Windows Server 2012 News
November 08, 2016
Microsoft's November Patch Tuesday seals a zero-day vulnerability, while Windows administrators seem to be taking October's debut of the new rollup servicing model in stride.
June 14, 2016
June's batch of security bulletins included a number of updates to close Windows Server vulnerabilities, including a remote code execution flaw in DNS server.
March 04, 2016
The DataON CiB-9112 V12 hyper-converged appliance is aimed at branch offices and small businesses with small virtual machine farms that consume shared local storage.
January 12, 2016
Administrators with machines on Windows 8 and unsupported versions of Internet Explorer will need to update after this month.
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Storage improvements, like support for file-based and block-based storage, help enhance Hyper-V 2016 features, including guest clustering and failover. Continue Reading
Just months after the release of Horizon 7.1, VMware's back at it with version 7.2, and this release comes with capacity improvements and a new tool for support personnel. Continue Reading
Microsoft positions its Resilient File System to replace the venerable NTFS, and it does increase resiliency and storage, but there are caveats that might limit its adoption. Continue Reading
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The Microsoft Server Configuration Tool configures several aspects of a Server Core installation in Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2016. Continue Reading
Microsoft updated Storage QoS to let administrators running a large number of Hyper-V workloads on file servers get consistent performance by regulating storage bandwidth. Continue Reading
Microsoft refined PowerShell Desired State Configuration in Windows Server 2016 to make server configurations less of a chore for administrators and developers. Continue Reading
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One way to build up your expertise -- and your resume -- is to put together a Microsoft certification study lab using client Hyper-V for little to no money. Continue Reading
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Microsoft hasn't released the licensing details for SharePoint 2016, but there are a couple of areas where enterprises can expect additional expenses. Continue Reading