Windows Server 2012

Microsoft News – 19 October 2015

October 19, 2015 // 2 Comments

It turns out that Microsoft has been doing some things that are not Surface-related. Here’s a summary of what’s been happening in the last while … Hyper-V Microsoft Loves Linux Deep Dive #2 – Linux and FreeBSD Integration Services Core Features: Talking about the services that are [...]

Microsoft News – 30 September 2015

September 30, 2015 // 2 Comments

Microsoft announced a lot of stuff at AzureCon last night so there’s lots of “launch” posts to describe the features. I also found a glut of 2012 R2 Hyper-V related KB articles & hotfixes from the last month or so. Hyper-V The uptime value of the Hyper-V Management console changes to the [...]

MS15-068–SERIOUS Hyper- V Security Vulnerability

July 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

This is one of those rare occasions where I’m going to say: put aside everything you are doing, test this MS15-068 patch now, and deploy it as soon as possible. The vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution in a host context if a specially crafted application is run by an authenticated [...]

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 – 20 November 2014

November 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

There are a lot of upset people because of (1) the Azure outage and (2) how Microsoft communicated during the outage. We had a couple of affected customers. The only advice I can give to Microsoft is: Don’t deploy your updates to everything at the same time. Now you know how customers feel when [...]

Microsoft News Summary – 10 September 2014

September 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

In other news, Apple proves that wearable devices are a pointless Gartner-esque fad, and those preachy tax-avoiding frakkers, U2, suck donkey balls. Hyper-V Boot a Hyper-V Virtual Machine Using PXE: A post I wrote for System Center Operations Manager OM12 Sizing Helper: This is a Windows [...]

Microsoft Fraks Up Patches AGAIN

August 18, 2014 // 3 Comments

I’m sick of this BS. Microsoft is investigating behavior in which systems may crash with a 0x50 Stop error message (bugcheck) after any of the following updates are installed: 2982791 MS14-045: Description of the security update for kernel-mode drivers: August 12, 2014 2970228 Update to support [...]
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