Jonathan Hassell

Contributing writer

Jonathan Hassell runs 82 Ventures, a technical writing and consulting firm based in Charlotte, N.C.

Windows Server 2016 licensing and servicing options explained

Constructing a solid backup plan with Microsoft Azure Backup

Constructing a solid backup plan with Microsoft Azure Backup

Here's how to create both local and cloud-based backups with this 'surprisingly good' software, and why it’s a good idea, at least for Microsoft-heavy shops.

A look inside the Microsoft Local Administrator Password Solution

A look inside the Microsoft Local Administrator Password Solution

Finally, a way around the problem of administrator passwords that are identical across machines, just waiting to be scooped up in pass-the-hash-attacks.

How to master disaster recovery in a DevOps world

How to master disaster recovery in a DevOps world

Organizations that are adopting DevOps methodologies are realizing actual benefits to disaster recovering planning from taking that approach.

Disaster recovery in a DevOps world

Disaster recovery in a DevOps world

Organizations that are adopting DevOps methodologies are realizing actual benefits from taking that approach.

More PowerShell: Hash tables

More PowerShell: Hash tables

This one might make you scratch your head a bit -- but learning about hash tables is definitely worth your time and effort.

You’ve been hit with ransomware. Now what?

You’ve been hit with ransomware. Now what?

When their data has been stolen, and is being held hostage, companies are increasingly caving in to cybercriminal demands for payment. Short of paying up, the best defense is a good offense.

Containers in Windows Server 2016: What you need to know

Containers in Windows Server 2016: What you need to know

The story's not finished yet, though, and there are a lot of bits and pieces to consider. Here's what you need to think about as you start.

What is blockchain and how does it work?

What is blockchain and how does it work?

Bitcoin exploded on to the world’s stage in 2012 as a currency backed by everyone and controlled by no one. But what exactly makes it work from a technology standpoint?

Is the hybrid cloud's biggest challenge a lack of expertise?

Is the hybrid cloud's biggest challenge a lack of expertise?

Making the business case for embracing cloud services isn’t the challenge it once was. What is proving to be more of a hurdle to wider-scale cloud adoption is the lack of expertise, experience and resources to take advantage of what’s...

7 things CIOs should know about SharePoint Server 2016

7 things CIOs should know about SharePoint Server 2016

Here are top seven things you need to know about what writer Jonathan Hassell calls the last great on-premises application.

Review: Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 4

Review: Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 4

Support for Hyper-V containers and advanced storage features are wonderful additions, but hold onto your wallets.

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