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Microsoft News–13 July 2015

July 13, 2015 // 2 Comments

I don’t have all that much for you, but the big news is the Azure Site Recovery (ASR, Microsoft’s DR site in the cloud) now supports VMware virtual machines and physical servers, without using System Center. You do need to run some stuff on-prem and in the cloud to make it work though, so there [...]

Microsoft News – 25-May-2015

May 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

It’s taken me nearly all day to fast-read through this lot. Here’s a dump of info from Build, Ignite, and since Ignite. Have a nice weekend! Hyper-V What’s New in Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V: A post I wrote for Linux Integration Services 4.0 Announcement: As part of this release [...]

Microsoft News – 16 February 2015

February 16, 2015 // 3 Comments

I was away on vacation for a little bit, photographing eagles in Poland. And then I came back and had to dive deep into Azure Site Recovery to prep a training class. I’m back in the normal swing of things so here we go … Hyper-V Getting Hyper-V Integration Components via Windows Update: A post [...]

Microsoft News – 14 January 2015

January 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

Here’s the Microsoft updates from the last few days. Windows Server Advances in Active Directory since Windows Server 2003: Features that people have been asking for since 2003 … some have been there since Windows Server 2008! System Center Windows Azure Pack and it’s licensing: A post by [...]

Microsoft News – 10 December 2014

December 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

I’ve included a few videos that Carsten Rachfahl recorded at the MVP Summit in Redmond last November. Hyper-V Reviewing My Hyper-V Predictions For 2014: A post I wrote for Hyper-V MVP Carsten Rachfahl interviews Hyper-V PM Ben Armstrong: Good stuff about vNext. Windows Server Hyper-V [...]

Microsoft News Summary – 1 October 2014

October 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

There’s not all that much news to cover this morning. Oh … hold on … Hyper-V Hyper-V Virtual Switch Performance – Dynamic VMQ: A feature designed to provide optimal processor utilization across changing workload that was not possible with static processor allocation for VMQ as done [...]

Microsoft News Summary – 11 September 2014

September 11, 2014 // 1 Comment

More Azure changes. Keeping up with this is difficult! Azure More changes announced: VPN Support for Azure Websites, Scalable CMS in the app gallery, role-based access control, and more stuff were announced yesterday. Update for Azure Backup for Microsoft Azure Recovery Services Agent: The agent [...]

Microsoft News Summary – 30 July 2014

July 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

The big news here for MSFT techies are the releases of update rollups for SysCtr 2012 SP1 and SysCtr 2012 R2. Please wait 1 month before deploying to avoid the inevitable issues (history indicates that I am probably right) and use that time to carefully review the installation instructions. Using [...]

Microsoft News Summary – 8 May 2014

May 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

Here’s the news for the last 24 hours. I suspect things will remain quiet until the keynote at TechEd. Even then, I’d expect news to be limited to cloud services. Avoiding Disk Performance Issues in Storage Spaces: One of my posts on the Petri IT Knowledgebase What Are Virtual Machine Manager [...]
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