Review our most-read news stories and technical features about Windows Server, Linux, containers, and high-performance computing.

During the first half of 2022, the compute engine industry saw headlines about Broadcom and VMware, Microsoft, Docker, and other tech leaders. In addition to following the latest news, ITPro Today readers sought technical information about Windows Server 2022, PowerShell, open source software security, and more.

Here’s a rundown of the top stories about compute engines of 2022 so far.

1. China Orders Government, State Firms to Dump Foreign PCs

China has mandated the eradication of foreign-branded PCs from its central agencies and state-backed corporations. The move was part of the country’s long-term campaign to cut dependence on geopolitical rivals.

2. Top Windows Server 2022 Tips and Tricks

Boost your Windows Server 2022 expertise by reviewing these detailed explainers. Each article in the collection explores different Windows Server features.

3. How to Learn PowerShell in 2022

PowerShell remains a popular tool among IT administrators. If you’re new to Microsoft’s automated task system, this article can help kick-start your education.

Further Reading: Top 10 PowerShell Tips of 2022 (So Far)

4. Broadcom Bolsters Enterprise Efforts with $61 Billion VMware Acquisition

Broadcom announced in May that it would purchase virtualization pioneer VMware. Will the acquisition help Broadcom gain stronger footing in the enterprise software market?

5. Microsoft Build 2022: Nadella’s Top Announcements

At this year’s Microsoft Build conference, the company unveiled a raft of updates and new products and services. Here’s a roundup of those announcements.

Microsoftscreenshot of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella at Microsoft Build 2022

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella speaking at the Build conference


Further Reading: Should You Use Microsoft Vulnerable Driver Blocklist?

6. Open Source Is Growing More Diverse and Inclusive – Albeit Slowly

Open source software communities may be less diverse and inclusive than other tech fields. Learn what the data says about the participation of underrepresented groups in open source projects. 

7. Secure Open Source Software Helping Enterprise Find Their Edge

The explosive adoption of open source code has exposed organizations to new security risks. Read about how the Open Source Security Foundation aims to bolster security.

Further Reading: Open Source Security Gets $30M Boost From Industry Heavy Hitters

8. DockerCon 2022: People Over Technology

At this year's DockerCon, Docker CEO Scott Johnston and famed development leader Kelsey Hightower explored the problem of “tech first” decisions. Communities drive technology much more than technologies build communities, they said.

DockerCon 2022Kelsey Hightower and Scott Johnston discuss the industry at DockerCon 2022

Kelsey Hightower and Scott Johnston discuss the industry at DockerCon 2022

9. AlmaLinux Build System: What You Need to Know

AlmaLinux’s early release of its Build System software gives users insight into the software’s code, system, and build logs. The full-fledged release, slated for July, will let users create their own packages.

Further Reading: Linux Malware on the Rise

10. Why Windows Utilities Show Different Views of System Storage

Windows utilities can occasionally show different data about the disks installed in your computer. Tech expert Brien Posey explains why that is.

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