Archive for the ‘MS: Server OS (W2008/W2008R2)’ Category

.NET Framework Monthly Rollups Explained

SMT preview service is being retired on June 30, 2017

New ransomware, old techniques: Petya adds worm capabilities

Delivering continuous innovation with Windows Server (2016)

Starting this fall, we plan to deliver two feature updates per year, each spring and fall, aligning to the Windows and Office Semi-annual Channel release cycle.

Windows Server products in the Semi-annual Channel will have new releases available twice a year, in spring and fall. Each release in this channel will be supported for 18 months from the initial release.


Windows Server Semi-annual Channel Overview:

Long-term Servicing Channel

Semi-annual Channel

Windows Insider Program for Server


Changes to Nano Server in the next release of Windows Server:

Microsoft Lifecycle Policy:

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7 coming to WSUS

Security Focus: Count Vulnerabilities for Monthly Security Updates

DSC Resource Kit Release May 2017