One of the features in Windows Server 2012 that got greatly enhanced is the Failover Clustering. See the bottom of this post for a list of all the new and improved features. In today’s part we are going to take a look at how Hyper-V takes advantages of some of these enhancements and how you can use Failover Clustering and Hyper-V to truly beef up your virtualization environment. With Hyper-V there are two ways you can cluster your environment. You can cluster the Hyper-v hosts systems or you can cluster the hyper-v guest systems. Specifically in today’s post we are going to look at Hyper-V hosts and how they can be clustered.
As some of you may know I am extremely excited about Windows Azure IaaS and the virtual machines feature (currently in customer preview). During my sessions I get a lot of the same questions about how Windows Azure IaaS works. Well I had a chance to do an ask the experts session a couple of weeks ago and I met Narahari Dogiparthi. Narahari works in our support organization and he focuses on Windows Azure IaaS and get’s all kinds of great questions as well. He wrote a great little FAQ around windows Azure
Here is the latest info on the Microsoft IT Camp series as we dive into how to get your datacenter ready for the cloud and beyond.
Join us at a FREE Microsoft IT Camp for hands-on labs, demos, and interactive discussions with Microsoft technical experts. Here’s your chance to learn more about getting your datacenter ready for the cloud, whether you want to upgrade your on-premise datacenter or get connected to the cloud. This IT Camp will showcase the next generation of datacenter technologies featuring Windows Server 2012, System Center 2012 SP1, and Windows Azure IaaS..
One of the Technologies we introduced with Windows 7 was AppLocker. AppLocker presented a great new way to control what applications could run on your desktop environments. Now if this sounds familiar to what Software Restriction Policies (SRP) do for your environments, it is important to understand the difference between the two.
What a run and what a day, a really long day. I would have liked to say to my time was a faster but being Disney, I also realized I only had 3 goals for this run:
As some of you noticed we have been delivering another series this month focusing on Deployment and Migration on several scenarios. This post is do you caught up some
start I am runner trapped in a big guy’s body. I am 6’2” and well over 250lbs, and this year that will change! Why do I mention this? Simply because I want you to realize I switched to Altras and I am not planning on switching back
One of the fantastic tools we included in Windows Server 2012 are the migration tools. If you are familiar with Windows Server 2008 R2, then you are familiar with these tools. The tools can easily help you to migrate either to a Windows Server 2012 full installation or a server core installation as your destination.