The IT Pro Weekly Wrap-up for May 1, 2015

The IT Pro Weekly Wrap-up for May 1, 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.

Here's what happened at Build 2015: Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Project Spartan becomes Microsoft Edge

A PC in Your Pocket: Continuum for Windows Phones

Here's what happened at Build 2015: Thursday, April 30, 2015

Office 365 Groups show up in Outlook 2016 Preview

Enhanced NDRs for Exchange Online but no news for on-premises servers

IT Pros See Professsional Development as Key to Future Success

Q & A: Expanding VHDX files

Client OSD in a future without wired Ethernet connections

And we now offer news summaries -- reading all the latest Microsoft-related stuff so you don't have to: April 29 and May 1.


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.

My experience in trying out Microsoft’s HoloLens

Photo Gallery: HoloLens​

Gallery: Build 2015 Day 1 Keynote

Gallery: Build 2015 Day 2 Keynote

Microsoft builds a bridge to iOS developers

News and Notes for Friday 01 May 2015


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.

​AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 22: Executing Backups

Getting Started with Azure SQL Database v12

Effective Data Visualization - The Eradication of Ruler Reports

Dev Pro

DevPro is a large and established community of developers, delivering comprehensive, independent content covering the entire Microsoft stack as well as Open Source and Docker initiatives.

BUILD 2015: Day 1 Developer News Summary

Build 2015: Day 2 Keynote Summary

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.

Is Box Developer Edition Horning in on SharePoint’s Territory?

Take a Lesson (or Three) from Microsoft's User Engagement Strategy

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.

The Enterprise Application Lifecycle: Self-Service Deployment and Lowering TCO

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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