Amit Pawar - Infrastructure blog

Experiences of the Amit Pawar - Technology Specialist at Microsoft Australia.

Amit Pawar - Infrastructure blog

  • Microsoft Site Recovery Solution

    Recently in my discussions with customers regarding virtualisation the topic of Site Recovery is becoming very popular. I thought it would be worthwhile listing some the resources available to help you understand how Microsoft virtualisation solutions...
  • SCVMM 2008 error ID: 2916. Details: Unknown error (0x8033810f)

    If you are getting VMM is unable to complete the request. The connection to the agent <Agent Managed Host> was lost. Ensure that the WS-Management service and the agent are installed and running and that a firewall is not blocking HTTP traffic....
  • Self-healing NTFS in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista

    I ask this question to a customer who ask me about how Windows Server 2008 can help them achieve higher availability for their data. Have you ever had some weird disk or system behavior on your system volume, discovered or believed it was disk corruption...
  • Microsoft Application Support for Windows Server 2008

    At the time of writing this blog entry here is a list of Microsoft applications Technorati Tags: Windows , Server , 2008 , Application , Support that work on Windows Server 2008 and indicative timeline for when new application will be supported on Windows...
  • System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) 2007 Guides now available

    Getting Started Technorati Tags: Data Protection , DPM , System Center The Data Protection Manager (DPM) 2007 Getting Started Guide provides quick access to tasks required to protect and recover your data, and includes a Quick Start Guide that provides...
  • Game on – VMware spreads more FUD

    The past few days there has been an very robust discussion through blogs and videos about how VMware is spreading FUD about Hyper-V. Refer to Day 1 - http://blogs.technet.com/virtualization/archive/2009/05/09/hyper-v-winning-daily-vmware-fud-reaching...
  • Hyper-V growing up to be stronger

    I wanted to cover the latest announcement around Hyper-V that occurred at TechEd 2009. http://blogs.technet.com/virtualization/archive/2009/05/12/tech-ed-windows-server-2008-r2-hyper-v-news.aspx
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-v and Clustering Resources

    With the release of Windows Server 2008 R2 Microsoft has released a lot of documentation that supports Hyper-V and Failover clustering. For a consolidated list of these resources head on over to http://blogs.msdn.com/clustering/archive/2009/04/20/9557017...
  • You can now cluster SQL server in a Virtual Machine

    Microsoft has updated the support policy for running SQL server in a virtual machine that has been clustered. Refer to Support policy for Microsoft SQL Server products that are running in a hardware virtualization environment Technorati Tags: Hyper-V...
  • How much will you pay for a Hypervisor on those cores ?

    Now that 6 core processors are available from both Intel and AMD, the virtualisation team at Microsoft have done some analysis on how much it will cost to run Hypervisors from Microsoft and VMware on these new machines. Refer to http://blogs.technet.com...
  • Hyper-V Unleashed - Online Event on July 21

    Microsoft Virtualization is a sponsor at this online event, organized by Windows IT Pro. The event is an interactive experience with staffed booths by Microsoft, Citrix, Certeon, and Symantec. The event also includes educational chats to complement each...
  • Beyond the compete - Microsoft vs VMware

    This session will focus on the key technologies within the Microsoft Product Family that address very real needs that any organisations adopting VWWare Technology has.  We will focus on discussing how to manage VMWare and Hyper-V side by side. Technologies...
  • Booting Hyper-V R2 from USB

    Lot of customers have been asking me about booting Hyper-V R2 from a USB drive There is documentation for that http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee731893(WS.10).aspx To make this process easier there is a app for that http://code.msdn.microsoft...
  • DPM explained

    So in my earlier post today I talked about System Center Data Protection Manager also known as SCDPM 2007. The flash animation below explains how DPM can be used in a Dynamic Datacenter to backup  Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1. When Microsoft releases...
  • Resources for Network Access Protection

    I have been talking to customer regards the value of Window Server 2008 for over a year now. One of the most discussed topics is security and the advancements that Windows Server 2008 brings to an IT infrastructure. Within the security discussion Network...
  • High availability features of Windows Server 2008

    Technorati Tags: High Availability , Winodws Server 2008 , Clustering Customer that I talk to want to know how they can providing high availability to mission-critical applications, services, and data. When services are down or fail, business continuity...
  • Welcome to Oz Enterprise Infrastructure

    || श्री || This is my first blog entry and I am using Windows Live Writer to make this entry. As a first time user of any kind of Blog editor I am really excited to find out how easy it was to setup Windows Live Writer to edit the blog entries. For details...
  • Windows Server 2008 in the Enterprise an overview

    Technorati Tags: Windows Server 2008 , Overview , Web , Virtualization , Foundation , Infrastrcuture , Security By now you have either heard or read something somewhere that Microsoft is about to release a new Serve operating System. The new server operating...
  • Upgrade paths available for Windows Server 2008

    Technorati Tags: Windows , Server , 2003 , 2008 , R2 , Upgrade , Server Core If you are currently running: You can upgrade to: Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition (R2, Service Pack 1 or Service Pack 2) Full Installation of Windows Server 2008 Standard...
  • Automated Installation Kit (AIK) for Windows Vista SP1 and Windows Server 2008

    Technorati Tags: Automated , Install , Kit , AIK , WAIK , Vista , SP1 , Windows , Server , 2008 Now that Windows Server 2008 and Vista SP1 have Released to Manufacture. Microsoft has also released the Windows Automated Installation Kit (Windows AIK) which...
  • Microsoft Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows Vista SP1

    Microsoft Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) enables IT administrators to remotely manage roles and features in Windows Server 2008 from a computer running Windows Vista with SP1. It includes support for remote management of computers running either...
  • Hyper-V Release Candidate and remote management

    There are two update packages for the Hyper-V Release Candidate. Update for Windows Server 2008 (KB949219) This package includes the following items: • The updated version of the Hyper-V Manager console and of the Virtual Machine Connection remote...
  • How MSIT Uses Terminal Services as a Scalable Remote Access Solution

    Like many large organizations, Microsoft has a geographically dispersed work force. With more than 78,000 employees in 78 countries worldwide, Microsoft faces continual challenges with making corporate information easily available to workers from remote...
  • March is the month for Windows Server 2008 on Technet

    Special Coverage: Windows Server 2008: Inside Windows Server 2008 Kernel Changes Dive in to our detailed tour of key changes in the Windows Server 2008 kernel that improve reliability, performance, and scalability. Find out how Windows Server 2008 makes...
  • Windows Search 4.0

    Windows Search 4.0 lets you perform an instant search of your computer. Windows Search 4.0 helps you find and preview documents, e-mail messages, music files, photos, and other items on the computer. The search engine in Windows Search 4.0 is a Microsoft...