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 [...]

Ignite 2015 – Windows Server Containers

May 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Here are my notes from the recording of Microsoft’s New Windows Server Containers, presented by Taylor Brown and Arno Mihm. IMO, this is an unusual tech because it is focused on DevOps – it spans both IT pro and dev worlds. FYI, it took me twice as long as normal to get through this [...]

Ignite 2015–Nano Server: The Future of Windows Server

May 6, 2015 // 4 Comments

Speaker: Jeffrey Snover Reasons for Nano Server, the GUI-less installation of Windows Server   It’s a cloud play. For example, minimize patching. Note that Azure does not have Live Migration so patching is a big deal. CPS can have up to 16 TB of RAM moving around when you patch hosts – no [...]

Continue To Use October 2014 Windows Server Preview

April 13, 2015 // 1 Comment

Lots of folks that are using Window Server Technical Preview (from October 2014) were facing a ticking time bomb. The preview is set to expire on April 14th (tomorrow). Microsoft released a hotfix that will extend the life of the preview until the next preview is released in May. Lot of folks have [...]

Survey – What Kind of UI Do You Use For Hyper-V Hosts?

April 10, 2015 // 9 Comments

I have a one question survey for you: If you are a consultant or have multiple answers then please select the most commonly deployed option. Don’t select your preferred option, but what is really used most often. Please tweet, Facebook, LinkedIn, whatever, this survey to get as big a sample as [...]

My Take On Windows Nano Server & Hyper-V Containers

April 9, 2015 // 12 Comments

Microsoft made two significant announcements yesterday, further innovating their platform for cloud deployments. Hyper-V Containers Last year Microsoft announced a partnership with Docker, a leader in application containerization. The concept is similar to Server App-V, the now deprecated service [...]
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