System Center

Ignite 2015 – Storage Spaces Direct (S2D)

May 12, 2015 // 3 Comments

This session, presented by Claus Joergensen, Michael Gray, and Hector Linares can be found on Channel 9: Current WS2012 R2 Scale-Out File Server This design is known as converged (not hyper-converged). There are two tiers: Compute tier: Hyper-V hosts that are connected to storage by SMB 3.0 [...]

Microsoft News – 13 March 2015

March 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Quite bit of stuff to read since my last aggregation post on the 3rd. Windows Server Enable and Use Remote Commands in Windows PowerShell: For when you get the error “Unable to connect to the server using Windows PowerShell Remoting”. Hyper-V KB3031598: Hyper-V host crashes and has errors when [...]

Microsoft News – 3 March 2015

March 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

Here’s the latest in the Microsoft world! Hyper-V Enabling Secure Boot on Linux with the Windows Technical Preview: Making use of Generation 2 VM security. System Center Choose between differencing disks or dedicated disks: New functionality for SCVMM/WAP. Azure Real World Site debugging using [...]

Microsoft News – 26 February 2015

February 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

In today’s cloudy link aggregation I have news on Windows Server (2003 end of life to Azure), Private Cloud bugs, Azure, and Office 365. Windows Server Be Prepared for Tomorrow’s Business: Prioritize Your Windows Server 2003 Migration: Although 75% of IT professionals are aware that support for [...]

Microsoft News – 24 February 2015

February 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

Here is the latest news in the world of Microsoft infrastructure: Hyper-V Hyper-V receives Red Hat certification: Add RHEL 7.0 to the list on WS2012 R2 Generation 1 and Generation 2 VMs, along with WS2012 and W2008 R2 SP1. Windows Server Storage Spaces Performance Tuning: A post I wrote on [...]

Microsoft News – 19 February 2015

February 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

Here’s the latest in the Microsoft world. Shame on Lenovo for pre-installing adware that is a man-in-the-middle attack. Crapware must die! Hyper-V Hyper-V Backup doesn’t interrupt running virtual machines (anymore): A post on the improved backup in Hyper-V, moving to a file-based backup. System [...]

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 [...]

Release Of Windows Server Is Not Until 2016

February 2, 2015 // 3 Comments

I, like everyone else, have no idea what Microsoft’s plans are for release dates. And, BTW, I’ve cared less and less about System Center since the 2012 SP1 release, mainly thanks to Microsoft changing the licensing of System Center back then and killing sales completely in my market. I also [...]

Microsoft News – 2 February 2015

February 2, 2015 // 1 Comment

The big news of the last few days was the announcement that the next version of “Windows Server and System Center” won’t be released until 2016. This is quite disappointing. Windows Server Windows Server and System Center roadmap update: We won’t see new versions of Windows Server and [...]
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