From: SysAdmin Sent: Friday, August 29th, 2014 11:38 am To: JOHN-WS2003R2.CONTOSO.COM Subject: I really don’t know how to say this in person… Dear John (a.k.a. Windows Server 2003) I wish I were writing you for other reasons, but I just can’t continue supporting our relationship feeling the way I feel right now. I’m writing…
“Server Huggers” guide to Windows Azure–new series
As you may or may not know – I am a Server Hugger – heck I even have a pin to prove it. But – as I like to take on challenges, I thought I would transition my expertise out of on-premise server architecture and infrastructure and walk on the wild side for a while….
Hyper-v Extensible Switch in Windows Server 2012 R2
http://video.ch9.ms/ch9/6a41/9456d129-867c-4e06-830b-51c0d41f6a41/BobCombsHyperVSwitchWS2012R2_mid.mp4 A while back, when Windows Server 2012 was codenamed “Windows Server 8”, I sat down and talked with Bob Combs, a Sr. Program Manager on the Windows Core Networking Team about the newly released “Hyper-V Extensible Switch”. Well, now that Windows Server 2012 R2 has been released and planning has already begun for whatever…
How To: Delete windows.old from Windows Server 2012 R2
I’ve been updating my various environments from Windows Server 2012 RTM or Preview releases (build 9431) of Windows Server 2012 R2 to the final bits. On some boxes I just use my scortched earth policy of leveling the partitions and starting from scratch – others I will do an install and use the same partition….