The IT Pro Weekly Wrap-up for May 22, 2015 Microsoft News Service

The IT Pro Weekly Wrap-up for May 22, 2015

Each week we wrap up all the best and popular content from our family of technology sites, including WindowsITProSupersiteSQL Server ProDev ProSharePoint Pro, and We produce a lot of valuable information daily and weekly and if you blink you'll probably miss something important. So, this is our way of making sure you get the most for your loyal readership in a quick and easily consumable fashion.

Here we go…


Windows IT Pro

The Windows IT Pro community is the heartbeat of the IT professional world. A leading destination for the gathering of people, content and resources, Windows IT Pro is focused on technologies and applications implemented and integrated across on-premises and the Cloud.

Solve Storage Space direct error related to eligible disks

Q. Can I remove a file from System Center DPM backups?

Q. Does Azure Premium Storage use sparse storage?

Q. How do I add more disks to a Storage Pool?

Q. What is the default OS template size in Azure?

Q. What is Storage Spaces Direct?

Q. Does DPM perform encryption/compression on the data it stores?

Q. I want to create a VM in Azure with multiple vmNICs. Can I mix them with VMs with single vmNICs?

2015 IT Skills & Salary Survey: Do IT Certifications Really Matter Anymore?

Updates make Office 365 Groups more useful

Surface Pro Series Firmware Rolling Out Today, Here's What's in It

Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Confirms KB3020369 the Culprit for Stuck Installations

Public Preview of Office apps now available for Android users

Controlling Who Can Use the Skype for Business Client

Why don't some Server Admins like Server Core?

Viewing RMS protected content

Encryption of ExpressRoute content

Scalability changes in ESX 6



SuperSite for Windows is the top online destination for business technology professionals who buy, manage and use technology to drive business - whether its Microsoft’s Windows, other Microsoft business solutions or those of its competitors.

Gallery: OneClip App for Windows 10

Windows 10 build 10122 upgrade failure work around

Gallery: Tablet Mode in Windows 10 build 10122

Product Review: Compulocks Universal Blade System for Surface 3 Series

Official Microsoft blog lays out Windows 10 upgrade paths and scenarios


SQL Server Pro

SQL Server Pro covers the issues that matter to SQL Server database administrators, developers, and architects, as well as BI professionals. SQL Server users at all levels, from novice to advanced, will learn practical, hands-on information straight from SQL Server experts.

The Essential Guide to SQL Server 2014 Series: Buffer Pool Extensions

AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 23: Maintenance Plan Backups and SSIS Packages


SharePoint Pro

SharePoint Pro helps developers, admins, business analysts, and IT pros learn to plan for, architect, deploy, develop, and manage SharePoint and Office 365.

SharePoint 2016 Will Face Stiff Competition for Old, New Users

SharePoint 2016: IT Wish List


myITforum is a community of worldwide IT professionals that visit each day to find solutions to problems they face.  These answers come in the form of articles, self-help forum posts, self-help email discussion lists, a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) database, blog posts, and online media such as videos and podcasts.

Configuration Manager 2012 R2, SSRS and Windows Authorization Access Group

Step-by-Step SCCM 2012 R2 SP1 Upgrade Guide

How Do You Wipe Clean a Hard Drive?

Will Windows 10 be the straw that breaks IT’s back?

Did you read through that all? Give yourself a hand — and then go give your brain a break because it's surely full.

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