Failover Clustering

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 [...]

Microsoft News – 8 April 2015

April 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

There’s a lot of stuff happening now. The Windows Server vNext Preview expires on April 15th and Microsoft is promising a fix … the next preview isn’t out until May (maybe with Ignite on?). There’s rumours of Windows vNext vNext. And there’s talk of open sourcing Windows – which I would [...]

My Hyper-V Presentation On Ignite Schedule Builder

April 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

Microsoft has posted my Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V session on the Microsoft Ignite schedule builder. Note that it should read “Windows Server 2012 R2”. Currently, the day/time is January 1st at 12am. Yup, there will be fireworks and some auld lang syne. Please ignore the day/time and add [...]

My Hyper-V Session at Microsoft Ignite

March 31, 2015 // 0 Comments

The details of my session have been confirmed. The session is called “The Hidden Treasures of Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V”, and the description is: It’s one thing to hear about and see a great demo of a Hyper-V feature. But how do you put them into practice? This session takes you [...]

Windows Server Technical Preview – Cluster Quarantine

March 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

Most of us have dealt with some piece of infrastructure that is flapping, be it a switch port that’s causing issues, or a driver that’s causing a server to bug-check. These are disruptive issues. Cluster Compute Resiliency is a feature that prevents unwanted failovers when a host is having a [...]

Two New Hyper-V Books

February 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

I am not writing a WS2012 R2 Hyper-V book, but some of my Hyper-V MVP colleagues have been busy writing. I haven’t read these books, but the authors are more than qualified and greatly respected in the Hyper-V MVP community. Hyper-V Security By Eric Siron & Andy Syrewicze Available on [...]
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