Windows Server 2016

Physical Disks are Missing in Disk Management

August 31, 2018 // 0 Comments

In this post, I’ll explain how I fixed a situation where most of my Storage Spaces JBOD disks were missing in Disk Management and Get-PhysicalDisk showed their OperationalStatus as being stuck on “Starting”. I’ve had some interesting hardware/software issues with an old lab at work. All of [...]

Q&A Webinar with Ben Armstrong (Microsoft/Hyper-V)

April 18, 2018 // 0 Comments

Altaro are hosting an “AMA” webinar where you will get the chance to ask your burning questions to Ben Armstrong (previously known as The Virtual PC Guy), Principal Program Manager at Microsoft, and one of the brains behind Hyper-V … and thus the platform of Azure! if [...]

Video–Azure File Sync

March 22, 2018 // 2 Comments

I’ve produced and shared a short video (12:33 minutes) to explain what Azure File Sync is, what it will do for you, and there’s a quick demo at the end. If you want to: Synchronise file shares between offices Fix problems with full file servers by using tiered storage in the cloud Use online [...]

Two Weeks Of Learning Coming To An End

October 7, 2017 // 5 Comments

I’ve been on the road for the last 2 weeks. The first week I spent in Orlando at the Microsoft Ignite conference. The second week, I was one of 600 people to attend the “Intelligent Cloud Architect Boot Camp”, run by Microsoft in Bellevue, WA, in the US Pacific Northwest. It’s been tough to [...]

Windows Server – What’s New & What’s Next

September 27, 2017 // 1 Comment

Speakers: Erin Chapple, General Manger Windows Server Chris Van Wesep, Director Product Marketing Erin Chapple starts things. Today they’ll talk about what’s new in Windows Server, what’s the future, and the hybrid/migration opportunities. WS2016 Looking Back Most cloud-ready OS: Built-in [...]

Year 10 as an MVP – Adding The Azure Expertise

July 1, 2017 // 1 Comment

Today was a stressful day – it was the annual date of my MVP renewal. The program has changed quite a bit in the last year, and this is the only renewal date from now on, so you might have seen more MVPs than usual sharing their nerves online. I was extremely nervous, especially because my [...]

Big Changes to Windows Server–Semi-Annual Channel

June 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

Microsoft has just announced that they are splitting Windows Server and System Center into two channels: Long-Term Servicing Channel (aka Branch) Semi-Annual Channel Long-Term Servicing Channel This is the program that we’ve been using for years. Going forward, we will get a new version of [...]
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